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1 HOUR AGO - Doctors Lounge

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Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds

Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed

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9 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Afghan police investigate gas poisoning at girls' school

More than 100 girls were taken to hospital from their school in western Afghanistan on Monday after breathing in toxic gas, officials said, and police were investigating whether the incident was deliberate. Elements of Afghanistan's ultra-conservative society oppose education for girls and schools have periodically come under attack. Police promised to track down those responsible.

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12 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Spanish-style siesta could reduce blood pressure, medications

Taking midday naps as they do in Spain was associated with lower blood pressure and the need for fewer antihypertensive medications in a new study. "Although William Blake affirms that it is better to think in the morning, act at noon, eat in the evening and sleep at night, noon sleep seems to have beneficial effects," says Dr. Manolis Kallistratos ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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Children in Ohio’s Appalachian Counties Face Similar Health Care Challenges to Metropolitan Areas, Study Finds

Columbus, OH - Despite the fact that previous research shows the Appalachian region of the United States as limited in access to health care services, researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that children with special health care needs in Appalachian areas face similar levels of health status as their metropolitan counterparts.

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16 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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Alzheimer's disease is thought to be accelerated by an abnormal build-up of fat in the brain

People with Alzheimer's disease have fat deposits in the brain. For the first time since the disease was described 109 years ago, researchers affiliated with the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered accumulations of fat droplets in the brain of patients who died from the disease and have identified the nature of the fat.

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