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Emergency allergy shots less effective after heat exposure

Dec 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - The medicine in emergency allergy shots like the EpiPen can deteriorate when exposed to heat, so don't leave them in the car on a hot day, researchers warn....
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Missing The Sweet Spot: Millions Of Low-Risk People With Diabetes May Be Testing Their Blood Sugar Too Often

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a special strip of paper becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. In fact, the research shows, 14% of people with......
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NIH Interested In Investing Up To $20M To Develop Alternatives To Using Fetal Tissue In Research

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The notice comes in the wake of news reports that in September the Trump administration ordered NIH scientists, including one team researching a treatment for HIV, to stop buying new human fetal...
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How to maintain your weight during the holidays

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Crosswords and puzzles do not prevent mental decline, study says

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Tackling a tricky crossword or a challenging Sudoku puzzle will not fend off age-related mental decline, new research has shown....
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Hidden Dangers in Dust

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who analyzed dust samples found that in those with higher concentrations of triclosan, bacteria were more likely to have genetic changes indicating antibiotic...
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Women Often Wait to Call Help in a Heart Attack

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers in Switzerland found that women suffering a heart attack typically waited 37 minutes longer than men before calling an...
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With Diabetes, Must You Fast for Blood Tests?

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that up to 22 percent of people with diabetes who fasted for lab tests had a low blood sugar episode (hypoglycemia) while waiting for the...
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What More Could We Do To Prevent Veteran Suicides? Survey Reveals Clues

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Every day, 20 veterans across America die by suicide -- and most of them choose a firearm to do it. New research could guide suicide prevention efforts for veterans and others. The new survey of veterans who receive mental health care through the Veterans Health Administration finds that 93% said t......
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Hospital Discharge Around Holidays Can Be Riskier

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
People discharged from the hospital during the Christmas break period had a higher risk of death or readmission compared with people discharged at other times, new research...
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Study Finds Higher Risk Of Breast Cancer For Women After Giving Birth

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who do not have children, according to a large-scale analysis co-led by a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher. The findings, published in t......
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Holiday hospitalization carries higher risks, study says

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Research has shown that going to the hospital in July or over the weekend can be riskier for patients because of factors such as medical errors, understaffing or staff fatigue. The holiday period can also be added to the list, according to a new study....
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Opioids Exact Another Toll on Newborns: Smaller Heads

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Infants born addicted to opioids had significantly smaller head circumferences, researchers have found, potentially putting them at higher risk for mental health and developmental...
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Delivering a baby increases - then lowers - risk of breast cancer: study

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who have never given birth, researchers behind a new study have concluded....
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Study: Statins’ Benefits Solid, Side Effects Rare

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
The benefits of statins are clear, and side effects from the cholesterol-fighting drugs are rare, according to a new analysis of decades of scientific...
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Maintaining your weight through the holidays

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Family, School Support May Help Stop Bullies

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
The stronger a student's reported positive family relationships, the more likely a student was to deem aggressive behaviors and retaliation unacceptable, and the more likely they were to intervene in either case, researchers found in a recent...
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Autism, ADHD Tied to Raised Risk in Siblings

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Younger siblings of children with autism have a 30-fold increased relative risk they'll be diagnosed with autism themselves. They're also nearly four times as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, researchers...
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Young Age Associated With Worse Prognosis In Specific Breast Cancer Subtype

Dec 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are rapidly advancing the understanding of biological factors, including hormones, as predictors of longer disease-free survival for certain subtypes of breast cancer. The implications for treatment — especially among younger women — can be profound,......
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Johns Hopkins Team Identifies Promising Diagnostic Tool For Alzheimer's Disease

Dec 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have identified in live human brains new radioactive “tracer” molecules that bind to and “light up” tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. Two studies will be publi......
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