US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse.

Sat 20 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists Make Progress on Blood Test to Detect the Most Deadly Cancers

The blood test aims to detect eight types of cancer at an early stage

Sat 20 Jan 18 from TIME

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Bikram yoga may not need to be so hot

Bikram yoga consists of 26 poses, and it's performed in a room that's heated to around 40 ºC (104 ºF). While it has a number of claimed health benefits, a new study suggests that when ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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World moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease

A new report says the world is moving closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease, in which a meter-long worm slowly emerges from a blister in a person's skin.

Sat 20 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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Infant mortality rates in Texas vary dramatically from one zip code to the next: study

Infant mortality rates in Texas vary dramatically even across neighboring zip codes, according to a new analysis and mapping tool from researchers at The University of Texas System and UT Health ...

Sat 20 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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Breakthrough study shows how plants sense the world

Plants lack eyes and ears, but they can still see, hear, smell and respond to environmental cues and dangers—especially to virulent pathogens. They do this with the aid of hundreds of membrane ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Cells lacking nuclei struggle to move in 3-D environments

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have revealed new details of how the physical properties of the nucleus influence how cells can move around different ...

Sat 20 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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'Explosive evolution' of techniques to restore blood flow to the brain

Recent decades have seen an "explosive evolution" of techniques to restore blood flow to areas of the brain endangered by stroke or clogged arteries, according to a report by Loyola Medicine ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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Hunter-Gatherers Are Masters of Smell

What’s easier for you: identifying what color something is, or identifying a smell from a source you cannot see? If you’re like most people, color comes more easily. That, however, isn’t the ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Discover Magazine

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New study shows flu can be spread just by breathing

In a new study destined to amplify the paranoia of those already bacteria-phobic individuals, a team of scientists has found evidence revealing the influenza virus is more easily transmissible ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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