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Car crash ER visits fell in states that ban texting while driving, study says

Mar 22, 2019 , CNN Health
States with bans on texting while driving saw an average 4% reduction in emergency department visits after motor vehicle crashes, an equivalent of 1,632 traffic-related emergency department visits per year, according to a new analysis....
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Long-term hormone use after menopause tied to Alzheimer's risk

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be slightly more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a large Finnish study suggests....
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Clinical trial explores whether video conversations can prevent dementia in isolated seniors

Mar 22, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Oregon Health & Science University's ongoing study has participants discussing memories and tapping their critical thinking skills multiple times each...
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Psychosis Risk Varies With ADHD Meds, Still Small

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
In the study, people who took amphetamines, like Adderall and Vyvanse, seemed to carry a relatively greater risk than the methylphenidates Ritalin and...
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Sugary drinks may help fuel colon cancer tumors, study in mice suggests

Mar 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
The study shows how sugar drives tumor growth, possibly explaining a surge in early colon cancer diagnoses in young...
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GSK reports positive data for experimental blood cancer drug

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline received a boost for its oncology research on Thursday, as it reported further positive data from a study of its experimental drug for blood cancer....
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AR-controlled robot could help people with motor disabilities with daily tasks

Mar 22, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
In a small study published in PLOS ONE, 80 percent of participants using a surrogate robot achieved clinically meaningful improvement on a modified version of the Action Research Arm...
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Adolescents Treated With Some ADHD Drugs Like Adderall May Be At Higher Risk Of Having Psychotic Event

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The risk is “low enough that you can’t say, ‘just don’t prescribe Adderall,’” said Dr. Lauren Moran, the study’s lead author. “But from a public health perspective, there’s so many millions of people being prescribed these medications that it actually leads to thousands of people at increased risk of psychosis.” In other public health news: Zika, sugary drinks, depression and more....
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Can Drinking Very Hot Tea Raise Your Risk Of Esophageal Cancer?

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
A study showed that drinking tea above this temperature was associated with higher esophageal cancer...
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Stopping Aspirin 3 Months After Stent Is Safe, Study Finds

Mar 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Stopping Aspirin 3 Months After Stent Is Safe, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Living alone does not appear to worsen heart disease

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people with well-controlled heart disease, living alone isn't linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, a large study suggests....
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Prescribing Healthy Food In Medicare/Medicaid Is Cost Effective, Could Improve Health Outcomes

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost ef......
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Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the...
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Study: Protein Linked To Cancer Growth Drives Deadly Lung Disease

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. The discovery, made in laboratory mice and human tissue samples, may have implications for treating the disease using existing anti-ca......
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Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study....
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Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study....
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Johnson & Johnson Plans Virtual Clinical Trial, Builds On Apple Heart Study Results

Mar 21, 2019 , Forbes
JNJ and Apple announced virtual clinical trial HEARTLINE Study to detect Afib and help prevent stroke, coming on the release of results of landmark Apple Heart Study, which enrolled over 400,000...
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University Of Illinois At Chicago Acknowledged Failure To Catch Warnings Signs Over Child Psychiatrist Who Violated Research Protocols

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
According to new documents, the University of Illinois at Chicago Institutional Review Board, the committee responsible for protecting research subjects, improperly fast-tracked approval of Dr. Mani Pavuluri’s clinical trial, didn’t catch serious omissions from the consent forms parents had to sign and allowed children to enroll in the study even though they weren’t eligible. Still, UIC officials have continued to blame only Pavuluri, and have downplayed the institution's role in the...
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Former Inmates Need Social Supports To Maintain Mental Health, Rutgers Study Says

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Men released from prison who receive social, community and spiritual support have better mental health, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers School of Public Health. The study, published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, found that former offend......
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Opioid prescriptions after plastic surgery tied to long-term use

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Opioids account for more than 90 percent of the painkillers used after plastic surgery, according to a U.S. study that questions how often these addictive narcotics are necessary to ease discomfort after operations....
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