• Are herpes and Alzheimer's linked?
Are herpes and Alzheimer's linked?

Joel Dudley , a geneticist and genomic scientist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and senior author of the new paper , had not meant to investigate this theory when his lab began working on the newly published study in 2013. The controversial results have rekindled an old hypothesis suggesting viruses may play a part in the developme...

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  • World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day
World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun is leading thousands of volunteers to perform yoga asanas to mark the fourth International Yoga Day . Troops guarding the world's highest battleground on the Siachen glacier, in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, did yoga routines at an altitude of around 18,000 feet (5,486 m).

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  • Men in uniform embrace International Yoga Day with great fervour
Men in uniform embrace International Yoga Day with great fervour

Applications for the same are being invited from the Yoga professionals from every nook and corner of the world in order to provide them with the finest experience of Yoga from the state of Yoga's birthplace who will also be a part of the Yoga drill which will be conducted on IDY 2018.

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  • World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’
World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’

In order for a video-gaming disorder to be diagnosed, the behavior pattern must be of "sufficient severity" in order to result in major detrimental effects in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other vital areas of functioning.

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  • Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization
Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization

It certainly looks like the disorder is being described by people who are not entirely familiar with video games. Those who partake in gaming should be aware of time spent on gaming activity when it excludes other daily activities. The number of people this might affect would be a very small percentage of people who play games. The AP notes that ...

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  • Multi-state salmonella outbreak tracked to Honey Smacks cereal
Multi-state salmonella outbreak tracked to Honey Smacks cereal

Check your home for it and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Twenty-four people have been hospitalized. The "best if used by" date is on the box top. The FDA warned consumers to avoid the cereal completely. About 1.2 million people in the United States contract salmonella each year, according to the CDC .

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  • David Spade donates United States dollars 100,000 to charity after Kate Spade's death
David Spade donates United States dollars 100,000 to charity after Kate Spade's death

Actor David Spade is honoring his sister-in-law, Kate Spade , with a $100,000 donation to the National Alliance on Mental Illness . Tens of millions of us-about one in every five Americans-live among you every day without you knowing that we have a mental illness.

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  • Mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus
Mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus

Residents of MI may be stunned to hear that the first case of West Nile this year was reported in their home state. Larviciding is the process of applying pesticides to areas with standing water such as catch basins and storm water ponds, where mosquito larvae are commonly found.

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  • Men with erectile dysfunction TWICE as likely to have a heart attack
Men with erectile dysfunction TWICE as likely to have a heart attack

This can happen in absence of other heart risk factors like high cholesterol, high blood pressure , or a history of smoking . In the study, researchers examined 1,900 men between the ages of 60 to 78 years old. New research suggests that men who suffer from erectile dysfunction might be at risk of suffering from different types of heart dis...

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  • Officials puzzled after Idaho boy contracts the plague
Officials puzzled after Idaho boy contracts the plague

Person-to-person transmission is extremely rare, and wasn't a factor in this case, officials said. A boy in Idaho is recovering after being diagnosed with the plague, health officials have revealed. No one should feed rodents in parks and picnic or campground areas, and people should never handle sick or dead rodents. Sick pets should be examined...

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  • Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone
Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

Nationally, the average suicide rate is 12.93 per 100,000, and suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, with almost 45,000 people taking their own lives each year. N.H. seeks solutions for rising suicide rate. "All of those things where people can talk openly so they can start getting help". As part of the discussion, ...

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  • PM's fitness dare gets a tongue-in-cheek reply from Kumaraswamy
PM's fitness dare gets a tongue-in-cheek reply from Kumaraswamy

Yoga-treadmill r part of my daily workout regime. Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday quickly responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Fitness Challenge , but unfortunately declined to participate, saying that the fitness of his state was of utmost priority.

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  • Trump administration would gut protections for those with pre-existing conditions
Trump administration would gut protections for those with pre-existing conditions

The DOJ's decision not to defend the mandate's constitutionality will not prevent the court in Texas v United States from resolving the question , Sessions said. These marketplaces have had their troubles - with many commercial insurers defecting and prices spiking - but their basic contours have remained intact.

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  • Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths
Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths

On Tuesday, it was designer Kate Spade found in her NY apartment. But Dr. Joshua Gordon, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, said that contradicts years of data, suggesting many have "gone undiagnosed and untreated".

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  • Justice Department takes aim at heart of health law
Justice Department takes aim at heart of health law

At issue is a lawsuit filed by 20 Republican state attorneys general on February 26, which charged that Congress' changes to the law in last year's tax bill rendered the entire ACA unconstitutional. But the administration said the rest of the law, including Medicaid expansion, can remain in place. "Withdrawing from a case en masse like this...

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  • New blood test for pregnant women 'can predict' premature birth
New blood test for pregnant women 'can predict' premature birth

Recently released provisional data for 2017 from the National Center for Health Statistics show that the preterm birth rate in the US has reached 9.93 percent, up from 9.86 in 2016, the third consecutive annual increase after steady declines over the previous seven years.

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  • Overnight Relay for Life aims to raise $80K locally for cancer fight
Overnight Relay for Life aims to raise $80K locally for cancer fight

During the survivor lap, cancer survivors and people now affected by the disease walk the track to be cheered and supported by friends, family and caregivers. We started relaying for her when I was seven and have done it ever since. Money raised from relay events across the country is used by the American Cancer Society to fund cancer researc...

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  • CEO to be named soon for Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan healthcare venture
CEO to be named soon for Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan healthcare venture

Buffett and Dimon started down this path in 2016 with a document called Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles that included recommendations for "truly" independent corporate boards of directors and "constructive engagement" between corporate management and shareholders, as well as eliminating quarterly EPS guidance.

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  • Multi-state Salmonella outbreak connected to Walmart pre-cut melons
Multi-state Salmonella outbreak connected to Walmart pre-cut melons

Now. If you have eaten a contaminated pre-cut melon and experience diarrhea, fever and cramps go see a doctor immediately. Other recalls may be coming as the U.S. Both chains are cooperating with the investigation and have removed fruit associated with the outbreak from their shelves. The CDC said people can contract the virus from touching live po...

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  • Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says
Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says

The majority of women in the study of more than 10,000 - who had an early stage form of the common type of breast cancer that affects tens of thousands of women - showed no extra benefit from chemotherapy treatments added to standard treatment alone.

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