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2066 Articles Matching "lower"

Think Generics Will Lower the Cost of Chemo? Think Again

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Chemotherapy drugs have become ridiculously expensive. Fortunately, many expensive cancer drugs are going off patent soon, raising hopes that generic alternatives will significantly lower patients' expenses. However, a recent study suggests our hopes may be...
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U.S. lawmaker launches investigation into pharma drug pricing

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A top U.S. lawmaker launched an investigation into pharmaceutical industry pricing practices on Monday, less than a week after he and fellow Democrats introduced legislation aimed at lowering medicine prices....
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Meet The Doctor Who Actually Cares About What You Eat

Jan 14, 2019 , Forbes
Meet the young Doctor building a business empire on nutrition via her community of dedicated social media...
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Heart failure patients need sooner follow-up care

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of heart failure patients who visit the emergency room don't receive prompt follow-up care, and a Canadian study suggests the delay is associated with more complications and lower survival....
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Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Diabetic patients who take statins to treat high cholesterol may get an added benefit: a lower risk of damage to the retina, a new study suggests....
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Want to live longer? Eat more fiber, major study finds

Jan 12, 2019 , CNN Health
People who eat diets that are high in fiber have lower risk of death and chronic diseases such as stroke or cancer compared with people with low fiber intake, a new analysis found....
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Sen. Bernie Sanders says 'we will end' Big Pharma 'greed' in legislative push to cut drug prices

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The bills, led by Sanders and Reps. Elijah Cummings and Ro Khanna, would permit Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to negotiate lower prices for drugs under Medicare Part D, the federal program for prescription drug...
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Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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Study details how high fiber diets make for healthier lives

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says....
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Could Belly Fat Affect Dementia Risk?

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
People who were obese typically had a lower volume of gray matter in the brain than their normal-weight counterparts, especially if they carried much of their excess weight around the middle, in a new study. Past research has linked gray matter shrinkage to a heightened risk of future...
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Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Aid Mental Illness

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
Specifically, the benefit was seen when patients were taking: statins, which lower cholesterol; calcium channel blockers, a group of blood pressure drugs; or the oral diabetes drug metformin, the study findings...
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Sen. Sanders, Rep. Cummings introduce bill to lower U.S. drug prices

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for American consumers, critiquing President Donald Trump administration's efforts to curb medicine prices....
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High-fiber diet linked to lower risk of death and chronic diseases

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
People who eat diets that are high in fiber have lower risk of death and chronic diseases such as stroke or cancer compared with people with low fiber intake, a new analysis found....
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Older People Who Use Hearing Aids Still Report Hearing Challenges

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A high proportion of older people with hearing aids, especially those with lower incomes, report having trouble hearing and difficulty accessing hearing care services, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The researchers, whose analysis is based ......
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Even slightly early birth linked to lower income and education in adulthood

Jan 10, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even when babies are born "full term," those who spend fewer weeks in the womb may still be less likely to earn a college degree and get a high-paying job, a large study suggests....
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Drug May Delay MS Disability for Some

Jan 10, 2019 , WebMD
A new Swiss study found that people who have secondary progressive MS who took the drug rituximab reported less disabling symptoms over a 10-year period than those who didn't. People taking the drug also had a slower progression of MS...
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JP Morgan's Dimon hosted a private dinner for pharma executives, and a major topic was Amazon

Jan 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
Jamie Dimon told pharmaceutical executives that lower drug prices are necessary, and he was peppered with questions about...
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California's path to lower drug prices

Jan 09, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Other populous states should take a close look at what California is doing. Smaller states may want to form compacts with their neighbors to pursue something similar. Gov. Gavin Newsom has offered a practical approach to achieving more...
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U.S. top court rejects Amgen over cholesterol medication patent fight

Jan 08, 2019 , Reuters
Amgen Inc on Monday lost its bid at the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that kept the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent on the market, but the patent dispute among the rival drugmakers will continue in another trial....
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Exercising more after heart attack tied to lower mortality rates

Jan 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who step up their exercise efforts may live longer than those who remain inactive, a Swedish study suggests....
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