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Pneumococcal Vaccination

Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection that affects the lungs, as well as other parts of the body. You can protect yourself against this illness by gett...  
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about 3 years ago
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Reproductive health - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life.[1] Reproductive health implies that people are able to have a responsible, satisfying and safer sex life and that they have the capability to reproduce and the freedom to decide if, when and how often to do so. One interpretation of this implies that men and women ought to be informed of and to have access to safe, effective, affordable and acceptable methods of birth control; also access to appropriate health care services of sexual, reproductive medicine and implementation of health education programs to stress the importance of women to go safely through pregnancy and childbirth could provide couples with the best chance of having a healthy infant.  
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about 3 years ago
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Spread of human disease from animals mapped - BBC News

Scientists say they have developed a better way to predict how diseases such as Lassa fever jump from animals to humans.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Technique to eliminate mitochondrial disease carries very small risk of failure, researchers find

A team of researchers from Newcastle, UK, have described a new technique that may reduce the risk of serious inherited diseases, although they warned of a small risk that the procedure will fail.  
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about 3 years ago
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Technique to eliminate mitochondrial disease carries very small risk of failure, researchers find

A team of researchers from Newcastle, UK, have described a new technique that may reduce the risk of serious inherited diseases, although they warned of a small risk that the procedure will fail.  
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about 3 years ago
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Bariatric Surgery Outcome Better in Early-Onset Diabetes

Bariatric surgery is associated with better and more long-lasting glycemic control in patients with early-onset type 2 diabetes than in those whose disease starts later, researchers have found.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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MS Remissions Last 13 Years in Canadian Stem Cell Study

Researchers said that patients not only had no evidence of disease but also were functionally better, returning to driving, work, and school. They caution, though, that the procedure is risky.  
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about 3 years ago
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Oral JAK Inhibitor Promising in Ankylosing Spondylitis

The first study to assess the safety and efficacy of tofacitinib in ankylosing spondylitis suggests that JAK inhibition might be a new way to achieve control in patients with active disease.  
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about 3 years ago
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Dietary Supplement May Prevent Cognitive Decline

A dietary supplement containing ingredients commonly found in health food stores appears to prevent the decline in brain structure and function seen in Alzheimer’s disease, an animal study indicates.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
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about 3 years ago
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Lumbar Fusion Outcomes in Patients With Degenerative Disease

How do both older and younger patients feel about the outcomes of fusion procedures for lumbar degenerative disease? This study provides some perspective.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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The pigeon will see you now - BBC News

Rats, dogs and cows are just some of the animals that are advancing the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Study says a major blood cancer is 11 distinct diseases - BBC News

One of the main types of blood cancer is not one but 11 distinct diseases, detailed genetic analysis suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Impact of Osteoarthritis Underrated by Rheumatologists

Rheumatologists are more likely to underestimate the impact of osteoarthritis than rheumatoid arthritis, even though patients with osteoarthritis often have more pain and a greater burden of disease.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Midlife Health Effects of Cannabis Use Limited to Gum Disease?

Long-term use of cannabis is associated with a significant increase in the risk of developing gum disease but does not appear to be linked to other adverse health outcomes, new data suggest.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Study says a major blood cancer is 11 distinct diseases - BBC News

One of the main types of blood cancer is not one but 11 distinct diseases, detailed genetic analysis suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Cardiovascular screening to reduce the burden from cardiovascular disease: microsimulation study to quantify policy options

Objectives To estimate the potential impact of universal screening for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (National Health Service Health Checks) on disease burden and socioeconomic inequalities in health in England, and to compare universal screening with alternative feasible strategies.  
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about 3 years ago
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Vital Signs: Deficiencies in Environmental Control Identified in Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease — North America, 2000–2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
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about 3 years ago
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The Continuing Uncertainty About Cancer Risk in IBD

Are patients with inflammatory bowel disease at an increased risk for developing cancer and, if so, what is the etiology of disease and how well do we understand it?  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Impact of Fibromyalgia in Spondyloarthritis

How does fibromyalgia affect the disease activity and treatment of spondyloarthritis?  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago