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Artificial human ear grown in lab

By Helen Briggs BBC News The ear made from animal tissue bends like a real ear US scientists say they have moved a step closer to being able to grow a complete human ear from a patient’s cells. In

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Blood Pressure Swings Could Be Linked to Mental Decline: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest High Blood Pressure News TUESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) — Wide fluctuations in blood pressure may be associated with memory and thinking difficulties in older adults already at high risk for heart disease, a new European study suggests. Regardless of average blood pressure,

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Low Blood Sugar Levels May Pose Heart Risks for Diabetics, Review Suggests

WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes patients with dangerously low blood sugar levels may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. Given their findings, “less stringent glycemic targets may be considered for type 2 diabetic patients at high risk of hypoglycemia

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Irish abortion bill becomes law

Michael D Higgins has signed the bill into law Abortions under limited circumstances will be allowed in the Republic of Ireland under a new law. The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act will allow terminations to be carried out

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Stafford nurses guilty of misconduct

Gillian Astbury died at Stafford Hospital on 11 April 2007 after not being given insulin Two nurses who failed to spot a patient who died at Stafford Hospital was diabetic have been found guilty of misconduct. On Monday the

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College Football Players May Be At Risk of High Blood Pressure

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest High Blood Pressure News MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) — College football players, particularly burly linemen, may develop high blood pressure in just one season of play, new research suggests. The study of 113 freshmen on Harvard’s football team found that while none

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