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Study Finds Phone App Effectively Identifies Potentially Fatal Heart Attacks With The Near Accuracy Of A Standard ECG

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can your smart phone determine if you’re having the most serious – and deadly – form of heart attack? A new research study says it can – and may be a valuable tool to save lives. The international study, led by researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, fou......
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Many Pharmacies Don't Follow Opioid Antidote Law

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
Many pharmacies need to be taught about the law that allows them to give out the opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, a new study...
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study...
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , RxList
Seven out of 8 children in the United Kingdom who have their tonsils removed are unlikely to benefit from the surgery, a study...
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Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Older adults with untreated hearing loss incur substantially higher total health care costs compared to those who don't have hearing loss -- an average of 46%, totaling $22,434 per person over a decade, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt......
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Fecal Transplant Effective Against Immunotherapy-Induced Colitis

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, transplanting gut bacteria from healthy donors was used to successfully treat patients suffering from severe colitis caused by treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs). The study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, which includes two patients, sugges......
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Too Much Of A Good Thing? New Study Shows Overtreating Patients For Hypothyroidism Could Raise Their Risk Of Stroke

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. The findings were presented by researche......
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Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People who are obese-but-fit have lower resting pulse rates, less body fat, higher lean muscle mass and better heart function than those who are obese and don't regularly exercise, a new study...
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Bacterial Pneumonia Far More Dangerous To The Heart Than Viral Pneumonia, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Heart complications in patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia are more serious than in patients diagnosed with viral pneumonia, according to new research from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City. In the study of nearly 5,000 patients, researchers......
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Tough-to-Treat UTIs More Likely to Recur

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
In a new study, adults with antibiotic-resistant UTIs were more likely to have a relapse within a week and were more likely to be prescribed an incorrect antibiotic than a comparison group of patients with non-resistant...
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Cardiovascular Disease, Alzheimer's Genetically Linked

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Studying DNA from more than 1.5 million people, an international team of researchers — led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco — has identified points of DNA that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and also heighten the ri......
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Kawasaki Disease: One Disease, Multiple Triggers

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a single cause. By studying weather patterns and geographical distributions of patients in San Diego, the ......
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Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened In 50 Percent Of Patients, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90% of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to significant cost savings. Preliminary data from the study, co-led by a theoretical modeling researcher from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and ......
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How Nurses Rate Daily Job Difficulty Plays Key Role In Patient Care

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A neonatal intensive care unit nurse’s ability to provide optimal patient care is influenced by a variety of factors – not just how many babies he or she is caring for or how sick they might be, a new study suggests. The study, which appears in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, highlights the importanc......
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Concussions in World Cup soccer often missed or ignored

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Concussions are still often missed or ignored in World Cup soccer games despite rule changes designed to sideline players with head injuries, a new study suggests....
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It's OK if Baby Doesn't Sleep Through at 6 Months

Nov 13, 2018 , WebMD
Though new parents often expect baby to sleep through the night by 6 months of age, a large percentage do not, a study has...
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US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study....
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Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer

Nov 13, 2018 , WebMD
And new study finds no reason to get routine vitamin D tests, researchers...
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State Highlights: Study Finds Vast Disparity In What Colorado Hospitals Charge Over Other States; Athenahealth Agrees To Buyout From New York Financial Firms

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, New York, Utah, Georgia, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois and...
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