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Genetic clues to spread of Ebola – BBC News


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Genetic clues to spread of Ebola
BBC News
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak. Genetic analysis of patient samples suggests the virus spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone at a single funeral. The virus is mutating and must be …

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Naperville family helps show that germs travel – Chicago Daily Herald


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Naperville family helps show that germs travel
Chicago Daily Herald
In this undated photo provided by the Gilbert family shows Dylan Gilbert, 7, of Naperville, demonstrating how he helped collect samples of bacteria from his foot during a 2012 study. Dylan's father, microbiologist Jack Gilbert of Argonne National Laboratory, led …
Your hotel room is not dirty: it becomes home to your bacteria within hoursDaily Digest
Study: Just like Pigpen, we travel with our own germsTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Study discovers households marked by 'signature' bacteriaBaltimore Sun
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Magnetic stimulation could restore memory – Daily Digest


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Magnetic stimulation could restore memory
Daily Digest
By delivering localized magnetic fields to the brain, researchers have shown that memory can temporarily be improved. By Vanessa Blanchard, Daily Digest News Thursday, August 28, 2014. Magnetic stimulation could restore memory. Patients experiencing …
Magnetic stimulation could help to restore memoryThe Independent
Zapping your brain really does improve memoryWashington Post
TMS Improves Memory via Brain Surface NetworksMedscape
Philly.com -The Times (subscription)
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Takeda, Lilly lose bid to overturn $9 billion award for hiding cancer risk – Reuters


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Takeda, Lilly lose bid to overturn $9 billion award for hiding cancer risk
Reuters
(Reuters) – Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly & Co lost a bid to overthrow a combined $9 billion punitive-damage award by a U.S. jury for hiding cancer risks associated with their Actos diabetes drug, according to a court ruling. "Plaintiffs have pointed to …
Takeda, Lilly Lose Bid to Overturn $9 Billion Actos AwardBusinessweek
Judge Rejects Challenge to $9 Billion Actos VerdictThe National Law Journal (registration)
Pioglitazone, Bladder Cancer Risk: No Link in 10-Year StudyMonthly Prescribing Reference
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Doctors urge college students to check vaccines – Daily American Online


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Doctors urge college students to check vaccines
Daily American Online
Outbreaks of measles, mumps and meningitis showed up at college campuses across the country this year. Preventive medicine doctors say as students return to campus, perhaps it's time for one last trip to the family doctor. According to the Centers for …
Most US children get vaccines, but some states do better than othersCBS News
CDC: Most US Toddlers Getting Their VaccinesDoctors Lounge
News Scan for Aug 28, 2014CIDRAP
Philly.com -Huffington Post -MedPage Today
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Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy
Minneapolis Star Tribune
WASHINGTON — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the …
US to Begin Safety Testing Ebola Vaccine on Humans Next WeekNDTV
Human Trials With Ebola Vaccine To Begin Next WeekCBS Local
Human trials of Ebola vaccine to beginKPLC-TV
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Brain-eating ameba found in Louisiana water system – Daily Digest


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Brain-eating ameba found in Louisiana water system
Daily Digest
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced confirmation of the ameba's presence in the water system. By Kate Halse, Daily Digest News Thursday, August 28, 2014. Brain-eating ameba found in Louisiana water system. Recent testing has …
Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Water SupplyLatin Post
Deadly brain-eating bug discovered in towns' water supplyMirror.co.uk
Brain-Eating Amoeba In Towns' Water SystemSky News
Daily Mail -Carlisle Sentinel
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Now, you can turn bad memories into good ones – Times of India


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Now, you can turn bad memories into good ones
Times of India
WASHINGTON: At one end, there is the "memories are forever" school that finds it hard to forget things. At the other is the person who said "Not only is my short-term memory horrible but so is my shortterm memory". Between these two extremes is the ideal of …
Scientists switch out bad memories for good in mice: Hope for PTSD?Tech Times
Eternal sunshine: Erasing bad memories, anxiety of traumatic events may be National Post
Painful memories rewired in mice, sparking hope for PTSD treatmentCBC.ca
Discovery News -Bustle
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NYC fatal heroin overdoses rise tremendously – Tech Times


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NYC fatal heroin overdoses rise tremendously
Tech Times
The number of deaths from heroin overdose has been increasing over the last few years. Researchers are also finding that the profile of a heroin user has also changed within the last decade. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons: Psychonaught). Heroin numbers …
Heroin Death Toll In New York On The Rise; Shocking Data From City Health Franchise Herald
Fatal heroin overdoses doubled in NYC between 2010, 2013, say officialsNewsday
Fatal Heroin Overdoses On The Rise In New York City -malaysiandigest.com
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HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium – SFGate

HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium
SFGate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industrywide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV. The Free Speech Coalition called for the moratorium Thursday. The group's CEO, Diane Duke …
Porn production on hold after actor tests positive for HIV89.3 KPCC
Porn filming on hold as another performer tests positive for HIVLos Angeles Times
Porn actor tests positive for HIV, adult film production shut down nationwideSan Bernardino County Sun
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