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Australian man tests positive to HIV while taking preventative drug - Xinhua;

Australian man tests positive to HIV while taking preventative drug - Xinhua

QNewsAustralian man tests positive to HIV while taking preventative drugXinhuaMELBOURNE, May 23 (Xinhua) -- A Melbourne man has become the third person in the world to test positive for HIV while taking a preventative drug, it was confirmed on Tuesday. The man, who could not be identified, returned a positive test for HIV ...Melbourne man tests positive to HIV while taking preventative drugThe Sydney Morning HeraldMelbourne man on PrEP treatment seroconverts to be HIV positiveOUTinPerthMany physicians are wary of providing HIV PrEP for young peopleaidsmapNewNowNext -Gay Star News -SFGateall 9 news articles »

Dementia news: Family history 'may alter the gene that increases chances of the disease' - Express.co.uk;

Dementia news: Family history 'may alter the gene that increases chances of the disease' - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukDementia news: Family history 'may alter the gene that increases chances of the disease'Express.co.ukThe study suggests that a family history of Alzheimer's may alter the gene that increases chances of developing the disease. The findings may finally have identified the link that explains years of conflicting research. Study leader Doctor Auriel ...How to tell if your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer'sInquirer.netHistory of dementia in families could increase the chances of developing disease in later lifeThe Sunall 4 news articles »

You may blame the polluted air for disrupted sleep! - TheHealthSite;

You may blame the polluted air for disrupted sleep! - TheHealthSite

TheHealthSiteYou may blame the polluted air for disrupted sleep!TheHealthSiteIf you are not having a sound sleep, then there might be fault in the air! Agencies | Published: May 23, 2017 9:30 am. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share on Google+ · Share on Whatsapp. Tags: Sleep Pollution. sleepless in marathi. If you ...Here's how air pollution could be disrupting your sleepMalay Mail OnlineNot able to sleep properly? High level of air pollution maybe the reasonBusiness StandardBad night's sleep? Air pollution could be to blame, study findsBT.comThe Guardian -TV3.ie -Science 2.0 -HealthDayall 25 news articles »

Cancer may be detected earlier thanks to new £1 test - Daily Mail;

Cancer may be detected earlier thanks to new £1 test - Daily Mail

Daily MailCancer may be detected earlier thanks to new £1 testDaily MailThousands of cancer patients could have their disease detected earlier every year thanks to a new £1 test that identifies a “risk marker” for cancer. Researchers have found that patients who have a high blood platelet count - which can be identified ...GPs urged to 'think cancer' when diagnosing thrombocytosisPulseBlood test costing less than a £1 could save thousands of cancer patients lives with early detectionThe SunBowel cancer - THIS silent symptom could be putting you at risk of the diseaseExpress.co.ukEurekAlert (press release) -Medical Daily -The Times (subscription)all 7 news articles »

Urban living increases psychotic episodes in young people by 40% - study - News & Star;

Urban living increases psychotic episodes in young people by 40% - study - News & Star

News & StarUrban living increases psychotic episodes in young people by 40% - studyNews & StarCity-living significantly increases the risk of psychotic experiences such as hearing voices and paranoia in young people, research has shown. The study of 2,000 British 18-year-olds found that those growing up in urban areas were 40% more likely to ...City Kids More Likely to Have Psychotic Experiences Than Rural Youth, Study showsNewsweekCity life could present psychosis risk for adolescentsEurekAlert (press release)all 4 news articles »

'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk - BBC News;

'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk - BBC News

BBC News'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer riskBBC NewsFurther evidence has emerged of the link between alcohol consumption in women and an increased risk of breast cancer. According to a report from the World Cancer Research Fund, half a glass of wine or a small beer a day increases the risk of breast ...Breast cancer warning: Just one alcoholic drink a day can increase your riskExpress.co.ukJust one alcoholic drink a day increases risk of breast cancer, study saysWashington PostDitch alcohol and take up gardening to prevent breast cancer, experts sayTelegraph.co.ukDaily Mail -The Independent -Mashable -EurekAlert (press release)all 12 news articles »

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance - BBC News;

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance - BBC News

BBC NewsLean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performanceBBC NewsNepalese Sherpas have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently than those used to the atmosphere at sea level. This is the finding of a new study that investigated high-altitude adaptation in mountain populations. The research involved taking ...Sherpas 'biologically adapted' to cope in mountains over thousands of yearsITV NewsHimalayan powerhouses: How Sherpas have evolved superhuman energy efficiency University of CambridgeEurekAlert (press release)Superhuman Sherpas can make more of less oxygenThe Times (subscription)Mashable -Seekerall 6 news articles »

Large study uncovers genes linked to intelligence - The Conversation UK;

Large study uncovers genes linked to intelligence - The Conversation UK

The Conversation UKLarge study uncovers genes linked to intelligenceThe Conversation UKExactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions in science. But now a new study of nearly 80,000 people, published in Nature Genetics, has managed to identify a number of genes that ...Scientists identify 40 genes that shed new light on biology of intelligenceThe GuardianIn 'Enormous Success,' Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human IntelligenceNew York Times'Smart genes' account for 20% of intelligence: studyThe Japan TimesRT -News-Medical.net -Newsweek -Metroall 18 news articles »

'Light' cigarettes make smokers more vulnerable to most common lung cancer - Express.co.uk;

'Light' cigarettes make smokers more vulnerable to most common lung cancer - Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk'Light' cigarettes make smokers more vulnerable to most common lung cancerExpress.co.ukSO-called “light” cigarettes with ventilated filters may have made smokers more vulnerable to what is now the most common form of lung cancer, say scientists. PUBLISHED: 00:00, Mon, May 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 07:51, Mon, May 22, 2017 ...Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?WebMDLight cigarettes linked to specific form of lung cancerDaily MailSmokers more vulnerable to most common lung cancer from 'light' cigarettes, scientists sayThe IndependentThe Hill (blog) -Mirror.co.uk -Healthline -EurekAlert (press release)all 22 news articles »

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here's how vapers will be affected - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer;

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here's how vapers will be affected - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Hastings and St. Leonards ObserverE-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here's how vapers will be affectedHastings and St. Leonards ObserverNew tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes has come into force this weekend. The Tobacco Products Directive is set to affect those who smoke traditional cigarettes. It came into force yesterday (Saturday May 20). Smokers have been warned ...The vaping laws are changing TODAY - here's what you need to knowDerby Telegraphall 2 news articles »

First hay fever map of Britain could help sufferers avoid hotspots - Devon Live;

First hay fever map of Britain could help sufferers avoid hotspots - Devon Live

Devon LiveFirst hay fever map of Britain could help sufferers avoid hotspotsDevon LiveSufferers could have relief from runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes as scientists have developed the first ever hay fever map of Britain. The new, highly-detailed maps of the UK contain the location of key plants and trees known to produce pollen ...UK hay fever map released - just in time for summer!Coventry TelegraphHay fever maps reveal London is a hotspot for these types of pollenCroydon AdvertiserWorrying news for hay fever sufferers as Scotland revealed as grass allergy capitalScottish Daily Recordall 4 news articles »

Council wants your views on future of pharmaceutical services - Echo;

Council wants your views on future of pharmaceutical services - Echo

EchoCouncil wants your views on future of pharmaceutical servicesEchoEssex County Council is carrying out a consultation about the future of pharmaceutical services in Essex, and now is your chance to have a say on what you think needs to be done. Residents are invited to take part in an online survey about the services ...Council launches pharmacy survey to understand needs of patientsGazetteall 4 news articles »

Two Chinese Cities Close Poultry Markets After H7N9 Bird Flu Infections - U.S. News & World Report;

Two Chinese Cities Close Poultry Markets After H7N9 Bird Flu Infections - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportTwo Chinese Cities Close Poultry Markets After H7N9 Bird Flu InfectionsU.S. News & World ReportBEIJING (Reuters) - China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in this year's more severe outbreak of the virus. A 44-year-old ...SW China's Sichuan Province reports new H7N9 caseXinhuaall 3 news articles »

Loneliness may harm sleep quality for young adults - Medical News Today;

Loneliness may harm sleep quality for young adults - Medical News Today

Medical News TodayLoneliness may harm sleep quality for young adultsMedical News TodayMoney worries, stress, and drinking too much coffee - these are just some of the factors that can cause us to have a bad night's sleep. Now, a new study suggests that, for young adults, loneliness can be added to the list. [A young woman having trouble ...Being Lonely Might Be Keeping You Awake At NightMedical Dailyall 3 news articles »

G20 health ministers agree to tackle antibiotics resistance - Business Insider;

G20 health ministers agree to tackle antibiotics resistance - Business Insider

Business InsiderG20 health ministers agree to tackle antibiotics resistanceBusiness InsiderBERLIN (Reuters) - Health ministers of the G20 leading economies, meeting for the first time on Saturday, agreed to work together to tackle issues such as a growing resistance to antibiotics and to start implementing national action plans by the end of ...No Free Lunch, G20 Health Ministers Find At First MeetingIntellectual Property WatchG20 meeting of health ministers focuses on combating global health risksPhilippine Canadian InquirerReadout of Secretary Price's Attendance at the G20 Health Ministerial MeetingMilTechall 7 news articles »

Global Cyber Attack Hits First Australian Business - Newburghcircle;

Global Cyber Attack Hits First Australian Business - Newburghcircle

NewburghcircleGlobal Cyber Attack Hits First Australian BusinessNewburghcircleRob Whiteman, CIPFA chief executive said: “The NHS ransomware attack needs to be a stark reminder for all government organisations to ensure IT security is optimal, regularly reviewed and upgraded, and given the resources to match our reliance on ...and more »

'Stem cell therapy offers me a glimmer of hope, but my date with death still looms' - Herald Scotland;

'Stem cell therapy offers me a glimmer of hope, but my date with death still looms' - Herald Scotland

Herald Scotland'Stem cell therapy offers me a glimmer of hope, but my date with death still looms'Herald ScotlandThe TV crew filming the story of my final journey to Switzerland completed the initial shoot this week in my home town of Inverness. The producer, cameraman and lighting technician were accompanied by Alexander - he is a 63-year-old man diagnosed with ...and more »

Hay fever maps: Which areas to avoid where the pollen concentrations are highest - The Independent;

Hay fever maps: Which areas to avoid where the pollen concentrations are highest - The Independent

The IndependentHay fever maps: Which areas to avoid where the pollen concentrations are highestThe IndependentHay fever sufferers whose symptoms are triggered by grass pollen may want to avoid a holiday in Wales this summer. But those who find spores released by hazel trees set off sneezing, itchy red eyes and a runny nose should head to Yorkshire as soon as ...First hay fever map of Britain could help staycationers pick an asthma-free holidayTelegraph.co.ukHay fever map will help sufferers make healthy choicesYorkshire Evening PostFirst ever hay fever map of Britain to put an end to runny noses by highlighting pollen hot spotsThe SunEurekAlert (press release) -The Times (subscription)all 6 news articles »

Secret to losing weight has been revealed - and it's all about what you eat from - Mirror.co.uk;

Secret to losing weight has been revealed - and it's all about what you eat from - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukSecret to losing weight has been revealed - and it's all about what you eat fromMirror.co.ukIt tricks you into thinking it holds a lot of food and could help slimmers shed the pounds. The plate has ridges and troughs that reduce its overall surface area, thereby cutting down the amount of food that can be piled on to it. Details were revealed ...Crinkle cut plates a heavy cutlery could solve the obesity crisis as they 'trick people into eating less'The Sunall 3 news articles »