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Stopping Aspirin 3 Months After Stent Is Safe, Study Finds

Mar 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Stopping Aspirin 3 Months After Stent Is Safe, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Living alone does not appear to worsen heart disease

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people with well-controlled heart disease, living alone isn't linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, a large study suggests....
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Prescribing Healthy Food In Medicare/Medicaid Is Cost Effective, Could Improve Health Outcomes

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost ef......
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Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the...
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Study: Protein Linked To Cancer Growth Drives Deadly Lung Disease

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. The discovery, made in laboratory mice and human tissue samples, may have implications for treating the disease using existing anti-ca......
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Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study....
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Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study....
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Johnson & Johnson Plans Virtual Clinical Trial, Builds On Apple Heart Study Results

Mar 21, 2019 , Forbes
JNJ and Apple announced virtual clinical trial HEARTLINE Study to detect Afib and help prevent stroke, coming on the release of results of landmark Apple Heart Study, which enrolled over 400,000...
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University Of Illinois At Chicago Acknowledged Failure To Catch Warnings Signs Over Child Psychiatrist Who Violated Research Protocols

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
According to new documents, the University of Illinois at Chicago Institutional Review Board, the committee responsible for protecting research subjects, improperly fast-tracked approval of Dr. Mani Pavuluri’s clinical trial, didn’t catch serious omissions from the consent forms parents had to sign and allowed children to enroll in the study even though they weren’t eligible. Still, UIC officials have continued to blame only Pavuluri, and have downplayed the institution's role in the...
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Former Inmates Need Social Supports To Maintain Mental Health, Rutgers Study Says

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Men released from prison who receive social, community and spiritual support have better mental health, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers School of Public Health. The study, published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, found that former offend......
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Opioid prescriptions after plastic surgery tied to long-term use

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Opioids account for more than 90 percent of the painkillers used after plastic surgery, according to a U.S. study that questions how often these addictive narcotics are necessary to ease discomfort after operations....
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Study finds key details about 'punch drunk syndrome' and Alzheimer's

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists studying damaged brains of boxers and other sports people have found key details about a head injury-linked disease called "punch drunk syndrome" that could help the development of new diagnostics and treatments for Alzheimer's....
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Study Finds Test Of Protein Levels In The Eye A Potential Predictor Of (Future) Alzheimer's Disease

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Low levels of amyloid-β and tau proteins, biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease (AD), in eye fluid were significantly associated with low cognitive scores, according to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center, the study is the first to con......
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Prescriptions for healthy food might save lives - and money

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy food prescriptions written for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries might lower the risk of costly chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and at the same time lower the costs of care, a new study suggests....
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Study finds weight loss target for morbidly obese before knee surgery

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For morbidly obese patients having knee replacement surgery, losing at least 20 pounds beforehand leads to shorter hospital stays and lower odds of being discharged to a facility, a new study has found....
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3D Mammography Significantly Reduces Breast Biopsy Rates

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The use of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), also known as 3-D mammography, may significantly reduce the number of women who undergo breast biopsy for a non-cancerous lesion following an abnormal mammogram, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology. Unlike standard or full-field......
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FDA puts partial hold on clinical trials of AbbVie's cancer drug

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all trials of its cancer drug Venclexta for multiple myeloma, after a review of data found a higher proportion of deaths in the Venclexta arm of the late-stage study....
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Study: OK to Stop Aspirin 3 Months After Stent

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
Patients who get drug-eluting stents to open a blocked artery can stop taking aspirin after just three months, instead of the typical full year, and lower their risk of bleeding, a new study...
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A Nap a Day Keeps High Blood Pressure at Bay

Mar 20, 2019 , CardioSmart
The blood pressure-lowering effects of naps may be similar to other lifestyle changes and medication, says Greek...
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J&J and Sientra get FDA warning letters over breast implants

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to Sientra Inc and a Johnson & Johnson unit for failing to comply with the post-approval study requirements for their breast implants....
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