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The child in South Mississippi becomes the state's first seasonal death

JACKSON, miss. – A child in southern Mississippi has become the first child death of the year, health officials said Wednesday. The child, whose name and age were not released, had underlying health status, officials from the Mississippi State Department of Health said. In Mississippi, 20 deaths have been reported in children with influenza since flu deaths were reported in …

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Baboon survives for six months with a pig's heart in his chest

An olive pavé, the same species used in the study. Photo: Gary Stolz (Wikimedia Commons) A baboon survived 195 days after an experimental heart transplant. But the heart did not come from another baboon – it came from a pig. There are far more people who urgently need organ transplants than donor organs are available – about 4,000 Americans are …

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Sorry, intermittent fasting is no better than regular dieting

Photo: MaleWitch (iStock) Intermittent fasting is the hottest diet trend since the keto. (Bonus points for keto and temporary fasting – you can probably fly now!) The main point is that people try to lose weight by only eating between certain hours, or restricting food on certain days of the week while they are usually eat the rest of the …

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Could Infection Lead to Mental Illness in Children? : Recordings

Infection in children may increase the risk of certain mental illnesses in children and adolescents. Rebecca Nelson / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch Rebecca Nelson / Getty Images Infection in children may increase the risk of certain mental illnesses in children and adolescents. Rebecca Nelson / Getty Images Researchers have identified a link between some infections and mental illnesses …

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From a Deceased Woman's Transplanted Uterus, a Live Birth

A woman who received a transplant from a deceased donor gave birth to a healthy child, researchers in Brazil said on Tuesday. Uterine transplants from living donors have succeeded; At least 11 babies have been born this way since 2013. "We talk about lifesaving transplants. This is a life-giving transplant, a new category. Allan D. Kirk, the chief surgeon at …

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After an HIV-positive woman has ended her life in Lake, the villagers in Karnataka want to drain it

An HIV-positive woman had committed suicide by jumping into the lake (Representational pic) Bengaluru: The village of Morab in Karnatakas Hubli is likely to experience hectic activity in the coming days, government officials predict drain off a 23 acre lake and fill it with water from the neighboring Malaprabha Channel. The reason? Public pressure after an HIV-positive woman decided in …

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Quiz: How lonely are you?

Loneliness has reached epidemic levels in the US. In May, Cigna health insurance published results of a survey in which most American adults were considered lonely. Younger people like Millennials and Generation Z are the loneliest. The company used a questionnaire based on the UCLA Loneliness Scale, the measure most commonly used by researchers. In order for the rest of …

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Two-year-old cancer patient needs rare blood to survive

She fought cancer, and to survive, she'll probably need blood transfusions from 7 to 10 donors, not all of them found yet. That's because they are as rare as they are. [19659003] Only persons of Pakistani, Indian or Iranian descent who have the same blood type as Zainab, whose family comes from Pakistan, are likely to agree with her. According …

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More women in the Congo infected with Ebola than men

The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing the worst outbreak of Ebola virus disease . More than 420 Ebola cases have been reported in eastern Congo. Nearly 60 percent of the infected have died of the disease. This is the tenth Ebola epidemic in the country but this is unusual as more than 60 percent of the patients are female. …

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