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Ask Can Walking Reduce Belly Fat

Apr 19, 2019 , eMedicine Health
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U.S. launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials on Thursday said they will spend $350 million in four states to study ways to best deal with the nation's opioid crisis on the local level, with a goal of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent over three years in selected communities in those states....
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Not Eating Good Food Worse Than Eating Bad Food

Apr 19, 2019 , RxList
People in almost every global region and income bracket would do well to recalibrate their diets — not only to reduce sugar and sodium but also to boost intakes of whole grains and...
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Heart Patch Could Limit Muscle Damage In Heart Attack Aftermath

Apr 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have designed a new type of adhesive patch that can be placed directly on the heart and may one day help to reduce the stretching of heart muscle that often occurs after a heart attack. The patch, made from a water-based hydrogel material, was developed using computer simulations of hea......
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Germany to launch cannabis farming as Canada's Aurora, Aphria win tenders

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Germany has awarded contracts to supply domestically-grown cannabis to two Canadian companies, as it seeks to develop its own medicinal marijuana industry and reduce reliance on imports....
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Perspectives: Importing Drugs From Canada Is Unsafe, Impractical And Unlikely To Reduce Prices

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost...
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Technology Automatically Senses How Parkinson's Patients Respond To Medication

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder affecting approximately 6 million people globally and is expected to double by 2040. PD leads to disabling motor features including tremor, reduced speed, and gait/balance impairment leading to falls, as well as non-motor sympt......
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Magic Mouthwash Effective Treatment For Mouth Sore Pain Caused By Radiation Therapy

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
“Magic mouthwash,” an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck when compared to plaecbo. These were the findings of a multi-institution, randomi......
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly...
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Robinul vs. Levsin

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Robinul Injection (glycopyrrolate) and Levsin (hyoscyamine) are anticholinergics that help to control conditions such as peptic ulcers that involve excessive stomach acid production. Levsin is also used to treat different stomach and intestinal disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome. Levsin is also used to control muscle spasms in the bladder, kidneys, or digestive tract, and to reduce stomach acid....
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Safety-Net Hospitals Fare Better Under New Medicare Reimbursement Rules

Apr 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New Medicare reimbursement rules provide some relief to safety-net hospitals, shifting the burden of financial penalties toward hospitals serving wealthier patient populations, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The new rules also reduce the burden......
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Pharmavite launches Equelle menopause symptom relief supplement

Apr 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The nonhormonal, nonprescription supplement has been clinically shown to reduce the frequency of menopausal muscle aches and hot flashes, the company said. Read More...
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Robinul vs. Ditropan

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Robinul Injection helps to control conditions such as peptic ulcers that involve excessive stomach acid production. The injectable form of Robinul is also used to reduce saliva, nasal, lung, and stomach secretions and to help control heart rate during surgery. Ditropan is an antispasmodic used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, incontinence (urine leakage), and increased night-time...
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Research Backs up Recommendations to Avoid Alcohol with AFib

Apr 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study confirms cutting out alcohol reduces abnormal heart rhythm in moderate...
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Study: Behavioral coaching app reduces hypertensive participants' blood pressure

Apr 11, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The daily-use digital intervention yielded "clinically meaningful" improvement in blood pressure among 172...
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Family Doctors Suggest New Mammogram Guidelines

Apr 10, 2019 , WebMD
Compared with yearly screening, biannual mammograms do not significantly boost the average woman's risk of death from breast cancer. And they greatly reduce the potential harms, the American Council of Physicians...
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Dietary Supplements Have No Effect on Mortality Risk

Apr 10, 2019 , RxList
For the general population, taking dietary supplements does not reduce the mortality risk from either cardiovascular disease (CVD) or cancer, a large cohort study...
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Alkermes says long-acting drugs could help schizophrenics stay on medication longer

Apr 10, 2019 , Reuters
Alkermes Plc said on Tuesday its long-acting injectable therapy for schizophrenia has helped reduce symptoms and can become an effective option for ensuring patients stay on medication even after being discharged from hospital....
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Study Finds These Furry Friends Calm Kids In The Hospital

Apr 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Results from a study conducted by a nurse research team at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center found that pet therapy visits significantly reduce the anxiety of hospitalized children. The results were recently published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. “Hospitaliztion can be an i......
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Okyanos Center For Regenerative Medicine Treats Military Veterans With Stem Cell Therapy For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) And Chronic Pain Due To Orthopedic Injuries

Apr 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Twenty-four U.S. military veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) have received stem cell therapy at Okyanos Center for Regenerative Medicine under a special initiative designed to improve TBI outcomes, reduce pain and aid in healing orthopedic injuries. The veterans are providing pre-a......
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