Daily Archives: February 23, 2020

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Lucky Dogs Get Shot at Diabetes Cure

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Correspondent THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) — In news that might one day help humans who struggle with type 1 diabetes every day, Spanish researchers report that a single session of gene therapy infusions cured five beagle puppies who had the blood sugar malady. Indeed four a long time afterward, the […]

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Almost Mapped Out: Copy of Human Genome to Be Released Soon

April 6, 2000 (Washington) — A private inquire about company hustling the government to outline the entire human hereditary code assured members of Congress Thursday that it’ll make that information publicly available hours after it is complete. It also announced that it has presently completed the primary major step in that process — collecting the […]

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Exercise Away Heart Failure

Nov. 8, 2007 (Orlando, Fla.) — Work out can goad the growth of unused cells to repair weakened muscles and spur the growth of blood vessels in people with heart disappointment, according to two new studies. “Individuals with heart disappointment can regain 70% of their work out capacity in the event that they stick to […]

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Statin-Aspirin Combo Pack Approved by FDA

Date of endorsement: June 25, 2003 What is affirmed: The FDA has approved a unused medicate combination package called Pravigard PAC that combines two drugs commonly utilized to lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart assault and stroke, Pravachol (pravastatin sodium) and buffered ibuprofen. Pravachol is portion of a course of prescription medicines known […]

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Egg Recall Expands; CDC Expects More Illnesses

Aug. 19, 2010 — As the across the country egg review grows, the FDA has activated its crisis command center to coordinate its “broad” investigation. So far, a few 380 million eggs have been reviewed — a number that’s “evolving,” Sherri McGarry, emergency facilitator for the FDA’s Center for Food Security and Connected Nutrition, said […]

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Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The number of individuals infected with measles has expanded marginally to 154 patients in 17 states and the District of Columbia, U.S. health officials detailed Monday. Final week, the number of cases was 141, authorities said. The episode began at two Disney theme […]

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HRT Protects From Endometrial Cancer

Aug. 1, 2002 — In the midst of all the concerns approximately hormone substitution treatment, here’s a bit of reassuring news. In case ladies have taken it as long as five years, they haven’t increased their risk of developing cancer of the endometrium, which lines the uterus. In reality, the combination of estrogen additionally progestin […]

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Alcohol Plus Heart Rhythm Disorder Ups Stroke Risk

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Correspondent FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Over the top alcohol utilization and age may increase hazard of stroke in people with a common heart cadence clutter called atrial fibrillation, a unused consider finds. “Specialists should ask their [atrial fibrillation] patients around alcohol use and advise patients to cut down […]

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Ear Tubes Not Always Needed

Jan. 17, 2007 — Hundreds of thousands of toddlers and preschoolers within the U.S. get ear tubes each year, but a point of interest think about shows that a large number may not require them for the reason of dodging future formative problems. Researchers followed otherwise healthy children treated as little children for determined middle-ear […]

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Medicare Patients May Lose Their Doctors

Oct. 25, 2002 — Time has run out for Congress to take authoritative action some time recently its decision break. Time may be running out on a few Medicare patients, as well. That’s because later reductions in Medicare financing have driven some specialists to reevaluate whether they will acknowledge unused Medicare patients, concurring to considers […]

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