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Fixing chronic back pain is possible only when patients understand how much it is produced by the brain, not the spine
1. Antibiotics could cure 40% of chronic back pain patients Added by Gozzin on September 17th 2017.
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Just when you thought your health care was safe...
1. 'Red Alert' Sounded: Trumpcare Is Back, More Brutal and Deadly Than Ever Added by ckshenn on September 18th 2017.
2. Bayer to end non-US sales of Essure, a contested sterilisation implant Added by AdelleChattre on September 18th 2017.
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Senator’s ‘Medicare for All’ bill, which is gaining steam among Democrats, would cover 323 million Americans under single system
1. Universal healthcare in America? Not a taboo now, thanks to Bernie Sanders Added by Kelvis on September 14th 2017.
2. Pharma CEO worries Americans will say “Enough is Enough” and embrace Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Plan Added by gottlieb on September 13th 2017.
3. Trump vows to veto Sanders' single-payer healthcare plan: 'A curse on the U.S. and its people' Added by drank on September 14th 2017.
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In the Middle Ages, devil-fearing Christians killed cats, which carried the unintended consequence of increasing the rat population and the spread of the Black Death
The Black Death, one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, spread across Europe between 1346 and The Black Death, one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, spread across Europe between 1346 and 1353. It is widely believed that the plague was caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Submitted on September 17th 2017 by grandsalami
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Scientists have invented a new technology that could enable every childhood vaccination to be given in a single injection. The all-in-one jab stores the different vaccines in microscopic capsules in the body and releases the dose, as well as any required boosters, at the appropriate time.
Submitted on September 16th 2017 by jedlicka
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very news story about cancer research should come with a health warning: believe the hope, but not the hype. Good headlines are quick and catchy, good science is steady steps taken on a complicated issue over a long time. If a new treatment is still being researched, it could be metaphorical miles and actual years away from getting into the hands or bodies of patients.
Submitted on September 18th 2017 by distant
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Parkinson's disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder of the brain. Symptoms include tremors, stiffness or rigidity, and slowness of movement. According to Parkinson's New Zealand, approximately 1 percent of people over the age of 60 have the condition. There is no cure so treatment will normally focus on managing symptoms, typically with medication.Loss of the sense of smell is an often overlooked but remarkably prevalent early symptom of Parkinson's disease.
Submitted on September 19th 2017 by tranxene
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