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Brief general anesthesia appears safe for children's brains

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In infants, an hour of general anesthesia - long enough for most minor surgeries done in babies - doesn't increase the risk of impaired brain development compared to an hour of regional anesthesia, a study suggests....
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Up to 1 Hour of General Anesthesia Safe for Infants: Study

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Up to 1 Hour of General Anesthesia Safe for Infants: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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1 Hour of General Anesthesia Safe for Infants

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
Among more than 700 infants in seven countries, the researchers didn't find any measurable neurodevelopmental or behavioral problems up to the age of...
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IT leaders looking for meaningful data-exchange regs

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Industry stakeholders were generally optimistic about proposed data-exchange rules, but they want regulators to ensure the information is useful to patients 
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Following Gene-Editing Scandal That Sparked Worldwide Outrage, WHO To Develop Global Ethics Standards For The Tech

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world when he announced that he'd used gene-editing technology on human embroyos--crossing a line that many had looked at as uncrossable in terms of ethics. In response, the World Health Organization will be forming a committee to offer guidance on the...
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A nursing home patient 'rotted to death' under nurses' care, Ohio attorney general says

Feb 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Current and former employees of an Ohio nursing facility are accused of mistreating two patients in their care, including one who died as a result of the nurses' actions, Attorney General Dave Yost said Thursday....
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New Justice Dept. policies, new AG may mute False Claims Act whistleblowers

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare industry groups have new hope that whistleblower cases will dwindle or even go away under new Attorney General William...
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More young adults binge-drinking well into their 20s

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More young men and women are binge-drinking into their mid- and late-20s today than a generation ago, increasing their risk of accidental injuries, deaths and a variety of chronic illnesses, researchers say....
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China’s Burning Rock Biotech completes Series C financing of RMB 850 million

Feb 15, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Burning Rock Biotech, which was founded in 2014 and focuses on NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) diagnostics solutions for precision medicine in oncology, today announced the closing of the Series C financing totaling RMB 850 million. The financing was led by GIC, followed by LYFE Capital, CMB International Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures (LAV), Sequoia Capital China and T&Brothers...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On How To Make ‘Medicare For All’ Acceptable; Surgeon General Has It All Wrong On Vaping

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health topics and...
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All breast cancer patients should get genetic testing, surgeons say

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Barriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grows, surgeons say....
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The Science Of Science: Smaller Is Better When It Comes To Building Innovative Teams

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A study published in Nature mines large databases and reports that while big teams help drive progress, they are best suited for confirming novel findings, rather than generating them. Public health news also looks at beneficial insects; a failed uterus transplant; chronic inflammation's toll on memory; income predictors at age 6; and aging-in-place...
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Camber launches generic Detrol LA

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Camber's generic Detrol LA is available in two dosage strengths. Read More...
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Dr. Reddy’s launches generic Adcirca tablets

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Dr. Reddy's is introducing generic Adcirca, which had a market value of roughly $490 million. Read More...
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Accenture study finds millennials, Gen Z are looking to technology, nontraditional settings for healthcare

Feb 13, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Younger generations are less likely to have a primary care doctor. However, on the whole, virtual care and walk-in clinics are on the...
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Lupin gets FDA nod for generic Prozac

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin has received the FDA's nod for generic fluoxetine, which had a market value of roughly $42.5 million for the year ended December 2018. Read More...
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Indivior loses U.S. district court battle, copycat launches imminent

Feb 13, 2019 , Reuters
Generic competitors to British drugmaker Indivior Plc's blockbuster opioid addiction treatment are on course to launch sales next week after the firm's attempt to stay a U.S. District court judgement was rejected....
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Where Is The Line Between Getting A Suicidal Person Help And Their Right To Privacy? Experts Wonder If Facebook Is Toeing It

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s important to have innovative approaches. But just because people are suicidal and in crisis doesn’t mean they don’t deserve rights,” said Dr. John Torous, the director of the digital psychiatry division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In other public health news: race and the medical community, colds, mental health, exercise, allergies, gene-editing and...
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Mylan launches Advair generic at one-third price

Feb 13, 2019 , Reuters
Mylan NV on Tuesday priced its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster asthma treatment Advair 70 percent lower than the branded medicine....
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Younger patients more dissatisfied with traditional healthcare

Feb 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Millennial and Generation Z consumers are more unhappy than older people with many characteristics of traditional healthcare, such as treatment effectiveness and lack of convenience and responsiveness, a new survey...
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