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New Drug Could Help Tough-to-Treat Cholesterol

The body uses ACL further upstream in the same cholesterol synthesis process that also employs the enzyme targeted by statins, known as HMGCR, the researchers said in background notes. A study of about 655,000 people found that people's ACL and HMGCR scores were associated with similar patterns in LDL cholesterol levels and similar effects on heart disease risk based on …

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Sudden cardiac arrest strikes another student in central Pa.

An eighth at the Milton Hershey School in Dauphin County died after a sudden cardiac arrest, becoming the second student in the Harrisburg area within two weeks to die from the syndrome. Daron Lewis Godbee, 13, was shot in school, according to his obituary. He was a native of the Hershey area and involved in activities such as cross country, …

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Robot Pill Pierces Intestine Walls to Deliver Drugs

The RaniPill A futuristic metalless or soft "robot" pill has just passed its first human trial in February, according to IEEE Spectrum . The pill is designed to pierce the inside of the intestinal wall with a needle full of drugs thanks to an inflatable balloon. The first human test has successfully tested the part of the inflatable balloon in …

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World Health Organization gives mixed message on Ebola fight – Axios

Details: The director general of OMS Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu, who has just returned from a trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo together with CDC director Robert Redfield, emphasized that despite the epidemic continues to flare up in the Congo, has not spread to any other country. He also said that the number of new cases per week has …

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Canterbury flu cases rise as measles epidemic takes hold

Canterbury is preparing for a double whammy with serious illness, as the flu will begin to affect the region along with the measles epidemic. On Friday, the health official of Canterbury Alistair Humphrey said that on March 10, when the data was collected, the last time, there were 18 probable cases in Canterbury. These 18 had arrived at the emergency …

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Charlee Shaw back in pediatric ICU after suffering complications during surgery

Charlee Shaw had returned to the PICU at Aurora's Children Hospital on Wednesday night after complications from surgery. (Photo courtesy of the Shaw family) STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Clark's resident Brett Shaw found himself sitting by the bed of his 6-year-old daughter at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Children's Hospital Aurora on Wednesday night, leaning on her faith in God …

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Ottawa County health officials warn of norovirus increase

OTTAWA COUNTY, MI – Public health officials are warning residents of a growing threat of norovirus in Ottawa County. On Thursday, March 14, county officials said a norovirus stomach bug is in circulation quickly, with 215 cases reported at the county level last month. This is an increase compared to zero cases reported in November, December and January and a …

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U.S. hopes to send more experts to Congo as Ebola outbreak rages

Healthcare workers were seen inside the "red zone" of an Ebola treatment center that was attacked at the beginning of March 9 in Butembo, in the province of northern Kivu, in the Congo. (John Wessels / AFP / Getty Images) The Center for Disease Control and Prevention hopes to send experts to the Congo in the coming weeks to train …

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Region’s health leaders encourage parents to vaccinate children against measles

STACY SQUIRES / STUFF Health professionals are urging parents in Nelson and Marlborough to ensure that their children have been vaccinated against measles. A widespread measles outbreak in the South Island could reach Nelson and Marlborough, health professionals say. The dott. Andrew Lindsay, a health official at the Nelson Sanlborough Public Health Service, urged parents to ensure that their children …

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