• Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure
Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure

The volunteers were tested for the infection and answered a survey, and the professors found that people who tested positive for the infection were 1.4 times more likely to major in business and 1.7 times more likely to pursue a management and entrepreneurship emphasis.

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  • President Trump 'Open to Visiting Moscow' If Putin Formally Invites Him
President Trump 'Open to Visiting Moscow' If Putin Formally Invites Him

In his remarks Friday in South Africa at a summit for leaders of developing nations, Putin said the high-level dialogue between Moscow and Washington was continuing in spite of the harsh reaction to Mr. "We need for the appropriate conditions to exist, to be created, including in our countries", Putin told the news conference on Friday. "He has suc...

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  • AbbVie's blockbuster-in-waiting for endometriosis gets FDA nod
AbbVie's blockbuster-in-waiting for endometriosis gets FDA nod

This drug is called Orlissa. Data from two studies of almost 1,700 women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain supported the FDA's approval. The application was assigned a priority review in December a year ago, but the FDA said in March that it needed more time to review additional information on liver function tests provided by AbbV...

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  • 15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal
15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal

Changsheng's Shenzhen-listed shares plunged by their daily limit of 10 percent on Tuesday, extending falls that have seen it lose $1.8 billion or more than half their value since mid-July. Etched into public memory is the 2008 scandal in which several infants died after industrial chemical melamine was added to milk powder to raise protein levels a...

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  • LifePoint acquired by Apollo for $5.6B
LifePoint acquired by Apollo for $5.6B

Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a hold rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of LifePoint Health in a research note on Monday , May 7th. This company belong to USA Country and part of Healthcare sector. In the transaction dated November 21, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Kondracke Marguerite dispo...

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  • Sir Elton John launches ambitious global Aids project
Sir Elton John launches ambitious global Aids project

Mega-pop star Elton John on Tuesday launched an angry tirade against the governments of Russian Federation and eastern Europe for discriminating against gays, warning they were hampering the fight against AIDS . TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood reports. Earlier, the duke heard young delegates from countries including Zimbabwe, India and the USA ...

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  • HPV jab will be given to boys in England, gov't confirms
HPV jab will be given to boys in England, gov't confirms

After a median follow-up of 2 years, the incidence rate was 2.3 per 100 person-years (/100PY) for both genital warts and continued HPV infection in the intention-to-treat group. The government also recently introduced a programme of HPV vaccination for men who have sex with men (MSM). He further added that the HPV vaccination programme is an worldw...

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  • Researchers unveil myths about HIV transmission, question decriminalization laws
Researchers unveil myths about HIV transmission, question decriminalization laws

The analysis further indicates that about two-thirds of those to be infected will be girls or young women. "In most countries, women and girls do not have access to the necessary information and services or even have the opportunity to refuse unprotected sex", the Executive Director of Unicef, Henrietta Fore, said in a statement.

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  • Md. announces first case of West Nile virus this year
Md. announces first case of West Nile virus this year

Ohio's first human case of West Nile Virus of 2018 was found in a Willoughby resident. Blood from an OH blood donor also tested positive for West Nile, but they didn't have symptoms. Routine spraying of insecticide will also continue throughout the state. Individuals older than 60 have the greatest risk of developing severe disease.

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  • Backyard chickens linked to salmonella outbreak, CDC warns
Backyard chickens linked to salmonella outbreak, CDC warns

About 26 percent of those who were sickened were children under 5 years of age. The CDC says that people can get sick with salmonella infections from touching live poultry or the environment that the poultry lives in. Laboratory findings link these outbreaks to contact with live poultry, like chicks and ducklings, according to the CDC. In int...

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  • Chinese premier vows crackdown after violation by vaccine maker
Chinese premier vows crackdown after violation by vaccine maker

The World Health Organisation has urged China to strengthen oversight on vaccines sold on the private market following the massive scandal which has rekindled public fear over drug safety. But the vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough, given to babies and infants, were also found to be sub-standard, with doses already sold a...

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  • Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Milwaukee County
Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Milwaukee County

Right now, lab tests in the western part of North Dakota are showing an abundance of mosquitoes carrying West Nile. As the summer heats up, so does mosquito activity. That same year, 84 people in IL caught the virus, and it caused five fatalities. Dead birds can be important evidence of West Nile virus in the county.

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  • New Study Shows Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Increasing Among Millennials
New Study Shows Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Increasing Among Millennials

From 2009 to 2016, people aged 25 to 34 had the highest annual increase in cirrhosis deaths - almost 11 percent. It just means that more and more people are developing the disease. A government report also reveals the death rate for men is as much as two-and-a-half times higher than women. The yearly increase in age-adjusted cirrhosis morta...

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  • Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription
Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

A transgender woman is speaking out after she said a CVS pharmacist denied her hormone prescription . "I left the store feeling mortified". The state law does not mention hormone therapy prescriptions. When Hall got home she spoke with her doctor, who called the pharmacist, but they still refused to fill the prescription. DeAngelo confirme...

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  • Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries
Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

Bayer attributed the Essure decision to declining sales, saying it still stands by its safety and efficacy. It said it had informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of its decision and would update healthcare providers. Bayer has been accused in lawsuits of knowing the risks associated with Essure and failing to warn sellers, doctors and reg...

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  • Hot dogs, salami and beef jerky may lead to mania, say scientists
Hot dogs, salami and beef jerky may lead to mania, say scientists

The study involved over a thousand respondents with mental disorders. Interestingly, cured meat was not associated with other disorders or bipolar disorder in people not hospitalized for mania, and eating other types of meat products or fish was not linked to any psychiatric outcomes.

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  • 90 people sickened by salmonella outbreak
90 people sickened by salmonella outbreak

A salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey has hit 26 states and left at least 40 people hospitalized, health officials said Thursday. However, the agency is not advising stores to stop selling raw turkey products, instead warning cooks both in-store and at home to properly cook the raw turkey products.

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  • Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not hiking drug prices
Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not hiking drug prices

Merck is the first major pharmaceutical company to actually lower its drug prices in the wake of the Trump administration's drug-pricing plan, which was unveiled in May, as Pfizer and Novartis simply deferred future price increases. He also threatened that the administration would "respond". The company will drop the price of Zepatier, a Hepati...

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  • A late dinner can cause the development of cancer - scientists
A late dinner can cause the development of cancer - scientists

Previous work by this research group linked reduced breast cancer risk with higher fiber intake, but the benefits of fruits and vegetables found in this study appear to be independent of their fiber content, according to the researchers. A recent study investigated potential links between meal timing and two common types of cancer: prostate cance...

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  • West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County
West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County

DHHS is not releasing more specifics on the case to protect patient confidentiality. The agency issued a warning to residents of the North Shore that the level of West Nile virus activity is moderate and increasing. of Health and Environment warns. Use an EPA-registered mosquito repellent and apply according to the manufacturer's instructions. ...

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