Five vascular diseases linked to one common genetic variant



Genome-wide association studies have implicated a common genetic variant in chromosome 6p24 in coronary artery disease, as well as four other vascular diseases: migraine headache, cervical artery…



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Mom Checks Web MD for Gunshot Wound





“A Texas mom has been charged after allegedly waiting hours to take her wounded son to the hospital following a shooting, instead spending time searching for information on the Internet.”*

After her son was shot, a woman thought it would be a better idea to check WebMd for his symptoms instead of taking him to the hospital…for several hours. Why did she think that would be a better idea? Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola discuss.

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Webmd





Webmd terrible cold Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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WebMD Animation: White House Garden





From the WebMD Archives:

First Lady Michelle Obama describes the White House garden to a young girl in the audience at WebMD’s town hall, “Simple Tips for Healthy Families.” Watch the garden come to life in this fun animated short for families to enjoy!

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These neurons may 'tell us' to keep eating, even when we are full



New research in mice identifies a class of neurons in the brain’s ’emotional hub’ that encourages the mice to keep eating even when they are full.



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WebMD Pregnancy App



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Cocoa compound could 'delay or prevent' type 2 diabetes



A compound found in cocoa may protect the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. Scientists hope the findings might help slow diabetes’ progression.



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Cartilage degeneration algorithm predicts progression of osteoarthritis



A novel cartilage degeneration algorithm can predict the progression of osteoarthritis in individual patients, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland.



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WEBMD.COM ‘Health Information Services’





It is primarily known for its public website, which has information regarding health and health care, including a symptom checklist, pharmacy information, “drugs information”, blogs of physicians with specific topics and a place to store personal medical information. As of February 2011, WebMD’s network of sites reaches an average of 86.4 million visitors per month and is the leading health portal in the United States.

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