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Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive

Germany had its first taste of panda mania on Saturday as two furry ambassadors arrived from China to begin a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo.

Sat 24 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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MRI without contrast agents? Yes, with sugar

In magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), contrast agents are used to enhance the imaging of tissue structures. While they enhance signals in blood vessels and in spaces between cells, they do not ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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Diabetes device scrutinizes sweat for a week at a time

While there are already biosensors that help people manage type 2 diabetes, they're single-use devices that have to be replaced on a daily basis. That could be about to change, however, ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer's disease

In the last decade, mounting evidence has linked seizure-like activity in the brain to some of the cognitive decline seen in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Patients with Alzheimer's disease ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

The U.N. health agency says there are now more than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera in an outbreak in war-torn Yemen, many of them children.

Sat 24 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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Guided exercise may help chronic fatigue patients: study

An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a new study suggests.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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Cholera suspected as several ill at Kenya medical conference

"Several" participants at a medical conference at a hotel in Nairobi have come down with a foodborne disease suspected to be cholera, the Kenya Medical Association said Friday.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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'City that never sleeps' wants to dial down the volume

Car horns, sirens, drilling, jet overflights and restaurants where diners have to yell to be heard—New York is one of the loudest cities in the world.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Treating Lyme disease: When do symptoms resolve in children?

For many Americans, the warmer weather of summer means more time spent outside: More gardening and yard work, more hikes in the woods, more backyard barbecues. But for this year in particular, ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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Bacteria from cystic fibrosis patient could help fight antibiotic-resistant TB

A newly discovered antibiotic, produced by bacteria from a cystic fibrosis patient, could be used to treat cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). This is the finding of a team of scientists ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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