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Brain's Cerebellum Found To Influence Addictive And Social Behavior

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online today in the journal Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, prove for the first time that the brain's cerebellum—long thought to be mainly involved in coordinating movement—helps control the brain's reward circuitry. The surprisin......
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MedPAC members consider arbitration to control drug prices

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members say the panel needs to explore how to lower hospitals' drug prices covered under Medicare Part A, with some members floating binding arbitration as a...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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Novel Same-Day Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Study Launches In US

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A same-day procedural therapy to improve glucose control for Type 2 diabetes patients will be investigated in a pilot study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Absalon D. Gutierrez, MD, and Nirav C. Thosani, MD, are among the first physician-researchers in the cou......
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Experimental Drug Could Help In Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that the compound -- dubbed TTP399 for now -- improved patients' blood sugar control when it was added to the standard medication metformin for six...
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Teen Birth Control Use Up, But Still Too Many Unwanted Pregnancies

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teen Birth Control Use Up, But Still Too Many Unwanted PregnanciesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Birth Control Skin Patch Being DevelopedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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DIY Birth Control Patch Being Developed

Jan 17, 2019 , WebMD
The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone, NBC News...
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More Teens Using Birth Control

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
The initiation of contraception before the first sexual experience rose from less than 10 percent in the 1970s to more than 25 percent in the 2000s. The rate of birth control initiation during the first sexual experience was about 40...
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One in five U.S. women delay birth control, increasing unwanted pregnancies

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in five American women don't start using birth control when they first start having sex, increasing their risk of unwanted pregnancies, a U.S. study suggests....
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Judge Blocks Trump Employer Birth Control Rules

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
The Trump administration's new rules on employer-provided birth control have been blocked in some parts of the country by a judge in...
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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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Public mistrust after Congo election raises Ebola epidemic anxiety

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
Global health teams battling the world's second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control....
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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Jan 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal judge in California blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington,...
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U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women's birth control from taking effect....
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340B hospitals breathing easier under Dem-controlled House

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
340B proponents feel Democratic control of the House may have pivoted the conversation toward adding reporting and transparency requirements and away from cutting...
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Public spaces should stock bleeding-control kits for mass casualties, experts say

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - As mass-casualty events and violent attacks in the U.S. continue to increase, military and emergency medicine experts are recommending that public venues install bleeding-control kits for at least 20 victims....
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With up to 7.3 million people hit by flu so far this season, scientists search for better vaccine

Jan 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Between 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Up to 84,000 Americans hospitalized with flu in past three months: CDC

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
An estimated 69,000 to 84,000 Americans were hospitalized due to the flu in the last three months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ New Year, New Health Proposals

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Democratic governors and mayors are unveiling new ideas to control costs and expand coverage. The federal government shutdown has spared most health agencies, but not all. And learn the latest on that lawsuit out of Texas, which is threatening the Affordable Care Act once again. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and, for “extra credit,” provide their favorite health...
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