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3196 Articles Matching "change"

Researchers Uncover Molecular Mechanisms Linked To Autism, Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Since the completion of the groundbreaking Human Genome Project in 2003, researchers have discovered changes to hundreds of places in the DNA, called genetic variants, associated with psychiatric diseases such as autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia. Now, new findings from a major study has li......
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Certified PAs At The Forefront Of 2019 Health Care Trends

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As 2018 comes to a close, clear trends in health care are emerging that will increasingly require the services of Certified PAs. These include significant changes in technology, scope of practice, and specialization that will alter the way health care is delivered and who delivers it. "Health care ......
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Commentary: It's time for a 21st century Hill-Burton plan, not to build hospitals but to re-invent healthcare

Dec 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare leaders know that the world is changing, and that they should refocus and become a force for health creation and preservation in their communities. But they need incentives to make the...
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New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness

Dec 14, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more about changes in the brain as it develops, how that varies between individuals, and the causes of certain mental...
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How To Be Happy (Nearly) All The Time - Part Two

Dec 14, 2018 , Forbes
In a previous post I outlined six ways in which someone could set themselves up for happiness, including ways to think, perspectives to have and things to change. Since the post was published I’ve received suggestions of other tried-and-tested ways to be happy, so here’s 7, 8 and...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Insurance Enrollment Is Lagging — And There Are Lots Of Reasons Why

Dec 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Sign-ups for insurance under the Affordable Care Act are still well behind last year’s mark with just a week until the end of open enrollment in most states. The Supreme Court declines a case that could have allowed states to defund Planned Parenthood. And the Trump administration gets hundreds of thousands of comments about its proposed changes to immigration rules that could penalize people who use government-funded health care and other social service programs. Alice Ollstein of Politico,...
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How the Mediterranean Diet Can Help Women's Hearts

Dec 14, 2018 , WebMD
Modest changes in known heart disease risk factors, particularly those relating to inflammation, glucose metabolism and insulin resistance, contribute to the long-term benefit of a Mediterranean diet, researchers...
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Obama, Democrats make last push for Obamacare sign-ups amid Trump cuts in ad budget

Dec 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act coverage are low this year and Democrats are blaming changes that took effect this year. The Trump administration scaled back the program's ad budget by 90 percent to $10 million last...
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'A huge mess': Failure at COP24 climate talks would be 'suicidal'

Dec 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The heads of state for some of the main countries causing climate change -- the United States, the UK, Germany, China, Canada and India among them -- are not present here in Poland to try to keep the wheels from falling off an agreement meant to save humanity and the planet....
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For Those Who Have Had Dramatic Overdose Videos And Photos Aired To Public, Life Will Never Be The Same

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
One trend that's emerged in the opioid epidemic is both the public and police departments releasing footage or photos of people who are experiencing some of the bleakest moments in their lives. The views on such videos can total in the millions, and some argue it's beneficial, but for those in the videos it can change their lives forever--not necessarily for the better. Meanwhile, experts wonder if fentanyl could become a weapon of mass destruction to be used against the United States, and the...
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'Mind Over Matter' May Actually Work When It Comes To Health, Study Finds

Dec 13, 2018 , Forbes
Just telling people what genes they have can change how their bodies function—even if it’s a...
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As ACOs Face Change, Group Touts $2.7B Medicare Savings

Dec 13, 2018 , Forbes
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have saved Medicare nearly $2.7 billion from 2013 through 2016, an analysis released by the National Association of ACOs...
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Gottlieb Decries High Insulin Prices But Stops Short Of Endorsing Policies That Would Dramatically Change How Drugmakers Do Business

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“We’ve heard frequent reports of patients rationing insulin, and in some cases dying because they can’t afford the injections they need to survive,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. “These tragic stories aren’t isolated occurrences. And they’re not acceptable for a drug that’s nearly a century...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On How Needle Exchanges Enhance Public Health; Are Adversities Taking A Toll On Mental Health Of Young Black Americans?

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Myia Labs raises $6.75M to build AI patient monitoring into consumer wearables

Dec 12, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company's technology uses machine learning to identify any major changes in patients'...
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Nursing Instructor Changed Forever By Hurricane Relief Work

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wichita State University School of Nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina earlier this fall providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. Nold, clinical educator in the Accelerated Nursing Program, was deployed through his military service in the Air Natio......
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Hidden Dangers in Dust

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who analyzed dust samples found that in those with higher concentrations of triclosan, bacteria were more likely to have genetic changes indicating antibiotic...
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LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

Dec 12, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for...
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The Rise Of Use Of Medical Devices Force FDA To Change The Rules

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
A new De Novo pathway opens the road to a faster entrance in the medical devices market without compromises on safety...
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Commentary: Proposed changes to 'public charge' rule could damage public health efforts

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Immigration policy changes proposed by the Trump administration have the potential to reverse gains made in healthcare access and trust earned in our...
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