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Many agencies that offer donated embryos, including most of those supported by federal grants, are affiliated with Christian or anti-abortion rights organizations.

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Categories: in vitro fertilization, infertility, adoptions, health and human services department, embryos, abortion, faith-based initiatives

More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."

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A combination of Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta helped patients with advanced kidney cancer live longer than those receiving and older Pfizer standalone therapy, according to data from a late-stage study presented on Saturday.

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Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.

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The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher’s daughter. Legal warnings soon followed.

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Categories: artificial insemination, sperm, families and family life, genetics and heredity, tests (medical), privacy, 23andme, california cryobank, donor sibling registry, portland (ore), spokane (wash), your-feed-science

Only half of France's farmland could do without glyphosate-based weed-killers by 2021, the country's farm minister suggested, further lowering an initial ambition to get rid of the controversial chemical by then.

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Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos and threaten supplies of life-saving vaccines and other products.

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Planning to take advantage of Presidents’ Day mattress sales? Here are eight pitfalls to avoid so you buy a mattress you’ll happily sleep on for years.

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Categories: mattresses, sleep, consumer reviews, presidents' day, your-feed-wirecutter

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday proposed coverage of expensive CAR-T cell therapies at cancer centers that meet criteria including a registry or clinical study to monitor how well patients fare for at least two years after treatment.

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(Reuters Health) - School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency room visits and hospitalizations than those who don't get such classes, a recent study suggests.

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(Reuters Health) - Patients who discharge themselves from the hospital against medical advice are twice as likely to be back within 30 days as those who leave when doctors say they're ready, a large U.S. study finds.

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(Reuters Health) - The number of push-ups a man can do in the doctor's office may be a good predictor of his risk of developing heart disease in the coming years, new research suggests.

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Researchers are drawing inspiration from the proteins that they think let hearty water bears cheat time by decelerating their biology.

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Categories: tardigrades, proteins, biology and biochemistry, medicine and health, united states defense and military forces, defense advanced research projects agency, your-feed-science

Foods most often associated with intolerances were chocolate, food additives, citrus fruits, fish, shellfish, milk, cheese, eggs and nuts.

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Categories: chinese food (cuisine), food, allergies, asthma, headaches, milk, monosodium glutamate, food additives



Data from Kinsa, which makes internet-connected smart thermometers, indicates it’s a bad year for colds, but not the flu.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: influenza, fever, thermometers, colds, united states, centers for disease control and prevention, kinsa inc, your-feed-science

Sending love to others is easy. Being kind to yourself can be surprisingly difficult.

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Categories: empathy, psychology and psychologists, friendship, post-traumatic stress disorder, buddhism, mental health and disorders


Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline park.

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The active ingredients of ketamine, a popular club drug, show promise in battling deep despair.

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Categories: depression (mental), drugs (pharmaceuticals), health insurance and managed care, food and drug administration, national institute of mental health, johnson & johnson, your-feed-science


“We all have someone in our first-degree circle that has either died suddenly or had premature cardiovascular disease,” said one researcher.

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Categories: obesity, heart, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, diet and nutrition, weight, asian-americans, stroke

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Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women, researchers said.

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Last year the 72-year-old, 6-foot 3-inch Trump weighed 239 pounds, but in a year he has gained 4 pounds and is now 243 pounds. That puts him at a body mass index of 30.4, which crosses the 30 BMI clinical threshold for obesity.

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"Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause an infection," the study's lead author says.

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What is it about winter and dry skin? A dermatologist explains and offers some tips and tricks to soothe winter dry skin.

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Twenty years ago, weight loss surgery for teenagers was seen as a risky last resort. But today, many doctors say that for some, the benefits outweigh the risks.

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