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Another U.S. missionary doctor contracts Ebola

Doctor was working with same group as another American aid worker who recovered from Ebola last month

U.S. CDC says Ebola threatens stability of stricken countries

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U.S. CDC says Ebola threatens stability of stricken countries
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The world's worst Ebola outbreak is threatening the stability of affected and neighboring countries in West Africa and a "massive" response is needed to bring it under control, the head of the U.S. Already we have widespread transmission Liberia. Since it was detected in the remote jungles of southeastern Guinea early this year, the Ebola outbreak has killed some 1,550 people, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). We know how to stop Ebola.

Kristin Chenoweth debuts long, brunette hair

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Kristin Chenoweth debuts long, brunette hair
Annie MartinNEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Kristin Chenoweth traded her signature blonde locks for a long, brunette ombré.

CEO seen kicking friend's puppy in elevator resigns

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CEO seen kicking friend's puppy in elevator resigns
Aileen GraefSTAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague resigned Tuesday after he was caught an on elevator surveillance video kicking his friend's puppy.

Spanish judge orders release of ill boy's parents

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Spanish judge orders release of ill boy's parents
SOTO DEL REAL, Spain (AP) — Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent.


New method for non-invasive prostate cancer screening

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(American Institute of Physics) A team of researchers led by Shaoxin Li at Guangdong Medical College in China has demonstrated the potential of a new, ... more

Sabotage as therapy: Aiming lupus antibodies at vulnerable cancer cells

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(Yale University) Yale Cancer Center researchers may have discovered a new way of harnessing lupus antibodies to sabotage cancer cells made vulnerable by deficient DNA ... more

Scientists call for investigation of mysterious cloud-like collections in cells

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(Georgetown University Medical Center) About 50 years ago, electron microscopy revealed the presence of tiny blob-like structures that form inside cells, move around and disappear. ... more

A new synthetic amino acid for an emerging class of drugs

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(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) EPFL scientists have developed a new amino acid that can be used to modify the 3-D structure of therapeutic peptides. ... more

Invisible blood in urine may indicate bladder cancer

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(University of Exeter) Scientists at the University of Exeter Medical School found that one in 60 people over the age of 60 who had invisible ... more
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Do primary care physicians coordinate ambulatory care for chronic disease patients in Canada?

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Adults with chronic disease are the most frequent users of the primary healthcare system. In Manitoba, patients are allowed to seek ambulatory (outpatient) care ... more

Patients' and physicians' descriptions of occurrence and diagnosis of endometriosis: a qualitative study from Iran

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: The prevalence of endometriosis is considerable but its diagnosis is a dilemma. The aim of this study was to explore the perception and experiences ... more

Geographic differences in the distribution of molecular subtypes of breast cancer in Brazil

published Thu, Aug 28 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: To compare the distribution of the intrinsic molecular subtypes of breast cancer based on immunohistochemical profile in the five major geographic regions of Brazil, ... more

The safety and efficacy of the tetanus vaccine intramuscularly versus subcutaneously in anticoagulated patients: a randomized clinical trial

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: In patients treated with oral anticoagulants, subcutaneous injections of anti-tetanus vaccine are usually recommended to reduce the risk of bleeding, although the effectiveness of ... more

Predictors of regular mammography use among American Indian women in Oklahoma: a cross-sectional study

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: There are significant disparities in breast cancer screening and survivorship between American Indian (AI) and non-Hispanic white women. This study aimed to identify the ... more