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14163 Articles Matching "study"

Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls' Mental Health

Aug 19, 2019 , Forbes
There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health. A new study offers a different explanation as to why the connection may...
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Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Also Increases Risk Of A Type Of Childhood Cancer, Says New Study

Aug 17, 2019 , Forbes
Hereditary BRCA mutations have long been known to increase the chance of developing breast and several other types of adult cancer, but new research has shown that they might also increase the risk of developing childhood...
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Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
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Heart Failure in Young Adults

Aug 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study finds that young patients with heart failure face lower risk of death but poorer quality of life than the...
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Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
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Disparities in access to best stroke treatment

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests....
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For Kids Born With HIV, Taking Needed Meds Gets Harder With Age: Study

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For Kids Born With HIV, Taking Needed Meds Gets Harder With Age: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-loving beasts....
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Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
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Furniture flame retardants may not stifle deadliest home fires

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Targeting the flammability of smoking materials like cigarettes, pipes and cigars, rather than fireproofing all furniture with hazardous chemicals, may be a more effective way of reducing the most deadly residential fires, a U.S. study concludes....
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Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
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Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances....
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Air Pollution In Cities As Dangerous For Lungs As Smoking 20 Cigarettes A Day, Study Finds

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The study, published in JAMA, looked at the health effects of breathing in various pollutants, including ground-level ozone, the main component of smog. It involved nearly 7,000 adults living in Chicago, Los Angeles, Baltimore, St. Paul, Minn., New York City and Winston-Salem, N.C. Environmental news comes from Louisiana, Missouri, Arizona and New Jersey, as...
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Cedars-Sinai study on inpatient VR pain management offers glimpse at real-world outcomes

Aug 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Positive data from the pragmatic study is the clearest evidence yet that in-hospital therapeutic VR could be effective in a live deployment, according to...
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Poorer kids may have less shade in their schoolyards

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Elementary schools with the greatest proportions of poor children may have the least amount of shade in their schoolyards where kids spend their recess, a new U.S. study finds....
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Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Harm the Heart: Study

Aug 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Harm the Heart: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
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E-Cig Use Triples Odds That Teens Will Smoke Pot: Study

Aug 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: E-Cig Use Triples Odds That Teens Will Smoke Pot: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Teen vaping tied to marijuana use

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
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