New blood test can help diagnose traumatic brain injuries

CHICAGO — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval. The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the company an early lead in the biotech industry’s race to find a way to diagnose concussions. The test doesn’t detect concussions and the approval More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Flu vaccine is one of the least effective in years

The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the strain of the virus that’s causing most illnesses this season. Preliminary figures released Thursday suggest the vaccine More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Lena Dunham says she had a total hysterectomy

Lena Dunham says she is coming to terms with her permanent infertility. The “Girls” creator and star wrote a personal essay for Vogue about her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year.  Dunham More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Insider tips to help you train like an Olympian

The 2018 Winter Olympics is in full swing in Pyeongchang, South Korea and athletes from across the globe are dazzling audiences worldwide with their incredible feats. Whether it’s landing a triple axel, racing More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The elephant on the slopes: Putting female snowboarders at risk

On Monday night, the world watched as 4 out of 5 female snowboarders in the Olympic slopestyle competition — fierce athletes who had spent the last four years perfecting daring new jumps to advance their sport More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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3 simple habits linked to weight loss

People looking to shrink their waistlines may want to adopt three simple eating habits to help them get there, new research suggests. The study tracked nearly 60,000 people and discovered that how fast they ate More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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New, fast-acting drug offers a novel way to combat flu virus

Last Updated Feb 12, 2018 9:52 PM EST NEW YORK — The worst flu season in years has health professionals scrambling to find ways to combat the virus. In Japan, one company says it has developed More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Drug shortages burden U.S. health care system

The nation’s health care system is still reeling from Hurricane Maria five months after the killer storm hit. Along with Puerto Rico’s electrical grid and infrastructure, Maria also wiped out Puerto More...

By admin On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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The growing acceptance of autism in the workplace

We like to think that good work is always rewarded. But what if some people who could do good work can’t their foot in the door in the first place? That’s where recent hiring initiatives that look beyond More...

By admin On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Flu becomes widespread in 48 states

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