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Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday....
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Medicare Aims To Study Treating Real Pain With Fake Medicine

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
The US Medicare system wants to sponsor a set of trials to test if acupuncture is effective for low back pain. Even though acupuncture is little more than an elaborate placebo, and countless studies have shown as much, the US will spend millions of dollars to discover this yet...
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Antibiotic use without prescription common in U.S.

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many people in the U.S. take antibiotics that weren't prescribed for them, according to a new study that highlights one factor that may be contributing to the rise of antibiotic resistant infections....
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Nursing home residents often have preventable complications after hospital stay

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who are hospitalized develop preventable health problems after they go back to the nursing facilities, a new study suggests....
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Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dangerous side effects, such as brain bleeds, experts say....
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Acadia's schizophrenia treatment misses late-stage main goal; shares fall 16%

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its add-on treatment for schizophrenia failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study....
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Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: Study

Jul 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00...
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How Crying Can Help You, Here Is What A Study Says

Jul 22, 2019 , Forbes
A study measured how crying may affect your breathing and other aspects of your...
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Smokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests....
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Prominent Vaping Researcher Asks For Study Linking E-Cigarettes To Heart Attacks To Be Retracted

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The spat is over a study that claimed adult vaping was "associated with" a doubled risk of heart attack. Brad Rodu, a University of Louisville professor, says that when he obtained the federal data, he found the majority of the 38 patients in the study who had heart attacks had them before they started vaping. In other news, Juul has hired a prominent researcher known for his work on nicotine and the adolescent...
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Menstrual Cups Safe, Effective, and Largely Unknown

Jul 20, 2019 , RxList
Menstrual cups offer similar or better leakage protection compared with sanitary pads or tampons, cost less over time, have few adverse events, and are widely favored by women who have been educated on their use, a study has shown. Despite these attributes, awareness of the feminine hygiene product is limited by a lack of recognition of the device as an option for menses management, the researchers...
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Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred women in the U.S. become pregnant while taking it, a new study shows....
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Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
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Binge Watching TV is Worse for the Heart Than a Desk Job

Jul 20, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study links TV watching, but not seated work, to increased risk for heart attack and...
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Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom

Jul 19, 2019 , WebMD
Kratom, made from the leaves of a Southeast Asian plant, is usually used to treat pain and addiction. But poison control center data shows it has been tied to seizures, withdrawal, hallucinations, agitation and rapid heart rate, researchers...
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Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
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Another Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Another Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug KratomCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment: Study

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Money Might Motivate Smokers to Quit Long Term

Jul 19, 2019 , WebMD
Financial rewards for quitting smoking do help smokers -- including pregnant women -- kick the habit and remain smoke-free, a new study...
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Medical Marijuana Won't Help Ease Opioid Crisis: Study

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Medical Marijuana Won't Help Ease Opioid Crisis: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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