Outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw and undercooked oysters

Why you should take note The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate gastrointestinal illnesses in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario linked to raw/undercooked oysters. While...
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Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving...

Two studies in the February 14 issue of JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy. Chemotherapy may result in hair loss (alopecia), which women...
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Demand for organ donations rises

Brian Cape keeps his phone close, waiting for the call that could save his life. The Anderson man is one of around 1,000 people in South Carolina on the organ donor waiting list, a...

The Purpose Of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep. Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy.  Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity...
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Study Confirms Benefits of Fennel in Reducing Postmenopause Symptoms

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 17, 2017)—Fennel, an anise-flavored herb used for cooking, has long been known for its health benefits for a variety of issues, including digestion and premenstrual symptoms. A new study confirms that...
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Ovarian hormones awaken newly discovered breast stem cells

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have used advanced cellular, bioinformatics and imaging technology to reveal a long-lived type of stem cells in the breast that is responsible for the growth of the mammary...
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In Pain? Many Doctors Say Opioids Are Not The Answer

Those of you who have experienced pain, especially gnawing, chronic pain, know that it affects your happiness, outlook and ability to function. In the past couple of years, the treatment of chronic pain has...
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First Cadaveric Transplant at GRH

Youth receives kidney harvested from a brain-dead person in Tiruchi Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) on Tuesday performed its first cadaveric transplant. A kidney harvested from a brain-dead person in Tiruchi was transplanted to a 27-year-old...
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What Women Really Need

Women who lift weights have a different list of nutritional necessities Women who train have nutritional requirements that are different from men and other women. The male and female body have different primary functions and...
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Boomerang Seniors: Aging Adults Move To Be Near Mom Or Dad

Like many peers in their 70s, Lois and Richard Jones of Media, Pa., sold their home and downsized, opting for an apartment in a nearby senior living community they had come to know well. For...