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Physical Therapy no Help for Parkinson’s Patients: Study

Physical Therapy no Help for Parkinson’s Patients: Study

  Miami, United States – Routinely assigning people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease to physical or occupational therapy offers no improvement to their quality of life, said a British study ...

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Bird Flu Detected in US Turkey Flock

Bird Flu Detected in US Turkey Flock

  Chicago, United States – Bird flu has been detected in a US turkey flock but is different from the strain that devastated the nation’s poultry industry last year, officials said. Nearly ...

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Zika Virus: US Issues Travel Warning for Pregnant Women

Zika Virus: US Issues Travel Warning for Pregnant Women

  Miami, United States – The United States warned pregnant women to avoid travel to 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America due to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked ...

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The Decades-long Quest to Cure Cancer

The Decades-long Quest to Cure Cancer

  Paris, France – US President Barack Obama’s announcement of a “moonshot” bid to curecancer, continues a centuries-long quest to defeat a disease which kills over eight million people every year. ...

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US Guidelines Urge Breast Cancer Screening from Age 50

US Guidelines Urge Breast Cancer Screening from Age 50

  Miami, United States – Women 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every two years, while women in their 40s should decide with their doctors, ...

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US Diet Guidelines Urge People to Eat Less Sugar

US Diet Guidelines Urge People to Eat Less Sugar

  Miami, United States – Added sugars in foods should make up less than 10 percent of daily calories, said US government dietary guidelines issued Thursday that for the first time ...

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New Technology Puts Health Care in Palm of Your Hand

New Technology Puts Health Care in Palm of Your Hand

  Las Vegas, United States – Managing your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand — with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and ...

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Shortage of Malaria Drug Points to Better Tool vs Ebola

Shortage of Malaria Drug Points to Better Tool vs Ebola

  Miami, United States – As doctors struggled to treat growing numbers of patients during the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the shortage of one helpful drug may have led to ...

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Fitness Tech Steps Up its Game at Big Show

Fitness Tech Steps Up its Game at Big Show

  Las Vegas, United States – It’s not last year’s fitness tracker anymore. New technology on display at the Consumer Electronics Show gets deeper into your skin, heart and muscle to ...

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Nearly 70 Percent of US Youth See Ads For E-cigarettes

Nearly 70 Percent of US Youth See Ads For E-cigarettes

  Miami, United States – Almost seven in 10 US school kids are exposed to e-cigarette ads which promote the battery-powered vaping devices using themes of rebellion, sex and independence, US ...

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