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Ali Fedotowsky Reveals Shocking Shingles Diagnosis: I Didn\u2019t Even Think It Was Possible to Get It At My Age.

Former Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky shared surprising news on Instagram with fans on Thursday: She has shingles. Shingles is a painful condition that impacts one out of every three people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It happens when the varicella zoster virus, which causes chickenpox, reactivates in […]

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Indoor Masking Needed in Almost 70% of US Counties: CDC Data

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In announcing new guidance on Tuesday, the CDC said vaccinated people should wear face masks in indoor public places with “high” or “substantial” community transmission rates of COVID-19. Data from the CDC shows that designation covers 69.3% of all counties in the United States […]

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Majority of Greeks Trust COVID Vaccines Despite Protests: Poll

ATHENS (Reuters) – Nearly two-thirds of Greeks believe getting vaccinated against COVID-19 can beat the pandemic and most favour mandatory vaccination for certain groups such as healthcare workers, nursing home staff and teachers, a survey showed on Thursday. The findings come as the government pushes vaccinations by offering cash and other incentives, with the aim […]

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International Push for Recognition of Unique FTD Variant

DENVER ― An international group of researchers is pushing for recognition of what they believe on the basis of new research is a unique variant of frontotemporal dementia (FTD). This distinct syndrome is characterized by right temporal atrophy and a unique combination of cognitive, behavioral, and psychiatric symptoms, as well as language problems. This syndrome […]

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Researchers uncover new understanding of cancer cell telomere survival mechanisms

Research published in Science Signaling identifies new ways that telomeres regulate the aggressiveness and survival of tumors, making them potentially vulnerable therapeutic targets for killing cancer. The discovery was made by a team of researchers at Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine while studying how cancer cells switch telomere regulation […]