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Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
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Would You Like a Lizard With That Salad?

Jul 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers analyzed online news between 2003 and 2018 and found 40 articles about U.S. consumers discovering live, dead or severed parts of animals in their...
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Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is Tough

Jul 17, 2019 , WebMD
New research suggests that the reason why it's hard to keep weight off lies far back in human evolution, with an anti-starvation mechanism that primes the body to store...
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Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
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Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults

Jul 17, 2019 , RxList
Impaired vision or hearing loss increases the risk for dementia in older adults. The risk is particularly pronounced in individuals with both types of sensory impairment, new research...
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‘Technological Feat’ Of Research On Old Tissue Serves Up Evidence HIV Started Infecting Humans In Early 1900s

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Scientists at the University of Arizona examined a tissue sample that dates back to the 1960s, the oldest sample of HIV to date, and concluded the virus jumped from primates earlier than expected. The researchers tested 1,652 pathology samples and found the HIV sequence in one. Public health news also looks at: CRISPR baby editing guidelines, gun violence, paramedics' mental health, shootings in health care clinics, diagnostic errors, global immunizations gaps, benefits of cutting calories, and...
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Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens

Jul 16, 2019 , WebMD
Too much social media might be too much for the mental well-being of teenagers, new research...
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The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

Jul 16, 2019 , WebMD
People happy with themselves and their well-being tend to live longer and healthier lives than those who are perpetually down in the dumps, British researchers...
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State Highlights: Maryland Cites ‘Dickensian’ Abuse Conditions In Suit Against For-Profit Group Homes; Researchers Grapple With Problems Of Diagnosing Rat Lungworm Disease In Hawaii

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets focus on news from Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Hawaii, Tennessee, Virginia, Connecticut, California, North Carolina, District of Columbia, New Hampshire, Missouri, Georgia, Washington, Maryland, Oregon, Colorado, Ohio, Florida and West...
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MIT's Research Enterprise in Singapore, SMART launches new research group

Jul 16, 2019 , Mobile Health News
The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), together with A*STAR Institutes and supported by the National Research Foundation (NRF), has launched a new national initiative dubbed Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalised-Medicine (CAMP). The initiative was launched as part of Singapore’s National Cell Manufacturing Initiative to overcome scientific and technical challenges in life-changing cell...
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Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk

Jul 16, 2019 , WebMD
Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research...
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The Hidden Risk of Liver Disease From Diabetes

Jul 16, 2019 , WebMD
If you have type 2 diabetes, a growing body of research suggests that it's important to monitor your liver for a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease...
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Good News About Dementia: 5 Lifestyle Changes Can Make Difference Even For People Who Have Genes That Increase Risk

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While recent news about Alzheimer's focused on disappointing failed drug trials, two new studies discussed at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference look at how clean living helps lower the chances of developing wasting brain diseases by as much as 60%. Give up red meat, don't smoke, exercise more, read more books and limit red wine to one glass a night. "This research is exciting in that it shows there are actionable things we can do to try to counteract genetic risk for...
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Biden cancer group shuts down operations

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
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Canada police probing 'possible policy breaches' at National Microbiology Lab

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
Canada's national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the country's Public Health Agency over "possible policy breaches" at its National Microbiology Lab, whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens, such as Ebola....
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Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study

Jul 15, 2019 , Reuters
Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
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Training A Generation Of Gun Safety Advocates: Johns Hopkins Holds Intensive Course For High Schoolers From Around The Country

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Inspired by the Parkland students who started a global movement after the mass shooting at their high school, Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, said he wanted to tap into that activist base and help more teenagers become advocates. Public health news focuses on childhood malnutrition, breastfeeding, a new talc trial, caregiving, stillbirths, therapy cows and healthy hearts, as...
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CPR Less Likely for Poor Black Kids Study Finds

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
The findings suggest there's a crucial need for CPR training programs in poor, non-white, lower-education neighborhoods, said study lead researcher Dr. Maryam...
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State Highlights: Parents File Lawsuit Over New York’s Ban On Religious Exemptions For Vaccinations; Publisher Cuts Off Online Subscription Access To UC Researchers

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, California, Maryland, Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Iowa, Oregon, Illinois, Virginia, Wisconsin and...
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Epic Research Endeavor Reveals Cause Of Deadly Digestive Disease In Children

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 10 years ago, a group of Israeli clinical researchers emailed Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) geneticist Len Pennacchio to ask for his team’s help in solving the mystery of a rare inherited disease that caused extreme, and sometimes fatal, chronic diarrhea in children. N......
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