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Driving With Dementia -- New Guidance For Doctors

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. 'Driving with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment' helps medical teams with the appropriate assessment and management of patients. Researchers from Newc......
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Consumer demand paves path for the wellness category

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Many VMS manufacturers hope that people will continue to look to the category as a source of nutrition and solution to the problems they face as they seek a healthier lifestyle. Read More...
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For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests....
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Is Type 1 Diabetes a Factor in Broken Bones?

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
An A1C level above 8 percent was linked to a greater risk of a specific type of fracture in people with type 1 diabetes, but not in those with type 2, according to a new...
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Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: Experts

Jan 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: ExpertsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00...
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New Clinical Trial Will Test Krill Oil For A Brighter Lupus Future

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can krill oil improve the quality of life of people living with systemic lupus erythematous? A clinical trial, involving 20 centers in the United States, is currently enrolling patients to answer this question. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in New York City, is aiming to enroll four patients w......
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For Children With Food Sensitivities, Sometimes Isolation Can Be More Detrimental Than The Allergy Itself

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A recent court case over a theater program and a child with a peanut allergy highlights the social isolation some young people deal with when they have a food allergy. “The child starts to feel like he or she is the problem," said Dr. James Baker Jr., the director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan. In other public health news: stem cells, embryos, physician burnout, vitamin D, sleep, mental health, and...
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Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests....
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Muscle Stem Cells Can Drive Cancer That Arises In Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
People with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) can develop an otherwise-rare muscle cancer, called rhabdomyosarcoma, due to the muscle cells’ continuous work to rebuild the damaged tissue. However, little is known about how the cancer arises, hindering development of a treatment or test that could pr......
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Experts: People Must Change Diets to Save Earth

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
People will need to eat half as much sugar and red meat as now, and double the amount of plant-based foods they eat, including nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, to make sure the Earth will be able to feed a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050, according to an expert...
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Make like a zebra to avoid insect bites, scientists say

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
The zebra's stripes are known to protect it from blood-sucking insects, as well as acting as camouflage, and new research suggests that being stripy may also work for people in remote tribal communities who paint their bodies in monochrome shades....
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New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people -- and the planet

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts....
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Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked to Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, researchers...
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The Electronics Industry Sees Money In Your Health

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Although many device makers at the annual Consumer Electronics Show targeted real health issues, some are looking to solve problems that people didn’t realize needed solving....
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Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake....
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Killings of transgender people in the US saw another high year

Jan 17, 2019 , CNN Health
For decades, every year she's been active in the transgender community, Isa Noyola has attended a funeral for a friend....
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Infographic: How to stay safe in winter weather

Jan 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Dangerous snowy weather expected for much of the U.S. means people must know how to prevent—and treat—hypothermia, frostbite and other...
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Hearing aid users often do not see doctors to ensure devices help

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In 2020, a new U.S. law will allow people to buy hearing aids over-the-counter, but that may not improve access to hearing care, a new study suggests....
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Maryland’s New Red Flag Law Is Saving Lives In Fight Against Gun Violence, Police Say

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At least nine states have adopted a law allowing family members and friends to request court orders preventing people from having guns. In Maryland, police say it's already...
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GoFundMe CEO: 'Gigantic gaps' in health system showing up in crowdfunding

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of healthcare. Of the $5 billion the company says it has raised, about a third has been for...
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