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Drones in Healthcare

Follow us Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Drones in Healthcare I think the world has become fascinated by drones. I know I have. I got one for Christmas and it’s really fun to play with. The one I got is really hard to fly, but in many ways that makes it more fun. What a lot of people …

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Race, Ethnicity, and the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork JAMA Breast cancer is not one disease, and eliminating the disparities in outcomes requires improved understanding of biology and implementation of systemwide clinical innovation to deliver high-quality care to all women, one woman at a time. Representing 14.0% of all new cancer diagnoses, an estimated 232 670 new cases of breast …

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Consuming—Not Avoiding—Peanuts Leads to Fewer Peanut Allergies in Kids

 follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork JAMA April 28, 2015, Vol 313, No. 16 Anita Slomski, MA High-risk children who consumed peanut products from infancy until they were 5 years old were significantly less likely to develop a peanut allergy than those who avoided peanuts, according to the LEAP randomized trial (Du Toit G et al. N Engl …

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Extended-Release Medications for Obesity Treatment

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork JAMA March 24/31, 2015 Naltrexone Extended-Release Plus Bupropion Extended-Release for Treatment of Obesity   In September 2014, a proprietary formulation of naltrexone extended-release (ER) plus bupropion-ER (brand name Contrave) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA),1 becoming the fourth medication approved for long-term weight management in patients with …

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THE BENEFITS OF SLEEP ACCORDING TO RECENT RESEARCH

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Men’s Fitness   A flood of recent studies is giving us new insights into how important getting enough good sleep is for staying healthy, feeling great, and thinking straight. So take a short siesta and check out the slumber stats below. Sleep deprivation makes you eat more. Skip sleep, and …

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What Can Pomegranate Do for Men?

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork   SFGATE     With vivid burgundy seeds and a distinctive sweet flavor, the pomegranate is a nutrient-dense fruit that is fun to eat and steeped in history. Its medieval French name originates from the Latin roots for “apple” and “seedy,” according to the University of California. It was first …

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Electric Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork JAMA February 24, 2015   The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a first-of-its-kind weight loss treatment device that electronically suppresses hunger signals traveling between the stomach and the brain. The Maestro Rechargeable System, which is manufactured by EnteroMedics of St Paul, Minnesota, consists of an electrical pulse generator, …

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The Healthiest Catch

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Muscle & Body Magazine Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil can help you. Supplements are great when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise plan, but some supplements can be viewed as more essential than others. A good protein blend, for example, is crucial for building muscle and …

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New machine could one day replace anesthesiologists

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNNetwork TOLEDO — The new machine that could one day replace anesthesiologists sat quietly next to a hospital gurney occupied by Nancy Youssef-Ringle. She was nervous. In a few minutes, a machine — not a doctor — would sedate the 59-year-old for a colon cancer screening called a colonoscopy. But she …

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SATURATED FAT: FACT VS. FICTION

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Men’s Fitness Your grandparents never thought twice about eating foods that were loaded with saturated fat. Not long ago, people drank milk with cream on the top, ate whole eggs for breakfast, and enjoyed steak for dinner—and led normal, healthy lives. Yet today, despite all the warnings we’re told to …

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