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French foie gras farmers angry as bird flu grips region - Channel NewsAsia;

French foie gras farmers angry as bird flu grips region - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaFrench foie gras farmers angry as bird flu grips regionChannel NewsAsiaThe mood among the 300 foie gras producers packed into a town hall in southwest France last week was far from festive, having been forced into a huge cull of birds caused by a second bird flu outbreak in as many years at a loss of millions of euros.and more »

As more Latin Americans eat processed food, obesity rates surge - Channel NewsAsia

As more Latin Americans eat processed food, obesity rates surgeChannel NewsAsiaSANTIAGO: Latin America, once plagued by malnutrition, now faces a different type of public health crisis as processed food increasingly replaces traditionally prepared dishes, leading to a surge in obesity rates, a United Nations report showed on ...and more »

Avoiding the Complications of Diabetes - CapeCod.com News;

Avoiding the Complications of Diabetes - CapeCod.com News

CapeCod.com NewsAvoiding the Complications of DiabetesCapeCod.com NewsHYANNIS – Diabetes is costly, both in terms of dollars spent on medical care and the toll it takes on human life. The American Diabetes Association estimates that diabetes and pre-diabetes costs Americans $322 billion per year. That represents one in ...Scientists developing painless 'smart' patch that releases insulin in response to rising glucose levelsNews-Medical.netType 2 Diabetic issues - The Least Common Causes of Diabetic issuese274 Of The Dumbest Myths About Diabetes That Are Still Prevalent In IndiaMensXP.comall 5 news articles »

$656 million vaccine initiative to tackle viruses - The Straits Times;

$656 million vaccine initiative to tackle viruses - The Straits Times

Times LIVE$656 million vaccine initiative to tackle virusesThe Straits TimesGovernments and charities launched an initiative aimed to develop safe vaccines to contain outbreaks before they become global health emergencies. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 3 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin ...Billion-Dollar Project Aims to Prep Vaccines before Epidemics HitScientific AmericanEbola, Zika Push Drugmakers Into Effort to Avert PandemicsBloombergDonors and Drug Makers Offer $500 Million to Control Global EpidemicsNew York TimesKaiser Family Foundation -The Globe and Mail -RTE.ie -U.S. News & World Reportall 54 news articles »

Dengue cases may increase in next few months - Channel NewsAsia;

Dengue cases may increase in next few months - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaDengue cases may increase in next few monthsChannel NewsAsiaNEA says a key concern is the higher population of the mosquito which spreads dengue fever in the past month. Sixty per cent more Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were detected in December 2016 compared to October that same year. Posted 19 Jan 2017 19:17 ...Dengue cases may rise in next few months: NEAThe Straits TimesDengue cases in Australia reach 20-year high, experts say rise is driven by travellersInternational Business Times AUall 3 news articles »

More than 1 in 20 Hongkongers showing signs of clinical depression - TODAYonline;

More than 1 in 20 Hongkongers showing signs of clinical depression - TODAYonline

CBC.caMore than 1 in 20 Hongkongers showing signs of clinical depressionTODAYonlineHONG KONG — Hongkongers' depression levels have reached record highs, signalling serious cause for concern, a new study found. Around 5.5 per cent of 2,351 people surveyed by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong — a non-profit funded ...Teenagers who access mental health services see significant improvements, study showsEurekAlert (press release)NHS mental health director left suicidal from depressionDaily MailYoung people dealing with depression aren't seeking professional helpCBC.caEconoTimes -Nursing Times -Spartanburg Herald Journal -Workforce Managementall 11 news articles »

Controversial IVF technique produces a baby girl -- and for some, that's a problem - CNN;

Controversial IVF technique produces a baby girl -- and for some, that's a problem - CNN

CNNControversial IVF technique produces a baby girl -- and for some, that's a problemCNN(CNN) It was a first for the entire world: Using a controversial in vitro fertilization technique, doctors in Kiev, Ukraine, helped a previously infertile couple conceive and deliver a baby girl. Some critics say, for genetic reasons, the use of this ...Three-parent baby technique used to help infertile couple in world firstThe Straits TimesControversial IVF Technique Produces 'Three-Parent' Baby In UkraineTech TimesWorld-first in Ukraine as 'three-parent' baby born to an infertile coupleScienceAlertYahoo News -Quartz -Telegraph.co.uk -Micall 37 news articles »

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years - TIME;

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years - TIME

TIMESitting Too Much Ages You By 8 YearsTIMESitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from obesity to heart problems and diabetes, as well as early death. It's not hard to understand why: being inactive can contribute to weight gain, which in turn is a risk factor ...Sitting down makes you age by 8 YEARSDaily MailHow too much sitting and too little exercise could be aging youYahoo NewsSedentary lifestyle in older women 'ages body cells'BBC NewsExpress.co.uk -Mirror.co.uk -News-Medical.net -HealthDayall 26 news articles »

Coffee health benefits: Caffeine fights age-related inflammation and cardiovascular disease. - International Business Times UK;

Coffee health benefits: Caffeine fights age-related inflammation and cardiovascular disease. - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKCoffee health benefits: Caffeine fights age-related inflammation and cardiovascular disease.International Business Times UKDrinking coffee may have a protective effect against an inflammatory mechanism associated with ageing and the chronic diseases that come with it. Caffeine could in particular help elderly people who suffer from cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular ...Caffeine May Be Key To Fighting Aging-Related InflammationTech TimesYour daily coffee will help to slow down ageing, study showsDaily StarCan Coffee Improve Heart Health?NewsmaxNBC4 Washington -Refinery29 -Cosmopolitan.com -Medical Dailyall 59 news articles »

One-third diagnosed with asthma do not have condition, study shows - Irish Times;

One-third diagnosed with asthma do not have condition, study shows - Irish Times

Irish TimesOne-third diagnosed with asthma do not have condition, study showsIrish TimesA third of people recently diagnosed with asthma do not have the condition, research suggests. Some people may be misdiagnosed with asthma while others may just have asthma that is no longer active, a new study found. Experts led by a team at ...One in three asthma cases misdiagnosedTV3.ieA third of asthma patients are misdiagnosed, study findsMedical News TodayHave you been diagnosed with asthma? Check again, chances are you do not have itEconomic TimesAsiaOne -India Today -WebMD.Boots.com -CBC.caall 32 news articles »

MOH to reorganise healthcare system into three integrated clusters - Channel NewsAsia;

MOH to reorganise healthcare system into three integrated clusters - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaMOH to reorganise healthcare system into three integrated clustersChannel NewsAsiaThe Health Ministry said the reorganisation, which is expected to be formally completed early 2018, will help them better meet Singaporeans' future healthcare needs. By Lianne Chia; Posted 18 Jan 2017 18:30. Singapore General Hospital (SGH). (TODAY ...Public healthcare sector to be reorganised into 3 integrated clusters, new polyclinic group to be formedThe Straits TimesMOH to consolidate healthcare clusters into three regional groupingsTODAYonlineSingapore's public healthcare system to regroup into three clustersTHE BUSINESS TIMESall 5 news articles »

Bowel cancer: Doctors concerned growing waiting lists for colonoscopies could prove fatal - ABC Online;

Bowel cancer: Doctors concerned growing waiting lists for colonoscopies could prove fatal - ABC Online

ABC OnlineBowel cancer: Doctors concerned growing waiting lists for colonoscopies could prove fatalABC OnlineBowel Cancer Australia says less than 20 per cent of bowel screening participants who require a colonoscopy are getting it within the recommended 30 days. Key points: Waiting lists for colonoscopies are growing around Australia; Some patients are ...Patient to have bowel polyps removed live in TV advert for cancer charityCNBCWelsh man to be first in UK to have surgery on live TVITV NewsBarry man to feature in first live television advert from inside the human bodyBarry and District Newsall 5 news articles »

Research findings could offer ways of fighting treatment resistance in oesophageal cancer - News-Medical.net;

Research findings could offer ways of fighting treatment resistance in oesophageal cancer - News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netResearch findings could offer ways of fighting treatment resistance in oesophageal cancerNews-Medical.netResearchers at Trinity College Dublin have made exciting new findings that could offer a means of fighting resistance to treatment for people with oesophageal cancer. Resistance to radiotherapy is a major stumbling block in the treatment of this cancer.Stem cell treatment could be a proven therapy for diabetes, autismBusiness StandardCell therapy: A new hope for cancer patientsViet Nam NewsFuture of Global Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Market : 2016 - 2024Medgadget (blog)Scoop.co.nz -Genetic Literacy Project -Singularity Hub -Good4Utahall 19 news articles »

Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report - Washington Post;

Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report - Washington Post

Washington PostPressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO reportWashington PostA new analysis that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it intensified the battle this week over the landmark health-care law as President-elect Donald ...Trump scrambles GOP's healthcare plansThe HillObamacare repeal could hurt the gig economyComputerworldGOP ranks unfazed as Trump hits House tax, health care plans, report says millions to lose coverageThe Japan TimesCNN -Washington Postall 1,499 news articles »

Monkeys on diets are healthier, but their longevity is still up for debate - The Verge;

Monkeys on diets are healthier, but their longevity is still up for debate - The Verge

University of Wisconsin-MadisonMonkeys on diets are healthier, but their longevity is still up for debateThe VergePutting monkeys on a diet delays the health problems of old age, new science says. But whether it makes them live longer is still open for debate. These findings in our close evolutionary relatives could help us better understand our own aging process ...Is this really the final word on whether calorie-restricted diets make you live longer?The Conversation UKCaloric restriction increases monkey lifespan, benefits healthNew AtlasWant to lose weight? Try not to eat anything after 5pmHindustan TimesDaily Mail -Gizmodo Australia -Cosmos -U.S. News & World Reportall 21 news articles »

Paralysed man rescued, thanks to iPhone's Siri - The Straits Times;

Paralysed man rescued, thanks to iPhone's Siri - The Straits Times

MobileSyrup.comParalysed man rescued, thanks to iPhone's SiriThe Straits TimesVANCOUVER • A man who collapsed, paralysed from the neck down after a blood vessel burst in his spine, used his tongue to activate the Siri voice command on his iPhone and saved his own life. Mr Andrew Cho, 29, a former professional mountain biker, ...Suddenly paralysed man uses chin and tongue to dial for helpSunday WorldSiri Saves Life of Man who Sought Its Help When a Blood Vessel BurstThe Daily Dotall 4 news articles »

Spinning toys into tools can turn around global health - Financial Times;

Spinning toys into tools can turn around global health - Financial Times

Financial TimesSpinning toys into tools can turn around global healthFinancial TimesWhen Manu Prakash decided to play around in his laboratory at Stanford University, he meant it literally. The bioengineer dug out yo-yos, spinning tops and other old-fashioned toys to see how fast they could rotate.20-cent, whirligig-inspired Paperfuge could help diagnose diseasesCNNThis low-cost paper centrifuge may one day save countless livesMother Nature Network (blog)3D printing may play pivotal role in malaria testing thanks to Stanford University researchTCT MagazineBiotechin.Asia -3ders.org (blog) -Racing Junky -The Missouri Injury Blog (blog)all 12 news articles »

Construction workers still at high risk for strains and sprains - Channel NewsAsia

Construction workers still at high risk for strains and sprainsChannel NewsAsia(Reuters Health) - Despite significant improvements in the last 25 years, U.S. construction workers are still at high risk for on-the-job injuries to muscles, tendons, joints and nerves, a new study reports. These work-related injuries often occur ...and more »

Does your child's Sophie the Giraffe toy have mold inside it? - USA TODAY;

Does your child's Sophie the Giraffe toy have mold inside it? - USA TODAY

USA TODAYDoes your child's Sophie the Giraffe toy have mold inside it?USA TODAYReports of mold found inside of "Sophie the Giraffe" teething toys are causing outrage among some parents. Pediatric dentist Dana Chianese said she was cleaning a Sophie the Giraffe toy last month when she smelled something musty coming from a hole on ...Parents claim to find mold inside popular teething toyFox NewsSophie The Giraffe Manufacturer Responds To Photos Of Mould Found Inside The Popular ToyHuffington Post UKParents Find Mold Growing Inside Their Toddler's Chew ToysCBS LocalMirror.co.uk -Closer -KLTV -WSETall 14 news articles »