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Stressful relationships tied to mental decline

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:39am
Having close personal relationships in middle age that cause stress, problems or worries, may contribute to a decline in thinking ability in older age, according to a new study.
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Gene therapy found effective in hemophilia B

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:37am
Ten patients with severe hemophilia B have remained cured of the inherited bleeding disorder for as long as three years thanks to gene therapy, according to a new report on the technique in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Newborn death rate drops in US

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:31am
The death rate of U.S. newborns during the first week of life has decreased by 8 percent in recent years, but the rate of stillbirths late in pregnancy has held steady, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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WHO says Ebola transmission ‘intense’ in Sierra Leone

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:17am
The spread of Ebola remains "intense" in most of Sierra Leone even as things have improved somewhat in the two other countries hardest hit, the World Health Organization says.
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CDC chief drops worst-case Ebola estimate

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:16am
The government's worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won't happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday.
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Female bosses more prone to depression than male counterparts, study says

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:09am
A new study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior offers evidence that gender discrimination can negatively impact the mental health of people with authority at work.
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'Partnering for Cures': Medical innovators team up to treat deadly diseases

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:00am
Team work. That was the theme when medical thought leaders converged on New York City recently for the Faster Cures Center of the Milken Institute’s “Partnering for Cures” conference where Fox News’ own Dr. Manny Alvarez was a panel moderator.
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