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Dengue Vaccine Approved by FDA

Dengue Vaccine Approved by FDA

The dengue vaccine Dengvaxia has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, but it’s use is limited to people aged 9 to 16. Latest Infectious Disease News The vaccine has already been approved in 19 countries […]

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There May Be Antidote for Ocean’s Most Venomous Creature

There May Be Antidote for Ocean’s Most Venomous Creature

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Strong currents and sharks aren’t the only threat to saltwater swimmers in Australia. A deadly jellyfish often tops their list of threats. But researchers working with mice have discovered a potential antidote to the lethal sting of the Australian box jellyfish — the world’s most […]

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‘Buzzing’ in Ear Alerted Boy to Very Unwelcome Visitor

‘Buzzing’ in Ear Alerted Boy to Very Unwelcome Visitor

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Hearing News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The Connecticut 9-year-old knew something was wrong. Three days after a routine day in the school playground, he felt something “foreign” in his right ear and persistent buzzing noises. Doctors who examined the boy’s ear at Yale-New Haven Hospital quickly ascertained […]

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Gene Therapy May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer

Gene Therapy May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A gene therapy that tweaks the immune system might offer hope to people with blood cancer that has resisted standard treatments, a new preliminary trial suggests. The cancer, called multiple myeloma, arises in certain white blood cells. It is currently incurable, […]

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Could Alzheimer’s Spread Like an Infection Throughout the Brain?

Could Alzheimer’s Spread Like an Infection Throughout the Brain?

Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — With findings that might alter the path of Alzheimer’s research, scientists say misfolded forms of two proteins appear to spread through patients’ brains similar to an infection. The findings suggest that Alzheimer’s is a “double-prion” disorder. This discovery could help lead to new treatments that […]

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To control blood sugar, set strict meal times

To control blood sugar, set strict meal times

A new small-scale study has found that men at risk of developing type 2 diabetes could benefit from eating all their meals within a restricted 9-hour time frame. Doing so, even without changing other dietary habits, can help keep blood sugar levels under control, the research suggests. Could glucose control relate more to when you […]