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6 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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When You Lose Weight, You're Literally Disappearing Into Thin Air

The Question: According to my nutritionist, I’ve lost 15 pounds of fat this year. Where did it all go? The Answer: Our most predominant metaphors for weight loss are words like “melt” or “burn.” But if you consider the actual biochemistry of the weight loss process, it would be more accurate to say that when you lose fat, you’re literally ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Shape

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What Happens to Fat When You Lose It?

Getty You know how weight loss works, right? Burn more calories per day than you take in. Burn upwards of 500 calories a day and you'll lose a pound a week. Simple math. But where does that fat actually go?If you don't know, don't feel bad: A new study in the British Medical Journal surveyed doctors and biochemistry students and ...

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7 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Exclusive: Amgen's new leukemia drug to carry $178,000 price tag

By Ransdell Pierson (Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Wednesday said its new type of treatment for a deadly form of leukemia would cost about $178,000 when it becomes available on Thursday, which would make it one of the world's most expensive cancer drugs. Company spokeswoman Danielle Bertrand said the price for the infused medicine, called Blincyto, would reflect two courses ...

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11 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Amgen's new leukemia drug to carry $178,000 price tag

By Ransdell Pierson (Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Wednesday said its new type of treatment for a deadly form of leukemia would cost about $178,000 when it becomes available on Thursday, which would make it one of the world's most expensive cancer drugs. Company spokeswoman Danielle Bertrand said the price for the infused medicine, called Blincyto, would reflect two courses ...

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4 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infection

Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died. So far, Timothy Ray Brown, a U.S. man treated in ...

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14 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy: state media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Authorities in a Chinese village have launched a "thought education" campaign after more than 200 villagers signed a petition to banish an eight-year-old boy infected with the HIV virus, state media said on Wednesday. People in China living with HIV and AIDS face widespread discrimination and stigma, with even medical workers sometimes refusing to touch them. ...

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1 HOUR AGO - Yahoo! News

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South Korea increases efforts to contain foot-and-mouth outbreak

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is intensifying efforts to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease by inoculating all hogs in affected areas, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on Thursday. South Korea earlier this month confirmed a fresh case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, five months after an outbreak elsewhere added to fears about food safety. So ...

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2 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Pharnext drug shows promise in neurological disease with no treatment

By Natalie Grover (Reuters) - Using technology gleaned from the mapping of the human genome, privately held French drug developer Pharnext SAS is a step closer to providing a treatment for a rare neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, for which no pharmaceutical therapy exists. The company on Wednesday said its three-drug combination, currently known as PXT-3003, led to a ...

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DEC 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Here's How Rand Paul And Other Politicians Contributed To The 'Lie Of The Year'

Remember when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested that you could get Ebola at a cocktail party? Now, Paul and several other politicians are getting called out for spreading exaggerations about Ebola: PolitiFact has just given the hyperbolic warnings the distinct honor of being the 2014 "Lie of the Year". Two people in the United States died of the disease, but ...

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2 HOURS AGO - New York Times

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Pharmacy Executives Face Murder Charges in Meningitis Deaths

Among the 14 people arrested were the founders of the New England Compounding Center, which made steroids blamed for an outbreak that killed 64 people.

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2 HOURS AGO - Baltimore Sun

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14 arrested over 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64

Fourteen people, including the owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy, have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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