Melanie Brown was Hospitalized Because She ‘Mixed’ Drugs With Booze

British singer Melanie Brown was hospitalized recently in London because the singer had an accidental overdose, it has been revealed. According to a source, the 39-year-old singer, who missed a live taping of British 'X Factor' because she went to the hospital after reportedly suffering agonizing stomach pains, mixed tranquilizers, including Xanax, with alcohol, Radar Online reported. The insider said that it was absolutely accidental, and not intentional ...
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Future Spending Patterns Of Physicians Linked to Region of Medical Residency Training

The expenditures for care provided by practicing physicians were associated with the spending patterns in the regions in which their residency program was located. Those trained in lower-spending regions continuing to practice in a less costly manner, even when they moved to higher-spending regions, and vice versa, revealed a study in the December 10 issue of iJAMA/i, a theme issue on medical education. Regional and system-level variations in Medicare ...
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Future Spending Patterns Of Physicians Linked to Region of Medical Residency Training

The expenditures for care provided by practicing physicians were associated with the spending patterns in the regions in which their residency program was located. Those trained in lower-spending regions continuing to practice in a less costly manner, even when they moved to higher-spending regions, and vice versa, revealed a study in the December 10 issue of iJAMA/i, a theme issue on medical education. Regional and system-level variations in Medicare ...
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Is ‘Vaping’ Dafer Than Smoking?

The full health effects of "vaping" cannot be determined yet, as it is too early to see the results, say researchers. Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, said that it's too soon to know how vaping, as use of e-cigarettes has been called, compares to smoking tobacco when it comes to health effects. It takes 20 to 30 years for smoking to cause a disease like lung cancer, so ...
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Is ‘Vaping’ Dafer Than Smoking?

The full health effects of "vaping" cannot be determined yet, as it is too early to see the results, say researchers. Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, said that it's too soon to know how vaping, as use of e-cigarettes has been called, compares to smoking tobacco when it comes to health effects. It takes 20 to 30 years for smoking to cause a disease like lung cancer, so ...
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Proneness to Antisocial Behavior Determined by Genes

Both positive and negative experiences influence how genetic variants affect the brain and thereby behavior, reveals a new study. Sheilagh Hodgins of the University of Montreal said the evidence show that the effects of variants of many genes that are common in the population depend on environmental factors. Further, these genetic variants affect each other. The researchers conducted a study to determine whether juvenile offending was associated ...
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Proneness to Antisocial Behavior Determined by Genes

Both positive and negative experiences influence how genetic variants affect the brain and thereby behavior, reveals a new study. Sheilagh Hodgins of the University of Montreal said the evidence show that the effects of variants of many genes that are common in the population depend on environmental factors. Further, these genetic variants affect each other. The researchers conducted a study to determine whether juvenile offending was associated ...
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Dietary Therapy for Seizure Control in Adults

Dietary therapy along with a regimen of anti-seizure medications are known to have enhanced seizure control for people with epilepsy. A number of studies have touted the benefits of dietary therapy in pediatric patients, but little is known about the effects of dietary changes in adults. A pair of studies presented at the American Epilepsy Society''s (AES) 68th Annual Meeting will offer insights into the therapeutic effects of specialized diets in adults with epilepsy. In ...
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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Policies Blamed for Insufficient Response to Ebola Outbreak

The healthcare systems in the African countries worst affected by Ebola were underfunded, had shortage of doctors and hampered coordinated response to the outbreak, due to International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies, researchers said Monday. Links between the IMF and the rapid spread of the disease were examined by researchers from Cambridge University's sociology department, with colleagues from Oxford University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. ...
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