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Antibiotic-resistant infections killing twice as many Americans as once thought

Nearly twice as many people are dying in the United States from antibiotic-resistant infections than previously believed, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, as so-called "superbugs" alarm experts..
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China says plague outbreak risk minimal after two new cases in Beijing: media

Chinese health officials say the risk of an outbreak of pneumonic plague is minimal after two new cases were confirmed in the capital Beijing this week, the official China Daily reported on Thursday.
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Climate change exposes future generations to life-long health harm

A child born today faces multiple and life-long health harms from climate change - growing up in a warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat, a major..
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Genome sequencing in newborns raises ethical issues

(Reuters Health) - Screening newborns for health risks using genomic sequencing can raise ethical and equity questions, the authors of a new paper warn.
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Second surgery for many ovarian cancers found ineffective

(Reuters Health) - Going back into the operating room for surgery to help a woman whose ovarian cancer has reappeared may not help her live longer - instead, it might shorten her life, according to an..
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Apple Watch detects irregular heartbeats in U.S. study

Apple Inc's Heart study, the largest yet to explore the role of wearable devices in identifying potential heart problems, found the device could accurately detect atrial fibrillation, the most common..
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FDA panel votes against Lilly-Boehringer Ingelheim's diabetes drug

Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted against the use of an already approved diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co and Boehringer Ingelheim as an add-on to insulin therapy in..
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J&J blockbuster loses ground to biosimilars despite Quebec court ruling

Johnson & Johnson's Remicade, a blockbuster drug that treats autoimmune disorders, has steadily lost market share among patients enrolled in the Canadian province of Quebec's public drug program, even..
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Depression symptoms increase over last year of life

(Reuters Health) - Many people experience worsening depression symptoms over their final year of life, and a U.S. study suggests that women, younger adults and poor people may be especially vulnerable.
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States where recreational marijuana legalized see increased problematic use

(Reuters Health) - In the four states where recreational marijuana was legal by 2016, there was a small uptick in cannabis use disorder among adults and teens, and a general rise in use by adults, a..
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Deaths From Antibiotic-Resistant Germs Fall

The U.S. response to the threat of antibiotic-resistant germs has shown some progress, but these potentially deadly bugs still show no signs of stopping, a new government report warns.
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US Superbug Infections Rising, But Deaths Are Falling

Drug-resistant "superbug" infections have been called a developing nightmare that could set medicine back a century, making conquered germs once again untreatable.So there's some surprising news in a..
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Ramping up exercise tied to lowered heart disease risk in older adults

(Reuters Health) - Sedentary older adults can help lower their risk of heart disease if they start exercising, a new study confirms.
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Plants Don't Improve Your Home's Air Quality

Don't count on potted plants to keep your home's air clean. Researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia found that natural ventilation does a far better job than houseplants in maintaining air..
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Artificial Intelligence Successful in Predicting Risk of Fatal Heart Condition

In two studies, artificial intelligence was used with electrocardiogram (ECG) results to identify patients who are at increased risk for a potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat, and those more..
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N.Y. insurance regulator notifies opioid makers, distributors of enforcement action: sources

New York's insurance regulator has formally notified a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors that it will launch a civil enforcement action against them for contributing towards a rise in..
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Millions Unaware of Common Heart Attack Symptoms

Millions of Americans don't know any heart attack symptoms or how to best respond to them, according to a new study that said certain socioeconomic groups are particularly at risk.
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Some Types of Tea Can Harm Your Health

Next to water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world and for good reason.But despite its well-researched health benefits, some scientists warn that sipping certain varieties of teas can pose..
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India's Kohli hails Australia's Maxwell on mental health issue

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has set an example by taking a break from the game to address his mental health issues and there should not be any negativity about such situations, India captain..
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Vertex deal with Wales expands cystic fibrosis treatment coverage to all of UK

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's drugs for lung condition cystic fibrosis will now be available to patients across the UK after the company reached a pricing deal with Wales on Wednesday.
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New Zealanders to vote in referendum on legalizing euthanasia

New Zealand lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would legalize euthanasia, paving the way for the public to vote on the issue in a referendum next year.
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Deadly Pig Disease Sparks Fear of a Heart Drug Shortage

With African swine fever wiping out a quarter of the world's pigs, primarily in China, doctors and drugmakers around the world are sounding the alarm about a possible prolonged shortage of heparin, a..
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J&J's Remicade losing ground in Quebec health plan despite court victory

Johnson & Johnson's Remicade, a blockbuster drug that treats autoimmune disorders, has steadily lost market share among patients enrolled in the Canadian province of Quebec's public drug program, even..
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Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing "imminent death" from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital..
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UK's Labour pledges 26 billion pound boost to healthcare spending

Britain's opposition Labour Party will pledge on Wednesday to spend an extra 26 billion pounds ($33 billion) on healthcare if it wins the Dec. 12 election, including recruiting thousands more staff,..
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Insomnia symptoms tied to increased risk of heart attack and stroke

(Reuters Health) - People who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than individuals who don't have any sleep difficulties, a recent study..
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Patients just as satisfied when surgeons give fewer opioids for pain

(Reuters Health) - When surgeons cut their prescribing of opioids for pain by more than 50%, their patient-satisfaction scores didn't suffer, a small U.S. study found.
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Black, Hispanic mothers report more pain after delivery but get less pain medication

(Reuters Health) - White mothers may receive more pain assessments after delivery and have better access to painkillers than women from other racial and ethnic groups, two new studies suggest.
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Eyedrops to Reverse Poor Vision Effective in Clinical Trial

Eyedrops developed by an Israeli company have proven to improve eyesight in clinical trials, offering promise of a revolutionary new consumer product.
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Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health for Some

Omega-3 fatty acids have drawn attention for their potential to keep people's thinking sharp as they age, and new research appears to support that notion for some heart patients.
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Tight Control of Blood Pressure Can Increase Longevity

Tighter control of high blood pressure may add years to people's lives, a new study estimates.
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Testosterone Supplements Double Men's Odds for Blood Clots

Testosterone therapy appears to double a man's risk of suffering a potentially life-threatening blood clot, a new study warns.
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Eswatini next to suspend South African animal imports after foot and mouth outbreak

ESwatini has suspended animal imports from neighboring South Africa for a second time this year following another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the mountain kingdom's agricultural ministry said..
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U.S. recorded 11 cases of measles over the past month

The United States recorded 11 measles cases over a month as of Nov. 7, taking the total cases for the year to 1,261 in the worst outbreak since 1992, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said..
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Amarin surges as fish-oil drug receives largely positive FDA review

Amarin Corp Plc's fish oil-derived drug received a largely positive review from FDA staffers on Tuesday, dispelling investor fears that the company's choice of placebo in its trial could challenge the..
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Solid Biosciences shares plummet as gene therapy trial halted again

Shares in Solid Biosciences Inc plunged 71% on Tuesday after a trial testing its gene therapy for a muscle-wasting disorder was halted for the second time in less than two years.
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Shares of Amarin jump after FDA staff review on fish-oil drug

U.S. Food and Drug Administration staffers reviewing Amarin Corp Plc's fish oil-derived drug said on Tuesday the agency's tests were inconclusive on whether the use of mineral oil as placebo in the..
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These Foods Will Damage Your Heart…

Grab-and-go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you don't want -- heart disease.About 55% of Americans' daily calories..
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Cholesterol Levels in US Dropping Thanks to Changed Recommendations

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment.Researchers say Monday's report suggests a controversial change in..
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Solid Biosciences gene therapy trial put on hold for second time, shares slump

Solid Biosciences Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had put on hold a trial testing its gene therapy for a muscle-wasting disorder, the second halt by the health regulator,..
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Japan Tobacco halves price of reduced-risk cigarette starter kit

Japan Tobacco is halving the price of starter kits for its Ploom S reduced-risk cigarettes, as it struggles to compete against rival Philip Morris International.
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Pneumonia kills a child every 39 seconds, health agencies say

Pneumonia killed more than 800,000 babies and young children last year - or one child every 39 seconds - despite being curable and mostly preventable, global health agencies said on Tuesday.
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Burger King picks Unilever to make plant-based Whoppers in Europe

Burger King on Monday rolled out a meat-free version of its Whopper burger in 25 European countries, using patties made by Unilever Plc to strengthen its foothold in the exploding market for..
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Hospital sticker prices can rise faster than inflation

(Reuters Health) - U.S. hospitals' sticker prices for two common sources of surprise medical bills have climbed far faster than economic inflation, a new study suggests.
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Granting dying patients' wishes may help families feel better about end-of-life ICU care

(Reuters Health) - Families of dying patients may feel better about end-of-life care in the ICU if they are granted simple wishes, like letting the patient taste a favorite meal or use a blanket from..
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Google signs healthcare data and cloud computing deal with Ascension

Alphabet Inc's Google signed its biggest cloud computing customer in healthcare yet, according to an announcement on Monday, gaining with the deal datasets that could help it tune potentially lucrative..
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Many black, elderly U.S. lung cancer patients don't get recommended care

(Reuters Health) - Only about 60% of lung cancer patients get recommended treatments like chemotherapy and radiation that are linked to better survival odds, and a new study suggests rates are even..
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Trump to meet with vaping industry as he mulls tighter regulation

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will be meeting with vaping industry representatives as his administration considers tightening e-cigarette regulations amid a nationwide outbreak of..
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Google secret project gathers health data of millions of Americans: WSJ

Alphabet Inc's Google is teaming up with a health-care company on a secret project to collect personal health-related information of millions of Americans across 21 states, the Wall Street Journal..
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Hair care issues may keep some black women from exercising

(Reuters Health) - Primary care providers often don't realize that hair care can be a barrier to regular exercise for some black women, a new study suggests.
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