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  • 'Man Flu' May Be Real, With Men Showing Lower Immunity Than Women - Seeker December 14, 2017
    Seeker'Man Flu' May Be Real, With Men Showing Lower Immunity Than WomenSeekerA Canadian doctor's study suggests that there may be an evolutionary basis for the man flu phenomenon, where men seem to suffer disproportionately. By Glenn McDonald. Published On 12/14/2017. 6:49 AM EST. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email ...Women may be […]
  • Streetlights could be replaced by glow-in-the-dark trees after scientists create plants that shine like fireflies - Daily Mail December 14, 2017
    Daily MailStreetlights could be replaced by glow-in-the-dark trees after scientists create plants that shine like firefliesDaily MailRoads of the future could be lit by glowing trees instead of streetlamps, thanks to a breakthrough in creating bioluminescent plants. Experts injected specialised nanoparticles into the leaves of a watercress plant, which caused it to give off a […]
  • Overall teen drug use low, but marijuana edging up, survey finds - CNN December 14, 2017
    CNNOverall teen drug use low, but marijuana edging up, survey findsCNN(CNN) Teen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research. This year's edition of the Monitoring ...Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline […]
  • He was a renowned surgeon — until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient's liver - Washington Post December 14, 2017
    Washington PostHe was a renowned surgeon — until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient's liverWashington PostPatients often can't help but wonder what doctors and nurses are doing while they're sedated. Some suspect trash talking. Others are wary of racially-charged comments. On Wednesday, a British surgeon gave patients something new to worry about: […]
  • Seasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought: US study - Reuters December 14, 2017
    ReutersSeasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought: US studyReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier assessments of the disease's death toll. A doctor prepares a syringe as part of the start ...Health Department says the […]
  • Leap forward towards gene therapy cure for haemophilia A - The Guardian December 14, 2017
    The GuardianLeap forward towards gene therapy cure for haemophilia AThe GuardianHuman blood clots: people suffering from haemophilia A are missing a single gene that causes blood to clot. Photograph: Dr David M Phillips/Getty Images/Visuals Unlimited. Science. Leap forward towards gene therapy cure for haemophilia A. Scientists ...Groundbreaking gene therapy trial set to cure hemophiliaEurekAlert (press […]
  • Meningitis Is Suspected in the Deaths of Two Children at a Miami Daycare - PEOPLE.com December 13, 2017
    PEOPLE.comMeningitis Is Suspected in the Deaths of Two Children at a Miami DaycarePEOPLE.comTwo children who were classmates at the same Downtown Miami daycare center got sick and died just days apart, and health officials believe meningitis is to blame. The YWCA Carol Glassman Donaldson Center Day Care in Miami is now voluntarily closed ...Days before […]
  • Texas mother suspected of subjecting son to 13 surgeries - BBC News December 13, 2017
    BBC NewsTexas mother suspected of subjecting son to 13 surgeriesBBC NewsA Texas mother has been arrested after taking her son to hospital 323 times in what the child's father says is a case of Munchausen by proxy. Kaylene Bowen's son, who is now eight years old, underwent 13 unnecessary major surgeries, say police. The boy […]
  • Fracking linked to low-weight babies - Science Magazine December 13, 2017
    Science MagazineFracking linked to low-weight babiesScience MagazineThe extraordinary growth in fracking—the hydraulic fracturing of deeply buried shale rock to extract natural gas—has transformed the United States over the past 15 years, boosting energy stocks, cutting pollution from conventional coal-power plants ...Living near fracking sites poses increased risk of low birth weights in infants, study findsThe […]