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Periodontal Disease May Increase Risk For Dementia

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
Researchers found that persons with chronic periodontitis had a 6% higher risk for dementia compared to those without periodontitis. Periodontitis is the most important cause of tooth loss in...
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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds....
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Big Data Adds Clarity, Certainty To Clinical Trial Outcomes For AFib

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The 33 million people with atrial fibrillation worldwide not only suffer from bothersome symptoms, but also face a fivefold increased risk of stroke and a twofold increased risk of death. Research teams led by Mayo Clinic published three connected studies on Friday, March 15, clarifying the benefits......
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Heart Guidelines Rarely Backed by Good Science

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Less than one in 10 recommendations are based on results from multiple randomized controlled trials (considered the "gold standard"), and that percentage has actually dropped in the past decade, the researchers...
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AI And MRIs At Birth Can Predict Cognitive Fevelopment At Age 2, UNC Study Finds

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95% accuracy. “This prediction could help identify children at risk for poor cognitive development shortly after birt......
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High-volume hospitals and surgeons do better on neck artery procedures

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients who need blockages cleared in their carotid arteries to reduce the risk of stroke may want to seek hospitals and doctors who do a lot of these procedures, a new research review suggests....
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Why Millions Of Women Are Suffering In Silence With Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical literature research, Mr. Askes concludes that many questions about the disorder remain unanswered and unaddressed by the medical co......
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Research Roundup: ‘Medicare For All’; Surprise Medical Bills; And Contraception

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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TriNetX raises $40M Series D for real-world evidence research platform

Mar 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The funding will fuel the company's international expansion as well as development of its analytics...
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New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new study which followed 2,000 women with breast cancer for twenty-years post-diagnosis has revealed that breast cancer is eleven different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after...
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Blood Diseases Cured With Bone Marrow Transplant

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Doubling the low amount of total body radiation delivered to patients undergoing bone marrow transplants with donor cells that are only “half-matched” increased the rate of engraftment from only about 50 percent to nearly 100%, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. The findings, pub......
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New Drug Could Help Tough-to-Treat Cholesterol

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
After a year of testing, the new drug, bempedoic acid, lowered "bad" LDL cholesterol levels by 18 percentage points, researchers...
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SPIT Lab Leading The Effort To Analyze Hair, Expand Research On Puberty

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Puberty is something we all go through and yet there is limited science to explain what is happening inside our bodies during this transition, and how it affects our physical and mental health. The research that does exist focuses primarily on girls and often ignores the changes for boys, African A......
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Can Apple Watch Really Detect Cardiac Problems? Results Of Big Study From Stanford Just A Heartbeat Away

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At the upcoming annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, researchers will unveil the first results of a study of 400,000 people wearing the device. Cardiology is becoming a testing ground for new tech. Other health technology stories include news on the Cleveland Clinic's new artificial intelligence center and Amazon's latest product for sale--modular hospital rooms....
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Hey Doc, How's My Immune System Doing?

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
If those ubiquitous TV infomercials are to be believed, a person’s age can be determined solely by outward signs, like wrinkled skin, gray hair, and yellow teeth. But according to a team of researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Stanford University, the state of a person’s ......
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Are Some Birth Control Methods Doomed to Fail?

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
A gene variant that breaks down hormones in birth control could be the culprit, researchers...
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Breast cancer risk tied to DDT varies by exposure timing

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women's age at first exposure to DDT may influence when in life the risk for breast malignancies is greatest....
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UAB Researchers Develop New Cognitive Screening Tool

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine show that a new screening instrument to measure cognitive deficit is an effective and potentially useful tool for clinicians. In a paper published in the Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, the research showed that the ......
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Forgetting Uses More Brain Power Than Remembering

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin discovered through neuroimaging. These findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggest that in order to forget an unwanted experience, more attention s......
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Diabetics more likely to report back pain

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes are more likely to report back and neck pain, but it's still unclear if diabetes is the cause of their pain, a research review concludes....
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