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This Protocol May Reduce MRSA Infections After Discharge From The Hospital

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
New research finds that patients diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the hospital may prevent future MRSA infections by adhering to a standard bathing protocol at home after...
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NIA Offers Opportunities To Participate In Aging, Alzheimer's, Dementia Research

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
Find out how you can participate in the National Institute on Aging's (NIA) Alzheimer's and related dementias clinical...
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Can you eat your way to better mental health? Study says yes

Feb 19, 2019 , CNN Health
It is well known that eating lots of fruit and vegetables is good for your physical health, but research suggests that it might be good for your mental health too....
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Interval training burns off more pounds than jogging or cycling

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Workouts that mix up a variety of intense exercises with brief recovery periods in between may help people lose more weight than chugging along at a steady pace on a treadmill or exercise bike, a research review suggests....
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Self-folding drone could speed up search and rescue missions

Feb 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
A foldable drone has been developed by researchers at the University of Zurich to assist with search and rescue...
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Banner Health Children

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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Meth Abuse Contributing To Significant Increase In Cases Of Syphilis, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
New research from the CDC reveals that a recent spike in syphilis cases among persons living in the U.S. may be the result of methamphetamine and injection drug...
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Ohio State Research Finds Toilet Stool May Solve Common Bowel Issues

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most people aren't eager to talk about how to improve bowel movements, but researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found the solution to common bowel issues may be as simple as boosting your feet on a stool. "These toilet stools became popular through things like viral videos......
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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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Higher Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Tied to Well-Being

Feb 16, 2019 , RxList
The physical benefits of eating fruits and vegetables are well documented, but new research shows that higher consumption of these foods also improves mental health and...
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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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Cardon Children's Medical Center

Asthma Pill Targets Airway Muscles To Decrease Attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Results from a phase II clinical trial, experimental work on cells and computational modelling have together shown why the first pill for asthma in 20 years can help reduce asthma attacks. Researchers from Leicester (UK) and Vancouver (Canada) have shown that the investigational drug, Fevipiprant (......
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Ambivalence Over Motherhood Could Reshape Practices Around Family Planning

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New data from a CDC survey finds that in up to 19 percent of pregnancies, women are unsure if they want to be pregnant, a state of mind doctors need to be in tune with when counseling them, researchers say. Public health news looks at AIDS death rates in the South; depression's harmful role in aging brains; looking for treatments in moss piglets and a reason to get off the couch this weekend, as...
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Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women, researchers...
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores can also cause Alzheimer's -- and new data which show antiviral drugs dra......
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Push-up capacity may predict men's heart disease risk

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The number of push-ups a man can do in the doctor's office may be a good predictor of his risk of developing heart disease in the coming years, new research suggests....
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Smart Life Finland programme for health and wellbeing to be launched in March

Feb 16, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
Business Finland is setting up a four-year programme to support the country’s companies and research organisations create novel services for health and wellbeing and expand internationally, offering a total of €80m-€100m in funding for research, development and innovation projects. It is the agency’s second initiative in this space, following a programme that aims to create new opportunities for international business and innovation around individualised healthcare...
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How Social Media Can Advance Cancer Research

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
Oncologists need to embrace social media to accelerate patient participation in cancer...
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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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Research Roundup: Spending On Elderly Patients; Suicide; And Race And Health Coverage

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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