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About 12 million US outpatients misdiagnosed annually -study – Reuters


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About 12 million US outpatients misdiagnosed annually -study
Reuters
(Reuters) – Roughly 12 million adults who visit U.S. doctors' offices and other outpatient settings, or one in 20, are misdiagnosed every year, a new study has found, and half of those errors could lead to serious harm. The study by a team of Texas-based …
One in Every 20 Adults is Misdiagnosed in Outpatient Clinics Every YearHealthline
At least 1 in 20 outpatients misdiagnosed every year, study showsFox News
One In 20 Adult Outpatients Misdiagnosed in US Every YearUniversity Herald
Philly.com -USFinancePost
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Essential protein in egg fertilization discovered – Daily Digest


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Essential protein in egg fertilization discovered
Daily Digest
Research has revealed an exciting new discovery regarding the important processes that occur during the fertilization of egg by sperm in mammals. A protein has been identified that performs the essential processes of helping sperm and egg recognize each …
Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of FertilizationWebMD
Scientists ID baby-making proteinsNew York Daily News
Key 'sperm meets egg' protein discovery holds promise for fertility treatmentsMedical News Today
News on Wellness -Guardian Liberty Voice
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Diabetics’ heart attack, stroke rates falling – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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Diabetics' heart attack, stroke rates falling
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. During the past two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, …
5 nasty diabetes-related complications: Good news, rates improveThe Oregonian
Diabetes complications down in U.S.; still costs NM $1.25 billionAlbuquerque Business First
Research reveals big drops in rates of diabetes related health problemsDaily Digest
Medical News Today -Medscape
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Free drug samples are costly to patients, study finds – State Column


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Free drug samples are costly to patients, study finds
State Column
Dermatologists who have access to free drug samples may be writing costlier prescriptions, according to a new study. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found that dermatologists that are able to offer free samples to patients are more …
Free Prescription Drug Samples are Costing Patients: Medical Groups WaryScience World Report
Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for PatientsPhilly.com
Medical Groups Increasingly Getting Wary about Free Drug SamplesNews Tonight Africa
Health24.com -News on Wellness -WWNO
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Brown fat: MRI scan breakthrough may lead to weight loss ‘holy grail’ – Fox News


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Brown fat: MRI scan breakthrough may lead to weight loss 'holy grail'
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Digitally-enhanced axial MRI of the upper chest (as if viewed from the feet). Areas of potential brown fat are shown in green. (University of Warwick). For the first time, researchers have identified brown fat in a living human – a find that could lead to …
Good Brown Fat New Analysis through MRI Scan found by ScientistsThe Utah People’s Post
Ground-breaking MRI Scan Shows Brown Fat in TissuesBioscience Technology
For the first time, scientists use MRI to identify brown fat in a living adultMedical News Today
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Scan predicts which coma patients might awaken – Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am


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Scan predicts which coma patients might awaken
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
A hi-tech scanner may tell whether a patient with a brain injury and in coma has a chance of regaining consciousness, the new study said. In an unprecedented trial among comatose patients, Belgian researchers said the scanner, an expensive tool not …
Brain scans may predict if patients will wake upCNN (blog)
Hope for vegetative patientsOman Daily Observer
Pet Imaging Can Predict Whether Brain-Damaged Patients Will Wake AgainInternational Business Times UK
Nature World News -Tech Times -Laboratory Equipment
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Use of SSRIs during 1st Trimester Poses Autism Risk – News Tonight Africa


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Use of SSRIs during 1st Trimester Poses Autism Risk
News Tonight Africa
A new Johns Hopkins study has established a link between prenatal exposure to antidepressant medications and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Also, it claimed to trigger developmental delays in boys because of the same. It was found by researchers from …
SSRI's Prescribed in First Trimester Increases Risk of Autism in BoysNews on Wellness
New Study Shows Link Between SSRIs and AutismDaily Beast
Is it Time to Re-think Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy?eMaxHealth
UPI.com -Health Aim -RedOrbit
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Apathy in Older Adults May Signal Brain Problems – LiveScience.com


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Apathy in Older Adults May Signal Brain Problems
LiveScience.com
For some elderly people, apathy may signal that the brain is shrinking a bit faster than normal, a new study suggests. The brain naturally gets smaller as people age, but according to the results of the study, an unusual amount of brain shrinking that is …
Apathy In Older Adults May Indicate Brain ShrinkageUniversity Herald
Apathy may be a sign of dementiaWJXT Jacksonville
In old age, lack of emotion and interest may signal your brain is shrinkingMedical Xpress

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Raw Oysters Spike US Rise in Bacterial Infections, CDC Reports – Businessweek

Raw Oysters Spike US Rise in Bacterial Infections, CDC Reports
Businessweek
Raw oysters, so good with hot sauce, increasingly can carry something even more unsettling to the stomach: A bacteria linked to vomiting, diarrhea and pain. There were 242 infections last year with vibrio, a saltwater-based bacteria that can pool in shellfish, …
Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning reportSFGate
Little Improvement in Food Poisoning, CDC SaysNBCNews.com

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FDA Advises Halt of Common Uterine Fibroid Procedure – Wall Street Journal

FDA Advises Halt of Common Uterine Fibroid Procedure
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday advised doctors to stop using power morcellators in women's abdomens to remove uterine growths called fibroids, citing the risk of spreading cancer. The popular devices—which typically use a …
FDA warns against procedure to remove uterine fibroids; says it could spread Washington Post
FDA warns common uterine fibroid surgery can spread undetected cancerReuters
FDA Tells Doctors to Stop Procedure Used to Remove Uterine FibroidsNew York Times
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