Health

New Name of ‘King Syndrome’ for Hereditary BRCA Mutations

This post was originally published on this siteThe current term of hereditary breast and ovarian (HBOC) syndrome, which is commonly used for individuals with BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations,

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Judge blocks Ohio bill that would ban abortion as early as six weeks

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) A federal judge has temporarily blocked Ohio’s “heartbeat” bill banning abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy

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Stored in Synapses: How Scientists Completed a Map of the Roundworm’s Brain

This post was originally published on this siteThe tiny, transparent roundworm known as Caenorhabditis elegans is roughly the size of a comma. Its entire body is made up of just about 1,000

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New Jersey reports its earliest-ever case of West Nile virus

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) Public health officials in New Jersey are bracing for what looks to be a summer of increased West Nile virus. “Today we reported the

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Mold infections leave one dead and force the closure of operating rooms at a children’s hospital

This post was originally published on this siteOne patient dead. Five others infected. A thousand surgeries postponed and 3,000 people told to watch for infection symptoms. That’s the toll

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Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy

This post was originally published on this siteProstate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease later on

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Flesh eating virus symptoms appear in additional patients

This post was originally published on this siteThe bacteria which can be deadly infected one additional woman, and doctors believe they caught an additional case early in another woman. SARASOTA

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Low Levels of ‘Bad’ Cholesterol May Have a Downside

This post was originally published on this siteWhen it comes to “bad” cholesterol, lower is usually better for heart disease risk. But a new study suggests it may be possible for

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Obesity overtakes smoking as risk factor for four common cancers

This post was originally published on this siteObesity has overtaken smoking as a risk factor for some types of cancer – including four of the most common. We often hear the phrase

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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Dementia

This post was originally published on this siteHormone therapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk for dementia, a new study has found. Androgen deprivation therapy, or

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