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Across the globe, 33 million people have atrial fibrillation (AF), a disorder of heart rhythm. In the United States, an estimated 3-6 million people have AF, and with our aging population, this number is expected to increase — AF occurs in 2 percent of those under...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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The onset of diabetes after the age of 50 could be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests. Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, with an overall five-year survival rate of about 8%. Symptoms of pancreatic...

source: CNN

Podcasts are increasing in popularity and are a great asset for a growing business. It was recently confirmed by Apple at WWDC 2018 in early June that there are over 550,000 podcasts, over 18.5 million episodes in more than 100 languages.

source: Forbes

Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health...

source: Medical Xpress

Children with neuroblastoma, a pediatric cancer of nerve cells, are vulnerable to mental health and behavioral problems, a new study finds. Neuroblastoma is diagnosed at a median age of 17.3 months. Treatment advances have prolonged survival for many patients, the study...

source: HealthDay News

Chromosomes, or DNA molecules found in cells carrying genetic material, are "bookended" by telomeres, which will prevent them from "unraveling." Telomeres are also important in the growth and aging process of cells, but what happens when cancer "hijacks" them, and can this...

source: Medical News Today

When Ben Pfeiffer was diagnosed with prostate cancer in April, his urologist noted in the biopsy report that he was leaning toward recommending that Pfeiffer have his prostate surgically removed. But Pfeiffer, 58, a married construction supervisor from Las Vegas with two...

source: Healthline via Fox News


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