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Relying on homemade, natural sunscreens might get you burned

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Homemade sunscreens on Pinterest may look pretty and smell even prettier, but most of them won't shield you from sunburn or skin cancer, new research shows....
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How eyeglasses shape your view of the world

May 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Corrective lenses help us focus on the world around us. This infographic shows how. Almost anyone can have 20/20 vision. Some of us need the help of eyeglasses to get there. If you’re discussing vision-related issues with your clients, you might need to explain the basics of eyesight and corrective lenses first. This infographic by […] The post How eyeglasses shape your view of the world appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Ultrasound Used To Trigger Insulin Release In Mice Shows Promise For Future Diabetes Therapy

May 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The World Health Organization ranks Type 2 diabetes among the most common causes of death in the world. Current treatments can help the body use insulin at various stages of the disease, but they can also be expensive and subject patients to lifelong medication regimens and side effects. Thanks to n......
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Antibiotic Treatment Alleviates Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms In Male Mice, Study Reveals

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at The University of Chicago have demonstrated that the type of bacteria living in the gut can influence the development of Alzheimer's disease symptoms in mice. The study, which will be published May 16 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, shows that, by altering the gut microbiome,......
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Hurricane Maria Devastated ‘Monkey Island.’ Can The Surviving Primates Help Teach Us About Trauma?

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Like humans, the rhesus macaques that live on Puerto Rico's "Monkey Island" possess advanced problem-solving skills and opposable thumbs and have been known to use tools, and they have complex emotional and social lives. As scientists wonder how something like Hurricane Maria impacts a community longterm, some turn to the monkeys to help better understand. In other public health news: the HIV epidemic, cancer, doctors and TV shows, scientific labs, heart health, and...
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The Majority Of People Are Fine With Brain Doping, As Long As You Don't Call It That

May 11, 2019 , Forbes
A new study shows that people are more likely to accept colleagues use of cognitive enhancing drugs as long as it's phrased as "fueling" rather than...
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Much Of Public Officials’ Attention Has Focused On Jewish Community, But Vaccination Resistance Spreads Far Beyond It

May 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The majority of the dozens of New York City schools that had less than 90 percent of their children vaccinated for measles in the last school year were not ultra-Orthodox Jewish. Meanwhile, a look into history shows that vaccination resistance is nothing new in the U.S., and it tends to be tied tumultuous times of social upheaval and distrust in our institutions....
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Lilly-funded study shows Livongo diabetes program can save employers $20 to $50 per member per month

May 10, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The retrospective analysis compared more than 2,200 Livongo users with non-users at the same...
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Study: Employers Pay 240% More Than Medicare For Hospital Care

May 10, 2019 , Forbes
Employers paid 241% on average more for hospital care than Medicare in 25 states, a RAND Corp. analysis...
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Hope in the drug crisis: New data shows prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year

May 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the largest annual decline ever recorded, a study...
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Fighting Fire With Fire: Can We Kill Super-Resistant Mycobacteria With Viruses?

May 09, 2019 , Forbes
Drug-resistant TB has high fatality and new antibiotics are scarce. A human study shows that bacteriophages might have a role in treating Mycobacterium abscessus, an infection that resembles drug-resistant TB. The door is now open for similar studies in patients with extensively drug-resistant...
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Viral Post Shows Risk of Sleeping in Contacts

May 09, 2019 , WebMD
Sleeping in contacts -- even those meant for extended wear -- raises your risk of infection 6 to 8 times, but nearly one-third of wearers admit to doing it...
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AstraZeneca-Daiichi breast cancer treatment shows promise in latest study

May 09, 2019 , Reuters
An experimental breast cancer drug being developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo's met its main goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their position in a highly competitive oncology market....
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New Approach Shows Regeneration Of Severely Damaged Lungs

May 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lung transplantation, the only lifesaving therapy for an increasing population of patients with end-stage lung disease, is severely limited by the number of available donor organs. Currently, up to 80% of donor lungs are rejected for serious but potentially reversible injuries. Since the beginning o......
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2019 Retail Pacesetters: Kroger relentlessly grows its empire

May 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Cincinnati-based Kroger, the leading operator of traditional grocery stores in the country, shows no signs of loosening its grip on that title. Read More...
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Cancer-Detecting Software Shows Promise To Read Genetic Material For Treatment Clues, But Results Can Be Spotty, Study Shows

May 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“With all honesty, we are in the early stages” of applying artificial intelligence to cancer care and research, said Dr. Bernardo Goulart, lead author of the study. Other news on technology and health looks at future challenges of certifying devices, data breaches, patients rights and social care...
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Federal Regulations Weren’t The Reason Insurers Shied Away From Selling Over State Lines, Health Companies Say

May 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
CMS wants to make it easier for insurers to sell across state lines, but those companies say it's not regulations that are stopping them. "These states have each taken a different approach, none of which has, to date, resulted in insurers offering comprehensive health insurance in a state in which it is not licensed," the National Association of Insurance Commissioners said in a comment letter. "This shows that the impediments to interstate sales are not in federal law but are inherent in the...
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In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth

May 08, 2019 , Reuters
A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of government data....
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Trees Really Do Help Keep a City Cool, Study Shows

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Trees Really Do Help Keep a City Cool, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study

May 03, 2019 , Reuters
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling a possible boost to its lung medicines division that has been hit by generic competition....
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