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Japan approves test of iPS cells for treating spinal injuries

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
Japanese scientists will test the use of human-induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to treat spinal cord injuries, a health ministry panel that approved the research project said on Monday....
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Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Feb 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat....
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Alcohol Problems Grow as Booze Gets a Bigger Kick

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Americans may not be drinking much more than they used to -- but they're drinking more potent...
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Teen Pot Use Fell in States That Legalized Medical Marijuana: Study

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teen Pot Use Fell in States That Legalized Medical Marijuana: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Weed grower Canopy Growth rallies after legal pot sales buoy revenue by 282%

Feb 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Cannabis producer Canopy Growth was set to rally Friday after it reported third-quarter revenue rose 282 percent over the last...
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Electronic Tool Has Potential To Improve Asthma Care, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, suggests a study led by St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada. The research, published today in the European Respiratory Journal, aimed to determine wheth......
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Integrating security officers into the clinical team to prevent violence

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
St. Louis-based SSM Health implemented an initiative that encourages security officers to be a more active part of the care team in order to spot potentially violent incidents with patients before they...
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In States With Legal Medical Pot, Teen Use Is Down

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
The longer medical marijuana had been legal, the less likely teens were to use...
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Teen Pot Use Linked to Later Depression, Suicide Attempts

Feb 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teen Pot Use Linked to Later Depression, Suicide AttemptsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Quiz: What are the errors in these sentences?

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
PR pros must stay sharp on their grammar and AP style to avoid irking journalist partners. Can you spot all the...
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The cannabis industry has a number of 'tremendous' tailwinds: 'The Big Short's Danny Moses

Feb 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
"I've never seen a sector have the political tailwinds, the economic tailwinds, and the wellness tailwinds that this sector potentially has," said legendary investor Danny...
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Health tech is so old-fashioned that Google had to adapt its cloud service to work with fax machines

Feb 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Google's booth at the HIMSS medical conference featured a demo for a potential service for faxing medical information to Google...
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What are PFAS chemicals, and what are they doing to our health?

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
PFAS chemicals are known as "forever chemicals," a family of potentially thousands of synthetic chemicals that are extremely persistent in the environment and in our bodies. PFAS is short for perfluoroalky and polyfluoroalkyl substances and includes chemicals known as PFOS, PFOA and GenX....
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Pumped Breast Milk Falls Short of Direct Nursing

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that breast milk from women who pumped tended to have more potentially bad bacteria than milk from women who fed their infants only from the...
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He Ate a 'Pot Lollipop' -- and a Heart Attack Soon Followed

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: He Ate a 'Pot Lollipop' -- and a Heart Attack Soon FollowedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Aggressive sanitizing at home lowers post-hospital MRSA risk

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A six-month program of aggressively washing and sanitizing at home after surgery can lower the risk of developing a potentially-deadly infection for people who harbor the antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA, a new study suggests....
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Mendelian helps NHS to speed up rare disease diagnosis

Feb 14, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Mendelian, a UK healthtech startup, has received a £500,000 grant from Innovate UK to build platforms that will help GPs to identify NHS patients with potentially rare or hard-to-diagnose conditions and diseases more...
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Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
Not only were those who smoked marijuana more likely to suffer depression and suicidal thoughts, they were also more than three times as likely to attempt suicide between the ages of 18 and...
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Officials hope to change minds amid 'exquisitely contagious' measles outbreak

Feb 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline park....
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German Researchers Discover How Sleep Can Fight An Infection

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body’s immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led......
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