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Cooling Caps Reduce Hair Loss In Women Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment

But cooling caps haven't been extensively studied in the USA, and womens' experiences with the caps have been hit or miss. So far, only DigniCap has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration - Paxman is still pending clearance. Secondary endpoints included whether patients in the cooling arm required use of a wig or scarf and overall quality of life, as scored by the European Organisat... [Full Article...]

Genetic Markers Can Predict Male Pattern Baldness

Genetic Markers Can Predict Male Pattern Baldness A new study identifies more than 250 genetic locations responsible for male pattern baldness. "We developed a prediction algorithm based entirely on common genetic variants that discriminated (AUC = 0.78, sensitivity = 0.74, specificity = 0.69, PPV = 59 percent, NPV = 82 percent) those with no hair loss from those with severe hair loss", scientists explained. [Full Article...]

Spotify To Move US HQ To 4 World Trade Center

North Korean dictator ordered brother killed, South Korean spy chief says . Spotify , which now has offices in Midtown South, will move its NY office and its employees to 378,000 square feet of office space in the new Fumihiko Maki-designed building owned by Silverstein Properties, Inc.in early 2018. [Full Article...]

Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear

Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear Eighty percent of the time, researchers were able to identify which babies would be diagnosed with autism by age two by looking at differences in brain volume among those high-risk children. Early intervention could include training for parents on techniques to raise a child with autism, as well as finding a style of behavioural therapy that works for their child. [Full Article...]

Americans stress levels on the rise, survey shows

In order to avoid elevated stress levels, researchers recommend turning off the TV and taking up hobbies or spending more time with family. The results of the latest poll, given to 1,019 people in January, showed the fastest rise in stress levels since the APA's Stress in America survey began in 2007. [Full Article...]

People with ADHD have atypical brains

The results of the study, which involved 1,713 people with ADHD and 1,529 people without the condition, were published in The Lancet Psychiatry . "Future meta-analyses and mega-analyses will need to investigate medication effects as well as the developmental course of volumetric differences in this disorder". [Full Article...]

Sarasota Health Officials: Get a Flu Vaccine Now!

Every year the flu virus changes, producing different strains and forcing our bodies to adapt in order to fight the virus. Overall, its effectiveness reached 48 percent. She said insurance providers also have information on where the vaccine is available. In the last H3N2-dominant flu season, in 2014-15, the target virus in the vaccine was not well matched to the viruses that were making peopl... [Full Article...]

Scotland captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations

Scotland captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw has been ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations, the Scottish Rugby Union have announced. Ali Price, who came on against France, turned in a sparky performance, markedly increasing the tempo of Scotland's play and bringing feistiness in the loose. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee home to four semi-finalists for 2017 James Beard awards

Kris Komori, chef de cuisine at State and Lemp in Boise, joins chef Laurent Zirotti , of Fleu de Sel in Post Falls, in the running for Best Chef: Northwest. The same panel of judges will then name the winners in each category on April 25. Also recognized as a semifinalist in this category a year ago, Bluestem received a major renovation in 2014.It continues to receive kudos as "a nati... [Full Article...]

Rare Bacterial Infection Kills One, Sickens Two In Bronx

Rare Bacterial Infection Kills One, Sickens Two In Bronx According to the CDC, only about 100 to 200 leptospirosis cases are reported each year in the United States. Health officials are holding a meeting for tenants of the building on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.in the lobby. The disease is rarely spread person-to-person. Rat urine can enter the body through your eyes, nose, or mouth, or through wounds and cuts in your skin, the department says. [Full Article...]

Teenagers able to register to be organ donors beginning Tuesday

Teenagers able to register to be organ donors beginning Tuesday Here in Colorado, there are 2,500 people waiting to get a life-saving transplant. The province said organ donors saved 380 lives in 2015 in Alberta, which was an 11 per cent increase from 2014. To become an organ donor, all you need is your drivers license. NY has the nation's lowest percentage of registered organ donors, and waiting lists for some organs, such as kidneys, can stretch years. [Full Article...]

How Screwed Is Judge Gorsuch Over These Trump Comments?

Citing the text of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the legislation he claims gives him the unreviewable power to do what is best for national security, he sneered at the judges: "A bad high school student would understand this". A seat for life on the Supreme Court can shape how cases are decided and rights are protected, or lost, for decades. In a Thursday statement , Kelly Ayotte, the fo... [Full Article...]

Meijer recalls Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack deli cheeses

Sargento - one of the largest cheesemakers in the U.S. As if that weren't bad enough, Ruth's Salads, a company in North Carolina, is recalling some of its pimento cheese products due to an unrelated but still potentially deadly listeria contamination discovered during official food testing. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady filmed ad with fifth Super Bowl ring in September

Tom Brady filmed ad with fifth Super Bowl ring in September With 10 points being the previous biggest comeback to win a Super Bowl, the Falcons and their fans could be excused if they were getting ready to party after Tevin Coleman put Atlanta ahead 28-3 around the midway mark of the third quarter. Ryan dropped back again for no apparent reason and got sacked. Atlanta gained 9 on first down to set up a 2nd and 1, already inside field goal range at the New ... [Full Article...]

Planned Parenthood - Robin Rothman

Planned Parenthood - Robin Rothman The House of Representatives will vote next week to repeal a last-minute executive order by former President Barack Obama that provided federal funding to Planned Parenthood. Paul, a couple of hundred abortion opponents prayed, marched and chanted. Local organizer Louantha Kerr with anti-abortion group Hope For Life said "new people show up all the time" to demonstrations outside of the Newtown ... [Full Article...]

FDA Approves Corticosteroid Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Now, they will be able to get Emflaza tablets and oral suspensions to treat DMD. Deflazacort is a corticosteroid that works by reducing both inflammation and the activity of the immune system. Drugs like Emflaza aren't developed in silos, but rather through the combined efforts of biotechs and drug companies, patient organizations like MDA, corporate partners and donors, and the families who are... [Full Article...]

Popular cheeses sold in Tennessee recalled due to listeria concerns

Popular cheeses sold in Tennessee recalled due to listeria concerns However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall Friday. All Meijer-branded "Colby Cheese" and "Colby Jack Cheese" sold in Meijer in-store deli counters are included in the recall. Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese with sell-by dates of June 12, 2017; July 9, 2017; and July 10, 2017. [Full Article...]

Facebook And MTV Hire Will Strengthen Its Competition Against Netflix And YouTube

Facebook And MTV Hire Will Strengthen Its Competition Against Netflix And YouTube From Faking It , Awkward , Finding Carter , Scream , Teen Wolf , Nicole Byer, Mary + Jane, Sweet/Vicious and Shannara... Lefevre was hired at MTV in 2015, when her predecessor Susanne Daniels left the company to join YouTube. The social networking giant is also said to be in talks with various media companies for licensing their original content, while also seeking publishers to create Fa... [Full Article...]

Tesla worker not on 'union payroll,' UAW says

Tesla worker not on 'union payroll,' UAW says Company Chief Executive Elon Musk told investors previous year that there were over 370,000 customers who gave deposits for the Model 3 sedan, so he planned to start manufacturing the vehicles in July 2017. At its peak, that factory was turning out 500,000 cars a year before both companies decided it was no longer profitable to manufacture automobiles there and shut down operations, putting thou... [Full Article...]

Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents

Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents The sighting of an orange alligator in a pond in Hanahan, South Carolina has been grabbing the attention of residents wondering whether that's a normal colour for a reptile. "I have no doubt that animal is stained somehow, "Vliet said". In 2011, news of an orange alligator photographed in Venice, Florida, prompted speculation about whether the beast's appearance represented a dramatic dye job or... [Full Article...]


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