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Monday, January 22, 2018

    Category: Health

    Embarrassment makes women avoid smear tests,… - news of today

    Embarrassment makes women avoid smear tests, charity says

    • BBC
    • Jan 21, 2018 - 09:23 PM
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    Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but a majority are not aware of the risk.

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    Disabilities caused in babies by epilepsy drug… - news of today

    Disabilities caused in babies by epilepsy drug a ‘scandal’

    • BBC
    • Jan 21, 2018 - 08:51 PM
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    It is thought 20,000 children have been left with disabilities caused by sodium valproate.

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    Persian shallot ‘could help fight TB antibiotic… - news of today

    Persian shallot ‘could help fight TB antibiotic resistance’

    • BBC
    • Jan 19, 2018 - 07:17 PM
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    Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says.

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    Trump Passed a Cognitive Exam. What Does That… - news of today

    Trump Passed a Cognitive Exam. What Does That Really Mean?

    • NY TIMES
    • Jan 19, 2018 - 05:37 PM
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    The exam, called the Moca, is widely used in doctor’s offices, but it is not sophisticated enough to diagnose mental decline, experts say.

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    Church of England warns future of Down’s ‘under… - news of today

    Church of England warns future of Down’s ‘under question’

    • BBC
    • Jan 19, 2018 - 04:59 PM
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    The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down’s.

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    The New Old Age: One Day Your Mind May Fade. At… - news of today

    The New Old Age: One Day Your Mind May Fade. At Least You’ll Have a Plan.

    • NY TIMES
    • Jan 19, 2018 - 08:37 AM
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    A doctor has developed an advance directive specifically to plan for medical care in the event of dementia.

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    Can your smartphone tell you if you have depression? - news of today

    Can your smartphone tell you if you have depression?

    • CNN
    • Jan 19, 2018 - 06:00 AM
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    Getting a diagnosis of depression usually involves filling out questionnaires about your mood and undergoing lengthy interviews with a psychiatrist. But smartphone apps might be able to handle some of that work, and at least tell you if you are at risk of depression, simply by collecting GPS and other data, according to a new study.

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    Michael Phelps: ‘I am extremely thankful that I… - news of today

    Michael Phelps: ‘I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life’

    • CNN
    • Jan 19, 2018 - 06:00 AM
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    Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week.

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    NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National… - news of today

    NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

    • BBC
    • Jan 18, 2018 - 08:19 PM
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    Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says.

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    Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’ - news of today

    Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

    • BBC
    • Jan 18, 2018 - 07:25 PM
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    Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.

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    Former NFLers call for end to tackle football for kids - news of today

    Former NFLers call for end to tackle football for kids

    • CNN
    • Jan 18, 2018 - 07:00 PM
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    Former NFLers Nick Buoniconti, Harry Carson and Phil Villapiano and Boston University researchers called for an end to tackle football for kids younger than 14.

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    Repeated hits, not concussions, cause CTE, study finds - news of today

    Repeated hits, not concussions, cause CTE, study finds

    • CNN
    • Jan 18, 2018 - 07:00 PM
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    The neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy can start early and without any signs of concussion, according a study released Thursday.

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