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Updates in Health News:

Relationship between sugar and cancer is now clearer, scientists say

USA TODAY - 20 hours ago
Belgian scientists say they've made a research breakthrough in the relationship between sugar and cancer. Researchers found yeast with high levels of the sugar known as glucose overstimulated the...

What Happens After You Die? The Brain Keeps Working Long Enough for Thoughts to Form

Newsweek - 1 hour ago
Few things seem more absolute than death. But when it comes to actually pinpointing the moment when a person goes from alive to dead, drawing the line is a little more fraught. The current medical...

Scientists engineer proteins that caused obese animals to lose weight and lower cholesterol

Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
As the U.S. obesity rate has galloped toward 40%, doctors, drug designers and dispirited dieters have all wondered the same thing: What if a pill could deliver the benefits of weight-loss surgery,...

Organ donation opt-out

NI 'not ready' - 3 hours ago
A leading transplant surgeon says Northern Ireland is "not ready" for the opt-out organ donation system being used and proposed for other parts of the UK. Dr Tim Brown, who has carried out...

Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic?

The Atlantic - 2 hours ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps a Most Wanted list for flu viruses. The agency evaluates every potentially dangerous strain, and gives them two scores out of 10—one...

Mom pens touching thank you post to daughter's nurses

Fox News - 3 hours ago
Sophie's mom was moved to thank the nurses who have helped care for her after she was diagnosed with cancer in May. (Support Sophie (GoFundMe) ). A mother's thank you note to the pediatric...

'Handful of changes' make cancer

BBC News - 2 hours ago
British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer. The team, at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, showed the answer was a tiny handful, between...

In A Single Week, Plague Cases More Than Doubled In Madagascar

HuffPost - 1 day ago
Government workers spray disinfectant during cleanup of a market in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, on Oct. 10. 210. The number of plague cases has more than doubled to a total of 805 in...

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