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National Trial: EEG Brain Tests Help Patients Overcome Depression

May 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Imagine millions of depressed Americans getting their brain activity measured and undergoing blood tests to determine which antidepressant would work best. Imagine some of them receiving “brain training” or magnetic stimulation to make their brains more amenable to those treatments. A national rese......
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Medicaid payment for opioid treatment embroiled in politics over loosening restrictions

May 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As House lawmakers try to loosen a controversial limit on residential treatment for opioid addicts, Medicaid reimbursement issues are getting wrapped into the bigger fight over how much Congress should chip away at the longtime...
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Doctors slow to switch diabetes treatment when drugs don't work

May 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When type 2 diabetes isn't well controlled with oral medications, doctors are often slow to switch patients to more intensive treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
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Infographic: 8 strange allergy treatments from around the world

May 16, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Weird allergic reactions can strike at any time. These solutions can help heal your body—well, some of them,...
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No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

May 16, 2018 , WebMD
Rates for live births were 18.3 percent in the real acupuncture group and 17.8 percent for those who got the fake treatment -- a statistically non-significant difference, the researchers...
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Pfizer's biosimilar of Amgen, J&J's anemia treatments gets FDA nod

May 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's Retacrit was approved by U.S. health regulators as a biosimilar to current anemia treatments from Amgen Inc and Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday, setting it up to compete against more established brands....
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New Tool Helps People With Leukemia Better Understand Their Treatment Options

May 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has released a free booklet to empower people with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and their loved ones with resources for better-informed medical decision-making. The NCCN Guidelines for Patients: AML publication was made possible thanks to funding fr......
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Patients Who Have Had An Irregular Heart Beat Can't Ever Be Considered 'Cured'

May 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance,......
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Pioneering New Model To Speed Cancer Treatments

May 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, working with local biotech company HemoShear Therapeutics, has created a three-dimensional model of a cancer tumor that he says has the potential to replicate the complex nature and behavior of a real tumor. The model will help researcher......
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Patients Crowdfunding for Fake Stem Cell Treatments: Study

May 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Patients Crowdfunding for Fake Stem Cell Treatments: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Kessler Foundation, Virtualware team up to create VR tool for stroke patients

May 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Patients often have a long and difficult  road to recovery following a stroke, but now developers are turning to virtual reality to assist in their therapy.  Rehabilitation research group the Kessler Foundation and immersive interactive technologies company Virtualware are teaming up to develop a VR-based treatment for spatial neglect in stroke...
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In Europe, Mylan's rivals try to plug EpiPen shortages

May 11, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - European makers of emergency allergy treatments are stepping up production of alternative life-saving adrenaline shots to try to fill intermittent shortages of Mylan's market-leading EpiPen injection....
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FDA says Mylan's EpiPen is in shortage in U.S.

May 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Wednesday that Mylan NV's EpiPen products are in shortage due to manufacturing delays that are creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy treatment....
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Precision Medicine Could Help Narrow Down Treatment For Depression, But It Will Be Tricky

May 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers want to use precision medicine to try to tackle depression in the way they use it to fight other diseases, but a lot of hurdles remain. “It remains to be shown that depression coalesces into neat subcategories, as opposed to being a fuzzy set,” said Dr. Steven Hyman, of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. In other public health news: crowdfunding scams, artificial intelligence, healthy sperm, back pain, and brain fluid leaks....
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FDA says manufacturing delays are constraining EpiPen supply

May 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration added Mylan NV's EpiPen to its list of drugs in shortage on Wednesday, saying that manufacturing delays were creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy...
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Side effects include ... a potential treatment for baldness

May 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Though it's normal to lose up to 100 hairs from your scalp every day, excessive hair loss is distressing. But a drug originally developed to treat osteoporosis may soon help those who want to treat or even reverse baldness, according to research published Tuesday in the journal PLOS Biology....
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Ultrasound targeting the brain is poised to revolutionize the treatment for Parkinson’s disease

May 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Israeli company Insightec, backed by the Koch brothers, has developed a technology to treat tremors and...
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The Deadly Viruses Being Used To Combat Incurable Cancers

May 09, 2018 , Forbes
Can devastating viruses such as Zika and Polio really provide new treatment options for people with currently incurable...
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Doctors' Suicide Rate Highest of Any Profession

May 09, 2018 , WebMD
Doctors who die by suicide often have untreated or undertreated depression or other mental illnesses, a fact that underscores the need for early diagnosis and...
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Mylan says U.S. customers may have trouble getting EpiPens

May 09, 2018 , Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mylan NV said on Tuesday that U.S. consumers may have difficulty getting EpiPen prescriptions filled after manufacturing problems constrained supply, but the drugmaker did not say there was a shortage of its emergency allergy treatment....
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