UC San Diego Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center named new ‘alpha clinic’ | Health4News

Designation will help speed development of emerging drugs and therapies
In a push to further speed clinical development of emerging stem cell therapies, Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center at UC San Diego Health System was named today one of three new “alpha clinics” by the California…
UC San Diego Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center named new ‘alpha clinic’

Study finds lower mortality at hospitals that treat high volume of SAH cases | Health4News

Lower mortality at hospitals with more experience treating subarachnoid hemorrhage, reports neurosurgery
For patients with a severe type of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), treatment at a hospital that treats a high volume of SAH cases is associated with a lower risk of death,…
Study finds lower mortality at hospitals that treat high volume of SAH cases

Study reveals subtypes, potential diagnostic and treatment clues for papillary thyroid carcinomas | Health4News

NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Study reveals subtypes, potential diagnostic and treatment clues for papillary thyroid carcinomas

Rates of type 1 diabetes increase significantly among non-Hispanic white youth | Health4News

The rate of non-Hispanic white youth diagnosed with type 1 diabetes increased significantly from 2002 to 2009 in all but the youngest age group of children, according to a new study published today in the journal Diabetes.
The study included data from more than 2 million children and adolescents…
Rates of type 1 diabetes increase significantly among non-Hispanic white youth

Britain should become a ‘smoke-free’ country, Jeremy Hunt declares  | Health4News

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said we should ‘aspire to a smoke-free Britain’
Said Britain was making ‘remarkable progress’ reducing smoking rates 
Comments come amid calls for smoking to be banned in parks and squares
Remarks made after the publication of a landmark NHS …
Britain should become a ‘smoke-free’ country, Jeremy Hunt declares 

Exposure to UV rays releases chemical which helps metabolism | Health4News

Moderate exposure to UV rays causes skin to release gas called nitric oxide
Nitric oxide slows the development of obesity and type II diabetes
Experts are calling for new health advice around going in the sun

By
Ben Spencer, Science Reporter

Published:
14:02 EST, 23 October 2014

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Exposure to UV rays releases chemical which helps metabolism

The experts’ guide on staying healthy and germ-free on flights | Health4News

Sitting in a closed cabin with up to 500 people is a breeding ground for germs
According to air stewards, blankets are rarely washed or table trays cleaned
Take precautions by bringing sanitising wipes and gel hand washes
Potassium rich foods will aid digestion and reduce swelling on long haul …
The experts’ guide on staying healthy and germ-free on flights

Doctors warn speeding of biological clock means women will take four years to conceive | Health4News

Number of eggs needed for pregnancy rises ‘almost exponentially’ after 42  
Careers and hunt for ‘Mr Right’ are causing women to put off motherhood 
Nearly half of all British babies are now born to women aged 30 or older 
Researcher urged women to freeze their eggs wit…
Doctors warn speeding of biological clock means women will take four years to conceive

DH closely monitors first MERS case in Turkey | Health4News

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Department of Health (DH) is today (October 25) closely monitoring the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by Turkey, and hence called on the public to stay alert and maintain good personal, food and…
DH closely monitors first MERS case in Turkey

Argatroban versus Lepirudin in critically ill patients (ALicia): a randomized controlled trial | Health4News

IntroductionCritically ill patients often require renal replacement therapy accompanied by thrombocytopenia. Thrombocytopenia during heparin anticoagulation may be due to heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with need for alternative anticoagulation.
Therefore, we compared argatroban and lepirudin…
Argatroban versus Lepirudin in critically ill patients (ALicia): a randomized controlled trial

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