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La proteina che impedisce alle cellule di gonfiarsi ed esplodere - Le Scienze

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lescienze.it - Dopo trent'anni di ricerche, è stata identificata la proteina che permette alle cellule di regolare la concentrazione di ioni al loro interno, e impedire che vi penetri per osmosi una quantità d'ac...

Juicing: Healthy detox or diet trap? - CNN.com

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cnn.com - (CNN) -- Juicing -- if you believe its avid fans -- is a great way to detox the body, prevent disease and lose weight. There's something appealing about being able to blend up broccoli, kale and cu...

Hepatitis C drugs not reaching poor : Nature News & Comment

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nature.com - The publication last week of the first treatment guidelines for hepatitis C virus (HCV), and the advent of drugs that can cure most infections of the virus, have left public-health researchers with...

For Some Health Plans, Details On Abortion Coverage Still Elusive : Shots - Health News : NPR

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npr.org - If you bought health coverage through one of the online insurance marketplaces, you might have a tough time determining whether your plan covers abortion services. Though Health and Human Services ...

Heartburn? Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Acid Reflux Symptoms — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - We call it heartburn, even though it has nothing to do with the heart. It’s gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and one in five Americans have had it at one time or another. Although medications...

Getting angry with your spouse? Quick, eat something! - latimes.com

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latimes.com - Sound familiar? Your normally cheerful spouse has suddenly, and inexplicably, turned cranky and an otherwise pleasant day is fast becoming a scene from "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf." When you se...

FDA warns maker of controversial sports supplement Craze

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usatoday.com - Driven Sports stopped distributing Craze in 2013 in the wake of a USA TODAY investigation that reported tests finding an undisclosed amphetamine-like compound in the product. (Photo: Alison Young, ...

7 morning sickness prevention and treatment suggestions - Health - CBC News

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cbc.ca - A medical journal commentary raises questions about what to prescribe for morning sickness. It’s estimated over half of all pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, according...

The Surprising Truth About Gluten-Free Food and Weight Loss — Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

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health.clevelandclinic.org - Gluten-free diets are the latest craze for those looking to lose weight, but what’s the truth? Is gluten responsible for my love handles?  The answer is no, but let’s clear the air of any confusion...

Childbirth in the UK: suffering and citizenship before the 1950s : The Lancet

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thelancet.com - Childbirth incited “considerable dread” in Amy Barkas. In 1889, her husband Frederick wrote a series of letters to his family, telling them about the “little beggar” that his wife was “expecting” i...

CDC - For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children home page - Vaccines

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cdc.gov - There's no greater joy than helping your baby grow up healthy and happy. That's why most parents choose immunization. Giving your baby the recommended immunizations by age two is the best way to pr...

Drugs KO Devices for Prevention of Clots in ICU

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medpagetoday.com - Prophylactic anticoagulation may save lives in the ICU compared with mechanical devices for protection against venous thromboembolism (VTE), an observational study suggested. The pharmacologic-only...

Chinese Herb Proves Effective in RA

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medpagetoday.com - A plant extract used in traditional Chinese medicine was as effective as methotrexate for the short-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and was superior when the two agents were given in combina...

National, State, and Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2012

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Dr. Tom Frieden

cdc.gov - The National Immunization Survey (NIS) is a random-digit–dialed telephone survey used to monitor vaccination coverage among U.S. children aged 19–35 months. This report describes national, state, a...

News Releases

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uclahealth.org - The HIV Prevention Trials Network is a worldwide collaborative clinical trials network that develops and tests the safety and efficacy of interventions designed to prevent the acquisition and trans...

Dollars and sense: Talking to your children about the economy

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apa.org - In this time of extreme economic stress, it can be difficult to leave the problems of the economy off the kitchen table. Fears about mortgages, college tuition, retirement, and day-to-day expenses ...

Update: Maternal & Child Health Funding Opportunities

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content.govdelivery.com - You are subscribed to topic, Grants - Maternal & Child Health Funding Opportunities (FOAs). This information has recently been updated. SUBSCRIBER SERVICES: Manage Preferences  |  Unsubscribe  |  H...

Tamiflu: A poster child for transparency in clinical trials? - BioMed Central blog

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blogs.biomedcentral.com - Thursday 10 April saw the publication of the Cochrane systematic review on oseltamivir and zanamivir, or Tamiflu (Roche) and Relenza (GlaxoSmithKline) to give them their better-known trade names. I...

TV Can Disrupt Sleep in Young Children

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psychcentral.com - A new study confirms previous findings that both television viewing and sleeping in a room with a TV can decrease total sleep time for kids. The decline in sleep, in turn, can lead to negative effe...

Medical Xpress: New method of screening children for autism spectrum disorders works at nine months old

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medicalxpress.com - According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ASD is identifiable as early as two years old, although most children are not identified until after the age of four. While a numbe...

Raising A Child With ADHD

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us1.campaign-archive1.com - FROM OUR FORUMS I am a 19-year-old female who has never been in a relationship, and I'm having a hard time understanding why. I've been a party girl since the age of 14, I am very well liked by a l...

Medical | Individual - Sam Achilefu, Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis Business Journal

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bizjournals.com - The defining moment of Sam Achilefu’s career was playing out in a surgery room at Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Siteman Cancer Center on Feb. 10. It was the day he was unveiling the special goggles he d...

Medical Xpress: Taking blood thinners with certain painkillers may raise bleeding risk

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medicalxpress.com - These over-the-counter painkillers—called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—include such drugs as Advil, Aleve, Bufferin, Excedrin, Motrin and Nuprin, as well as aspirin. Patients who u...

Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'? - chicagotribune.com

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chicagotribune.com - WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplem...

Pot vending machines may be allowed in new stores | The Today File

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blogs.seattletimes.com - They’re apparently rolling into Colorado, or at least into one Colorado shop. The Denver Post reported that an “automated, age-verifying climate-controlled” vending machine is being installed insid...

GLYPHOSATE TEST RESULTS - Moms Across America

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momsacrossamerica.com - Conducted by Moms Across America   and Sustainable Pulse Zen Honeycutt, Moms Across America |  Henry Rowlands, Sustainable Pulse Supporter: Lori Grace, Environmental Arts & Research  Urine Testing ...

Anteprima. Rapporto shock dell'Ispe-Sanità: "Ogni anno in Italia 23,6 miliardi in fumo tra corruzione, sprechi e inefficienze nel Ssn" - Quotidiano Sanità

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quotidianosanita.it - 15 APR - E' di appena 48 ore fa la notizia contenuta nel rapporto della Guardia di Finanza che ha mostrato come in Italia, solo nel 2013, si siano registrate truffe e danni erariali al Servizio san...

Fiber's cancer-fighting effect depends on gut bacteria

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foxnews.com - A high-fiber diet may protect against colon cancer, but only if you have the right gut bacteria, a new study in mice suggests. In the study, mice were fed either a low- or high-fiber diet, and some...

Pilot Program Featured Page: Depression Management in Tribal Communities

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pcori.org - [1] Dillard DA, Smith JJ, Ferucci ED, Lanier AP. Depression prevalence and associated factors among Alaska Native people: the Alaska education and research toward health (EARTH) study. J Affect Dis...

Roma: chiude centro per i disturbi del linguaggio. Genitori e operatori in rivolta - Sanità - Il Sole 24 ORE

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sanita.ilsole24ore.com - Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 15 aprile 2014 alle ore 12:04. Il 7 aprile ha chiuso i battenti in tronco, lasciando senza terapie e senza supporto 300 bambini con disturbi del linguaggio e d...

Past Prevention Research News and Events

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prevention.nih.gov - HHS Announces Progress in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion   U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) April 8, 2014 Obesity Primes the Colon for Cancer, According to NIH Study  Natio...

Calls to poison centers about e-cigarettes rise dramatically | 2014-04-08

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ishn.com - The number of calls per month involving conventional cigarettes did not show a similar increase during the same time period. A CDC study published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report showe...

PLOS ONE: The Child as Econometrician: A Rational Model of Preference Understanding in Children

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plosone.org - Citation: Lucas CG, Griffiths TL, Xu F, Fawcett C, Gopnik A, et al. (2014) The Child as Econometrician: A Rational Model of Preference Understanding in Children. PLoS ONE 9(3): e92160. doi:10.1371/...

Lifestyle determines gut microbes: Study with modern hunter-gatherers tells tale of bacteria co-evolution -- ScienceDaily

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sciencedaily.com - Bacterial populations have co-evolved with humans over millions of years, and have the potential to help us adapt to new environments and foods. Studies of the Hadza offer an especially rare opport...

Which Behavioral, Emotional and School Problems in Middle-Childhood Predict Early Sexual Behavior?

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ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Mental health and school adjustment problems are thought to distinguish early sexual behavior from normative timing (16–18 years), but little is known about how early sexual behavior originates fro...

Oh my aching back! - exploreB2B

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exploreb2b.com - The lower back is one part of the body that especially susceptible to pain. The pain can be acute and present itself in the form of a herniated disc, osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis, or fractures o...

New method of screening children for autism spectrum disorders works at 9 months old -- ScienceDaily

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sciencedaily.com - According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ASD is identifiable as early as two years old, although most children are not identified until after the age of four. While a numbe...

Marathon bombing anxiety likely to return in children

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bostonglobe.com - In a week that begins with the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing and ends with this year’s race, children may be vulnerable to having a recurrence of anxiety-related symptoms they experien...

Anatomia, «nuova» fascia muscolare scoperta da una chirurga italiana - Corriere.it

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Mario Pappagallo

corriere.it - La scoperta della giovane chirurga è in linea con la tradizione italiana in questo campo. Basti ricordare Giuseppe Sterzi (1876-1919) e Antonio Scarpa (1752-1832), pietre miliari nello studio delle...

Is Sleep the Fountain of Youth?

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Everyday Health

everydayhealth.com - In the January issue of the journal Sleep there are several studies relating sleep to telomere length (TL). Telomeres are the DNA-protein structures located like caps at the ends of chromosomes. Th...

Abortion Coverage Details Hard To Find On Marketplace Plans - Kaiser Health News

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kaiserhealthnews.org - When it comes to coverage of abortion services in plans sold on the health insurance marketplaces, opponents and supporters of abortion rights are in complete agreement on one thing: Coverage detai...

Proton therapy's future: Uncertainty lingers - FierceMedicalImaging

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fiercemedicalimaging.com - The high cost of building and equipping a proton beam therapy facility--and whether the benefits in terms of patient outcomes is worth those costs--means the future of proton therapy remains uncert...

Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration

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CMS Innovation Ctr

innovation.cms.gov - Currently Medicaid does not reimburse psychiatric institutions, referred to in Medicaid as “institutions for mental disease” (IMDs) for services provided to Medicaid enrollees aged 21 to 64. This r...

Le subdole strategie del tumore

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fondazioneveronesi.it - Giornalista, si occupa di divulgazione scientifica. Ideatore di Sportello Cancro, il sito realizzato da corriere.it e dalla Fondazione Umberto Veronesi, ha collaborato con le pagine della Scienza d...

Prevenzione, rete e territorio nel futuro della gastroenterologia ospedaliera. Antonio Balzano neo-presidente Aigo - Sanità - Il Sole 24 ORE

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sanita.ilsole24ore.com - Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 15 aprile 2014 alle ore 14:02. Il futuro della gastroeterologia ospedaliera ha due linee di azione: una migliore organizzazione sul territorio delle risorse de...

Aborto. Oggi social mob su twitter per chidere una "reale" applicazione della legge 194 - Quotidiano Sanità

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quotidianosanita.it - 15 APR - Ha preso avvio il 31 marzo 2014 la raccolta di firme per la petizione al ministro della Salute, Beatrice Lorenzin, "Per una reale applicazione della legge 194". La richiesta, lanciata da D...

Origins In Oregon: The Alternative Payment Methodology Project – Health Affairs Blog

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healthaffairs.org - Editor’s note: This post is part of a periodic Health Affairs Blog series, which will run over the next year, looking at payment and delivery reforms in Arkansas and Oregon. The posts will be based...

Neomaggiorenni fuori famiglia, un anno da protagonisti - Vita.it

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vita.it - «Nel primo pomeriggo di apertura sono arrivati in otto. Cercavano un aiuto per scrivere il cv, trovare offerte di lavoro stagionale, orientarsi nella burocrazia e avere l’esenzione dal ticket o rif...

Allergy and Immunology | Maimonides Infants & Children's Hospital

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maimonidesmed.org - For your convenience, we also see patients at: 6701 Bay Parkway, 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11204 Map Link

Un miliardo rubato alla salute

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healthdesk.it - Mentre la sanità è allo stremo, gli ospedali esplodono, i cittadini non arrivano a fine mese e rinunciano a curarsi, ecco che un esercito di furbetti e una miriade di cattivi gestori succhia al Ser...

pasquale valente

MD PhD - Occupational Medicine - Industrial and Environmental Hygiene