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Simplifying Life For Diabetics With A Nanotechnology Breakthrough

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Thanks to a nanotechnology breakthrough by a pair of researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering, the lives of diabetics may soon become less complicated. Glucose monitoring and hormone therapy are daily challenges that never go away for the 3 million people living with type 1......
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Jail Conversations With Late Football Star Aaron Hernandez Depict Culture Of Rampant Opioid Abuse In NFL

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
One NFL player, Mike Pouncey, complained to Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, that “they don’t even want to give me my Toradol shots anymore.” In another call, former Patriot Brandon Spikes recalled “how they used to pass [painkillers] out on...
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Cancer Is On Cusp Of Overtaking Heart Disease As America’s No. 1 Killer

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Scientists are warning that Americans should undergo all recommended cancer screenings and adopt lifestyle prevention practices, such as healthy diet and exercise, which are beneficial in lowering both cancer and heart disease mortality. In other public health news: fecal transplants, a rare polio-like illness, concussions, microbes, contraception, and conversion...
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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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Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide Prompts Those In Notoriously Brutal Culinary Industry To Speak Out About Mental Health Struggles

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Insiders have long worried privately about the lifestyle of people who work in the restaurant industry, which has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use and alcoholism and a tradition of masking mental-health struggles. In other news on mental health: farmers devastated by Florence are especially vulnerable to depression and judges are starting to favor outpatient treatment over hospitalization....
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GE CEO Culp's quick comments about health spinoff could mean an 'outright sale'

Nov 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Analyst Scott Davis says Danaher, which GE's Larry Culp once ran, would "love" to own the life sciences business of GE...
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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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Harmful Effects Of Childhood Trauma On Later Life Call For New Public Health Policies, Researchers Say

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems -- from depression to drug use -- that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children's health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to comfort a child in pain, and...
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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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What Is The Best Sport For You? Try This Healthy Sport Index

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
The choice of sports can really make a big difference in your life, especially if you are a kid. See where different sports rate in different...
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Mother sues facility after 10 children died in adenovirus outbreak

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
After her 15-year-old son ended up "in critical and life-threatening condition" from an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, one mother is suing those who she believes allowed her son to end up in the ICU, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
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Soy baby formula linked to severe menstrual cramps later in life

Nov 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Feeding infant girls baby formula containing soy may set them up for more painful menstrual periods as young women, a new study suggests....
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Family Tree Of 400 Million People Shows Genetics Has Limited Influence On Longevity

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although long life tends to run in families, genetics has far less influence on life span than previously thought, according to a new analysis of an aggregated set of family trees of more than 400 million people. The results suggest that the heritability of life span is well below past estimates, wh......
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Pot Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
People with type 1 diabetes who use pot may be at double the risk of developing a potentially life-threatening condition called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), researchers...
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Think Genes Dictate Your Life Span? Think Again

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Think Genes Dictate Your Life Span? Think AgainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Study On Mice Shows THC In Cannabis Could Be Beneficial For Alzheimer’s Disease

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Genetically engineered mice given tetrahydrocannabinol performed better during a brain test than mice that received a placebo, according to a study that also said they lost fewer brain cells and had fewer plaques associated with the disease. Other public health news focuses on a potential new treatment for gonorrhea, the final Agent Orange cleanup, tips for flu season, ZIP codes and life expectancy rates, babies with older fathers, and...
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Study Could Help Explain How Childhood Stress Contributes To Anxiety, Depression

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on. The study, led by researchers at The Ohio State University, was presented Nov. 5 in San Diego at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting, and highlights the important rol......
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Your grandma may be old, but that doesn't mean you will be, researchers say

Nov 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Genetics has only a small impact on longevity, a new study involving more than 400 million people suggests. Longevity is mostly decided by lifestyle, with less than 10% explained by DNA, according to the study, published Tuesday in the journal Genetics....
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Eric LeGrand Visits Team Members At Hackensack University Medical Center Who Saved His Life After Tragic Accident During Football Game

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
October 16, 2010 is a day that Eric J. LeGrand will never forget. At the time, he was a college football defensive tackle for Rutgers University. During a game against Army at MetLife Stadium, Eric suffered a severe spinal cord injury. “I remember making that tackle and instantly I knew that som......
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Music Improves Social Communication In Autistic Children

Nov 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Engaging in musical activities such as singing and playing instruments in one-on-one therapy can improve autistic children’s social communication skills, improve their family’s quality of life, as well as increase brain connectivity in key networks, according to researchers at Université de Montréal......
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