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Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor

May 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born...
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More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
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1 in 7 babies is born underweight, with dire consequences for their health, global study says

May 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Over 20 million babies around the world -- about 1 out of every 7 -- were born underweight in 2015, a slight improvement over rates in 2000 but not enough to meet goals and prevent global health consequences, according to a new study....
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Researcher Studies Incurable Blood Disease Usually Diagnosed In Children

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University. Wei Du, an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy, is investigating the link between how stem cells make energy and how Fancon......
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People Tend To Put Themselves At Risk For Lyme Disease Without Even Knowing It, Says Researcher

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Binghamton University's Tick-borne Disease Center have been studying Lyme disease for nearly ten years. One of their primary research goals is to develop a model to predict human risk of infection that can be broadly applied to areas endemic for Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses, an......
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Emma and Liam are the most popular baby names -- again

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
The Social Security Administration just released its list of most popular baby names for babies born in the United States last year....
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Physical And Mental Health Of Seniors Linked To Optimism, Wisdom And Loneliness

May 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ten thousand Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. By 2029, the entire generation born between 1946 and 1964 will be at least that old. What happens next concerns millions of Americans. Advancing age is broadly associated with declining cognitive, physical and mental health. In a new study of older adult......
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About 1 in 1,000 Babies Born 'Intersex,' Study Finds

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: About 1 in 1,000 Babies Born 'Intersex,' Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: About 1 in 1,000 Babies Born 'Intersex'

May 04, 2019 , WebMD
Among nearly 14,200 newborns studied, 8 had genitals that did not make their gender clear. That's a rate of 1.3 in 1,000 births -- much higher than the one in 4,500 to 5,500 reported in previous...
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Flesh-eating bacteria strike two men in Florida

May 02, 2019 , CNN Health
Beach season has begun, and with it comes an increase in waterborne dangers. Two recent examples from the Sunshine State highlight the gruesome possibilities....
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Experts in UK and Jordan aim to develop a device to enable wireless monitoring of respiratory rate

May 02, 2019 (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
The team hopes the new sensor will enable faster identification of conditions in areas with scarce resources in order to help families and their...
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Dads' smoking linked with fetal heart problems

May 01, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Unborn babies are at higher risk of heart defects not just when mothers smoke, but when fathers smoke, too, a new study suggests....
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Spending Time Outside This Spring Comes With A Caveat - Check For Ticks Before You Go Inside.

May 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It's time to start talking ticks. Spring signals a particularly active time for ticks, just when gardeners get antsy to get their hands dirty, working in their gardens. For anyone looking forward to spending time outdoors Be Warned: tick-borne disease is on the rise. Each year, approximately 30,0......
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Brains Of Blind People Adapt To Sharpen Sense Of Hearing, Study Shows

Apr 27, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Research has shown that people who are born blind or become blind early in life often have a more nuanced sense of hearing, especially when it comes to musical abilities and tracking moving objects in space (imagine crossing a busy road using sound alone). For decades scientists have wondered what ......
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Parents bring newborns to ER for many non-urgent reasons

Apr 27, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One of the hardest things about being a new parent is figuring out when babies are so sick they need to go to the emergency room and when worrisome signs or symptoms might actually be perfectly normal, doctors say....
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Foodborne disease infections are on the rise. Here are the most common

Apr 26, 2019 , CNN Health
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study reports its findings on which bacteria most often impact your health as a result of foodborne illness. With the improvement of tests, diagnoses of bacterial foodborne illnesses are increasing....
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Medicaid expansion tied to positive gains for black babies

Apr 24, 2019 , CNN Health
A major part of the Affordable Care Act -- the expansion of the Medicaid program -- may play a role in shrinking the gap in premature birth and low birth weight between black and white infants born in the United States, according to a new study....
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Study Highlights Global Burden Of Emergency Diseases And Conditions

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In 2015, about half of the world’s 28 million human deaths were the result of medical emergencies, with the bulk of the burden borne by poorer nations, according to a statistical analysis of information from nearly 200 countries by a Johns Hopkins Medicine researcher. The analysis, described in Apri......
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Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles....
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Link Found Between C-Sections And Asthma, Allergies

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Babies born via cesarean delivery may have an increased risk of developing asthma and food allergies, according to research out of the University at Albany School of Public Health. The prevalence of children with asthma and allergies has increased over the past two decades, and although genetics ma......
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