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News of Note—The role of glucose in Alzheimer’s; TB’s escape mechanism; birth control for men – FierceBiotech

November 6th, 2017
FierceBiotechThe amyloid plaques and tangles that form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients may be related to abnormal glucose processing. Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print. Glucose metabolism linked to Alzheimer's. The amyloid tangles and plaques that ...Higher brain glucose...

Lung Cancer: Risk Factors, Signs & Symptoms – myfox8.com

November 6th, 2017
myfox8.comLung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Symptoms of lung cancer may include an unexplained cough, especially with blood, unexplained chest pain and unexplained weight loss. However, these can also be symptoms ...Deadliest...

Which Charlotte hospital is the safest? Only one got an A. – Charlotte Observer

November 6th, 2017
Charlotte ObserverCarolinas HealthCare System Pineville was the only Charlotte area hospital to receive an “A” grade in fall 2017 safety scores. The Leapfrog Group graded 2,632 hospitals nationwide, awarding “A” grades to 832, or about a third. Within 10 miles...

Red Cross: $6 Million Meant to Fight Ebola Was Stolen Through Fraud – TIME

November 6th, 2017
TIMEA health worker wearing a personal protective equipment (PPE) works at the Ebola treatment center run by the French red cross society in Macenta in Guinea on November 20, 2014. Guinea and fellow west African states Liberia and Sierra Leone...

“As a Young Asian-American Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer, I Want to Change the Status Quo: Patricia Wu – HuffPost

November 6th, 2017
HuffPost“When I was initially diagnosed. I was enjoying each day without a true understanding of limits or barriers.” - Patricia Wu. An educator and administrator, Patricia oversees education programs serving over 10,000 students in Los Angeles, California ...6 shocking things...

Elderly Hmong Residents Affected by Tuberculosis Outbreak – U.S. News & World Report

November 6th, 2017
U.S. News & World ReportMinnesota health officials six of 17 people who contracted tuberculosis in Ramsey County have died, three as a direct result of the disease. Nov. 6, 2017, at 12:22 p.m.. Elderly Hmong Residents Affected by Tuberculosis Outbreak...

9-Year-Old Cancer Patient Asks For Homemade Cards As Final Christmas Wish – HuffPost UK

November 6th, 2017
HuffPost UKJacob Thompson, a 9-year-old boy with stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, loves the holiday season. But doctors have told him he may not live long enough to celebrate Christmas this year. Jacob was diagnosed at age five with neuroblastoma, a...

9-Year-Old boy dying of cancer celebrating Christmas early, asks for cards – WILX-TV

November 6th, 2017
WILX-TV(CNN)- Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson is your average kid. His obsessions include Minecraft and Legos, and he's a huge "Star Wars" fan. He's also a photographer, singer and comedian, according to his stepmother, Tara Artinyan. And most of all, he really,...

Lung cancer can be sneaky – SCNow

November 6th, 2017
SCNowThere are no recommended screenings for lung cancer, as of yet, and although treatments are available, lung cancer is hard to treat. CREATE JOBS 51/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM. Dr. Ramzy Hourany. Buy Now. Dr. Ramzy Hourany. prev. next. Lung cancer ...COMMENTARY: Quit smoking...

Young adults dependent on marijuana and alcohol less likely to achieve life goals, study finds – News-Medical.net

November 6th, 2017
News-Medical.netNew research presented today at APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the effect of marijuana use and dependence on life achievement in young adults. The study found that young adults dependent on marijuana and alcohol were less likely to...

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