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1271 Articles Matching "healthy"

Adult-Child Conversations Strengthen Language Regions Of Developing Brain

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Young children who are regularly engaged in conversation by adults may have stronger connections between two developing brain regions critical for language, according to a study of healthy young children that confirms a hypothesis registered with the Open Science Framework. This finding, published i......
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To Keep You Healthy, Health Insurers May Soon Pay Your Rent

Aug 15, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurers Anthem, Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are investing in housing, mental health counseling and even food to address "social determinants of...
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New Algorithm Lets Scientists Better Calculate Person’s Chances Of Getting Five Serious Health Conditions

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The researchers are now building a website that will allow anyone to upload genetic data. Users will receive risk scores for heart disease, breast cancer, Type 2 diabetes, chronic inflammatory bowel disease and atrial fibrillation. But scientists emphasize that DNA is not destiny, and that the results don't account for a healthy diet and exercise....
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EHR integration startup Sansoro Health raises $8M

Aug 15, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
This morning, Sansoro Health, a healthcare integration company focused on interoperability, announced that it has raised $8 million in Series B funding, bringing the company’s total financing to $14.5 million. This round was led by LRVHealth with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Healthy...
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Grip Strength Of Children Gives Clues About Their Future Health

Aug 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Adolescents with a strong hand grip — an indicator of overall muscle strength — have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary school children. While other studies have shown that muscle weakness as measured by grip strength is a predictor of unhealthy ......
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Female leaders aim to reshape healthcare, despite the C-suite's gender gap

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Female executives are being urged to take charge in creating a healthcare system that keeps people healthy by looking beyond clinical processes to social...
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Inducing Labor In Healthy Women At 39 Weeks May Actually Cut C-Section Rates, Surprising Study Finds

Aug 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The common mindset leans more toward letting women's pregnancies run their course, but the study is being billed as a game-changer for those who have uncomfortable end-of-term symptoms....
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Minimizing The Risk Of Repairing A Broken Heart

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Aortic valve disease threatened to undo all the effort Beverly Gorham put into getting healthy. The 79-year-old Genoa, Ill. resident has been working hard to keep off the 100 pounds she lost in her early 70s. However, slowly over time she noticed she couldn't complete her goal of 10,000 steps, then ......
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Coal lobby's push for lower black lung tax clashed with U.S. studies

Aug 09, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. coal companies lobbied Congress to allow a drop in their payments to help miners with black lung disease by arguing the incurable ailment was in decline and a victims' trust fund was financially healthy, assertions contradicted by government findings, according to documents seen by Reuters....
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Inducing labor at 39 weeks may help avoid C-section, study finds

Aug 09, 2018 , CNN Health
A new study finds that inducing labor at 39 weeks in healthy women may reduce the need for C-section and does not raise risks for the baby, compared with waiting for spontaneous labor. The study doesn't mean everyone should be induced, experts say....
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Study: Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys OK to Transplant

Aug 08, 2018 , WebMD
Kidney transplants from organs infected with hepatitis C work as well as those with healthy organs, a finding that could help more people with kidney disease get off dialysis, researchers...
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Diabetic-Level Glucose Spikes in Healthy Adults

Aug 04, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Diabetic-Level Glucose Spikes Seen Even in Healthy...
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Poll: Seniors need counseling on opioid risks, safe disposal

Aug 03, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
National Poll on HealthyAging finds seniors need counseling on opioid risks and safe disposal. Read More...
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Nurse Practitioners Are Critical Source Of Colorectal Cancer Screening Information For Patients, Survey Shows

Aug 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Exact Sciences today announced results of HealthyWomen's National Colorectal Cancer SNAPP (Screening KNowledge and Practice Patterns) Survey, in partnership with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). This survey of 358 nurse practitioners (NPs) showed they are highly engaged in col......
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Stem Cell Research For Cystic Fibrosis Leaps Forward

Aug 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) has taken a major step forward, with pioneering research by University of Adelaide scientists showing that cells causing the debilitating genetic disorder could be successfully replaced with healthy ones. The research published in the journal Stem Cell Researc......
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Minimizing The Risk Of Repairing A Broken Heart

Aug 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Aortic valve disease threatened to undo all the effort Beverly Gorham put into getting healthy. The 79-year-old Genoa, Ill. resident has been working hard to keep off the 100 pounds she lost in her early 70s. However, slowly over time she noticed she couldn't complete her goal of 10,000 steps, then ......
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How Severe Brain Injuries Might Trigger Dementia

Aug 03, 2018 , WebMD
In the study, the researchers analyzed the brain tissue of 15 patients who had survived a year or more after a  traumatic brain injury (TBI) and compared that tissue with brain tissue from 15 healthy controls. They found the TBI patients had higher levels of abnormal tau...
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A New Autoimmune Disease Is Found, Along With A Personalized Treatment For A Child's Rare Illness

Aug 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Elijah Patino is a happy, healthy seven-year-old now, but it took a while to get there. For much of his life, he had a mysterious disease that made it painful to eat and painful to play. He had an uncomfortably enlarged spleen bulging in his abdomen. Something was damaging his blood cells, and he ......
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Healthy workers tend to be more productive. How to tell if your office is 'healthy'

Aug 03, 2018 , CNBC Health
Studies show that healthy workers tend to be more productive, a concept that is behind a growing trend in real estate to create offices with measurable wellness benefits, The New York Times...
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Diagnosing Depression By Blood Biomarkers: A Viable Approach?

Aug 01, 2018 , Forbes
Findings from a new study demonstrate that 4 biomarkers were able to accurately and reliably distinguish among patients with major depression, bipolar depression, and healthy...
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