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9003 Articles Matching "study"

Violent Crime Has Dropped In Border States With Legal Cannabis: Study

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug traffic has caused countless deaths and raised trillions for...
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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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Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning In Deaf Children

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new international collaborative study between The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, researchers created a machine learning algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant. ......
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Youth Using Alternative Tobacco Products Are More Likely To Smoke 1 Year Later

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nonsmoking adolescents who use e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco or tobacco water pipes are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes within a year, according to new research by UC San Francisco. The study analyzed data from a nationally-representative sample of more than 10,000 adolescent......
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To-Do List Before Bedtime Prompts Better Sleep

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
The lab study included 57 university students who took five minutes before going to bed to either write down what they needed to do over the next few days, or to list the tasks they had completed during the previous few...
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Study: Sleep app users are mostly healthy, affluent

Jan 17, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
In a new study of 934 mobile phone users, 100 percent said they used a mobile phone for health-related purposes, but only 28 percent used an app to track sleep. By contrast, 53 percent tracked exercise and 48 percent tracked...
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In first issue of Digital Medicine journal, study finds little evidence that remote patient monitoring improves outcomes

Jan 17, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Remote patient monitoring is one of the hot topics in digital health and has grown increasingly popular in the last decade. But a recent data analysis questions whether or not remote patient monitor is effective in improving clinical...
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Sauna May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
On average, the study found, sauna users saw a drop in blood pressure and artery "stiffness" immediately after their heat bath. They also showed an increase in heart rate that was similar to the effect from moderate...
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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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Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests....
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Hip fractures on the rise in older U.S. women

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The incidence of hip fractures in older women in the U.S. is rising after more than a decade of decline, according to a large new study of Medicare recipients....
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Partner's scent eases women’s response to stress

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - During a stressful time, smelling a partner’s scent might help ease anxiety, a study suggests....
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Analysis Shows Lack Of Evidence That Wearable Biosensors Improve Patient Outcomes

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators pub......
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Study: Telemedicine helps people stay on track for weight loss goals

Jan 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A recent study published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telcare, found that obese patients who had a weekly telemedicine session with a clinician lost significantly more weight than their peers who did...
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Neurofeedback Shows Promise In Treating Tinnitus

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers using functional MRI (fMRI) have found that neurofeedback training has the potential to reduce the severity of tinnitus or even eliminate it, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Tinnitus is the perception of noi......
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Nurse Staffing Levels Linked To Patient Satisfaction

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Satisfaction with care in hospitals declines when patients believe there are not enough nurses on wards, according to a new study based on the NHS Inpatient Survey published in the BMJ Open. Only 14% of patients who reported there was never or rarely enough nurses on the hospital ward rated their c......
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Medicaid payment increases tied to greater pediatrician participation

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - When state Medicaid programs increased physician payment rates, more pediatricians agreed to treat low-income kids covered by the health insurance program for the poor, a U.S. study suggests...
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Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Ease Addiction Crisis: Study

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Ease Addiction Crisis: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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New Study Joins Growing List Confirming Abortion Pills Are Safe For Women To Take

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Out of 220 women only two reported having major complications. In other women's health news: the Trump administration is trying to block another pregnant teenage immigrant from seeking an abortion, and Serena Williams' experience highlights the dangers that still accompany...
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