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Ebola 101: Causes, symptoms, transmission and outbreaks

May 26, 2018 , CNN Health
The deadly Ebola virus is snatching headlines once again as the Democratic Republic of Congo faces its ninth outbreak since its discovery more than four decades ago....
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Ten die in India outbreak of brain-damaging virus, spurring rush to hospitals

May 23, 2018 , Reuters
BENGALURU/KOCHI (Reuters) - A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India, health officials said on Tuesday, with at least nine more being treated....
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Eczema Drug Effective Against Severe Asthma

May 23, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients’ ability to breathe better than standard therapies. Dupilumab, an injectable anti-inflammatory drug, was approved in 2017 by the Food and Drug Administrat......
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Among Surgery’s Potential Complications For Older Patients: Cognitive Losses

May 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Washington Post reports on this condition, which is known as post-operative cognitive decline. Though symptoms present in many ways, patients who experience it often face memory problems, difficulty multitasking, learning new things and setting priorities. Also in the news, the New York Times offers some tips on how to age well and stay at home....
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FDA Approves First Non-Opioid for Withdrawal

May 20, 2018 , RxList
The FDA approved the first non-opioid drug, lofexidine hydrochloride (Lucemyra), to help treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal in...
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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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FDA approves first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal

May 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride), the first non-opioid treatment for management of opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults. Read More...
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FDA Approves First Non-Opioid for Withdrawal

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA found the drug to be safe and effective in easing symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, and an overall feeling of sickness that often keep patients from withdrawing from...
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Educating patients about celiac disease and a gluten-free diet

May 18, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
There are 300 symptoms associated with this autoimmune disorder. Here’s how to inform people about CD and its severe long-term health...
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Blood Type May Impact Severity of E. Coli Illness

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
Some people infected with this type of E. coli develop severe, watery diarrhea. For others, the infection causes only mild symptoms or none at...
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Clues To Treating Psychoses In Mental Health Patients

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Psychotic disorders often are severe and involve extreme symptoms such as delusions or hallucinations in which people lose their sense of reality. Researchers at the University of Missouri recently found evidence that boosting how well people at risk for psychosis learn from positive and negative fe......
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FDA approves first nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. FDA approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids....
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Too Few Smokers Get Lifesaving Lung Cancer Tests

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
Still, guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in 2013 say smokers between the ages of 55 and 80 -- whose habit amounts to a pack-a-day for 30 years and otherwise show no symptoms of disease -- should get new low-dose computed tomography (LDCT)...
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Restoring Balance And Hearing Impacted By Ménière's Disease

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The recent news revealing musician Huey Lewis’s struggles with Ménière’s disease has shined a spotlight on the neurological disorder. The symptoms, which include unpredictable bouts of dizziness, hearing loss and ringing in the ears, may get progressively worse over time and can greatly interfere wi......
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FDA approves first non-opioid drug to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms

May 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first non-opioid drug that will help reduce symptoms of opioid withdrawal in adults....
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Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Ease Depression

May 13, 2018 , RxList
Vitamin D supplementation may help reduce depressive symptoms, new results of an updated meta-analysis...
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Some teens may have mental health issues after weight-loss surgery

May 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents may develop new or worsening mental health problems after weight-loss surgery, particularly those who already had symptoms at the time of the procedure, according to a small U.S. study....
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Symptoms Of Osteoarthritis May Be Lessened With Simple Changes To The Diet

May 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
One gram of fish oil a day could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, a new study in Rheumatology reports. In the largest, most up to date study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey examined the link between diet and the effective self-management of osteoarthritis......
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In Search Of Migraine Treatments, Genetic Researchers Trace Variations Through Families

May 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Scientists studying families with migraines find evidence that hundreds of genetic variants can determine the symptoms and severity of the debilitating disease. In other public health news today: brain implants, the CDC's disease detective program, brain trauma, breast cancer and...
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How To Stay Active When You Are Not Feeling Up To It

May 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Winter is a time when many of us develop viral or flu-like symptoms – what can you do, and what advice should you give your patients? Is it ok to stay active and maintain a regular exercise schedule? Well, of course, the answer depends on the type and severity of the symptoms. In general, exercisin......
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