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7585 Articles Matching "year"

Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research...
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Top 8 Healthcare Predictions for 2019

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
We have been writing the predictions for healthcare for the past 10 yrs.We also review back how we did each year and each year we are getting to be more accurate.The 2018 predictions that were released in Dec.2017 were almost 98% accurate and each one of them panned out during the course of the...
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Enjoying The Holiday Season Heartburn Free

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
High-calorie meals, decadent treats and festive drinks tempt people from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, inviting the fiery sensation of heartburn and the bitter taste of reflux as unwelcome guests to the holiday festivities. Approximately 20% of Americans have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD......
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A 29-Year-Old CEO Who's Shaking Up Diagnostics & Other Stories From The 2019 Healthcare 30 Under 30

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Meet the newest crop of 30 Under 30 researchers and entrepreneurs working in...
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Medicare Costs Drop As Humana Shifts Doctors To Value-Based Models

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Medical costs were 15.6% lower for seniors enrolled in Humana Medicare Advantage plans that paid physicians via value-based models last year, the insurer...
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As more cases confirmed, CDC says evidence suggests 'viral association' for AFM

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year....
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Sparkling Ice unveils limited edition holiday flavor

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sparkling Ice's new limited edition holiday flavor — cranberry Ffrost — contains cranberry and ginger flavors, and will be available for purchase throughout the end of the year at select retailers across the nation. Read More...
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New Concussion Recommendations For Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic de......
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialised settings. Over a period of three years, 44 children aged betwee......
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New Guidelines Say Any Kind Of Exercise In Small Doses And Less Sitting Improve Health Starting As Early As Age 3

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Getting a sedentary nation off the sofa -- only 20 percent of us get the recommended amount of exercise a day -- is a big concern for the government, which updated its guidelines Monday for the first time in 10 years. Since the first guidelines were issued, research has expanded the recognized benefits of movement, including reducing the risk of cancer, anxiety and depression and improving cognitive function and...
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Coronary calcium screening better predicts heart disease risk, research finds

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Last year, President Donald Trump's doctors screened him for heart disease using a test unfamiliar to many Americans. Now, research shows that that test, either alone or combined with other evaluation methods, is better at predicting whether a symptomatic patient required heart surgery than the standard evaluation....
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Five-minute neck scan can spot dementia 10 years earlier, say scientists

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
A five-minute neck scan could predict a person's risk of developing dementia a full decade before symptoms emerge, researchers have said....
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When High-Profile People Share Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, Millions Of Others With The Disease May Benefit

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following on the heels of President Ronald Reagan and Tennessee's basketball coach Pat Summitt, Sandra Day O'Connor's announcement about her struggles with dementia helps caregivers and others afflicted by the disease deal with the stigma of the illness and make decisions to seek early diagnosis even though there is no cure. Other public health news looks at an Ebola clinical trial, a problem from soy-based baby formula, last year's deadly flu season, anorexia, poor sleep, wheat sensitivity,...
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Cancer surpasses heart disease as leading cause of death in many US counties

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
An important transition is happening across the United States: Cancer was the leading cause of death in more counties in 2015 than 13 years earlier, a new study finds. However, the opposite was true for heart disease during that period; fewer counties reported it as the top killer....
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Athenahealth sold to Veritas Capital for $5.7 billion

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast...
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'Move more, sit less,' government says in new exercise guidelines

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
If you're sitting down while reading this, stand up. Guidelines released Monday by the federal government show that most Americans are not getting the exercise they need, costing the health care system over $100 billion each year....
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Nestle raises stake in food allergy drug developer Aimmune

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
The health science arm of Nestle SA will pay $98 million to raise its stake in Aimmune Therapeutics Inc, the drug developer said, as it prepares to submit a marketing application for its peanut allergy drug by the end of the year....
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One year later: A Look Back At My DNA Diet Year And Results

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
I spent the last twelve months following a diet and lifestyle program based on my DNA. Here's what I found...
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For 10 years, a chemical not EPA approved was in their drinking water

Nov 12, 2018 , CNN Health
For 10 years, some residents in Denmark, South Carolina, have been suspicious of the rust-colored water coming from their taps. They've been collecting samples in jars and using bottled or spring water, even though the local and state government assured them it was safe....
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People Spend Billions On Back Pain. This Expert Believes There's A Simple Fix.

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Most adults suffer from back pain, but the origin of the problem may not lie in our back but in our feet. How we evolved to walk millions of years ago can shed clues on how best to live...
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