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Doctor App Babylon Health Offers Quick Appointments, But Grapples With Follow-Up Care For Mental Health

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
A third of London’s mental-health providers are rejecting patient referrals from Babylon Health, a video-calling service used by thousands. Former staff say the startup is struggling to plug into Britain’s healthcare system....
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J&J to record $700 million charge related to abandoned drug program

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday said it will record a nearly $700 million impairment charge in the first quarter of 2019 related to the abandoned development of its experimental antiviral drug, AL-8176....
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GSK reports positive data for experimental blood cancer drug

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline received a boost for its oncology research on Thursday, as it reported further positive data from a study of its experimental drug for blood cancer....
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Biogen scraps two Alzheimer drug trials, wipes $18 billion from market value

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd are ending two late-stage trials of their experimental Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab, a major setback in the quest to find a treatment for the mind-wasting disease and a blow to Biogen, which lost more than $18 billion of its value on Thursday....
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Kale joins the ranks of the annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide list

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale....
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Former Inmates Need Social Supports To Maintain Mental Health, Rutgers Study Says

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Men released from prison who receive social, community and spiritual support have better mental health, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers School of Public Health. The study, published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, found that former offend......
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Daily cannabis and skunk users run higher psychosis risk

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
People who use cannabis every day run a significantly higher risk of developing the serious mental illness psychosis, especially if they use more potent forms of the drug, such as skunk, scientists said....
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GSK reports positive data from trial of endometrial cancer drug

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline said on Tuesday a study testing its experimental drug dostarlimab in women with recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer showed promising results....
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More Teens, Kids Seeking Mental Health Care in ERs

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
Between 2011 and 2015 alone, there was a 28 percent jump in psychiatric visits among Americans between the ages of 6 and...
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Consumer Use Of Popular But Deadly Paint Stripper Banned By EPA–But Advocates Say Agency Should Have Gone Further

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The EPA will still allow commercial use of the lethal chemical. The Trump administration “will be partly to blame when the next worker is injured or dies as a result of being exposed to this extremely dangerous chemical,” attorney Melanie Benesh of the Environmental Working Group...
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Experimental Blood Test Accurately Spots Fibromyalgia

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers have evidence that fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis. In a study that appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers from The Ohio State University report success in ide......
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Why Hawaii Is An Important Spot For Cancer Research

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
The scientists at the PHI, Hawaii are using advanced technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Their research is unique because they examine how cancer affects people with different ethnic, cultural and environmental...
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Beto O’Rourke Dials Back Medicare-For-All Talk

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
In launching his campaign for President, Beto O'Rourke sees an incremental approach to guaranteeing insurance coverage for all Americans....
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Moving to the Next Generation of SDOH Initiatives

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 14—Efforts to address social factors that affect health are moving from the experimental phase to the operational phase in Medicaid, according to a former federal leader of the program....
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Mental Health Woes Are Rising in Young Americans -- Is Social Media to Blame?

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Mental Health Woes Are Rising in Young Americans -- Is Social Media to Blame?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Sharp Increase In Mental Health Illnesses In Young People May Be Linked To Social Media, Cultural Trends

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report also said that lack of sleep could be a contributing factor. Between 2008 and 2017, suicides among young adults in age brackets between 18 and 25 grew by as much as 56 percent, and the rate at which these young people entertained thoughts of suicide rose by up to 68 percent. “It’s an alarming trend," said Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a Johns Hopkins University...
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EPA bans household use of deadly paint stripper, but not commercial use

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a ban on retail sales for household use of methylene chloride, a powerful and dangerous paint stripping chemical linked to dozens of deaths. But health advocates were disappointed that the EPA allowed its continued use in commercial settings....
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EPA bans consumer sales of methylene chloride paint removers

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it had issued a final rule to prohibit the manufacture, import, processing and distribution of methylene chloride in all paint removers for consumer use....
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OxyContin's maker is accused of fueling the opioid epidemic. Its new overdose antidote was just fast-tracked by the FDA

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration granted Purdue Pharma's experimental opioid overdose drug fast-track designation. According to Purdue, its drug, nalmefene hydrochloride injection, has a longer effect than naloxone, another opioid antagonist that is approved to reverse overdoses....
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At ortho meeting, VR companies announce industry-advancing partnerships

Mar 15, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
OssoVR is working with Smith & Nephew to make a training program for robotic surgery, while FundamentalVR is working with VR glove-maker...
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