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on Thu Nov 27 6:30 AM

Arterial Plaque Can Lead to Cognitive Impairment

PSYCH CENTRAL

While it is well known that plaque buildup in the arteries can increase the risk of heart disease, new research discovers the condition can also compromise mental acuity. In a study of nearly 2,000 adults, researchers found that a buildup of...
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on Wed Nov 26 11:18 AM

Ebola Distracts Funders from AIDS Fight, Advocate Says

VOICE OF AMERICA

As the deadly Ebola virus ravages West Africa and dominates headlines, Sibongile Tshabalala believes the Treatment Action Campaign is running out of steam at the worst possible time. The South African AIDS advocacy group faces imminent shutdown...
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on Wed Nov 26 1:02 AM

Latin American Herald Tribune - Bahamas Expects to Implement National Health Insurance in 2016

LATIN AMERICAN HERALD TRIBUNE

The Bahamas government expects to start in 2016 the implementation of the National Health Insurance program, first approved in 2006, to ensure universal access to medical services at lower cost.
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on Tue Nov 25 2:47 PM

NIH scientists determine how environment contributes to several human diseases

MEDLINE PLUS

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Related MedlinePlus Page: Environmental Health
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on Tue Nov 25 10:17 AM

How environment contributes to several human diseases -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

Using a new imaging technique, researchers have found that the biological machinery that builds DNA can insert molecules into the DNA strand that are damaged as a result of environmental exposures. These damaged molecules trigger cell death that...
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on Tue Nov 25 9:38 AM

Marriage and Heart Health: MedlinePlus Health News Video

MEDLINE PLUS

Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Heart Diseases
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on Tue Nov 25 7:48 AM

Asymptomatic atherosclerosis linked to cognitive impairment -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

In a study of nearly 2,000 adults, researchers found that a buildup of plaque in the body's major arteries was associated with mild cognitive impairment. Atherosclerosis is a condition in which fat, cholesterol and other substances collect in the...
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on Mon Nov 24 6:33 PM

'XL Love' Examines the Private Complications of Obesity in Americans’ Relationships

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Does a girl who enters adolescence with a big woman’s body have a harder time socially than most teenagers? How about a boy whose fat conjures up female stereotypes?
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on Mon Nov 24 2:00 PM

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report: MedlinePlus

MEDLINE PLUS

High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kidsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Liver Diseases, Obesity in Children
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on Sun Nov 23 2:29 PM

Funding Critical to Health Delivery

ALL AFRICA

[Zimbabwe Standard]Lack of a proper health financing policy and a framework to pool resources together has largely contributed to the poor state of the health delivery system in Zimbabwe and turning patients into "medical tourists".
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