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7640 Articles Matching "risk"

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Recall

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Certain batches of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey pints may contain undeclared tree nuts that could put people with an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts at risk for a life-threatening allergic...
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Two Lives Saved in Rare 'Paired' Liver Donation

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Living liver donation carries more risks than a living kidney donation, and it comes with a 0.3% donor risk of death and a 30% risk of complications following an adult-to-adult donation with the larger right liver...
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Link Found Between C-Sections And Asthma, Allergies

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Babies born via cesarean delivery may have an increased risk of developing asthma and food allergies, according to research out of the University at Albany School of Public Health. The prevalence of children with asthma and allergies has increased over the past two decades, and although genetics ma......
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Hearing loss tied to increased risk for depression

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults with hearing loss may be more likely than peers without hearing difficulty to develop symptoms of depression, a research review suggests....
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Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study

Apr 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday....
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C-Section Infection Risk Higher for Moms on Medicaid: Study

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Surgical site infections occurred in 0.75% of the deliveries covered by Medicaid and 0.63% of those covered by private insurance. In other words, women covered by Medicaid had a 1.4-fold higher risk, the researchers...
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Switzerland to monitor potential health risks posed by 5G networks

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Switzerland will introduce a monitoring system to assuage concerns about the potential health impact of fifth-generation (5G) mobile frequency emissions and smooth the cutting-edge technology's rollout, the government said on Wednesday....
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Legacy of Gulf War Deployment: Higher Risk of Minor Birth Defects

Apr 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Legacy of Gulf War Deployment: Higher Risk of Minor Birth DefectsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Doctors develop 'cure' for babies with 'bubble boy' disease

Apr 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Dannie Hawkins dreamed for her precious baby nephew, Ja'Ceon Golden, to experience the simple joys of childhood -- swimming in pools during the summer, going to birthday parties, playing in parks filled with people, having a pet -- without risk....
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Gulf War Legacy: Higher Risk of Birth Defects

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
Rates of major birth defects were similar for children of deployed and non-deployed veterans. And there was no difference in major birth defects among children whose mothers were or weren't...
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly...
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Study Supports Limiting Eggs and Cholesterol Intake for a Healthier Heart

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Higher consumption of eggs and cholesterol are linked to increased risk for heart...
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Common Diabetes Drug May Also Help Kidneys, Heart

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
Those who took Invokana had a 30% lower risk of developing kidney failure, a 30% lower risk of dying from kidney failure or heart disease, the researchers...
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Airport’s brand journalism news service takes flight

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A once-struggling airport has seen a rebirth. Blue Sky, its news service, reflects the Steel City’s new swagger. Two Boeing jets crash, killing hundreds. A national pilot shortage looms. Drone sightings close London’s Gatwick Airport. From a reputational viewpoint, it might seem risky for Pittsburgh International Airport’s Blue Sky brand journalism news service to newsjack other organizations’ crises. Yet when you’re out […] The post Airport’s brand journalism news...
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Financial scam victims have higher risk of Alzheimer's

Apr 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who are victims of financial scams may be more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease than elderly people who don't get tricked by scammers, a small U.S. study suggests....
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CPAP Brings Longer Life for Those With Sleep Apnea

Apr 16, 2019 , WebMD
Sleep apnea isn't just an annoyance: It's also been tied to higher risks for heart disease, heart failure and...
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Calif.-Based Sutter Health Agrees To $30M Settlement Over Allegations Of Submitting Inflated Diagnosis Codes To CMS

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Department of Justice alleges that Sutter and its affiliates submitted diagnosis codes that inflated the risk scores for certain beneficiaries in their care. “With some one-third of people in Medicare now enrolled in managed care...plans, large health care systems such as Sutter can expect a thorough investigation of claimed enrollees’ health status,” said Steven J. Ryan, special agent in charge with the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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Obesity Poised To Take Spot Of No. 1 Preventable Cause Of Cancer, Kicking Smoking Out Of Top Position

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Within five to ten years, smoking may no longer be the top preventable cause for cancer. Being obese and overweight — long implicated in heart disease and diabetes — has been associated in recent years with an increased risk of getting at least 13 types of cancer. In other oncology news: multiple cancers in one patients, breast implants, miracle treatments and their complications, survivors helping others, and the HPV...
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Diabetes drug has heart and kidney benefits, researchers find

Apr 16, 2019 , CNN Health
A common diabetes drug has been found to lower the risk of kidney failure in a new study. The finding has raised some eyebrows since diabetes is a major cause of kidney failure worldwide....
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Diabetes Drug 'Home Run' Curtailing Kidney Failure Risk

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Canagliflozin (Invokana, Janssen) lowers the risk for progression to end-stage kidney disease by 30% in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, according to first results from a global phase 3 trial that investigators called...
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