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Facebook launches preventive health tool

(HealthDay)—A new tool designed to help guide preventive care for heart disease, cancer, and seasonal flu was launched in the United States Monday by Facebook.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How nasty Toxoplasma parasite damages the human eye

One-third of the world population is infected with Toxoplasma, which causes a common eye infection called ocular toxoplasmosis. Researchers have shed new light on how an infection with the parasite causes a distinctive lesion ...

Neuroscience

AAN recommends people 65+ be screened yearly for memory problems

People with mild cognitive impairment have thinking and memory problems but usually do not know it because such problems are not severe enough to affect their daily activities. Yet mild cognitive impairment can be an early ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Candida auris is a new drug-resistant fungus emerging globally

Early identification of Candida auris, a potentially deadly fungus that causes bloodstream and intra-abdominal infections, is the key to controlling its spread. Its emergence has highlighted gaps in fungal identification ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds most Australians support mandatory vaccination

The Federal Government's strict "No Jab, No Pay" policy is well supported by the majority of Australians, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and University of Sydney.

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