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Missing The Sweet Spot: Millions Of Low-Risk People With Diabetes May Be Testing Their Blood Sugar Too Often

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a special strip of paper becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. In fact, the research shows, 14% of people with......
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How to maintain your weight during the holidays

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 12, 2018 , RxList
More than 40% of Americans have not been vaccinated against the flu this year and don't plan to get vaccinated, despite repeated warnings about the potential dangers and last year's record number of flu-related deaths, a new survey...
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With Diabetes, Must You Fast for Blood Tests?

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that up to 22 percent of people with diabetes who fasted for lab tests had a low blood sugar episode (hypoglycemia) while waiting for the...
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Hospital Discharge Around Holidays Can Be Riskier

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
People discharged from the hospital during the Christmas break period had a higher risk of death or readmission compared with people discharged at other times, new research...
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Maintaining your weight through the holidays

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Obamacare Doctor Choices Narrow As Insurers Make More Money

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
More than 70% of Obamacare plans have narrow doctor networks for 2019, a new study by Avalere Health...
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Trump administration could leverage waivers for state CON law repeals

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals that want their states to keep up their certificate-of-need laws are on the alert after last week's sweeping health policy directive from the White House shows shifting...
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Lower-Dose Tamoxifen Works As Well As High-Dose

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that a lower dose of the hormone therapy Tamoxifen is as effective as the higher dose treatment in helping to prevent breast cancer from returning and guarding against new cancers in women who had high-risk breast...
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Spinal Cord Injury Could Throw Off Body's Internal Clock, Study Shows

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although paralysis is the most noticeable result of a spinal cord injury, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin suggests such injuries could throw off the internal clock of the entire body’s daily activities, from hormones to sleep-wake schedules. The spinal cord helps tra......
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Pig hearts can function for months in baboons, study shows, bringing us closer to their use in humans

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
A new paper details how genetically modified pig hearts transplanted into baboons could support life and function for up to 195 days. The finding, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, takes scientists a small step closer to the possibility of using donor animal organs for human patients in need of a heart transplant....
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Fasting For Lab Tests Isn't Good For Patients With Diabetes

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, in patients who take diabetes medications. The study, published in the International Journal of En......
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Hypnosis could help irritable bowel syndrome symptoms

Dec 05, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients with irritable bowel syndrome may find that hypnotherapy helps them cope with their symptoms, a new study shows....
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Amgen antibody shows promise in myeloma trial, gets FDA fast track

Dec 04, 2018 , Reuters
Amgen Inc, updating the first trial of its bispecific antibody for multiple myeloma, said on Monday seven out of 10 patients given the second-highest dose of AMG420 responded to the drug, including four with no detectable cancer....
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Penn Study Shows Regular Behavioral Counseling Leads To Clinically Significant Weight Loss

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Intensive behavioral therapy (IBT), which provides diet and physical activity counseling, is proven to help adults with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss in six to 12 months. A new Penn Medicine study, published in Obesity, the journal of the Obesity Society, is the first randomized controlled ......
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As Pelosi Nears Speaker Gavel, Obamacare Fixes Wanted

Dec 03, 2018 , Forbes
More Americans approve of the Affordable Care Act than disapprove, 48% to 47%, a new Gallup poll...
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Church Program Helps African-Americans Improve Blood Pressure Control

Dec 01, 2018 , CardioSmart
Health programming delivered in New York City churches shows promise for black adults with high blood...
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Fluctuations in Weight, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Spell Trouble for Heart Health

Dec 01, 2018 , CardioSmart
Maintaining good health reduces risk for heart attack, stroke and death, shows Korean study of 6.7 million...
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Children Who Start School A Year Early More Likely To Be Diagnosed With ADHD, Study Shows

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Could a child’s birthday put them at risk for an ADHD misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes, at least among children born in August who start school in states with a Sept. 1 cutoff enrollment date, according to a new study led by Harvard Medical School researchers. The findings, published Nov.......
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Stuck In A Loop Of Wrongness: Brain Study Shows Roots Of OCD

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
They clean their hands, many times in a row. They click switches on and off, over and over. They check – and re-check, and check again – that they turned the stove off. No one knows exactly what drives people with obsessive-compulsive disorder to do what they do, even when they’re fully aware that ......
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