Rate of gun deaths rose again in 2016 – The...

The Boston GlobeThe rate of gun deaths in the United States rose in 2016 to about 12 per 100,000 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report released Friday. That was up from a rate of...

‘You could do it tomorrow’: How soon is ‘soon’ for...

Sacramento BeeMedical treatments for transgender people have gone “mainstream,” according to Richard Paulson, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Los Angeles and the president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. With that comes the prospect for a medical ...Men could become pregnant...

‘You could do it tomorrow’: How soon is ‘soon’ for...

Miami HeraldMedical treatments for transgender people have gone “mainstream,” according to Richard Paulson, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Los Angeles and the president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. With that comes the prospect for a medical ...Men could become pregnant...

Pneumonic Plague in Madagascar Slowing, But Not Over – Voice...

Voice of AmericaThe World Health Organization says an outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar appears to be slowing. But, it warns vigilance must be maintained as the spread of the disease is far from over. The World Health Organization says...

Young People’s Blood Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s – TIME

TIMEIt sounds more like science fiction than real world science, but researchers at Stanford University announced the first results of a novel study in which they infused blood from young donors into a small number of people with mild to...

Gun Death Rate Rose Again in 2016, CDC Says –...

New York TimesThe rate of gun deaths in the United States rose to about 12 per 100,000 people, the second consecutive increase after a period of relative stability. Image. A Fort Worth gun show last year. The United States has...

Scientists ID Brain Chemical That Helps Stop Intrusive Thoughts –...

PsychCentral.comIn a new study, researchers identified a key neurotransmitter in a brain area critical to memory that enables us to suppress unwanted thoughts. The scientists showed that the ability to inhibit unwanted thoughts relies on the neurotransmitter GABA ...The Horrors...

Gut Microbes Can Shape Responses to Cancer Immunotherapy – Scientific...

Scientific AmericanCancer immunotherapies unleash the body's immune system to fight cancer, but microbes living in a patient's gut can affect the outcome of those treatments, two research teams have found. Their studies, published on November 2 in Science, are the...

Red Cross: $6 million in Ebola funds went missing from...

ABC NewsRed Cross officials say nearly $6 million meant to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa went missing because of suspected fraud. In one instance, an internal investigation found "likely collusion" between bank employees and former staff of...

British holidaymaker ‘faces death penalty’ after taking painkillers into Egypt...

Mirror.co.ukA British tourist is facing the death penalty or 25 years in prison after taking painkillers to Egypt for her husband's sore back. Laura Plummer, 33, from Hull, was arrested when she was found to be carrying Tramadol and Naproxen...

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