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Ivanhoe.com Top 10 Viewed Stories 3/28/2014

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. New Weight Loss Therapy: Put It In and Take It Out
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - More than one-third of Americans are obese - putting themselves at risk for heart disease, stroke, type-two diabetes, and certain cancers. When diet and exercise don’t work, many turn to surgery. But now - there’s a new therapy that may work just as well for some.
         2. New Clues for How Bacterial Infections Causes Sepsis
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A new study at the University of Leicester, UK, shows how localized bacterial infections from only a single bacterium can turn into dangerous sepsis.
         3. New Evidence Questions Fatty Acid Intake Guidelines
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A new study from the University of Cambridge raises questions about current guidelines which limit intake of saturated fats and encourage intake of polyunsaturated fats to prevent heart disease.
         4. Skin Cancer’s Deadliest Form
TAMPA, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It brightens the day, and helps the grass grow. But the sun is taking more lives every year in the United States. Now, there’s a new treatment for metastatic melanoma.
         5. Sleep Apnea: Snooze at the Right Time (2nd week)
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - As many as 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. It causes them to repeatedly stop breathing during sleep, leading to daytime fatigue and an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and high blood pressure. Now, help is on the way.
         6. Honey, a Sweet Way to Fight Antibiotic Resistance (2nd week)
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A new study revealed honey could be a solution to bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Medical professionals sometimes use honey as a topical dressing, but could play a larger role in fighting infections, the researchers predicted.
         7. Drinking More Than Twice a Week Linked with Stroke
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Men who drink alcohol more than twice a week have a three times greater risk of dying from a stroke, according to a Finnish study.
         8. Medical Marijuana Pill May Ease MS Symptoms
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - There is little evidence that most complementary or alternative medicine therapies (CAM) treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, a new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology states the CAM therapies oral cannabis, or medical marijuana pills, and oral medical marijuana spray may ease spasticity symptoms and frequent urination in MS.
         9. Study Identifies Path to Safer Drugs for Heart Disease, Cancer
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Massachusetts General Hospital investigators found a way to potentially treat conditions ranging from heart attacks to cancer metastasis by providing a structural basis for the design of new, safer integrin inhibitors.
         10. Consequences of Chewing Gum
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Chewing gum may be a habit or an obsession, but either way, it can have some nasty consequences.

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