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Zika Virus Vaccine: How Long Will It Take To Create? What Is The Creation Process Like? [Video]

As the Zika virus is spreading across the globe, pressure is mounting for medical scientists and researchers to create a vaccine. The problem is that creating a vaccine takes time and money. Alan Barrett, director of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development in Texas, says, “it takes about 20 years and costs about $ 1.5 billion.” There is some good ...

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Migraines Rise In Women At Menopause

Migraine headaches, the debilitating vascular malady that plagues approximately 8 percent of American women, has been identified as intensifying during peri-menopause, according to a new research study, as identified by study coauthor Richard B. Lipton, MD, director of the Montefiore Headache Center in New York. The results were published in the Headache medical journal, according to Pharmacy Today. [Cath Riley/Getty ...

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Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kits: Weekly Releases, Plus, How Do They Taste?

Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kits have been a hot topic ever since they launched in late November 2015. Now, the reality star is speaking out about the infamous kits that sell out every time. Kylie Jenner’s new lip kits sold out again – within 10 minutes. But have no fear because the 18-year-old reveals that she may be rolling out weekly ...

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Weight Loss Surgery May Lengthen Lives While Good Weight Loss Programs Are Hard To Find Online

Weight loss is often a difficult process for many people. After years of trying, most will never succeed at losing the weight they want and keeping it off for good. There are many ways to lose weight, and one option that dieters may want to consider if they have tried everything else is weight loss surgery. Surgery may not only ...

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Mental Disorders Like Dementia, Alzheimer’s On The Decline – Why Are Rates Falling?

Dementia rates have been falling in recent times. Since the late 1970s, dementia rates have decreased by a whopping 44 percent, indicated a long-running study. Researchers believe this reversal may have to do with gradually falling rates of heart diseases owing to better awareness of fitness and diet, combined with the availability of better treatment options. Rates of mental disorders ...

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John Hopkins To Become First U.S. Hospital To Perform Organ Transplants Between HIV Positive Donors And Recipients

The Johns Hopkins University Hospital is about to become the very first hospital in the United States to be approved to perform organ transplants between donors and recipients who test positive for HIV. The historic decision will be the beginning of a new era that could increase the transplant rate of the entire nation, and significantly cut down on the ...

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Dementia Rates Are Falling, Report Reveals 44 Percent Drop In Brain Disease

Dementia rates are falling, according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Using data obtained from the Framingham Heart Study, dementia rates have fallen by 44 percent since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Fox News reports that the most significant drop was among people who graduated high school. Data obtained from the Framingham Heart ...

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One-In-Ten Women Has This Syndrome: Do You?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, known as PCOS, is more widely recognized by physicians and in health literature than it was a decade ago, yet many women don’t know the symptoms, or the complications. Many who have this syndrome are not aware that they have it, but they are likely aware that they have many health problems that they wish they didn’t. ...

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Celebrate Bob Marley Day With New Legal Marley-Juana Line: Cannabis In A Bottle, Skincare Products, And More

Bob Marley, the music legend who has brought the reggae community to its peak, would have celebrated his 71st birthday February 6, 2016, if he was still alive. But indeed, Bob Marley and his legacy continues to live on in millions of hearts and minds—and now, more recently, immortalized in bottles of marijuana now sold across states in the U.S. ...

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ADHD In Girls Leads To Higher Obesity Rates According To Mayo Clinic Researchers

ADHD in girls can lead to obesity in adulthood, according to a new study. Young girls who suffer from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder during childhood are twice as likely to be obese later on in life. Researchers looked at the medical records of 336 children diagnosed with ADHD born between 1976 and 1982, then compared them to 665 kids of the ...

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