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Can Exercise Help Curb Dementia? One Study Says No

May 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Can Exercise Help Curb Dementia? One Study Says NoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Infographic: One-fourth of older women suffer from osteoporosis

May 19, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
A new study says more must be done to test for and treat the loss of bone density that often comes with...
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Head and neck cancer patients report lessened symptoms when monitored remotely

May 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Head and neck cancer patients who were given smartphone and sensor technology as a way to remotely monitor their symptoms reported less severe symptoms from their cancer and treatment than their counterparts who did receive the technology, according to a recent study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual...
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Study Shows Breast Cancer Treatment Can Be Cut In Half: There’s No Longer A ‘Need To Throw The Kitchen Sink At It’

May 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Typically, Herceptin is used for a year to treat breast cancer patients, but a new study finds it is effective with six months of use. The drug can damage the heart, and so a shorter amount of time taking it can improve patients' long-term health outcomes....
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Shorter breast cancer treatment could hurt providers' pockets

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Women who use the breast cancer drug Herceptin for six months did just as well as those who took it for a year, according to a new study that could ultimately benefit value-based providers and harm those still based on fee-for-service...
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How The Gut Influences Neurologic Disease

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study published this week in Nature sheds new light on the connection between the gut and the brain, untangling the complex interplay that allows the byproducts of microorganisms living in the gut to influence the progression of neurodegenerative diseases. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Ho......
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Diagnosing Breast Cancer With An Imaging Pill

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For women, mammograms are a sometimes uncomfortable, but necessary, annual ritual. But this procedure doesn't always provide accurate results, and it exposes women to X-rays. In a study appearing in ACS' journal Molecular Pharmaceutics, scientists report that they have developed a non-invasive "dise......
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Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures: Study

May 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Scientists have transplanted memory from one snail to another. So, what does it mean for humans?

May 18, 2018 , CNN Health
It's the kind of study science fiction dreams are made of: A team of neurobiologists at UCLA successfully "transplanted" a memory from the nervous system of one snail into another....
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Better Diet, Bigger Brain?

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
Study volunteers completed a survey about what types and how much food they ate over the past month. The survey included almost 400 food...
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Patients With Medicaid Have Limited Access To Physical Therapy In Massachusetts

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients with Medicaid in Massachusetts have limited access to reimbursable physical therapy (PT) after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, according to a new study. Researchers at Boston Medical Center found that only slightly more than half of PT clinics in the metropolitan Bo......
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Gilead’s Truvada gets expanded indication

May 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
Gilead said it sought expanded indication for the drug based on a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found young adults between 13 and 24 years old comprised 21% of new infections in 2016, with young men who have sex with men making up 81% of new cases. Read More...
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International Study Suggests Alternative Treatment For Mild Asthma

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A large international study led by a Hamilton researcher has found a patient-centric treatment that works for people with mild asthma. People with mild asthma are often prescribed a daily treatment regimen, but up to 80 per cent do not follow the routine, using inhalers only when they have an asthm......
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Medical Marijuana Ads May Spur Teen Pot Use

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
The study was funded by the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The researchers tracked more than 6,500 Southern California students from middle school to high school between 2010 and...
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UTHealth Researcher Reveals Results Of Study On Emergency Breathing Tubes

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a landmark study, researchers found that patients treated with paramedic oxygen delivery using a newer, more flexible laryngeal breathing tube may have a greater survival rate after sudden cardiac arrest than the traditional intubation breathing tube. Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blo......
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Study: NAFTA withdrawal would mean fewer retail jobs, higher consumer prices

May 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
Withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement would cost retailers and consumers up to $16 billion a year and lead to the loss of 128,000 retail-related jobs over the next three years, according a recently released study prepared for the National Retail Federation, the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the Food Marketing Institute. Read More...
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Blood Type Affects Severity Of Diarrhea Caused By E. Coli

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in people with blood type A. The bacteria release a protein that latches onto intestinal cells in people with blood type A, but not blood ......
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Breast Cancer Patients May Shorten Herceptin Regimen: Study

May 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Breast Cancer Patients May Shorten Herceptin Regimen: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Early puberty in girls tied to bullying in school

May 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Girls who go through puberty early may be more likely than peers who mature later to be involved in bullying at school - either as victims or perpetrators, a recent study suggests....
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Screening Rates For Lung Cancer ‘Truly Abysmal,’ Study Finds

May 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The rates for other screenings are usually between 60 to 80 percent, while less than 2 percent of patients are taking advantage of lung screenings which can catch cancer while its still curable....
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