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Daily aspirin no longer recommended to prevent heart attacks for healthy, older adults – NBCNews.com

Daily aspirin no longer recommended to prevent heart attacks for healthy,...

recommendations, issued jointly by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, are a reversal of previous guidance that endorsed taking a baby aspirin daily to prevent cardiovascular problems in adults over age 50. The two groups agreed that for older adults with low risk — no prior history of heart attack or…
Scientists grow ‘mini-brain on the move’ that can contract muscle – The Guardian

Scientists grow ‘mini-brain on the move’ that can contract muscle –...

Cambridge researchers grew ‘organoid’ that spontaneously connected to spinal cord An image of the cerebral organoids grown from stem cells by Cambridge researchers. Photograph: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Scientists have grown a miniature brain in a dish with a spinal cord and muscles attached, an advance that promises to accelerate the study of conditions…
Sugary drinks linked to increased risk of death, study suggests – USA TODAY

Sugary drinks linked to increased risk of death, study suggests –...

published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found an association between people who consume sugary drinks and an increased risk of death.The observational study found adults who consumed more than two sweetened drinks a day had their risk of death increase by 21 percent over adults who drank less than one sweetened drink a…
World’s 1st remote brain surgery via 5G network performed in China – RT

World’s 1st remote brain surgery via 5G network performed in China...

A Chinese surgeon has performed the world’s first remote brain surgery using 5G technology, with the patient 3,000km away from the operating doctor. Dr. Ling Zhipei remotely implanted a neurostimulator into his patient’s brain on Saturday, Chinese state-run media reports. The surgeon manipulated the instruments in the Beijing-based PLAGH hospital from a clinic subsidiary on…
C-Section Death Rate Up To 50 Times Higher In African Countries Than In Wealthy Countries : Goats and Soda – NPR

C-Section Death Rate Up To 50 Times Higher In African Countries...

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Sperm of infertile men is healthy before it begins journey out of body, major breakthrough finds – Telegraph.co.uk

Sperm of infertile men is healthy before it begins journey out...

It is said that in life the journey is more important than the destination. And for sperm, that is certainly the case, according to a new scientific study. Researchers have discovered that the sperm of infertile men is every bit as healthy as fertile men while it is still in the testicles. But by the…
Ticks are dangerous and disgusting. Pennsylvania is in the midst of a 5-year look at diseases they spread. – lehighvalleylive.com

Ticks are dangerous and disgusting. Pennsylvania is in the midst of...

News Updated 8:47 AM; Today 7:30 AM Third-Party-Submitted A deer tick on an adult thumb, for size comparison. (Stuart Meek, Wikimedia Commons image) By Hanna O'Reilly | For lehighvalleylive.com Pennsylvania is working to get a handle on ticks and tickborne illnesses like Lyme disease, that pose a threat to public health to the Lehigh Valley…
Lawsuit filed after chickenpox outbreak keeps teen off basketball court – WLWT Cincinnati

Lawsuit filed after chickenpox outbreak keeps teen off basketball court –...

A Northern Kentucky family is suing their health department because of an issue with the chickenpox vaccine. Bill Kunkel said his son Jerome, 18, is being discriminated against because of his religious beliefs regarding a vaccine for chickenpox.Jerome is a student at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart/Assumption Academy in Walton, Kentucky. “I don't believe…
The Great Final Battle Over Your Juul Has Begun – Gizmodo

The Great Final Battle Over Your Juul Has Begun – Gizmodo

Photo: Seth WenigDespite the announcement of Scott Gottlieb’s sudden resignation from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, the FDA commissioner said he remains confident that tighter regulation of the e-cigarette and tobacco industries following his departure will continue. And that means Juul isn’t off the hook just yet.In an interview on CNBC’s Squawk…
Charlee Shaw back in pediatric ICU after suffering complications during surgery – Steamboat Pilot & Today

Charlee Shaw back in pediatric ICU after suffering complications during surgery...

Charlee Shaw was back in the PICU at Aurora’s Children’s Hospital on Wednesday evening after complications from  surgery. (Photo courtesy of the Shaw family)STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Clark resident Brett Shaw found himself sitting next to his 6-year-old daughter's bed at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital in Aurora on Wednesday night, leaning on…

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