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Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests....
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Study Doubts Worth of Daily Aspirin for Seniors

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Daily aspirin is recommended for people between 50 and 69 if they are at increased risk of heart disease, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a guideline-setting expert panel. However, there's not been enough medical evidence to say whether aspirin would help elderly folks, the USPSTF...
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Allergan says revenue from aesthetics unit may double by 2025

Sep 15, 2018 , Reuters
Allergan Plc said revenue from its medical aesthetics business could double by 2025, even as it faces increasing competition for its blockbuster wrinkle treatment, Botox....
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How the FDA is shaping healthcare innovation

Sep 15, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
In the last year the FDA has taken steps to evolve its process for regulating software as a medical device, personal genomics and clinical decision support...
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MIT researchers create 'in-body GPS' with medical applications

Sep 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
MIT researchers are working on a way to target medical treatment with an 'in-body...
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Startup adds air quality sensors to Google vehicles, app-assisted musical instruments analyze samples, and more digital health news briefs

Sep 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Student athletics injury management app launches, and Sheba Medical Center pilots MedAware's AI medication warning...
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Timing May Be Everything When Taking Meds

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Using new bioinformatics tools to analyze thousands of human tissue samples, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center created a new database of daily rhythms in human gene activity—including many genes that regulate how drugs work. Reporting in Science Translational Medicine, re......
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Does Your Doctor Trust You?

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Building a good relationship with your doctor—especially if you suffer from a painful chronic condition—is critical for getting the best treatment possible. At the same time, clear, open communication with your medical team about how you're feeling is essential, too. But results of a new survey by ......
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Hospitals prepare, and some evacuate, as Hurricane Florence nears

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities along the 300 miles of coastline in the potential path of massive Hurricane Florence are preparing the best they can....
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Where Australia stands on abortion

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Abortion is common, safe, and the only criminalised listed medical procedure in Australia due to an archaic, flawed piece of legislation inherited from Victorian England....
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Why Do Children With Visible Disabilities Make Us Uncomfortable?

Sep 13, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
What do you do when you see a child who has obvious visible disabilities? Do you say hello? Do you turn away? In this month’s Viewpoint, “Afraid to Notice: On Responding to Children with Visible Disabilities,” pediatric nurse Lindsey van Gennep talks about her experiences working with medically fragile children in the community. She has [...] The post Why Do Children With Visible Disabilities Make Us Uncomfortable? appeared first on Off the...
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Doctors offer advice for insomnia

Sep 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may want to seek advice from a doctor and avoid long-term use of sleeping pills, medical experts advise....
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New Apple Watch is luring baby boomers by focusing on health and wellness

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Apple doesn't just want to target millennials with its Apple Watch. Its new medical features are clearly designed for their...
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Geisinger, Intermountain, others form coalition to address diagnostic errors

Sep 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A group of 41 leading healthcare organizations will work together to improve the quality of medical diagnoses. The coalition, called ACT for Better Diagnosis, will focus on identifying the main causes of diagnostic errors and working...
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Unintended Consequences Of White Noise Therapy For Tinnitus Otolaryngology's Cobra Effect

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
IMPORTANCE Critical to the success of many medical therapeutics is a consideration of the brain’s miraculous ability to dynamically rewire itself anatomically and neurochemically on the basis of incoming information. We argue that white noise exposure, a commonly recommended therapy for patients wit......
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Doctors Are So Ill-Trained To Fight Opioid Crisis Experts Say It’s Like ‘Trying To Fight World War II With Only Coast Guard’

Sep 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There has been little addiction training in medical schools across the country, but a decades-long push may be changing...
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Semiautomatic Rifles May Make Mass Shootings Deadlier, Study Says

Sep 12, 2018 , Forbes
Mass shooters appear to injure and kill more people when the use semiautomatic rifles instead of handguns, other types of rifles, or shotguns, according to a new analysis in the Journal of The American Medical Association. But the research has significant...
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Clinical Need Absent, Unclear In Nearly 30% Of Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions

Sep 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 30% of outpatient opioid prescriptions in the United States lack documented clinical reasons that justify the use of these potent drugs, according to a national analysis of physician visit records conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corporation. Results of the rep......
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Veterinarian Who Developed Anesthetic, Champion Of Women In Science, And Genetics Researchers Win Coveted Lasker Awards

Sep 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The awards are sometimes referred to as the "American Nobels" and are given to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine....
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Hybrid specialist-AI system outperforms machine learning diagnostic in Stanford study

Sep 12, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Swarm AI, a network of human practitioners whose collective diagnoses decisions were moderated by an AI, offers another approach to AI-based medical image...
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