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Did '13 Reasons Why' lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided

Jan 19, 2020 , CNN Health
When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide....
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Donations After Cardiac Death Are Starting To Show Promise For Thousands Of People Who Desperately Need Heart Transplants

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Strict rules outline how and when organs can be transplanted but if this new trial method proves to be successful and safe, researchers say it could revolutionize transplantations. Other public health news is on inactive adults, millennials' thoughts on vaccines, blood pressure, body temperature, binge drinking, surgical gown recalls, health research on mice, sepsis deaths, breakthrough on sudden death of Amish children, and...
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Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Than Thought

Jan 18, 2020 , WebMD
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers...
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British doctors want a tax on tech giants to fund research on the harms caused by social media

Jan 18, 2020 , CNBC Health
Leading U.K. psychiatrists say tech giants should be forced to hand over data on how children are affected by harmful online...
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Could Your Fitbit Help Detect the Flu?

Jan 18, 2020 , WebMD
Research has shown that young men with fevers had increases in their resting heart rate of about 8.5 beats per minute (bpm) for about every 2-degree Fahrenheit increase in body...
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Researchers Alter Mosquitoes to Resist Dengue Infection

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Researchers Alter Mosquitoes to Resist Dengue InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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Despite U.S. law, many clinical trial results go unreported

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Fewer than half of clinical trial sponsors reported their results to a U.S. government registry within a year of the trial's completion, flouting U.S. law and risking fines, British researchers reported on Friday....
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Your Fitbit could help health officials predict flu outbreaks in real-time

Jan 17, 2020 , CNN Health
Researchers reviewed de-identified data from users wearing Fitbits and found that they were able to do real-time flu prediction at the state level....
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No one knew why the kids in 2 Amish families were dying suddenly. Now researchers have some answers

Jan 17, 2020 , CNN Health
The autopsies didn't offer any clues. The family felt like it was cursed. And medical examiners couldn't figure out why....
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Research Roundup: Ethnic Disparities, Heart Health, Postpartum Care And More

Jan 17, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Myths may worsen low back pain and promote ineffective treatments

Jan 17, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Common myths about low back pain could lead to more pain, ineffective care and unwarranted anxiety, researchers say....
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New Drugs Getting FDA's Blessing Faster, but Is That a Good Thing?

Jan 16, 2020 , WebMD
The result is that patients are being prescribed pricey new medications that have not been tested as rigorously, said lead researcher Jonathan Darrow, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical...
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Safe-sexting advice could help keep teens safe online

Jan 16, 2020 , Reuters
Advocating abstinence to teens hasn't proven very effective with regard to sex, and the same is likely to be true for sexting, researchers say. So it may be time to at least arm teens with information about how to protect themselves....
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Which Obesity Surgery Is Right for You?

Jan 16, 2020 , WebMD
Looking at medical records from more than 33,000 U.S. patients, researchers found that those who underwent gastric bypass surgery had higher rates of hospitalization in the next five years, versus patients who underwent sleeve...
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Probiotics: Don't Buy the Online Hype

Jan 16, 2020 , WebMD
The research found that of 150 websites that came up with a search of probiotics, most were commercial sites, hoping to sell a...
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Trauma of Miscarriage May Trigger PTSD

Jan 16, 2020 , WebMD
After a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, 1 in 6 women can have PTSD nearly a year later, European researchers...
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Less Sex Could Mean Earlier Menopause

Jan 16, 2020 , WebMD
British researchers who tracked the sex lives and menopausal status of nearly 3,000 American women for a decade found that those who had less sex were more likely to begin menopause at an earlier...
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AHA News: Researchers Listen to Rural Kentuckians – Then Score a Win for Heart Health

Jan 16, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Researchers Listen to Rural Kentuckians – Then Score a Win for Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2020 12:00:00...
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Sleep problems in older adults linked to cognitive decline and dementia

Jan 16, 2020 , Reuters
People who have trouble falling asleep may be at increased risk of developing cognitive problems or dementia than their counterparts who sleep well, a research review suggests....
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Less sex linked to an earlier menopause, study finds

Jan 15, 2020 , CNN Health
Researchers found that women who reported having sex weekly were 28% less likely to have experienced menopause than those who had sex less than once a month...
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