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Sunday, June 15, 2014

6/15/14 Health News: DNA From GMO Can Be Transferred Into Humans ♦ SALMONELLA OUTBREAK ♦ Superbugs in Imported Seafood ♦ New Genes Increase Breast Cancer Risk

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK LIKELY IN RUSSELLVILLE, AL
A possible Salmonella outbreak is occurring in Russellville, AL, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. At least three people have confirmed Salmonella infections, while another nine cases are being investigated. The health department is currently looking for the source of the outbreak. News of the outbreak broke when some patients reportedly contacted local... Continue Reading


Very Serious Superbugs in Imported Seafood
Breaking news today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, out of its open-access journal Emerging Infectious Diseases: Researchers in Canada have identified a very highly resistant bacterium in squid imported from South Korea and being sold in a Chinese grocery store. Continue Reading
Four New Genes Confirmed to Increase Familial Breast Cancer Risk

Through the efforts of researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, who lead an international consortium working to find more gene mutations that cause inherited breast cancer susceptibilities, four new genes have been added to the growing list of those known to cause increased breast cancer risk when mutated.Continue Reading

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