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Sugar Feeds Some Kinds of Lung Cancer Cells

Some kinds of lung cancer tumors really like sugar, and blocking that sweet tooth might offer a way to treat the disease, researchers reported Friday. The team at the University of Texas at Dallas were looking for simpler ways to tell one kind of cancer cell from another. They discovered that squamous cell tumors — […]
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Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Up 55 Percent

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6 percent of all deaths, the CDC said. “Millions of Americans and their family members are profoundly affected by Alzheimer’s disease,” said CDC Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat. “As the number of older Americans with Alzheimer’s disease rises, more family […]
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Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Up 55 Percent

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6 percent of all deaths, the CDC said. “Millions of Americans and their family members are profoundly affected by Alzheimer’s disease,” said CDC Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat. “As the number of older Americans with Alzheimer’s disease rises, more family […]
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Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Up 55 Percent

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6 percent of all deaths, the CDC said. “Millions of Americans and their family members are profoundly affected by Alzheimer’s disease,” said CDC Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat. “As the number of older Americans with Alzheimer’s disease rises, more family […]
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Gene Study Shows Zika's Stealthy Spread

By analyzing genomes generated as part of the study, researchers confirmed that the Zika virus was present in affected countries well before the first confirmed cases were detected. Broad Institute And it looks a lot like other infections, notably its close relative dengue, which is also carried by mosquitoes. But since it hit Brazil, doctors […]
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Gene Study Shows Zika's Stealthy Spread

By analyzing genomes generated as part of the study, researchers confirmed that the Zika virus was present in affected countries well before the first confirmed cases were detected. Broad Institute And it looks a lot like other infections, notably its close relative dengue, which is also carried by mosquitoes. But since it hit Brazil, doctors […]
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Gene Study Shows Zika's Stealthy Spread

By analyzing genomes generated as part of the study, researchers confirmed that the Zika virus was present in affected countries well before the first confirmed cases were detected. Broad Institute And it looks a lot like other infections, notably its close relative dengue, which is also carried by mosquitoes. But since it hit Brazil, doctors […]
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What the GOP Bill Would Do to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'

Patients wait to see receive dental care at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) mobile dental and medical clinic in Milton, Florida, in December. Spencer Platt / Getty Images, file “In particular, out-of-pocket spending on maternity care and mental health and substance abuse services could increase by thousands of dollars in a given year,” according to […]