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Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated With Delayed Antibiotics For Sepsis Patients

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Providing early, appropriate antibiotic treatment for patients with sepsis — a serious complication of infection that can lead to organ failure and death — is crucial for their survival. But in a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that antibiotic delivery was......
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Study Finds Higher Education Linked To Later Onset Alzheimer's-Related Decline

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Exercising the brain by learning and thinking is known to improve cognition. Now a new study by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that higher education is associated with later onset of Alzheimer’s-related accelerated cognitive declines. Their findings will be published early online in the ......
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Space Travel And Your Joints

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A novel Henry Ford Hospital study of mice aboard a Russian spaceflight may raise an intriguing question for the astronauts of tomorrow: Could traveling in space be bad for your joints? Researchers found early signs of cartilage breakdown in the mice, suggesting that the reduced biomechanical forces......
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Life-Threatening Genetic Cholesterol Condition Could Be Found Through Blood Donations

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What if your blood donation held clues to a dangerous genetic cholesterol condition that could also affect the health of your loved ones? Cardiologists know that familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a condition that causes extremely high levels of cholesterol at an early age, is genetic. When one pe......
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Early Life Exposure To Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain To Addiction Later In Life

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a study published “in press” April 24, 2019 in Biological Psychiatry. A......
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Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
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Behold The Bili-Ruler: A Novel, Low-Cost Device For Screening Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, commonly known as newborn jaundice, is a condition that affects up to 80% of newborns in the first week of life. Severe hyperbilirubinemia (bilirubin levels >20mg/dL) affects an estimated 1 million infants around the world annually. If diagnosed early, severe hyperbiliru......
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Cutting The Time On Early Disease Diagnoses With Extracellular Vesicles

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When an individual has cancer, or any number of other diseases, early detection can make a huge difference in the outcome. A research team led by the University of Notre Dame is working to cut the test time for disease biomarkers. The new timeline — 30 minutes instead of 13 hours — uses even smaller......
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Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: Study

May 22, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00...
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Sugary Drinks and Fruit Juice May Increase Risk of Early Death

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Sugary Drinks and Fruit Juice May Increase Risk of Early DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Sugary Drinks and Juices Increase Early Death Risk

May 21, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers found that those who drank the most sugar-sweetened beverages -- including 100%  fruit juice -- had higher odds of dying during the study, compared with those who drank the least of...
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Nearly 1 In 5 Parents Say Their Child Never Wears A Helmet While Riding A Bike

May 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds. Eighteen percent of parents say their child never wears a helmet on a bike ride, and even more say their kids skip helmets o......
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Save $50 on PR Daily’s 2019 Content Marketing Awards entries

May 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Show off your talent for storytelling. Don’t miss the early-bird deadline on June 12. The post Save $50 on PR Daily’s 2019 Content Marketing Awards entries appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court....
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For Women With HIV, Life Can Hurt Fight for Health

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
The study of nearly 2,000 HIV-positive women in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and San Francisco who have been followed since 1994 found that many have been able to control their HIV levels, off and...
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Short-term plans have little adverse effect on insurance market: study

May 18, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Although a federal boost to short-term insurance plans raised alarm among hospital advocates, early evidence suggests there has been little adverse impact on the individual-insurance...
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It's not just soda: Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink) linked to premature death risk

May 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and lots of calories, and their harmful health effects have been well-documented. Now, a study links drinking too many sugary beverages -- and even 100% natural fruit juices -- to an increased risk of early death....
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Many Older Americans Expect To Lose Brainpower, Poll Finds, But Most Don't Ask Doctors About Preventing Dementia

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia, a new national poll finds. But while the majority of those polled say they take supplements or do puzzles in an effort to stave off brain decline, ve......
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Rite Aid, higi extend health station partnership

May 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid and higi’s partnership has brought higi health stations to Rite Aid stores since 2014, during which time customers have completed more than 53 million screenings, including nearly 8 million just in 2018. Read More...
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Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Content Marketing Awards

May 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter your best white papers, videos, social media campaigns and more. Don’t miss the early-bird deadline on June 12. The post Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Content Marketing Awards appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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