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Does Dirty Air Cancel Out Exercise Benefits?

Jul 19, 2018 , WebMD
For most healthy people, cycling, gardening and playing sports can lead to a healthier heart and a reduced risk of first heart attack or heart attack recurrence, even in a polluted city, a 20-year-study has...
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Could an Early Dinner Lower Risk of Some Cancers?

Jul 19, 2018 , WebMD
People who ate their evening meal before 9 p.m. or waited at least two hours after supper before going to sleep had a 20 percent lower cancer risk than those who ate supper after 10 p.m. or those who ate and went to bed soon after, according to a new...
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Trends With Anti-Anxiety Pills Hearken Back To Early Days Of Opioid Crisis

Jul 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say that not only is overprescribing of "benzos" putting people at risk for dependence, but are also exacerbating overdoses from opioids. News on the drug epidemic comes out of New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Florida, as well....
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Magnetized Wire Could Be Used To Detect Cancer In People

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A magnetic wire used to snag scarce and hard-to-capture tumor cells could prove to be a swift and effective tactic for early cancer detection, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The wire, which is threaded into a vein, attracts special magnetic nanopa......
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An earlier dinner may lower your risk of some cancers

Jul 19, 2018 , CNN Health
People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found....
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Worried About Varicose Veins? Here's What You Need To Know

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
On a summer day, many people like to wear shorts to get some relief in the heat. But for people with varicose veins, the idea of wearing shorts can lead to more anxiety than comfort. Varicose veins affect about 25% of women and 15% of men in their lifetime, and there are many ways they can be treat......
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Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism

Jul 18, 2018 , WebMD
Kids with autism show differences in the structure and function of a brain circuit that helps you take pleasure in social interaction -- something that people with autism struggle with, researchers have...
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Overcoming A Major Barrier To Developing Liquid Biopsies

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The idea of testing blood or urine to find markers that help diagnose or treat disease holds great promise. But as technology has improved to allow researchers to examine tiny fragments of RNA, one major problem has led to limited success. “Different people are using different methods to sequence s......
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Grocery chain recalls pasta salad over salmonella risk after 20 people get sick

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
A Midwestern grocery store chain is recalling pasta salad that might be linked to 20 people getting sick from salmonella, the company said Tuesday....
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New ALS Therapy In Clinical Trials

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
About 20,000 people in the United States are living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The invariably fatal disease kills the nerve cells that control walking, eating and breathing. Few people survive more than three years after diagnosis. Now, new researc......
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An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found....
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Roche touts new flu drug as Tamiflu suffers generics hit

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of recapturing lost ground in the generics-flooded influenza market got a boost after a late-stage study showed its new medicine reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications....
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FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

Jul 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The FDA is evaluating ways to make sure patients don't take an inappropriate over-the-counter drug. That could include adding information to the packaging label and offering online questionnaires to help people decide if a drug is right for...
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7,000 people fail to meet Arkansas Medicaid work requirement

Jul 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Arkansas' requirement took effect last month. Participants in the program lose coverage if they don't meet the work requirement for three months in a calendar...
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Roche nabs trial win for investigational anti-viral flu drug

Jul 17, 2018 , Reuters
Roche said on Tuesday its investigational drug baloxavir marboxil reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications from flu, a boost to the Swiss drugmaker's efforts to win approval for the single-dose, oral anti-viral medicine....
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An Aspirin A Day? Not So Fast

Jul 17, 2018 , Forbes
Daily, low-dose aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and several types of cancer. Now, though, a new study shows that a one-dose-fits-all regimen doesn't work for everyone. People who weigh over 70 kg (154 lbs) should reconsider their daily...
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FDA Approves Drug That Could Be Used To Treat Smallpox In Case Of A Bioterrorism Attack

Jul 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Smallpox was eradicated decades ago but public health officials have feared the virus could be used in an attack against people born since then who haven't been vaccinated....
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Aphasia: A Disruption In Communication

Jul 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ever heard of aphasia? Most people who are familiar with the term associate it with stroke (i.e., brain damage caused by disrupted blood flow to the brain). But aphasia, an impairment of language, is not always caused by stroke. Really, a variety of brain conditions, including neurodegenerative dis......
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Amazon could make a big impact in health by helping people eat better

Jul 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amazon is in position to work with employers and health systems to bring better food to...
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Depression Screening Rates Up, but Still Fall Far Short

Jul 14, 2018 , RxList
More people are being screened for depression now than they were 10 years ago, but screening rates still remain low, new research...
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