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7290 Articles Matching "risk"

Brief general anesthesia appears safe for children's brains

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In infants, an hour of general anesthesia - long enough for most minor surgeries done in babies - doesn't increase the risk of impaired brain development compared to an hour of regional anesthesia, a study suggests....
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Does The Herbicide RoundUp® Cause Cancer?

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
RoundUp® is the most widely used herbicide in the world. Although 100s of studies have shown that RoundUp is safe, a new study presents evidence for a 41% increase in cancer risk in agricultural workers exposed to high levels. It seems, though, that the new study is...
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Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease compared with men who did 10 or...
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Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman's Stroke Risk?

Feb 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman's Stroke Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women, researchers...
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Push-up capacity may predict men's heart disease risk

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The number of push-ups a man can do in the doctor's office may be a good predictor of his risk of developing heart disease in the coming years, new research suggests....
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Money troubles tied to higher risk of heart disease for African-Americans

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-American adults who often struggle to pay bills may be more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who don't have much financial stress, a U.S. study suggests....
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Feb 18-22: Most New ACOs to Face Higher Risk, Analyses Say

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 14—Most organizations applying by next week to launch accountable care organizations this summer may be required to take on higher levels of financial risk, according to two analyses....
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More young adults binge-drinking well into their 20s

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More young men and women are binge-drinking into their mid- and late-20s today than a generation ago, increasing their risk of accidental injuries, deaths and a variety of chronic illnesses, researchers say....
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Man Who Led FDA Team to Approve LASIK Now Says It Was a Mistake

Feb 15, 2019 , RxList
Morris Waxler, PhD, who led the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) team that approved LASIK in 1999, has since said that decision was a mistake and is pushing for more transparent warnings on the risks of the procedures and the number of adverse...
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Teen Weight Loss Surgery Gaining Acceptance

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
Twenty years ago, weight loss surgery for teenagers was seen as a risky last resort. But today, many doctors say that for some, the benefits outweigh the...
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Common weed killer glyphosate increases cancer risk by 41%, study says

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Glyphosate, an herbicide that remains the world's most ubiquitous weed killer, raises the cancer risk of those exposed to it by 41%, a new analysis says....
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Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Drinking two or more diet sodas a day is linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, a new study says. The risk was highest for obese and African American women....
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The Medical Minute: Helping Caregivers Address Mental Health Concerns

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Caregiver jobs often come loaded with pressures. In fact, caregivers face a higher risk of developing a mental health disorder because of the stress that can accompany taking care of others. “It’s important for caregivers to care for themselves first so they can stay healthy enough to care for othe......
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Sanitizing regimen can reduce post-hospital MRSA infections, study shows

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospital patients who are carriers of the superbug MRSA can significantly reduce their risk of future infection by following a six-month sanitizing regimen, according to new...
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All breast cancer patients should get genetic testing, surgeons say

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Barriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grows, surgeons say....
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With Age Comes Hearing Loss And A Greater Risk Of Cognitive Decline

Feb 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age. Almost three-quarters of U.S. adults age 70 and older suffer from some degree of hearing loss. One unanswered question has been to what degree hearing impairment intersects with and influences age-related cognitive decline. In a new stu......
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New Mammogram Screening Guidelines FAQ

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that women who aren't at high risk of breast cancer start getting mammograms at age 50, a decade later than previously recommended. Experts answer questions about the new mammogram...
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Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take It

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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