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7147 Articles Matching "risk"

FOTO's CMS-Designated Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) Provides Rehab Therapists Extensive Choice In Measure Selection

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO), a provider of web-based patient outcomes management solutions, risk-adjusted functional assessments, and predictive analytics, is pleased to announce its endorsement as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic......
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Frailty a Risk Factor for Dementia

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Frailty a Risk Factor for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Child Survivors Of Hodgkin Lymphoma Have Increased Risk Of Second Cancer

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma are at an increased risk of developing an entirely new cancer later in life, according to new research published in Cancer — the American Cancer Society’s international peer-reviewed scientific journal — and conducted at University of Alabama at Birmingham. W......
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Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
More than 100 genetic variants are linked with risk-taking, according to a groundbreaking new...
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Long-term exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests....
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For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests....
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Is Type 1 Diabetes a Factor in Broken Bones?

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
An A1C level above 8 percent was linked to a greater risk of a specific type of fracture in people with type 1 diabetes, but not in those with type 2, according to a new...
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Frailty a Risk Factor for Dementia

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
A new study indicates that a 'frail brain' might be more susceptible to neurological problems like dementia, a new study has...
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Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk

Jan 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Climate Change Already Hurting Human Health

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Some of the health effects tied to climate change are intuitive: More frequent, and more intense, heat waves raise the risk of heat-related illness, for example. Other health effects, though, are less...
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Actos vs. Jardiance

Jan 18, 2019 , RxList
Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride) and Jardiance (empagliflozin) are used to treat type 2 diabetes. Jardiance is also indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular...
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Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Money Woes May Damage Black Americans' Hearts

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Compared with those without financial stress, the risk of heart disease was nearly three times higher among those with moderate-to-high financial stress, investigators...
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Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests....
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UNLV Startup Uses Genes To Create Personalized Diets

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It turns out you really are what you eat, according to UNLV scientists who have publicly launched a site that uses computer software to scan users’ DNA for potential health problems and create personalized diets that help lower the risks. Food Genes and Me is a spinoff company developed by the Neva......
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Researchers Pinpoint Factor That Predicts Unplanned Hospital Readmissions

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from West Virginia University suggests a widely used index to assess hospital patients’ risk of readmission may have a blind spot. Physicians and nurses use a tool called the “LACE index” to identify which patients are most likely to be readmitted to the hospital because symptoms come ......
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'Stealth condition' found to multiply risk of cancer and chronic conditions, study reveals

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A "stealth condition" which is one of the western world's most common genetic disorders is causing far higher levels of cancer and chronic health conditions than previously thought, a UK study has revealed....
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Apple is in talks with private Medicare plans about bringing its watch to at-risk seniors

Jan 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Insurers are finding reasons to provide Apple Watches to...
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Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug wins FDA panel backing

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that benefits of Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture outweighed its risks and overwhelmingly voted for the drug's approval....
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FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier FoodsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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