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Key Takeaways From Three Landmark Heart Studies

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Today, at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, the research group led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, professor of Medicine and associate director of the Smidt Heart Institute, presented three critical research studies aimed at better understanding sudden cardiac arrest. "These research studies......
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Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research...
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Study Finds Phone App Effectively Identifies Potentially Fatal Heart Attacks With The Near Accuracy Of A Standard ECG

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can your smart phone determine if you’re having the most serious – and deadly – form of heart attack? A new research study says it can – and may be a valuable tool to save lives. The international study, led by researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, fou......
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Can Stimulating The Brain Treat Chronic Pain?

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain. The resu......
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Simplifying Life For Diabetics With A Nanotechnology Breakthrough

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thanks to a nanotechnology breakthrough by a pair of researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering, the lives of diabetics may soon become less complicated. Glucose monitoring and hormone therapy are daily challenges that never go away for the 3 million people living with type 1......
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Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Older adults with untreated hearing loss incur substantially higher total health care costs compared to those who don't have hearing loss -- an average of 46%, totaling $22,434 per person over a decade, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt......
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Too Much Of A Good Thing? New Study Shows Overtreating Patients For Hypothyroidism Could Raise Their Risk Of Stroke

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. The findings were presented by researche......
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A 29-Year-Old CEO Who's Shaking Up Diagnostics & Other Stories From The 2019 Healthcare 30 Under 30

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Meet the newest crop of 30 Under 30 researchers and entrepreneurs working in...
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Bacterial Pneumonia Far More Dangerous To The Heart Than Viral Pneumonia, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Heart complications in patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia are more serious than in patients diagnosed with viral pneumonia, according to new research from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City. In the study of nearly 5,000 patients, researchers......
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Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
NDEA is found naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and it may cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on...
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Creating The “Next Healthcare System”

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held a spotlight session this afternoon at ISPOR Europe 2018, “Healthcare X.0: Digital Technologies and Creation of Value” [IP4], that explored how digital technologies are creating the next generation healthcare system in E......
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The new Google Health unit is absorbing health business from DeepMind, Alphabet's AI research group

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
CNBC has learned that DeepMind's health subsidiary is moving under the newly-formed Google Health led by former Geisinger CEO David...
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Cardiovascular Disease, Alzheimer's Genetically Linked

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Studying DNA from more than 1.5 million people, an international team of researchers — led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco — has identified points of DNA that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and also heighten the ri......
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Kawasaki Disease: One Disease, Multiple Triggers

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a single cause. By studying weather patterns and geographical distributions of patients in San Diego, the ......
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‘Strongest Evidence Yet' That Being Obese Causes Depression

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research released today from the University of South Australia and University of Exeter in the UK has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems. The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, shows that ......
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AI insights platform for payers raises $5M

Nov 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Knowtions Research's Series A round will be used to scale its Lydia platform and hire additional...
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialised settings. Over a period of three years, 44 children aged betwee......
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Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened In 50 Percent Of Patients, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90% of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to significant cost savings. Preliminary data from the study, co-led by a theoretical modeling researcher from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and ......
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COPD Patients Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehabilitation Despite Its Health Benefits

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Only a tiny fraction of patients hospitalized for COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, participate in a pulmonary rehabilitation program following hospitalization, even though such programs are recommended and Medicare covers their cost, according to new research published online in the A......
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Patients With Common Heart Failure More Likely To Have Lethal Heart Rhythms

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai discovered that a non-treatable form of lethal heart rhythm responsible for sudden cardiac arrest is twice as likely to be found in patients with the most common form of heart failure—heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), com......
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