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2013-10-03 16:23:14

CDC won't track flu outbreaks due to cuts -- Time to build up your immune system and take preventative measures VENICE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2013-14 flu season about to start, shutting down the federal government may prove to be hazardous to your health. Facing furloughs of up to two-thirds of its entire staff, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) won't be able to monitor the spread of flu, as it usually does every year. While vaccines will be...

2009-07-29 11:12:14

Inhibiting an enzyme in the brains of newborns suffering from oxygen and blood flow deprivation stops a type of brain damage that is a leading cause of cerebral palsy, mental retardation and death, according to researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.Reporting their results in the Journal of Neuroscience, the scientists show blocking the brain enzyme, tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA), prevents progressive brain damage triggered by the lack of oxygen and blood...