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1220 Articles Matching "loss"

Portable music players tied to hearing loss in kids

Jun 22, 2018 , Reuters
Reuters Health - Children who listen to music through headphones may be at greater risk of noise-related hearing loss, a Dutch study suggests....
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Weight Loss Reverses Heart Condition In Obesity Sufferers

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight. Published in the heart journal Europace, the researchers found that a 10% loss in weight along with management of associated......
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Severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Almost every American will, at some point or another, face a mental health challenge. It may be related to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse or maybe something more circumstantial like grief over a loss or trouble adjusting to a life change. The CDC reports 43.4 million adults suffered from some sort of behavioral health issue in 2015 alone....
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Scientists Learn More About How Gene Linked To Autism Affects Brain

Jun 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New preclinical research shows a gene already linked to a subset of people with autism spectrum disorder is critical to healthy neuronal connections in the developing brain, and its loss can harm those connections to help fuel the complex developmental condition. Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s......
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Daily Fasting Works For Weight Loss

Jun 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging. The study is the first to examine the effect of time-restricted eating — a form of fasting th......
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Suicide Isn't A U.S. Problem. It's A Global Health Epidemic

Jun 16, 2018 , Forbes
In recent weeks suicide has been written about extensively in the United States, with high profile individuals giving a renewed focus to the tragic loss of life. But new data shows suicide is a global epidemic. Especially among the world’s young people where it's the 2nd leading cause of...
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Soaring costs, loss of benefits top Americans' healthcare worries: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Jun 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - For over a year now, Americans have listed healthcare as the most important problem facing the country, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling....
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Connecting Hearing Helper Molecules To The Ear Bone

Jun 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hearing loss is a common affliction associated with advancing age and exposure to very loud noises, affecting two-thirds of adults over age 70. But living with hearing loss may not be inevitable. Scientists report in the ACS journal Bioconjugate Chemistry a novel approach to the restoration of heari......
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Propecia vs. Avodart

Jun 14, 2018 , RxList
Propecia (finasteride) and Avodart (dutasteride) are 5a-reductase inhibitors used to treat male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) in men only and to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate....
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Depression, Money Woes Higher in Heart Patients With Job Loss

Jun 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Depression, Money Woes Higher in Heart Patients With Job LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Amazon's A.I. camera could help people with memory loss recognize old friends and family

Jun 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Sachin Solkhan is experimenting with using Amazon's "smart" camera, DeepLens, to help people with memory...
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'Surgery In A Pill' A Potential Treatment For Diabetes

Jun 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Over the last decade, bariatric surgeons have made strides in performing weight loss surgery that not only reverses obesity but can also reverse type 2 diabetes in patients with both conditions. Despite dramatic improvements in quality of life and diabetes remission, the number of patients who pursu......
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JP Morgan sees Weight Watchers rallying more than 20% as it adds more 'influencers' like Oprah

Jun 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
J.P. Morgan added Weight Watchers to the firm's list of "overweight" stocks, saying the weight loss company is poised for "outsized"...
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Perspectives: Rising Suicide Rates Demand New Approaches To Public Health Crisis

Jun 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers focus on the CDC's report about a nationwide spike in suicides and the loss of Kate Spade and Anthony...
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The words to say -- and not to say -- about suicide

Jun 10, 2018 , CNN Health
What we say or don't say makes a difference to those struggling with thoughts of ending their own lives or to those reeling from suicide loss, experts say....
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In The Face Of Yet Another Tragic Loss, We Must Act

Jun 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
"We were shocked today by the death of Anthony Bourdain, the second public figure this week to die by suicide. And, as Kate Spade’s husband said in the wake of her death, there seemed to be no warning signs. "The sad truth is that, according to data released this week from the Centers for Disease C......
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Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 12 Deaths, FDA Says

Jun 07, 2018 , WebMD
Twelve people have died from complications related to weight-loss balloons. While the total number of deaths is small compared to the number of procedures, it is high enough for the FDA to issue a...
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Mental Health And Suicide In Spotlight Following Designer Kate Spade’s Death

Jun 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and it "does not discriminate," advocates say. In other public health news: cancer, stool donors, 3-parent babies, depression, and weight-loss balloons....
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Go Vegan to Jumpstart Weight Loss

Jun 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Go Vegan to Jumpstart Weight LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Obese teens with psychiatric issues can still benefit from weight loss surgery

Jun 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese teens who have weight loss surgery are likely to lose the same amount of weight regardless of whether they were previously diagnosed with psychiatric problems, a U.S. study suggests....
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