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Researchers block cocaine craving and addiction with a special skin graft

Sep 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed and tested a way to block cocaine craving and addiction, protecting addicts from high doses that would otherwise be...
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Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Depression, PTSD?

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Over the last 50 years, researchers have made “transformative” advances in understanding how the brain works. But there haven’t been corresponding breakthroughs in psychiatric...
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GSK grabs new drug development head from Boehringer

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline has hired Chris Corsico from German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim to fill the new role of senior vice-president development as the company reshapes its research strategy, a spokesman for the British group said on Tuesday....
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The Numbers Behind An Epidemic: More Than 2 Million Teens Have Used E-Cigarettes New Survey Finds

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
FDA officials are so concerned by the prevalence of vaping among teens that they've announced a crackdown on the devices. E-cigarettes were designed to be a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, but there's been little research about the long-term health effects of using the devices....
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NIH Updates Website About Link Between Alcohol, Cancer After Criticism That It Soft-Pedaled The Risk

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Previously, the site warned that drinking "too much alcohol" could increase the risk, while research shows that almost any alcohol consumption a day is associated with an elevated chance of getting breast cancer. In other public health news: a look inside the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, genetic prospectors, virtual reality and phobias, ACL treatment, personality types, probiotics and...
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Study To Examine Possible Effects Of Cannabis Compound For Common Movement Disorder

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at University of California School of Medicine are preparing to launch a novel clinical trial to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential treatment for adults with essential tremor (ET). Currently, ET is treated using repurposed medications o......
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Probiotic Use May Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions, Researchers Say

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Use of probiotics is linked to reduced need for antibiotic treatment in infants and children, according to a review of studies that probed the benefits of probiotics, say researchers in the U.S., England and the Netherlands. Their study, supported in part by the International Scientific Association......
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Kidney Stones Grow Just Like Real Stones, Recording Your Health Through Time

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Recent research found that kidney stones have many more similarities with real stones than anyone previously...
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Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers....
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Researchers Find Children Experience Concussion Symptoms Three Times Longer Than Adults

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Concussion symptoms for children under 13 years old typically last three times longer than they do for older teens and adults, but keeping them out of the classroom during recovery is not necessarily the preferred treatment, according to a comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American......
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Injuries Associated With Infant Walkers Still Sending Children To The Emergency Department

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined characteristics of infant walker-related injuries and evaluated the effect of the 2010 federal mandatory safety standard on these injuries. The study, published in Pediatrics, found ......
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Flu Vaccination Rates In Clinics Drop As Day Progresses, But Computerized Nudges Help Give Them A Boost, Penn Study Finds

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Primary care clinics experienced a significant decline in influenza vaccinations as the day progressed, researchers from Penn Medicine report in a new study published in JAMA Open Network. However, “nudging” clinical staff to order vaccines using a behavioral economics technique known as “active cho......
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New Test Kit Invented By NUS Researchers Enables Quick, Accurate, And Inexpensive Screening Of Diseases

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a portable, easy-to-use device for quick and accurate screening of diseases. This versatile technology platform called enVision (enzyme-assisted nanocomplexes for visual identification of nucleic acid......
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Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence BP

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
High blood pressure, which is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease, claimed almost 8 million lives around the world in 2015 alone, the researchers...
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Inhaled Steroids May Increase Risk Of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Infections

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients using inhaled steroids to control asthma and other breathing problems may be at greater risk for developing nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung infections, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. NTM are in the same family as tuberculos......
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Infant Walkers Still Injuring Thousands of Babies

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
More than 230,000 children younger than 15 months old were treated in emergency rooms between 1990 and 2014 for baby walker-related injuries, new research published in the journal Pediatrics shows. More than 10,000 of those youngsters ended up being admitted to the...
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Fertile Females Smell Better to Men

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers in Switzerland determined that women who are the "fittest" for reproduction have a distinctive scent that makes them particularly appealing to...
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Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
The researchers analyzed data on more than 8,600  people from 12  countries included in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey.  None of the participants was obese when the survey...
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State Highlights: Exodus Of Cardiologists Disrupts Oregon Research Hospital Transplant Program; 320,000 Minnesotans Warily Prepare To Switch Medicare Plans

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Minnesota, Kansas, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Georgia, California, Wisconsin, Ohio and...
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Cancer Researcher Resigns Following Plagiarism Investigation, But NEJM Refuses To Retract His Article

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch disputes Dartmouth University's findings that one of his published papers includes a plagiarized graph. Meanwhile, the New England Journal of Medicine's decision to leave the article is angering some...
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