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What More Could We Do To Prevent Veteran Suicides? Survey Reveals Clues

Every day, 20 veterans across America die by suicide -- and most of them choose a firearm to do it. New research could guide suicide prevention efforts for veterans and others...
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Missing The Sweet Spot: Millions Of Low-Risk People With Diabetes May Be Testing Their Blood Sugar Too Often

For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a special strip of paper becomes part of everyday life. B...
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Study Finds Higher Risk Of Breast Cancer For Women After Giving Birth

Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who do not have children, according to a large-scale analy...
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Sprayable Gel Developed By UCLA-Led Team Could Help The Body Fight Off Cancer After Surgery

Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease — almost 95% of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will require surge...
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3-D Printing Offers Helping Hand To Patients With Arthritis

Adaptive aids are expensive. Additive manufacturing, using low-cost 3-D printers, can save upwards of 94% for simple household items. The Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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Two Compounds In Coffee May Team Up To Fight Parkinson’s

The discovery, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests these two compounds combined may become a therapeutic option to slow brain d...
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Siblings Of Children With Autism Or ADHD Are At Elevated Risk For Both Disorders

Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for both disorders, a new study led...
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Nursing Instructor Changed Forever By Hurricane Relief Work

Wichita State University School of Nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina earlier this fall providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Flo...
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Living With Cancer: Some Men With Prostate Cancer Opt Out Of Surgery

Dale White was diagnosed with prostate cancer six years ago. His doctor told him that surviving prostate cancer depended on one treatment option: surgery. ''I was shocked. I ...
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Obesity, Risk Of Cognitive Dysfunction? Consider High-intensity Interval Exercise

It’s fast-paced, takes less time to do, and burns a lot of calories. High-intensity interval exercise is widely recognized as the most time-efficient and effective way to exer...
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ACI Welcomes New FDA Rulemaking For Food Handler Antiseptic Products

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) welcomed a proposal by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to create a separate regulatory category for antiseptic products used in fo...
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Johns Hopkins Team Identifies Promising Diagnostic Tool For Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have identified in live human brains new radioactive “tracer” molecules that bind to and “light up” tau tangles, a protein associated wit...
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New Rehabilitation Device For People With Leg Injuries

Uniqueness of SUSU scientists’ development consists in the fact that this device unlike other analogous devices allows involving all the joints of lower limb. Patented know-ho...
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Young Age Associated With Worse Prognosis In Specific Breast Cancer Subtype

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are rapidly advancing the understanding of biological factors, including hormones, as predictors of longer disease-free survi...
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7 Impactful Tips To Prevent Home Fires This Holiday Season

According to the United States Fire Administration, two of five home-decoration fires are caused by unattended candles, and one in four Christmas tree fires is caused by home ...
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Harmful, Unfounded Myths About Migration And Health Have Become Accepted, Used To Justify Policies Of Exclusion

Public health protection and cost savings are often used as reasons to restrict migrants' access to health care, or to deny them entry. Yet, as the new UCL-Lancet Commission o...
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Vitamin C May Reduce Harm To Infants’ Lungs Caused By Smoking During Pregnancy

Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the Am...
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In Times Of Low Unemployment, Quality Of Nursing Home Care Suffers

The low unemployment rate in the U.S. — which fell to a 49 year-low in September and October — is good news to many people, but perhaps not to residents of nursing homes. A Ge...
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Targeted Cognitive Training Benefits Patients With Severe Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is among the most difficult mental illnesses to treat, in part because it is characterized by a wide range of dysfunction, from hallucinations and mood disorders...
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One Million Mosquitoes And 500,000 Tests Later, New Buzz About A Malaria Prevention Drug

Most malaria drugs are designed to reduce symptoms after infection. They work by blocking replication of the disease-causing parasites in human blood, but they don’t prevent i...
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Study Among First To Describe Work Environments For Nurses In Mexico

A study of nurses in Mexico identifies both positive and problematic areas of their work environments, with age, experience, and education level influencing nurses’ perception...
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PET Imaging Tracks Antibiotic Penetration Into Infected Brain Lesions For Treatment Of TB Meningitis

Tuberculosis meningitis causes life-threatening inflammation of the membranes in the brain and spinal cord. Treatment is difficult due to the inability of drugs to penetrate t...
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Obesity Intervention Needed Before Pregnancy

New research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become p...
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Heart Patients Reduce Bleeding Risk With Drug Combination

Cardiovascular patients at risk for gastrointestinal bleeding from taking oral anticoagulants like warfarin reduce that risk by 34% when taking a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) i...
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The Lancet: First Baby Born Via Uterus Transplant From A Deceased Donor

The new findings demonstrate that uterus transplants from deceased donors are feasible and may open access for all women with uterine infertility, without the need for live do...
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