Human Cold Virus Killed Chimpanzees

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HealthDay News : 27-Dec-2017

Five healthy chimpanzees in Uganda that died following a mysterious respiratory disease outbreak in 2013 were actually killed by a common human cold virus, scientists now say.

The deaths in the small chimpanzee community followed an "explosive outbreak of severe coughing and sneezing," according to study author Dr. Tony Goldberg, a

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No Link Between Childhood Lead Levels, Later Criminality

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HealthDay News : 27-Dec-2017

Exposure to higher levels of lead during early childhood can affect neurological development -- but does that mean affected kids are doomed to delinquency?

No, according to a new study that tracked the lives of hundreds of New Zealand children born in the early 1970s.

The researchers noted that New Zealanders

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Health Tip: Identify Menopause

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HealthDay News : 27-Dec-2017

All women go through menopause, when the menstrual periods stop and the child-bearing years end.

Symptoms may emerge all at once, or may be mild at first and progress over time.

The U.S. Office on Women's Health says symptoms of menopause include:

  • No menstrual period for 12 consecutive months.
  • Hot
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Health Tip: Create a Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car

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HealthDay News : 27-Dec-2017

If you live in a cold climate, you should keep a complete emergency kit in your car.

The National Weather Service suggests including:

  • A mobile phone, charger and batteries.
  • Blankets.
  • A flashlight with extra batteries.
  • A first-aid kit.
  • A knife.
  • High-calorie, non-perishable foods.
  • Extra clothing to keep dry.
  • A large
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New Research Probes the Criminal Mind

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HealthDay News : 26-Dec-2017

Are brain lesions linked to criminal behavior?

That's the suggestion of a new study by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Ever since the 1966 University of Texas Tower mass shooting, which left 13 people dead and 31 others injured, researchers have been intrigued by the possible ties

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