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Wooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttons

Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Subjective complaints may cause patients to stop treatment after switching to a biosimilar

A biosimilar is a biological medicine that shows no clinically meaningful differences with another already approved biological medicine (the 'reference medicine'). A new study in Arthritis & ...

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Medical Xpress

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Death toll hits 19 in San Diego hepatitis A outbreak

Health officials in San Diego tallied another death linked to a massive hepatitis A outbreak on Tuesday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 19.

14 hours ago from FOXNews

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New imaging approach maps whole-brain changes from Alzheimer's disease in mice

An estimated 5.5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's disease, a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Although treatments can slow the worsening of symptoms, ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Artificial pancreas learns your behavior and regulates insulin through a smartphone

Last year the FDA approved an artificial pancreas for general use. The technology is designed to automatically monitor and inject insulin as needed, in patients with type 1 diabetes. ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from Gizmag

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GP referral to Weight Watchers avoided type 2 diabetes in third of patients

More than a third of patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes avoided developing the condition after they were referred by their family doctor (GP) to a diabetes prevention programme delivered ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from Medical Xpress

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A new form of psychotherapy for suicidal patients

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a study discloses the long term effects of a particular form of psychotherapy in suicidal patients. Abandonment psychotherapy is a 3-month, ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Medical Xpress

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Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic, mosquito-borne disease that can cause major swelling and deformity of the legs, a condition known ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Medical Xpress

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Skimping on sleep may contribute to gestational diabetes

The amount of time spent sleeping in the United States has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter of women and 16 percent of men experiencing insufficient sleep. ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Medical Xpress

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Blood pressure medication does not completely restore vascular function

Treatments for high blood pressure do not totally reverse its damaging effects on the vascular rhythms that help circulation of the blood say researchers.

Mon 16 Oct 17 from Medical Xpress

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