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Life expectancy differs by 20 times between some US districts

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th July 2017

( CNN) Life expectancy at birth differs by as much as 20 times between the lowest and highest United States districts, according to new research published Monday in the medical periodical JAMA Internal Medicine. Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray, lead generator of such studies and director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the […]

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Sick teenagers? Skip the OTC cough and cold remedy

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd July 2017

The common cold season is here, and if “youve had” children, you will likely detect their suffered by these bothering upper respiratory tract viral illness. Children experience more coldness, about six to 10 yearly, than adults. With each cold producing symptoms of nasal congestion, runny nose, coughing and mild fever lasting up to seven to […]

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World-wide life expectancy increases to 71.4 times

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd July 2017

Life is getting longer, reports World health organization, at the most wonderful charge since the 1960 s Life expectancy across the globe has increased by five years old since 2000, the most wonderful rise in lifespans since the 1960 s, in agreement with the World Health Organisation( WHO ). Babies born in 2015 can expect […]

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Conjoined Sisters Successfully Separated In Rare Surgery

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th July 2017

Following months of cooking and 15 hours of complex surgery, conjoined sisters Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres were successfully distinguished this week at a Corpus Christi, Texas hospital. The girls’ pedigree announced their aid on Facebook on Tuesday darknes 😛 TAGEND Scarlett and Ximena were born as part of a triplet set on May 16, 2015. […]

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HIV cure study provides insight into 2008 occurrence

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th July 2017

( CNN) In 2008, one person, Timothy Ray Brown, was cured of HIV. Also known as the “Berlin patient, ” Brown was considered cured of his infection after receiving two bone-marrow transplantings to treat a separate sicknes he had been diagnosed with a few years earlier: acute myeloid leukemia.

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Infants who exist cancer appearance fewer serious long-term health issues- analyse

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th July 2017

Report reporting juveniles diagnosed from 1970 to 1999 finds charge of severe long-term side effect put from 12.7% to 8.8% More babes are existing childhood cancerwith fewer incapacitating long-term side effects, a new learn has found. The study employed data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, a US database supported by the National Cancer Institute, […]

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Thai doctor pushes against carcinogenic raw fish food that killed his mothers

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th July 2017

Koi pla, raw fish soil with spices and lime, is thought to kill up to 20,000 beings in Thailand every year A doctor in Thailand whose mothers died from liver cancer after ingesting a much-loved raw fish bowl is passing the countrys rural north-east to alert people off the recipe. Koi pla, a cheap dish […]

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A topic of life and death: William Boyd on the rise of the surgeon-memoir

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th July 2017

As surgery receives its singer in literature, what are the responsibilities, probabilities and rewards of operating in the fraught world-wide of the operating theatre? In 1994 I wrote a tale, announced The Blue Afternoon , that was about a surgeon. I suppose the usual confuse of motivations was immediately on offer to explain why I […]

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Fitness Plays A Stronger Role In Survival Than Weight

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th July 2017

ORLANDO, Florida A controversial idea called “the obesity paradox” are of the view that people who carry excess weight may actually live longer than their trimmer counterparts. But one investigate now says that this paradox may genuinely boil down to the idea that at any body load a longer life depends on a person’s tier […]

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The enormous pop-up clinic trying to bridge America’s health fraction | Amy Woolard

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st July 2017

The Long Read: For three days in July, thousands of Americans who cannot afford private healthcare converge on a field in Appalachia for the largest pop-up health clinic in the two countries. And many of them have not attended a medical doctor or a dentist in years Nearly 33 million Americans more than 10% of […]

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