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Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years Later

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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UK health service risks 350,000 staff gap by 2030: thinktanks

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Lack of staff now represents a bigger challenge to Britain's health service than funding and the system could face a 350,000 personnel shortage by 2030, leading health thinktanks warned on Thursday....
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Could Illinois' ban on a medical instrument cleaner spark a public health crisis?

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The chemical process used to sterilize most medical products was evaluated during committee hearings in Springfield, Ill., this week, due to cancer risks associated with ethylene oxide...
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Assisted reproduction tied to risk of intellectual disabilities in kids

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Parents who use reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be more likely to have children with intellectual disabilities than those who conceive without help, an Australian study suggests....
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Some Diabetes Drugs, Higher Amputation Risk Linked

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
People on sodium-glucose cotransporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors were twice as likely to require a lower limb amputation as people taking another type of diabetes medication, Scandinavian researchers have...
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Psoriasis associated with sexual dysfunction

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with psoriasis may be at increased risk of sexual dysfunction, particularly when they also suffer from mood disorders or arthritis, a research review suggests....
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Two Factors at Birth Can Boost a Child's Obesity Risk

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Two Factors at Birth Can Boost a Child's Obesity RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Concussion Tied to Suicide Risk

Nov 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Concussion Tied to Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Micardis vs. Diovan

Nov 15, 2018 , RxList
Diovan (valsartan) and Micardis (telmisartan) are angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) used to control high blood pressure (hypertension), and to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or death from heart problems in people risk factors for serious heart...
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Local Ties In Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer Makes Case Personal For New Jersey Officials

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that New Jersey says minimized the risks of opioid addiction in its marketing messages is based in the state. “It is especially troubling that so much of the alleged misconduct took place right here in our own backyard,”said Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey attorney general, at a news conference announcing the legal action. “New Jersey’s pharmaceutical industry is the envy of the world, with a long history of developing vital, lifesaving drugs. But we...
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Babies' brain development may not depend on sleeping through the night

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Infants who don't sleep through the night don't seem to be at higher risk for cognitive or motor development problems, a Canadian study suggests....
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Overtreating Hypothyroidism: Link to Atrial Fibrillation

Nov 15, 2018 , RxList
For patients with hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication could lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a new study of more than 174,000 patients...
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Virta Health announces risk-based pricing for controversial diabetes management platform

Nov 15, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Virta Health claims to reverse Type 2 diabetes by combining a digital intervention with a ketogenic...
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Teen Obesity, Later Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked?

Nov 15, 2018 , WebMD
Your odds of getting pancreatic cancer can quadruple if you’re obese as a teen, researchers have found. But it’s still rare, and even with increased odds, the likelihood of getting the disease is...
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Too Much Of A Good Thing? New Study Shows Overtreating Patients For Hypothyroidism Could Raise Their Risk Of Stroke

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. The findings were presented by researche......
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Janssen gets FDA green light for new Invokana indication

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Janssen's oral diabetes treatment is the first oral diabetes treatment to have an indication to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, the company said. Read More...
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Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Cardiovascular Disease, Alzheimer's Genetically Linked

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Studying DNA from more than 1.5 million people, an international team of researchers — led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco — has identified points of DNA that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and also heighten the ri......
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Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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New Guidelines Say Any Kind Of Exercise In Small Doses And Less Sitting Improve Health Starting As Early As Age 3

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Getting a sedentary nation off the sofa -- only 20 percent of us get the recommended amount of exercise a day -- is a big concern for the government, which updated its guidelines Monday for the first time in 10 years. Since the first guidelines were issued, research has expanded the recognized benefits of movement, including reducing the risk of cancer, anxiety and depression and improving cognitive function and...
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