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Police Killings Of Unarmed Black Americans Damage Mental Health In African-American Neighborhoods, Study Finds

Jun 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While other studies have focused on the adverse affects of black killings, the Lancet study researchers aimed for a better sense of how police violence is felt on a population level months before and after a...
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New Tool Analyzes How Prepared World Is For An Epidemic. Spoiler Alert: It’s Not.

Jun 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The new website aims to help public officials recognize where vulnerabilities exist. In other public health news: heart research, predicting falls, lead paint, addiction, obesity and...
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Opioids that are painkillers but aren't addictive? This biochemist thinks it's possible

Jun 23, 2018 , CNBC Health
This biochemist explains in The Conversation how he and other researchers are working on designing new drugs that will block pain but without the euphoria that leads to...
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Commentary: Value in healthcare remains an imperative; it's just the matter of how we get there

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Researchers have found no correlation between the prevalence of population-based value-based payment models and total cost of care. Does that mean we've been on the wrong track? In a word, no. Value, as a principle, remains as solid as...
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Pot Still a Drug of Choice for Many U.S. Adults

Jun 23, 2018 , WebMD
Daily marijuana use was highest among adults aged 18 to 34.  Adults aged 50 to 64 were the only age group with increases in non-daily marijuana use both before and after 2007, the researchers...
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Research Roundup: ACA Enrollment; Anxiety And Autoimmune Disorders

Jun 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Researchers Figure Out Why Coffee Is Good For The Heart

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
A new study illustrates why caffeine may actually be good for the...
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Purdue University researchers develop glucose-monitoring contact lens

Jun 23, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Glucose-monitoring contact lenses have been a continuing area of interest from developers all over the world. Most recently a team of researchers at Purdue University has announced that they have developed a new silicon-based, sensor-carrying contact lens that can monitor glucose levels as well as be used for ocular pain relief and drug...
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Florida Teen First Human Case of Mosquito-Borne Virus

Jun 22, 2018 , WebMD
The first confirmed human case of Keystone virus has been diagnosed in a Florida teen, but it's likely that infection with the mosquito-borne disease is common among state residents, researchers...
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Lyme Disease Cases Among Children Are On The Rise In Western Pennsylvania

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lyme disease cases among children are on the rise in western Pennsylvania, according to researchers from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The findings are published online in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in the United States and th......
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Putting The Brakes On Metastatic Cancer

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A groundbreaking discovery by University of Alberta researchers has identified previously unknown therapeutic targets that could be key to preventing the spread of cancer. In a new study published in Nature Communications, the team found that by inhibiting several newly identified gene targets they......
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Risks, Outcomes Differ Depending On Breast Reconstructive Surgery Type

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new study of breast cancer patients who had breast reconstruction, researchers examine complications across the different types of surgeries. For many women facing treatment for breast cancer, breast reconstruction after mastectomy is a quality of life issue. It is linked with feeling more fem......
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Researchers Just Printed Sensors Onto Gummi Candies

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
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Researcher Zeroes In On The Pre-Clinical Phase Of Alzheimer’s As Way To Stop Disease From Progressing

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Reisa Sperling looks at the ten to fifteen year span before the onset of the disease when patients already have build-up of a protein that is believed to trigger the deterioration of the brain. In other public health news: pancreatic cancer, gout, depression, genetic testing, grandchildren for hire, and...
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Home Monitor Detects Dangerous Drop In White Blood Cells

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have developed a portable, non-invasive monitor that can determine, in one minute and without drawing blood, whether chemotherapy patients have a reduced number of white blood cells that could lead to infec......
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Lifestyle changes can help obese women improve fertility

Jun 22, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Although obesity can significantly decrease a woman's ability to get pregnant, losing weight through diet and exercise can improve her odds, according to a research review....
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Weight Loss Reverses Heart Condition In Obesity Sufferers

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight. Published in the heart journal Europace, the researchers found that a 10% loss in weight along with management of associated......
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Risk Of Death Or Developing Cancer Is Lowest In Light Alcohol Drinkers – Queen's University Researcher

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study, led by Dr Andrew Kunzmann, researcher from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast, has found the combined risk of death and developing a number of cancers is lowest in light drinkers, consuming less than one drink per day, and increases w......
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Increased Risk Of Birth Defects In Babies After First-Trimester Exposure To Lithium

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated risk of major congenital malformations in fetuses after first-trimester exposure to lithium, in the largest study ever to examine the risk of birth defects in lithium-exposed babies. Nearly one and one-half times as many......
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First Day Of Summer Means Peak Poison Ivy Season; Expert Offers Tips For Coping With This Hazard

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Summer officially arrives at 6:07 a.m. on Thursday. And typically, the first two months of summer coincide with the height of poison ivy season. Virginia Tech’s John Jelesko researches poison ivy and the chemical contained in the plant – urushiol – and ways you can make sure it doesn’t ruin your s......
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