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Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Jan 18, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Could An Athlete's Own Stem Cells Stop Arthritis Development After An ACL Tear?

Jan 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An anterior cruciate ligament injury can keep athletes of any age or skill level away from their sport for several months — and health risks may linger after activity resumes. “Many don’t know there are long-term consequences of an injury, even when the athlete appears to have healed,” says Tristan......
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President Trump has common form of heart disease

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Like most men of his age, President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease, relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Without those changes, the President has a moderate risk of having a heart attack in the next three to five years, according to the Mayo Clinic....
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New Study Offers Insights On Genetic Indicators Of COPD Risk

Jan 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have discovered that genetic variations in the anatomy of the lungs could serve as indicators to help identify people who have low, but stable, lung function early in life, and those who are particularly at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) because of a smoke-induced ......
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Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Jan 18, 2018 , RxList
Women who breastfed for at least 6 months across all births reduced their risk for type 2 diabetes throughout their childbearing years by almost half compared with those who did not breastfeed, a 30-year study has...
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More Evidence That Energy Drinks May Pose Health Risks To Young People

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
At a time of increased interest in restricting their sale, a new study hints at the prevalence of health risks associated with energy...
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Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests....
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Old Age Not Only Cause Of Surgery Complications

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after...
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WHO recommends yellow fever shot to Sao Paulo visitors

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the whole of Sao Paulo state, which includes Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, should be considered at risk for yellow fever and recommended foreign travelers get vaccinated before visiting....
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Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests....
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75% of India's air pollution-related deaths are rural

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Rural Indians, who make up about two-thirds of the country of 1.3 billion people, are disproportionately at risk of breathing polluted air, according to new research....
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Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
In babies, breast-feeding has been linked to a reduced risk for infections, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, some cancers and childhood overweight and...
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Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Can Early Symptoms Predict Bipolar Disorder? Evidence Shows Differing Patterns of Risk Factors

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two patterns of antecedent or "prodromal" psychiatric symptoms may help to identify young persons at increased risk of developing bipolar disorder (BD), according to a new analysis in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. Early signs of BD can fall into a rel......
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BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Survival

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 percent of women in the general...
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Risky business: Short-term health plans could alter insurance landscape

Jan 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Short-term health plans could saddle ACA plans with a sicker group of customers and drive up...
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Mediterranean Diet Lessens Frailty in Seniors

Jan 13, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Mediterranean Diet May Lessen Frailty Risk in Older...
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Pregnant Women Getting UTI Meds Linked to Defects

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
The antibiotics -- trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) -- have been linked to a small risk for birth defects in pregnant women when given in the first...
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Mediterranean Diet May Lessen Frailty Risk in Older Adults

Jan 13, 2018 , RxList
Older adults who follow a Mediterranean diet are less likely to become frail, according to new data published online January 11 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics...
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Potentially Life-Saving Health Monitor Technology

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sick babies in remote parts of the world could be monitored from afar thanks to new wearable technology designed by physicists at the University of Sussex. And parents at home, concerned about the risk of cot death, could keep track of their new babies' heart and breathing rates with automatic updat......
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