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Operating rooms test positive for mold at Seattle Children's Hospital

May 23, 2019 , CNN Health
Several operating rooms have been shut down in a Washington children's hospital because of mold....
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Exposing Vaccine Hesitant To Real-Life Pain Of Diseases Makes Them More Pro-Vaccine

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis. Since Jan. 1, a staggering 880 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 24 states -- the greatest number of cases since 1994. Measles was declared......
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A Super Tool Helps Kids With Autism Improve Socialization Skills

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of NIH-funded researchers at Stanford University Medical School has found that children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass. Google Glass is a headset worn like eyeglasses that provides a......
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How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

May 23, 2019 , WebMD
The findings suggest that ordinary variations in room temperature can affect brain performance significantly and differently for men and women, the study authors...
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Costs Will Most Likely Take Center Stage At Second Hearing For ‘Medicare For All’

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
For the next congressional hearing on single-payer plans, the House Budget Committee has only summoned CBO analysts to...
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Immune To Drugs: Antimicrobial Resistance Could Kill 10 Million A Year

May 23, 2019 , Forbes
The CDC contends that, “Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest public health challenges of our time.” And it’s true. Bacteria, viruses and parasites are growing evermore resistant to the drugs that have been developed to combat them. AMR has become a public health nightmare around the...
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FDA soliciting new volunteers to test drive its experimental Pre-Cert Program

May 23, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Companies planning an upcoming De Novo or 510(k) submission for their software medical device are eligible, but participation will not...
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Study Finds Ketamine Nasal Spray Effective For Treating Depression: What You Should Know

May 23, 2019 , Forbes
Ketamine continues moving closer to being widely available as a depression treatment, with a new study finding it safe and effective as a nasal spray. Here's what you should know about the latest...
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Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
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Digital medicine professional society latest to join healthcare industry evolution

May 22, 2019 , Forbes
Digital Medicine Society and Digital Therapeutics Alliance work together to establish a higher level of standards of quality, safety and evidence generation in rapidly growing field of digital...
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Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs

May 22, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
To see light as a prescription digital therapeutic for PTSD patients affected by nightmares, NightWare is testing its app among veterans and the general...
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Scientists Succeed In Testing Potential Brain-Based Method To Diagnose Autism

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the team was able to measure the response of autistic children to different environmental cues by imaging a spe......
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Viewpoints: We Need More Diversity In Health Workforce To Undercut Institutional Racism; Fat Gene Test Could Scare People Into Unhealthy Choices

May 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers and columnists focus on these and other health issues such as superbugs, Medicare, gun safety and more....
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Cutting The Time On Early Disease Diagnoses With Extracellular Vesicles

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When an individual has cancer, or any number of other diseases, early detection can make a huge difference in the outcome. A research team led by the University of Notre Dame is working to cut the test time for disease biomarkers. The new timeline — 30 minutes instead of 13 hours — uses even smaller......
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McKesson highlights education offerings of upcoming ideaShare 2019

May 22, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
McKesson ideaShare 2019 will offer sessions on immunizations, diabetes care and point-of-care testing, among others. Read More...
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Little Caesars to use Impossible Foods' meatless sausages in pizzas

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
Little Caesars will use meatless sausages made by Impossible Foods in some of its pizzas, making it the latest food chain to tap into growing demand for plant-based alternatives to meat....
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Meet Rootine: A Personalized Vitamin Customized To Your DNA

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
Rootine Vitamins has provided an innovative way to customize vitamins regimens through DNA testing, blood levels and...
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Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
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Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug as a standalone treatment in patients with an aggressive type of breast cancer....
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MyHeritage expands into health-focused DNA testing

May 21, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The Israel-based company is offering 11 genetic risk tests, three polygenic risk tests and 15 carrier status...
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