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Prescription Drugs At Home Are Fueling The Addiction Crisis Among Kids And Teens, Warns New Studies

Jul 22, 2019 , Forbes
New research carries a warning for both parents and doctors: prescription meds in the home are fueling the addiction crisis among kids and...
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What Role Do Seizures Play In Alzheimer’s? Perhaps They Were Once Overlooked, But Now Researchers Say They Might Cause Dementia

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Several unpublished studies getting attention at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference this week point to new research on people who have gone on to develop Alzheimer's after having seizures. News on the disease also looks at how exercise might help and potential links to...
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Diabetes Raises Heart Failure Risk More in Women

Jul 20, 2019 , WebMD
Diabetes brings with it a variety of long-term complications, but at least one of those -- heart failure -- is a bigger threat to women than men, new research...
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A ‘Smart Pill’ To Help Patients Remember To Take Meds Was Touted As New Era In Care. Now Researchers Are Pushing Back.

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The researchers argue that the evidence used to approve the product — called Abilify MyCite — was not only weak, but failed to demonstrate the technology improves adherence, a key point if the goal is to improve health outcomes. In other public health news: neuron research, seasickness, surgery, scooter safety, broken heart syndrome, and...
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Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say....
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How PR pros can score wins on Reddit

Jul 20, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The social media platform has an engaged and youthful user base, but is it a good outlet for your message? Consider these insights. PR pros’ calendars are filled to the brim, as they try keeping up with current events, monitoring trending news stories, researching and pitching journalists and evaluating media results. Add to the headache […] The post How PR pros can score wins on Reddit appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Prominent Vaping Researcher Asks For Study Linking E-Cigarettes To Heart Attacks To Be Retracted

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The spat is over a study that claimed adult vaping was "associated with" a doubled risk of heart attack. Brad Rodu, a University of Louisville professor, says that when he obtained the federal data, he found the majority of the 38 patients in the study who had heart attacks had them before they started vaping. In other news, Juul has hired a prominent researcher known for his work on nicotine and the adolescent...
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Menstrual Cups Safe, Effective, and Largely Unknown

Jul 20, 2019 , RxList
Menstrual cups offer similar or better leakage protection compared with sanitary pads or tampons, cost less over time, have few adverse events, and are widely favored by women who have been educated on their use, a study has shown. Despite these attributes, awareness of the feminine hygiene product is limited by a lack of recognition of the device as an option for menses management, the researchers...
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Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise

Jul 20, 2019 , WebMD
Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right after they become pregnant, new research...
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Does Precision Medicine Have A Minority Problem?

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
Precision medicine holds the potential to revolutionize healthcare. however, personalized medicine could inadvertently create new disparities. This is due to the fact that almost 80% of individuals who have contributed DNA to genomics research are...
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Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom

Jul 19, 2019 , WebMD
Kratom, made from the leaves of a Southeast Asian plant, is usually used to treat pain and addiction. But poison control center data shows it has been tied to seizures, withdrawal, hallucinations, agitation and rapid heart rate, researchers...
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Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests....
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Research Roundup: E-Cigarettes; Surgical Safety; And Health Care Affordability

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Alzheimer’s Impacts More Women Than Men. Scientists Find New Reasons Why In Brain Scan, Genetic Studies.

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers found that tau networks, a protein that forms tangles and destroy brain nerve cells, were more diffuse in women. Genetic differences also play a role, although researchers can't explain how yet. While two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases are in women, researchers also found they are able to mask the signs of dementia longer than men because of better brain metabolism....
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Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
While the extreme stress of losing a loved one has been linked to heart troubles in prior research, a new study found that one in six people with broken heart syndrome also had...
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Male victims of domestic violence struggle to disclose abuse

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Men who experience domestic violence and abuse often don't seek help until the problem becomes a crisis, researchers say....
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Migrants In The U.K. Are Healthier Than The Locals And Speak Excellent English

Jul 18, 2019 , Forbes
Research from the Migration Observatory at Oxford University shows that migrants to the U.K. tend to be healthier than the native-born population. The research also shows most migrants speak good English, contrary to concerns raised by Boris Johnson who is likely to be the next U.K. Prime...
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Striking New-Onset Seizure Risk in Dementia Patients

Jul 18, 2019 , RxList
Patients with dementia are at significantly higher risk for generalized or partial seizures disorders, new research...
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Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
When states have stricter gun laws, fewer children die from gun violence, new research...
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Experimental Ebola treatments effective in lab study

Jul 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Two experimental Ebola drugs have been found to be effective in treating the strain of the deadly virus responsible for the deaths of more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to new research published Tuesday....
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