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Long-term survivors of traumatic brain injury may have increased Aß plaques

Long-term survivors of traumatic brain injury may have increased Aß plaquesAccording to a new study, the long-term survivors of traumatic brain injury have high number of amyloid-ß (Aß) plaques if they develop brain issues, which is a mark of Alzheimer's disease.

CDC: Seven Employees of Oregon Zoo Contracted Tuberculosis from Three Elephants

ElephantsAccording to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seven employees of an Oregon zoo contracted tuberculosis from three elephants in their care in 2013. Despite of being contracted with the disease, the staff members at the Oregon Zoo in Portland displayed no symptoms and were not contagious because the diseases was in latent form of the respiratory illness.

Aftermath of the anthrax scare

Aftermath of the anthrax scareThe primary aftermath from the Bacillus anthracis (bacillus anthracis) alarm, which occurred recently has come under light.

43% Dip in US Preschoolers’ Obesity Rate, reveals CDC Data

ObesityThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released new data on obesity rates among children aged between two and five years old.

20% of Kids in California Suffering of Polio-Related Virus

20% of Kids in California Suffering of Polio-Related VirusAbout 20% of children in California are suffering of mysterious polio-like illness, said doctors while citing an example of Sofia Jarvis, a four-year-old girl.

Added Sugar Bad for Health

SugarIrrespective of person's physique like normal or thinner people, consumption of added sugar increases risk of fatal heart problems, revealed a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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