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Study links sleep loss with nighttime snacking, junk food cravings, obesity, diabetes

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Study suggests a link between needing eyeglasses and higher intelligence May 30, 2018

Nighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, according to a study by University of Arizona Health Sciences sleep researchers. 10 hours ago

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The silent film era ended nearly a century ago, but Hollywood is still mute when it comes to demands to change its rating system to award an R rating to most movies that feature tobacco. 4

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Two teams independently come up with a way to avert CRS in CAR T-cell therapies May 29, 2018

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Yes, you can put too much chlorine in a pool (HealthDay)—Before you take a dip in the pool this summer, be sure there's not too much chlorine in the water.

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Transfat is double trouble for your heart health

Knowledge gaps found for non-drug therapy in peds ADHD

Many health care providers consider transfat to be the worst type of fat you can eat. Unlike other dietary fats, transfat, also called transfatty acids, raises your low-density lipoprotein or LDL ("bad") cholesterol and lowers ... 18 hours ago

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(HealthDay)—There are considerable gaps in knowledge relating to the effectiveness of non-pharmacologic treatments for attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in pediatric patients, according to a review published ...

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Lifesaving info not always a 911 call away

Variables ID'd to predict height loss in postmenopausal women

Keidryn Nimsgern's heart stopped when she was riding in her boyfriend's car while the two ran errands in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin. Jake Suter had never called 911 before that frightening day a year ago.

(HealthDay)—A set of commonly available variables may be useful in predicting the five-year risk of height loss ≥1 inch in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online May 7 in Menopause. 21 hours ago

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Higher HDL-C linked to better cognition in older DM patients

(HealthDay)—Introducing the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPC), a health care delivery model developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), improves primary care delivery but does not reduce ... 22 hours ago

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(HealthDay)—Higher serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is associated with better executive function among older patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), according to a study published online May 19 in the Journal ...

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Ob-gyns should ID gynecologic symptoms of eating disorders Health Cardiology

(HealthDay)—Obstetrician-gynecologists should be aware of the gynecologic concerns and symptoms of eating disorders, according to a committee opinion published in the June issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Finances are a major motivating factor in patient avoidance of diagnostic testing Patient preferences for diagnostic testing differed significantly across levels of risk, benefit, and cost of diagnostic testing, but cost was the strongest and most consistent factor associated with decreased desire for ... 23 hours ago

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Academic underachievement with Tourette, tic disorders (HealthDay)—Individuals with Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorders have lower likelihood of academic achievement, according to a study published online May 29 in JAMA Neurology.

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Walking faster could make you live longer: research

Multisensory interventions cut pain in preterm infant eye exams (HealthDay)—The addition of multisensory pain-reducing interventions to topical anesthetic (TA) reduces pain in eye examinations of preterm infants, according to research published online June 1 in Pediatrics.

Speeding up your walking pace could extend your life, research led by the University of Sydney suggests. Jun 01, 2018

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Fever, rash, erythema seen in most puerto rican kids with Zika

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(HealthDay)—Most children with Zika virus (ZIKV) infection have fever, rash, and facial or neck erythema, according to a study published online May 29 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Despite fewer looking for work, gains continue for Americans with disabilities June 1, 2018. Job gains continued for Americans with disabilities in May, although fewer were looking for work, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment—Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation ... Jun 01, 2018

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Mobile app for autism screening yields useful data A Duke study of an iPhone app to screen young children for signs of autism has found that the app is easy to use, welcomed by caregivers and good at producing reliable scientific data.

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Phase I trial finds experimental drug safe in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia

When doctors assume, patients lose Collecting sexual orientation and gender identity, or "SO/GI," data has valuable public health benefits and potential clinical benefits for an individual patient, but medical providers must continue to collect information ... Jun 01, 2018

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Reporting results from a first-in-human phase I clinical trial, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that treatment with cirmtuzumab, an experimental monoclonal antibody-based drug, ...

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Colon cancer treatment costs 2x more in US than Canada

More teens dying, with drugs and violence to blame

People diagnosed with advanced colon cancer pay twice more per month for treatment in the United States than in Canada, but do not live any longer, researchers said Friday.

(HealthDay)—A perfect storm of murder, addiction and carelessness has fueled a recent and troubling increase in deaths among U.S. children and teens, a new government report shows.

Survival benefit for African-Americans with advanced prostate cancer

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Contrary to current perceptions, certain African-American men with advanced prostate cancer have as good a chance of survival as white men and might actually have a small advantage, according to a new analysis of more than ...

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Black patients show stronger response to hormone therapy for prostate cancer

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'Disneyland for Big Tobacco'—how Indonesia's lax smoking laws are getting the next generation hooked

African-American men with advanced prostate cancer might be more responsive than white men to an anti-androgen drug and steroids, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute researchers.

With more than 260m people, Indonesia is the biggest economy in SouthEast Asia. The country's young population – 37% are under the age of 20 – is one of its greatest strengths. But Indonesia's potential and productivity ... Jun 01, 2018

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Stem cell-based phase I trial to repair spinal cord injuries produces encouraging results

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Writing in the June 1 issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that a first-in-human phase I clinical trial in which neural stem cells were transplanted into participants ...

Arthur edits survival guide for anesthesiology residents

One in every 5 deaths in young adults is opioid-related in the United States: Study

- Dr. Mary Arthur, director of the anesthesiology residency program at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is the editor of Anesthesiology CA-1 Pocket Survival Guide, a new book designed to help new anesthesiology ... Jun 01, 2018

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One out of every five deaths among young adults in the United States is related to opioids, suggests a study led by researchers in Canada.

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Nucleoside logic: Supply-side programming of the immune biocomputer Health

The immune system is host to a bewildering array of cell types. Traditionally, immunologists have classified cells in different states of activation according to the various interleukins, interferons and other cytokines they ...

Do bouncers at clubs enforce dress codes equally across races? When videotape surfaced of two men being arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for loitering, some criticized the store manager, questioning whether she wrongly evaluated the men as criminal because of both their race and ... Jun 01, 2018

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Researchers develop revolutionary new way of detecting heart disorders Researchers at the Medway School of Pharmacy have been working with health agencies in the county to develop a revolutionary new way of detecting heart disorders and potential strokes in those most at risk. Jun 01, 2018

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Why Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria is so much higher than officials thought

Team discover how microbes survive clean rooms and contaminate spacecraft

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Reports: Google won't renew Pentagon contract to use AI

"If you don't get away from those areas, you are going to die." That statement concluded Puerto Rico Secretary of Public Safety Héctor Pesquera's press conference before Hurricane Maria. 2

NASA CubeSats steer toward Mars

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NASA selects mission to study solar wind boundary of outer solar system

Cryptocurrency blowing in the wind as mine opens in Estonia

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Visa close to 'normal' after outage blocks transactions across Europe (Update)

New study finds pitcher injuries increase as pitch count rises

How just drops of viper venom pack a deadly punch

Avoiding the risk of opioids

Study tracks Title IX use across US colleges and universities

More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical ... Jun 01, 2018

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A warning and an opportunity: The WHO Independent High-Level Commission on non-communicable disease It poses a stark warning that the Sustainable Development Goal for NCDs—to reduce premature deaths from NCDs by a third by 2030 and promote mental health—will not be met at the current rate of progress. Jun 01, 2018

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A survey needs to involve how many people before I'm convinced? Research studies, opinion polls and surveys all rely on asking a number of people about something to try to extract some pattern of behaviour or predict a result. Jun 01, 2018

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Dieting associated with risky behaviours in teenage girls Teenage girls who diet are more likely to engage in other health-compromising behaviours, including smoking, binge drinking, and skipping breakfast, a University of Waterloo study recently found. Jun 01, 2018

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Got indigestion? These cows could solve your milk problem Does milk leave your stomach feeling sour? Jun 01, 2018

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US blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on sugary drinks, forcing a World Health Organization panel to back off the U.N. agency's previous call for such taxes as a way to fight obesity, diabetes ... Jun 01, 2018

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News flash about hot flashes: They can last longer than you think Menopause symptoms are not just for midlife anymore, according to a new Mayo Clinic study published this month in the Journal of the North American Menopause Society. May 31, 2018

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Body weight bias weighs on minds of fitness instructors, study shows Fitness instructors were more motivated to train a new client with a normal weight than an overweight client, new research led by Curtin University has found. May 31, 2018

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One in four intensive care patients return to hospital, study shows A quarter of intensive care patients are readmitted to hospital shortly after returning home and some of these readmissions are avoidable, research suggests. May 31, 2018

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Health concerns haunt Puerto Rico as new hurricane season begins Hospitals and clinics in Puerto Rico are still dealing with the massive destruction Hurricane Maria left throughout the island last year. May 31, 2018

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Pot, opioids now rival alcohol as factor in driver deaths (HealthDay)—Pot and opioids have become almost as deadly as booze for drivers, a new report shows. May 31, 2018

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'Face-aging' photos convince tanners to shun the sun (HealthDay)—Where fear of skin cancer has little effect, vanity may succeed. May 31, 2018

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Screening resident physicians entering training misses many at risk for sleep impairment Screening resident physicians entering their first year of training to identify those with pre-existing sleep problems does not appear to provide useful data regarding risks of developing sleep impairment during subsequent ... May 31, 2018

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Asthmatic teens even more likely to vape than those without the illness (HealthDay)— Perhaps assuming that e-cigarettes are "safer" than tobacco, teens with asthma now vape at higher rates than those without the respiratory condition, new research shows. May 31, 2018

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Handgun purchaser licensing laws linked to fewer firearm homicides in large, urban areas State laws that require gun purchasers to obtain a license contingent on passing a background check performed by state or local law enforcement are associated with a 14 percent reduction in firearm homicides in large, urban ... May 31, 2018

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