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Carlsbad woman battles rare disease, spreads awareness

CARLSBAD — Overcoming her own struggles and the loss of two children, one local woman is battling a rare disease and spreading awareness of the importance of genetic testing. Ashley Walker, 32, of Carlsbad, spent her childhood trying to figure out why she was different. It wasn’t until she was...
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Wuhan Lab Leak Confirmed The Source of CCP Virus: GOP's Report

This aerial view shows the P4 laboratory (C) on the campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, on May 27, 20MMG. House Republicans of the United States released an addendum to their report released last year, Origins of COVID-19 (pdf) which posited that innumerable and cogent evidence points to a leak from a Chinese lab as the source of the outbreak of the virus.
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Woman contracts typhus after disposing of dead rat found in her yard

A California woman said she contracted typhus after she disposed of a dead rat found in her backyard. She later found out her neighbor had also contracted the disease. Margaret Holzmann of Monrovia initially thought she had COVID-19 when she began to feel ill. But after a negative test, and a relentless headache and fever that lingered for weeks, she went back to her doctor looking for answers.
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The Popular Diet Is a "Disease-Promoting Disaster," New Study Says

When searching for a diet that will help you shed a few pounds quickly or get you feeling energized again after months stuck at home, you're likely to come across the same few kinds over and over. The most popular diets tend to be consistent in the mainstream, and it's likely you've heard this name over and over in recent years: keto. The ketogenic diet—keto for short—became one of the most popular diets a few years ago. And thanks to its success rate in terms of speedy weight loss, it's stayed at the top of the popular diet list ever since. But now, a new meta-analysis of a handful of studies, the most comprehensive yet, found that the keto diet can be detrimental to your body, from your brain to your heart. In fact, the lead author called it "a disease-promoting disaster." Read on to learn what the researchers discovered.
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Nas's King's Disease II Might Be the Album of the Year, and It Hasn't Even Been Released Yet

2021 is shaping up to be a good year for fans of Nas. On Aug. 3, the 47-year-old rapper revealed the tracklist and cover art for his upcoming album, King's Disease II. Featured artists include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Eminem and EMPD, Charlie Wilson, Hit-Boy, Blxst, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, and YG. Fans immediately shared their excitement for the follow-up to Nas's 2020 Grammy-winning King's Disease online. "A two decade wait for that Em x Nas collab. So worth it," one user shared while another added, "Nas is bringing back lauryn out of retirement." Ahead, you can check out the tracklist before the album's release on Aug. 6.

Keto diets are a ‘disease-promoting disaster,’ researchers warn

(StudyFinds.org) – Ketogenic diets may be very fashionable right now, but a new study warns they may be doing long-term damage to your health. Researchers say that what makes these high-fat diets different from other weight-loss strategies is also increasing the risk of developing a multitude of different diseases. These include heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s disease.
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Reports of mysterious bird disease decreasing in Pennsylvania

Cases of a mysterious bird disease have been declining, according to the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania. The group has been aggregating information and reports about the disease since July, when the Pennsylvania Game Commission first alerted the public to the issue. Jim Bonner, the executive director of the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, said in July that the society received dozens of calls about potential cases each day. Now they get only two or three calls daily.
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Flagging molecular biomarkers that predict biologic therapy responses in bowel disease

Thousands of people around the world suffer from chronic bowel diseases. One such common disease is ulcerative colitis (UC), which causes inflammation and sores in the digestive tract of affected individuals. Interestingly, the symptoms of UC are caused by many of the body's natural defense biomolecules gone rogue. A few examples include abnormal elevation of tumor necrosis factor a (TNFα) and integrin levels. To treat UC, doctors prescribe several biologic therapies that act to bring down the elevated levels of these biomolecules.
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Innovative Gel Offers New Hope to Defeat Parkinson’s Disease

Summary: A new hydrogel that acts as a gateway to transfer stem cells into the brain and facilitate repair to damaged tissue may effectively treat neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease and stroke. Source: Australian National University. Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), in collaboration with The Florey Institute of...