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Air Pollution Increases ER Visits for Breathing Problems, but Rate Depends on Age, Pollutant and Lung Disease

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As levels of ozone and fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) rise, more patients end up in the ER with breathing problems, according to the largest U.S. study of air pollution and respiratory emergency room visits of patients of all ages. The study was published online in the American Thoracic Society’......
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New Study Shows Physician-Targeted Marketing Is Associated With Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many individuals cite prescription opioids as their gateway to illicit opioid use. However, while prescription opioids are involved in more than one-third of all opioid overdose deaths in the U.S., examining any correlation between prescription opioid overdose deaths and pharmaceutical industry mark......
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Study Examines Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Broken Bones

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Examines Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Broken BonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Brain's Cerebellum Found To Influence Addictive And Social Behavior

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online today in the journal Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, prove for the first time that the brain's cerebellum—long thought to be mainly involved in coordinating movement—helps control the brain's reward circuitry. The surprisin......
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Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent....
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Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....
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Opioid deaths linked to drug marketing to physicians, study

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New research shows a link between increased opioid marketing to physicians and higher opioid prescribing rates and elevated overdose deaths in the U.S. It's one of the first studies to make that...
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Doctors Are Confident That AI Won't Replace Them

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Despite numerous stories of the power of AI in healthcare and medicine, a new study suggests that doctors are confident that their work won't be automated. Is their confidence...
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Verily's research wearable lands FDA clearance for on-demand ECG

Jan 19, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The Verily Study Watch is a prescription-only wearable that can record, store, transfer and display single-channel ECG...
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AbbVie's Imbruvica fails to meet main goal in pancreatic cancer study

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer....
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Youth Suicide Rates Up In States Where Gun Ownership Is High, 10-Year Study Finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lowest rates are reported in states where the average household gun ownership was 20 percent. Rates are highest in states with 52.5 percent ownership. News on mental health comes out of Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa and Texas,...
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Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
More than 100 genetic variants are linked with risk-taking, according to a groundbreaking new...
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1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study

Jan 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00...
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For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests....
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Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers...
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Study links opioid epidemic to painkiller marketing

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Researchers are reporting a link between doctor-targeted marketing of opioid products and the increase in U.S. deaths from overdoses....
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Is Type 1 Diabetes a Factor in Broken Bones?

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
An A1C level above 8 percent was linked to a greater risk of a specific type of fracture in people with type 1 diabetes, but not in those with type 2, according to a new...
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Frailty a Risk Factor for Dementia

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
A new study indicates that a 'frail brain' might be more susceptible to neurological problems like dementia, a new study has...
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Study: Movie Violence Doesn't Make Kids Violent

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that as PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually...
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Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study

Jan 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00...
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