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07/29/2016
Tobacco retailers slugged under new Tasmanian plan to curb smoking - ABC Online


ABC Online

Tobacco retailers slugged under new Tasmanian plan to curb smoking
ABC Online
The Tasmanian Government will triple the licence fee charged to tobacco retailers in a bid to tackle high smoking rates. The Government has released its final Healthy Tasmania five-year strategic plan, which was put out for public consultation in ...
Retailers fume over smokes planThe Mercury

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07/29/2016
Lack Of Physical Activity Is Costing America Billions In Healthcare Costs - The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr

Lack Of Physical Activity Is Costing America Billions In Healthcare Costs
The Inquisitr
Physical inactivity is doing much more to amplify the obesity problem. A new global report, published in the U.K. journal the Lancet, puts the cost of physical inactivity in the United States at a whopping $27.8 billion. Globally, Money Magazine ...
Moderate physical activity can prevent dementiaBusiness Standard
Americans blow $27.8B each year by being lazyBend Bulletin
Physical Inactivity Is Costing Australia Nearly $1 Billion A YearHuffington Post Australia
Hindustan Times -STGIST -UPI.com -Guardian Liberty Voice
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07/29/2016
Robotic and open surgeries for prostate cancer achieve similar quality of life outcomes at 3 months - News-Medical.net

Renal and Urology News

Robotic and open surgeries for prostate cancer achieve similar quality of life outcomes at 3 months
News-Medical.net
The first randomised controlled trial to directly compare robotic surgery with open surgery for patients with localised prostate cancer finds that robotic and open surgery achieve similar results in terms of key quality of life indicators at 3 months ...
Will robotic surgery replace doctors?The Advertiser
Costly robotic prostate surgery may not be betterPhilly.com (blog)
Robotic, Open Prostate Cancer Surgery Offer Similar Early ResultsRenal and Urology News
The Herald-News
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07/29/2016
Mums forced to ask for breast milk online - dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.au

Mums forced to ask for breast milk online
dailytelegraph.com.au
DESPERATE Sydney mothers are ferrying frozen breastmilk to each other in the back of their cars as part of an underground market they claim has sprung up due to a lack of milk banks endorsed by hospitals. But the practice has sparked warnings from ...
Desperate new mothers sourcing breastmilk for babies via social media communitiesYahoo7 News
Mothers are freezing their breast milk and giving it away onlineDaily Mail
Wayne County Breastfeeding Task Force to host summitWayne Post

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07/29/2016
An hour of exercise a day may compensate for an 'office lifestyle' - Derry Journal

Sky News Australia

An hour of exercise a day may compensate for an 'office lifestyle'
Derry Journal
"Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk," The Daily Telegraph reports. A major new study suggests that at least an hour's exercise a day may compensate for the risks of a sedentary lifestyle. The study, which looked at ...
One Hour of Exercise Can Offset Prolonged SittingHuffington Post
One hour of physical activity offsets increased risk of death from sittingHealio
Working in the office is as bad as smoking, study findsThe Sydney Morning Herald
NEWS.com.au -The Age -ABC Online -Gizmodo Australia
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07/29/2016
Stem Cells and the Frozen Zoo - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Stem Cells and the Frozen Zoo
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Pluripotent stem cells are having a tremendous impact on medical research, improving the biological relevance of drug screens and potentially providing effective cell-replacement therapies for degenerative diseases. But the regenerative properties of ...
Overcoming sexual challenges through regenerative medicineVanguard
Stem Cell Therapies - Global Trends in the Competitive, Technological and R&D LandscapePR Newswire (press release)
Study identifies two proteins crucial for self-renewal of skin stem cellsNews-Medical.net
Phys.Org -New York Times -Bioscience Technology -NewsMaker (press release)
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07/29/2016
'If you're willing to accept a transplant, would you be willing to become a donor?' - Herald Sun

Herald Sun

'If you're willing to accept a transplant, would you be willing to become a donor?'
Herald Sun
DENISE Joniec was only three days in to a South Pacific cruise with her husband, Richard, when her life changed for ever. One morning as the couple were in their cabin preparing to meet friends for breakfast, Richard collapsed with a brain haemorrhage.
Watch the moment Liverpool family meet the transplant man who received their son's lungsThe Guide Liverpool (press release) (blog)
Organ donation via an app? Tinder is on boardChicago Tribune
WROC News8 Rochester Receives Award from Organ Donation AssociationBenzinga
ITV News -Wakefield Express -ChronicleLive -Press and Journal
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07/29/2016
Your Brain During Hypnosis: See What Happens To Your Brain While Being Hypnotized - The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr

Your Brain During Hypnosis: See What Happens To Your Brain While Being Hypnotized
The Inquisitr
Many skeptics consider hypnotism as some sort of a trick, but being hypnotized really does change the way your brain works. According to a recent study conducted by Dr. David Spiegel, the associate chair of psychiatry at the Stanford University School ...
Hypnosis May Put You in a 'Trance' Because You Expect ItNew York Times
What really happens when you're hypnotized?CBS News
Neuroscientists say that hypnosis could actually help you focus betterQuartz
Longview Daily News -The Science Explorer -Nature World News -Genetic Literacy Project
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07/30/2016
World Health Organisation to consider dropping claim that transgender people are mentally ill - The Independent

The Independent

World Health Organisation to consider dropping claim that transgender people are mentally ill
The Independent
The World Health Organisation is considering removing transgender identity from its list of mental illnesses. Calls for the WHO to look at reclassifying transgender identity came following a study led by the National Institute of Psychiatry in Mexico ...
The WHO says being transgender is a mental illness. But that could soon changeThe Sydney Morning Herald
Being transgender is not a mental illness, and the WHO should acknowledge thisThe Conversation AU
Study supports removing transgender identity from WHO International Classification of DiseasesNews-Medical.net
Huffington Post -Chicago Tribune -Gay NZ -Pacific Standard
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07/28/2016
Researchers find oldest evidence of cancer in 1.7 million-year-old fossil - News-Medical.net

CBC.ca

Researchers find oldest evidence of cancer in 1.7 million-year-old fossil
News-Medical.net
An international team of researchers led by scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand's Evolutionary Studies Institute and the South African Centre for Excellence in PalaeoSciences today announced in two papers, published in the South African ...
Oldest evidence of cancer discovered in foot boneIrish Times
Oldest cancer sufferer found - 1.7 million years old, in factStuff.co.nz
Ancient Bone Shows Evidence Of Cancer In Human AncestorWBUR
U.S. News & World Report -The Inquisitr -The Independent -Morning Ticker
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