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CDC director: Ebola is "spiraling out of control"

"We really have to act now," says Dr. Thomas Frieden, who just visited West African communities hit by the deadly virus

Another U.S. missionary doctor contracts Ebola

Doctor was working with same group as another American aid worker who recovered from Ebola last month

Tropical Storm Dolly expected to make landfall on Mexican coast

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Tropical Storm Dolly expected to make landfall on Mexican coast
Gabrielle LevyMIAMI, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Dolly is expected to make landfall along the eastern Gulf Coast of Mexico on Tuesday, dumping rain and bringing high winds.

MCR Federal providing financial support services to USTRANSCOM

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Richard TomkinsMCLEAN, Va., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Transportation Command is to receive comprehensive financial services support from MCR Federal, a program management company.

Men: Bigfoot-like creature may be in Mississippi

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Men: Bigfoot-like creature may be in Mississippi
Ben HooperVICKSBURG, Miss., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A pair of Mississippi men said they had close encounters with a Bigfoot-like creature on separate occasions near the same playground.


New method for non-invasive prostate cancer screening

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(American Institute of Physics) A team of researchers led by Shaoxin Li at Guangdong Medical College in China has demonstrated the potential of a new, ... more

Sabotage as therapy: Aiming lupus antibodies at vulnerable cancer cells

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(Yale University) Yale Cancer Center researchers may have discovered a new way of harnessing lupus antibodies to sabotage cancer cells made vulnerable by deficient DNA ... more

Latest ear, nose, throat, head and neck research to be presented Sept. 21-24

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(American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery) The latest research on sleep apnea, tonsillectomies, hearing loss, head and neck cancers and other otolaryngic ... more

Enzyme controlling metastasis of breast cancer identified

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(University of California - San Diego) Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that controls the spread ... more

Scientists call for investigation of mysterious cloud-like collections in cells

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(Georgetown University Medical Center) About 50 years ago, electron microscopy revealed the presence of tiny blob-like structures that form inside cells, move around and disappear. ... more
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Under the same roof: co-location of practitioners within primary care is associated with specialized chronic care management

published about 21 hours ago
Background: International and national bodies promote interdisciplinary care in the management of people with chronic conditions. We examine one facilitative factor in this team-based approach ... more

Do primary care physicians coordinate ambulatory care for chronic disease patients in Canada?

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Adults with chronic disease are the most frequent users of the primary healthcare system. In Manitoba, patients are allowed to seek ambulatory (outpatient) care ... more

Patients' and physicians' descriptions of occurrence and diagnosis of endometriosis: a qualitative study from Iran

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: The prevalence of endometriosis is considerable but its diagnosis is a dilemma. The aim of this study was to explore the perception and experiences ... more

Geographic differences in the distribution of molecular subtypes of breast cancer in Brazil

published Thu, Aug 28 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: To compare the distribution of the intrinsic molecular subtypes of breast cancer based on immunohistochemical profile in the five major geographic regions of Brazil, ... more

The safety and efficacy of the tetanus vaccine intramuscularly versus subcutaneously in anticoagulated patients: a randomized clinical trial

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: In patients treated with oral anticoagulants, subcutaneous injections of anti-tetanus vaccine are usually recommended to reduce the risk of bleeding, although the effectiveness of ... more