2570 Articles Matching "control"

Obesity Poses Much Bigger Risk for Diabetes Than Bad Genes

Sep 19, 2019 , RxList
Obesity is by far the greatest risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, more than either having a genetic predisposition to diabetes or poor health habits, according to a large case-control study from...
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Radiation Rx Might Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heart Beat

Sep 19, 2019 , WebMD
This irregular rhythm, called ventricular tachycardia (VT), occurs when the heart's lower chambers start to beat uncontrollably fast. Once it starts, it can kill within...
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Tennessee Reveals $7.9B Plan To Shift Medicaid Into Controversial Block Grant System

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The plan’s likelihood of ever being implemented, however, remains largely unknown. To date, no state has been given permission to rely solely on block grants to cover Medicaid expenses. Gov. Bill Lee, however, remains hopeful, pointing to the fact that the Trump administration has been encouraging states to take more control of their programs....
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U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use....
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There were no new measles cases in the United States last week, CDC says

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
For the first time since early January, no new measles cases were reported in the United States last week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials continue to monitor ongoing outbreaks in two New York counties....
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WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
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As Opponents Predicted, ‘Right To Try’ Law Fizzles Without Drugmakers’ Buy-In

Sep 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Drugmakers prefer to have their products go through the FDA approval process. “At the end of the day, [companies] control their products. It’s their property. You can pass a law saying people can try things, but unless you obligate companies to give something, there’s no right to gain access,” said Arthur Caplan, who heads the division of medical ethics at the NYU School of...
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CDC's case count of vaping-related lung disease went down. Here's why

Sep 14, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the way it reports cases of mysterious lung disease associated with e-cigarette use, narrowing the number of cases and expanding the number of states involved....
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U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
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CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students

Sep 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data...
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Mayo Clinic Strikes 10-Year Partnership With Google To Store Patient Data, Explore Opportunities With Medical AI

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The deal is the latest sign that Google is positioning itself to better shoulder into the health care landscape. While large portions of Mayo’s clinical data will be stored in Google’s cloud, hospital officials emphasized that Mayo will control access to that...
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'Doing me a favor': Vapers open to Trump's proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
New Yorkers who vape do not seem to mind if President Donald Trump pushes through a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, admitting that widespread youth addiction needed to be controlled and expressing hope that it might help them quit....
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Different Takes: Stop Making Excuses, Senators, And Do Something About Gun Control; No, Really, Background Checks Might Work

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on how to stop mass shootings in the...
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This Startup Raised $15 Million To Reduce Errors In Quantum Computing

Sep 11, 2019 , Forbes
Q-CTRL, an Australian-based quantum computing software company that applies principles of control engineering to quantum hardware, announced Tuesday that it had raised a $15 million series A funding round led by Square Peg...
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Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Bernie Was Right: Climate Change Demands Family Planning

Sep 08, 2019 , Forbes
'Population control' is a violently racist, oppressive part of US history, but global support for parents' health and agency must be our...
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Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.

Sep 07, 2019 , WebMD
For the study, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers analyzed data on diabetes care in the United States from 2005 through 2016. The investigators found that one in four adults with diabetes was not diagnosed, and nearly one in three was not receiving appropriate care for...
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Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms

Sep 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
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Different Takes: Walmart Makes Our Government Look Weak On Combating Gun Violence

Sep 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express views on gun control...
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Lasix vs. Inspra (Eplerenone)

Sep 05, 2019 , RxList
Lasix (furosemide) and Inspra (Eplerenone) (chlorthalidone) are diuretics (water pills) used to treat excessive fluid accumulation (edema) caused by congestive heart failure, liver failure, renal failure, and nephritic syndrome. Lasix and Inspra (Eplerenone) are also used to control high blood pressure (hypertension)....
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