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Newsweek    - ‎28 minutes ago‎   
Patients on Truvada pre-exposure prophylaxis have remained HIV-free. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Filed Under: Tech & Science, Truvada, PrEP, HIV, Health and Medicine, Sexual Health, FDA.
A Bay Area test shows a drug blocks HIV transmissions
Daily Pill Appears to Prevent HIV Infection

Pentagon discloses new problems in widening anthrax investigation

Washington Post    - ‎40 minutes ago‎   
The U.S. military disclosed new problems in its handling of dangerous pathogens, such as anthrax, on Thursday, including contamination in a laboratory in Utah from which live anthrax samples were sent across the world.

CBS News    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
The number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been rising steadily over the last two decades, prompting concerns about the potential of over-diagnosis.

The Hill    - ‎35 minutes ago‎   
CVS says its decision a year ago to stop selling tobacco products has helped reduce overall cigarette purchases by 95 million packs in states where it has stores.

CNN    - ‎7 hours ago‎   
Editor's note: Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world. (CNN) - Do you sleep between seven to nine hours per night?

KRWG News22    - ‎41 minutes ago‎   
Nutritional supplements have been a hotbed for debate of late and one of the most closely examined recently has been Omega-3 fish oil tablets.

Immortal News    - ‎6 hours ago‎   
New research suggests that how much you weigh at age 50 could be a factor in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The study found that being overweight in midlife seems to accelerate the onset of the disease in cognitively normal adults, reports CBS News.

West Nile Virus Most Common Mosquito-Borne Illness in U.S.

Philly.com    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- West Nile virus, which first appeared in the United States in 1999, continues to be the most common mosquito-borne illness in the country, federal health officials reported Thursday.

Local 10    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
A new tissue expander fills with air through a remote controlled device operated by the patient, giving them more volume than they would get from a standard expander.

CBS News    - ‎5 hours ago‎   
A needle-exchange program in Washington, D.C., has prevented hundreds of new HIV infections, a new study suggests. The program for injection drug users was launched in 2007, and it prevented an estimated 120 new cases of HIV infection and saved ...

NPR    - ‎4 hours ago‎   
The number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease at California's San Quentin prison is holding steady at six, one of three outbreaks of Legionnaires' around the country that have sickened dozens and killed 20.

Government Proposes Protecting Transgender People in Health Care System

NBCNews.com    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
The Obama administration proposed a new rule Thursday that would ban discrimination against transgender people in the health care system, saying stereotypes about sexual identity have no place in provision of health insurance or medical care.

NBCNews.com    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
In the first part of an NBC News investigation into the Recovery blood-clot filter, we revealed that the device, which is implanted in thousands of people, was associated with 27 deaths and hundreds of other non-fatal problems after it received FDA ...

The key to allergy-free kids is giving them plenty of dirt - and cows

New Zealand Herald    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
Kids who grow up on farms are less likely to suffer from allergies and asthma. Photo / iStock. People who grow up on farms - especially dairy farms - have way fewer allergy and asthma problems than the rest of us.

Newsweek    - ‎5 hours ago‎   
The FDA issued warning letters to five companies that produce caffeine powder. The caffeine amount in a teaspoon of the substance is equivalent to drinking 28 cups of coffee.

You Can Monitor Your Pets' Health With New Collars

Huffington Post    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
The collars can check for a fever, monitor pulse and respiration and even indicate if your pet is in pain. AP. Posted: 09/03/2015 06:18 PM EDT.

Live Science    - ‎3 hours ago‎   
Dr. Jamin Brahmbhatt, co-director of The PUR Clinic - Personalized Urology & Robotics - at South Lake Hospital, in affiliation with Orlando Health in Clermont, Fla.

Your doctor may soon check your heart with a smartphone

Engadget    - ‎9 hours ago‎   
The stethoscope, invented 200 years ago because a French doctor was too embarrassed to put his ear directly against a woman's chest, is finally getting a digital upgrade.

Los Angeles Times    - ‎1 hour ago‎   
To ward off a cold, ditch the vitamin C and get some shut-eye instead. Thanks to the efforts of 164 intrepid adults who allowed investigators to drop particles of rhinovirus into their noses and conduct detailed examinations of their nasal cavities ...

Times of India    - ‎7 hours ago‎   
MIAMI: A cancer-killing therapy that engineers a patient's own immune cells to wipe out chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has shown long-term success in a handful of people, a US study said on Wednesday.
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