HIV researcher is new head of US public-health agency

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Wired Health 2018: Old tech, new ideas

Medical News TodayMar. 16, 2018
Wired Health is held yearly in London, United Kingdom. It boasts a wide array of speakers from every corner of the health tech world, alongside forward-thinking companies who provide a glimpse of their latest offerings. This year was as varied as ever, and the talks covered how technology could intervene …
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HIV researcher is new head of US public-health agency

Nature.com14 hours ago
HIV researcher Robert Redfield will lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced on 21 March. Redfield “has dedicated his entire life to promoting public health and providing compassionate care to his patients,” Azar said in a …
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Skip the guilt: Red wine could protect your oral health

Medical News TodayFeb. 25, 2018
But a new study says that it might protect your oral health. Some of us love to savor a glass of red wine — or two — with dinner every once in a while. The catch is that this velvety drink often leaves the teeth stained, so maybe it’s not such a good idea to order it on your first date or while out on a business …
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NJ may add 12 medical marijuana dispensaries

WHYY16 hours ago
Assemblyman Reed Gusciora said his bill would allow an additional 12 medicalmarijuana dispensaries in New Jersey. “Currently the state allows six. Only five are open. Many patients say they don’t have ready access to the dispensaries,” he said. “It would also be a way of creating competition and …
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5 ways to boost your dreams and improve your health

New ScientistMar. 21, 2018
Every week the editors release a selection of articles to New Scientist account holders. These articles are available exclusively to logged in account holders and subscribers. The editors selection can range from new features, opinions and interviews to fascinating content from the New Scientist archive.
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Health-Care Firms Turn to Drugmaker Executives as Businesses …

Wall Street Journal1 hour ago
Health-care companies are tapping executives from drugmakers as they seek out finance and other critical skills found outside their core business to help navigate a recent wave of consolidation. A flurry of mergers is transforming -care as patients increasingly get their medical services outside of hospitals, …
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DHA — The Essential Fatty Acid That Helps With Pregnancy, Brain …

mindbodygreen.com2 hours ago
The National Institutes of Health recommends that healthy adult women consume 1.1 grams (or 1,100 milligrams) per day and that pregnant women consume 1.4 grams (or 1,400 milligrams) of ALA per day to meet their needs. At present, there are no established requirements for DHA in pregnancy, but …
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Many non-antibiotic drugs can alter gut bacteria

Medical News Today22 hours ago
It is known that taking antibiotics can disrupt our gut bacteria and result in unintended consequences for health and disease. Now, a new study reveals that many non-antibiotic drugs might also alter the composition of our gut bacteria in a similar way. a variety of pills. Lots of non-antibiotic drugs could …
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High IQ leads to earning more money

TheHealthSite7 hours ago
According to the researchers, personality traits such as agreeableness, conscientiousness, trust and generosity also affect behaviour, but in smaller measure, and only initially. Agencies | Published: March 22, 2018 10:46 am. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share on Google+ · Share on Whatsapp.
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US Congress proposes spending deal with $37 billion for the NIH

Nature.com2 hours ago
The legislation would boost funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to a historic high of $37 billion, $3 billion over the 2017 level. The National Science Foundation (NSF) would receive $7.8 billion, $295 million more than it received last year. And NASA’s budget would rise to $20.1 billion, …

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