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Widespread Declines In Life Expectancy Across High Income Countries Coincide With Rising Young Adult And Midlife Mortality In The United States

The ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States is a key contributor to the most recent declines in life expectancy, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. A second st...
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There’s No Place Like Home: Study Finds Patients With Low-Risk Blood Clots May Be Better Off Receiving Treatment At Home

A new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City found that patients with low-risk blood clots may be better off receiving treatment at home versus...
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Statins Associated With Improvement Of Rare Lung Disease

FINDINGS In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimm...
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Scientists Propose A New Lead For Alzheimer’s Research

A University of Adelaide-led team of scientists has suggested a potential link between iron in our cells and the rare gene mutations that cause Alzheimer’s disease, which coul...
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Johns Hopkins Experts Create Opioid Prescribing Guidelines For 20 Common Surgical Procedures

A Johns Hopkins expert panel of health care providers and patients have announced what is, to their knowledge, the nation’s first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing ...
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Get Ready For Fall Allergies Because They’re Headed Your Way

You’ve just gotten your summer routine dialed in, and you have to think about how to keep fall allergies at bay? Yes. But the good news is if you start planning now, your alle...
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First Study On Physical Properties Of Giant Cancer Cells May Inform New Treatments

Polyploidal cancer cells -- cells that have more than two copies of each chromosome -- are much larger than most other cancer cells, are resistant to chemotherapy and radiatio...
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Depressed Teens, Depressed Parents

The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to resea...
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Surprise Finding: For Very Sick Elderly, Lighter Sedation Won’t Drop Risk Of Postoperative Delirium, Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say a study designed to see if reducing the amount of anesthesia reduces the risk of postoperative delirium in older patients surprisingly...
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AI 'Learns' From Patient Data To Make Cancer Treatment Less Toxic

MIT researchers are employing novel machine-learning techniques to improve the quality of life for patients by reducing toxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy dosing for glioblas...
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Estrogen May Protect Against Depression After Heart Attack

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the brain. The study is published ahead of prin...
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Choosing Liquid Cooling For PET And SPECT Scanners

Product innovations in medical imaging technology are primarily aimed at improving image resolution and reducing equipment and procedural costs. But regardless of the equipmen...
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Doctors Reduced Opioid Prescriptions After Learning A Patient Overdosed

Will clinicians become more careful in prescribing opioids if they are made of aware of the risks of these drugs first-hand? That was one of the core questions researchers set...
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An Ancient Medicine Shows New Promise: Arsenic In Combination With An Existing Drug Could Combat Cancer

Investigators have discovered that arsenic in combination with an existing leukemia drug work together to target a master cancer regulator. The team, led by researchers at the...
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Research Tip: Caregivers Lack Medications, Knowledge to Manage Baltimore Children's Asthma

In a new study, Johns Hopkins researchers found that fewer than half of interviewed caregivers for Baltimore preschool children with asthma were prepared to administer medicat...
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Faculty Investigate Safety Of Suboxone Use In Pregnant, Opioid-Dependent Women

Medications that physicians have traditionally prescribed to treat opioid use disorders—such as methadone and Subutex—can be misused by taking them in larger amounts than pres...
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Catching The Dance Of Antibiotics And Ribosomes At Room Temperature

Antibiotics have been a pillar of modern medicine since the 1940s. Streptomycin, which belongs to a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides, was the first hint of light in...
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Researchers Uncover Potential New Drug Targets In The Fight Against HIV

Johns Hopkins scientists report they have identified two potential new drug targets for the treatment of HIV. The finding is from results of a small, preliminary study of 19 p...
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A Deeper Look At Severe Asthma Yields NET Results

Of the more than 24 million people in the U.S. who have asthma, 10% have severe asthma - a form of the disease that does not respond to treatment. The immunological mechanisms...
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Doxorubicin Disrupts The Immune System To Cause Heart Toxicity

Doxorubicin is a chemotherapy drug widely used in ovarian, bladder, lung, thyroid and stomach cancers, but it carries a harmful side effect. The drug causes a dose-dependent h...
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Kindergartener Or College Student, Your Child With Allergies Needs To Prepare For Back To School

Every kid with seasonal allergies or asthma – from kindergartener on up – must be prepared to go back to school ready to face triggers that could set them sneezing and wheezin...
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Storytelling May Help Reduce Delirium In Hospitalized Elderly Patients

Many hospitalized patients, especially older adults, are at risk of developing delirium, a risk that is increased by the presence of cognitive, functional, visual or hearing i...
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Opioids And Older Adults: Poll Finds Support For Prescribing Limits, And Need For Better Counseling And Disposal Options

Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks th...
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New Study Validates Neoteryx's VAMS™ Technology For At-Home Blood Collection In Monitoring HbA1c Levels Of Diabetic Children

Neoteryx LLC today announced research recently published in the official peer-reviewed scientific journal of the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medi...
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“Nudging” Doctors To Prescribe Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Triples Prescription Rates

Pairing an online patient dashboard with “nudges” to doctors tripled statin prescribing rates in a clinical trial led by Penn Medicine researchers. Cholesterol-lowering statin...
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