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Medicine Processed Meats May Cause Manic Episodes
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A study of the dietary habits of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has found a link between eating nitrated cured meats such as beef jerky and meat sticks, and episodes of mania, a serious neuropsychological disorder that is one of the defining characteristics of bipolar disorder (BPD).

Medicine Editing human embryos 'morally permissible'
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Now, the inquiry gives a tentative green light to such enterprises as long as several conditions are met. 'There is potential for it to be used at some point in the future in assisted human reproduction as a means for people to secure certain characteristics in their children, ' said Ms Yeung.

Medicine Man dies after eating bad oyster in Florida
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While most Vibrio infections from oysters result in milder symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting, infections caused by Vibrio vulnificus can cause more severe illness, including bloodstream infections and severe blistering skin lesions. Infections are rare but they can be contracted by eating tainted raw shellfish - such as oysters - or by exposing open wounds to salt water. Suspected cases of Vibrio vulnificus need to be immediately treated with antibiotics to improve their survival.

Medicine Trump holds Putin responsible for election meddling
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Donald Trump was under fire for backing Vladimir Putin's denial that Russian Federation had been involved in election interference, and though he walked back the claim after furious opposition from both Democrats and Republicans, he appeared to stick by that assessment in the interview with Tucker Carlson, which had been filmed before his reversal.

Medicine National Hot Dog Day 2018 deals and freebies
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No matter how you enjoy your hot dog, today is the flawless day to do it. To celebrate National Hot Dog Day, Dog Haus is offering free hot dogs when you download and register its app. What's in a name: Hot dogs got their nickname "frankfurters" after being invented in in Frankfurt, Germany in 1484. At Marlins Park in Miami , fans can order the Miami Mex dog with chili con carne, Monterey Jack cheese, cilantro coleslaw and jalapeño-lime aioli wrapped in flour tortilla.

Medicine China heart drug sold globally may have had impurity…
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European Union authorities have been recalling medicines containing valsartan from Zhejiang Huahai over the past two weeks and the EMA said such medicines should no longer be available in pharmacies. "The FDA is committed to maintaining our gold standard for safety and efficacy", said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. FDA is assuring the public that they are investigating with their proper efficiency and they will find out all the products which are creating the bad impacts.

Medicine UN chief says ‘good possibilities’ for US-North Korea talks
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The sanctions also introduced a limit of 4 million barrels per a twelve-month period as of 22 December 2017 for the supply, sale or transfer of crude oil to North Korea. Pompeo insisted that a raft of tough economic sanctions imposed on North Korea would remain in place until "final, fully verified denuclearisation" occurs.

Medicine Missouri ranked as 15th best state to retire in
Author: 0 Missouri ranked as 15th best state to retire in

States were ranked on cost of living, overall crime rate, well-being, taxes and cultural vitality. South Dakota came out on top mostly because of how it ranked in well-being and tax friendliness. Planning on retirement? According to a Bankrate study, you might not want to do it in Maryland . Utah, Idaho, New Hampshire and Florida rounded out the top five spots on the list, even though the scores of Utah, Idaho and New Hampshire also were affected by weather.

Medicine The 'stealth' STI that makes women infertile
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The bacteria is called Mycoplasma genitalium (MG), and it causes similar symptoms to chlamydia , such as painful urination. Thousands of women could become infertile every year thanks to an increasingly risky sexually-transmitted infection spread by people having unsafe sex on holiday.

Medicine First case of West Nile found in DeKalb County
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Don't forget about the risk of West Nile Virus. They also recommend removing all sources of standing water. Mosquitoes are most active at sunrise and sunset. Not all mosquitos carry the virus, and only 20 percent of individuals bitten by an infected mosquito will develop symptoms. Mosquito-Proof Your Home - Install or fix screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes outside.

Medicine ‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
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Pennsylvania (8), MA (7), and California (6) have the most cases, but illnesses are widespread and affecting all ages. These cases can turn deadly if not promptly treated with antibiotics. In a post on Twitter Thursday, the CDC said Honey Smacks has been linked to 100 Salmonella infections in 33 states and warned, " Do not eat this cereal ".

Medicine Ministry recalls some medicines containing valsartan over cancer fears
Author: 0 Ministry recalls some medicines containing valsartan over cancer fears

Drugs for high blood pressure sit on the shelf of a pharmacy in Seoul on Monday. N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) has been detected in the valsartan active substancemanufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals. Over 484,682 kilograms of Valsartan have been imported to Korea over the last three years, according to the ministry, but only 2.8 percent, or 13,770 kilograms, contain ingredients from China.

Medicine Trump weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula
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The United States once again complicated efforts to pass a United Nations-affiliated resolution, this time one encouraging breast-feeding, drafted by the World Health Assembly. In 1981, following controversy over Nestlé's aggressive marketing of infant formula, the World Health Assembly adopted the "International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes" aimed at limiting the inappropriate marketing or promotion of breast milk substitutes, which health officials fear are an ...

Medicine Babies fed with solids early sleep longer, wake less frequently
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The mothers of the babies in one of the groups were asked to give the infants solids like wheat or white fish before 6 months whereas the mothers of the babies in the other group were asked to feed only breast milk . Professor Lack stressed that mothers should continue to breastfeed their babies until they are at least six months, even if solids are introduced earlier.

Medicine Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition
Author: 0 Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition

The idea is to insulate insurance companies from the cost of enrolling people with pre-existing conditions, and remove the incentive for insurance companies to cherry pick healthy people. In January this year, the federal district judge in MA upheld the methodology used by the federal government to calculate risk adjustment payments.

Medicine WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments
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The U.S. Court for the District of New Mexico ruled the methodology used by the federal government to collect the payments was " arbitrary and capricious ". The ripple comes at a pivotal time for the Affordable Care Act's marketplace. "Risk adjustment under the ACA has been an example of a well-meaning regulation that has had destructive impacts directly contrary to its intent", Jonathan Halvorson, a health care public policy adviser at consulting firm Sachs Policy Group, stated in an ...