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  1. New bill intends to repeal limits on physician-owned hospitals

    05.28 / 10:30 medicalxpress.com Medicalxpress.com - Medecine
    (HealthDay)—A new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would repeal the federal law essentially banning construction of physician-owned hospitals and making it difficult for these facilities to grow, according to a report published by the American Medical Association (…
  2. Fire up the grill safely this holiday weekend

    05.28 / 10:30 medicalxpress.com Medicalxpress.com - Medecine
    (HealthDay)—Safety should be on the front burner when you fire up the barbecue this Memorial Day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) s…
  3. India reports its first three cases of the Zika virus

    05.28 / 10:30 medicalxpress.com Medicalxpress.com - Medecine
    India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy…
  4. India confirms first Zika virus cases: WHO

    05.27 / 23:39 medicalxpress.com Medicalxpress.com - Medecine
    The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organisation has said, the latest nation to be affected by the mosquito-borne virus that sparked global…
  5. Obesity can cause cardiovascular ill-health, even in the young

    05.27 / 22:35 medicalxpress.com Medicalxpress.com - Medecine
    Higher than normal body mass index (BMI) is known to lead to cardiovascular ill-health in mid-to-late life, but there has been limited investigation of its effect in young, apparently healthy, adults. Researchers have now shown that having a higher BMI can cause worse cardiovascular health in those aged as young as 17, according to a study to be presented to the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics today…
  6. Open-access genetic screening for hereditary breast cancer is feasible and effective

    05.27 / 09:04 medicalxpress.com Medicalxpress.com - Medecine
    Ashkenazi Jewish women are known to have a predisposition to the inherited breast cancers BRCA1 and BRCA2, but currently genetic testing in this group is limited to women affected by breast and ovarian cancers and those who are unaffected but have a family history of the…