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CMS, Yale New Haven Health on hot seat over design of quality measures

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS' long-standing hospital readmissions penalty program has taken quite a beating recently from members of the research community over problems with its underlying...
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Researchers Report Acute Findings From Havana Embassy Phenomenon

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Beginning in late 2016, U.S. diplomats and family members stationed in Havana, Cuba, reported a number of sudden-onset symptoms, including dizziness, ear pain and tinnitus. They noted a high frequency, loud and very localized sound that sometimes followed them as they moved through a room. For the f......
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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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As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
The US’s position as a leader in the scientific community is not simply something to be proud of—it is essential to our future as a nation, and with every day that the shutdown continues, we fall a bit further...
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Brain's Cerebellum Found To Influence Addictive And Social Behavior

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online today in the journal Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, prove for the first time that the brain's cerebellum—long thought to be mainly involved in coordinating movement—helps control the brain's reward circuitry. The surprisin......
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Child Survivors Of Hodgkin Lymphoma Have Increased Risk Of Second Cancer

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma are at an increased risk of developing an entirely new cancer later in life, according to new research published in Cancer — the American Cancer Society’s international peer-reviewed scientific journal — and conducted at University of Alabama at Birmingham. W......
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Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....
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Opioid deaths linked to drug marketing to physicians, study

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New research shows a link between increased opioid marketing to physicians and higher opioid prescribing rates and elevated overdose deaths in the U.S. It's one of the first studies to make that...
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Verily's research wearable lands FDA clearance for on-demand ECG

Jan 19, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The Verily Study Watch is a prescription-only wearable that can record, store, transfer and display single-channel ECG...
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Which Came First: Cannabis Use Or Psychotic Disorders? Scientists Weigh In On Dangers, Myths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Top scientists who specialize in marijuana research are divided over whether the drug can lead to disorders like schizophrenia. “I’ve been doing this research for 25 years, and it’s polarizing even among academics,” said Margaret Haney, a professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center. Other public health news focuses on climate change's dangers; pain's origins in the brain; the race for health apps; a video game for kids with ADHD; a new way to tell if patients take...
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Long-term exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests....
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Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers...
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Study links opioid epidemic to painkiller marketing

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Researchers are reporting a link between doctor-targeted marketing of opioid products and the increase in U.S. deaths from overdoses....
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Universal Flu Vaccine May Offer 1-Shot Protection

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers have been working for years on a universal flu vaccine that would mean no annual flu shots. How close are they getting to...
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Study: Movie Violence Doesn't Make Kids Violent

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that as PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually...
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Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep...
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PhRMA adds Genentech, Gilead Sciences to membership roster

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With the addition of the two members, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's membership now comprises the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies. Read More...
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Research Roundup: ‘Public Charge’ Policy; Medicare Part B; And Romaine Lettuce Contamination

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Can Drinking Oolong Tea Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a recent study published in the journal Anticancer Research, Saint Louis University scientists, together with a visiting scientist from Fujian Medical University in China, have discovered evidence that oolong tea can lead to DNA damage of breast cancer cells and inhibit the growth and progression......
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Mindfulness May Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Mindfulness may be associated with fewer menopausal symptoms for women, according to a Mayo Clinic study recently published in Climacteric: The Journal of the International Menopause Society. Researchers discovered that being mindful may be especially helpful for menopausal women struggling with irr......
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