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ADHD and ASD Risk Rises When Older Sibling Has a Diagnosis
A new study finds that younger siblings of children with attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder or autism spectrum disorder are at an increased risk of also developing these...
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Doctors Once Prescribed Showers to Treat Mental Illness
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Happy 2nd birthday, Charley! Savannah marks the day with adorable photos
TODAY anchor Savannah Guthrie celebrates her son Charley's second birthday with photos posted on Instagram.
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Christmas Discharges Tied to Worse Outcomes
Patients released from the hospital in the 2 weeks around Christmas were much less likely to get timely outpatient follow-up and somewhat more likely to be readmitted or...
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IVC Filters May Increase Mortality Risk in Patients With PE
Use of inferior vena cava filters was associated with a slightly increased risk for death in older adults with acute pulmonary embolism , a retrospective study found. Medscape...
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FDA issues draft guidance to promote competition, access to drugs
The FDA released several draft guidances today that it said it hopes will assist generic drug makers get their products through the development and approval process while...
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Geriatric assessment improves oncologists' communication with older patients
Supriya Gupta Mohile CHICAGO - Use of geriatric assessment during routine care of older individuals with advanced cancer significantly improved physician-patient communication...
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Vivli launches data-sharing platform to advance clinical research
The nonprofit organization Vivli launched a new data-sharing and analytics platform today that will advance clinical research by streamlining the process to discover...
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New WHO Guidelines on Housing for Better Health
The World Health Organization has released the first-ever guidelines outlining measures to follow in order to ensure good housing conditions for the better overall health of...
Statement of ESAN to Reduce Salt Consumption to Prevent CVDs
An authoritative and important statement of ESAN was released which supports population programs of reduction of salt consumption to prevent cardiovascular diseases.
Few Brain Tumors Responds to Immunotherapy: New Study
Brain tumors like gliomas have become resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. But they are sensitive to immunotherapy especially the slow-growing forms
Aggressive Treatment of Hypertension in Stroke Patients is Detrimental
Lowering the pressure with extensive treatment with anti-hypertensive drugs in stroke patients can be more dangerous in the long run.
Motor Neuron Excitability Could be Reduced by Ezogabine
A recent completed clinical trial on ezogabine proved that it reduced motor neuron excitability in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis by causing activation of...
Iwaspoisoned.com app gives the public and public health officials new tools
The website iwaspoisoned.com , credited with helping to identify several high-profile foodborne illness outbreaks in recent years, has released an app designed to help people...
Just 4 weeks on an e-bike can dramatically improve your health
Using electronic bikes is as beneficial as using conventional bicycles in improving cardiorespiratory fitness, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of Sport...
New research concludes that loud music played during spin classes can cause...
Loud music might be pumping you up during spin classes, but Harvard researchers believe it also harms your hearing. They reported that the music played during most spin classes...
Woman Inhales Brain-Eating Amoeba Using Neti Pot
A Seattle woman died from a rare brain-eating amoeba after using a neti pot with unsterilized tap water.
Supreme Court Declines Key Planned Parenthood Case
Abortion opponents have say Planned Parenthood - the nation's largest abortion provider - should not receive any government money.