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Asthma-COPD-Overlap-Feature

Women Suffer from Asthma Symptoms More Frequently and More Severely than Men | News Brief

Women suffer more frequently and more severely from pollen and food allergies and therefore also from asthma. Firstly, female sex hormones increase the risk and symptoms of

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hiv-cells-virus

No Link Found Between HIV Levels and Immune Activation During Antiretroviral Treatment | News Brief

Pre-treatment immune events may result in elevated immune system activation during treatment.

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Analyzing-Statin-Use-Feature

Statins May Benefit Cirrhotic Patients with Hepatitis B or C Infections | News Brief

Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) can lead to cirrhosis as well as liver cancer. A Hepatology study from Taiwan has found

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physicians-doctors-young-youth-medicine-healthcare-nurses-PAs-residents

Best Nursing Schools in the Country Named by U.S. News | Feature

U.S. News ranked the top nursing schools in the country into two separate categories: Master’s Degree and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Duke University has the distinguished honor

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Study: Pharmacies Should Proactively Offer Naloxone to All Patients Who Meet Evidence-based Criteria | News Brief

Pharmacies should proactively offer naloxone, a drug that blocks or reverses the effects of overdose, to patients taking opioid medications through universal opt-out strategies in an effort

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Gastric Acid Suppression Medications Increase Risk for Recurrence of Clostridium Difficile Infection | News Brief

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found patients who use gastric suppression medications are at a higher risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. C-diff is a bacterium

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Cholesterol plaque in artery

Managing Own Cholesterol Proving Difficult for Most Patients | News Brief

People who have high cholesterol may understand they need to manage their condition, but many aren’t sure how to do that, nor do they feel confident they

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Ban on Trans Fats in Diet May Reduce Heart Attacks and Stroke | News Brief

People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to

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New, Persistent Opioid Use Common After Surgery | News Brief

Among about 36,000 patients, approximately 6 percent continued to use opioids more than three months after their surgery, with rates not differing between major and minor surgical

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doctor-burnout-stressed-physician-angrey-depressed

40 Percent of General Practitioners Intend to Quit Within 5 Years | News Brief

Around two in every five GPs in the South West have said they intend to quit within the next five years, exposing the magnitude of the region’s

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heart-rhythm.1.454238423

Aspirin, Anticoagulants, & Atrial Fibrillation | News Brief

Previous research shows that aspirin is not as beneficial as oral anticoagulant agents for reducing thromboembolism risk. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia worldwide

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High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Prevent Cardiovascular Disease | News Brief

Studies have reported increased incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among individuals with low vitamin D status. To date, randomized clinical trials of vitamin D supplementation have not

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A doctor makes a vaccination to a child

New CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives | News Brief

A new CDC study published today in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination significantly reduced a child’s risk of dying from

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urine-test

Majority of Incontinence Treatments Deliver Poor Results | News Brief

A team of researchers have together studied thousands of research articles and other scientific documentation written about different treatments of urinary and fecal incontinence in adults around

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Low-Dose Penicillin in Early Life Induces Long-Term Behavioral Changes | News Brief

Researchers at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University have found that providing clinical (low) doses of penicillin to pregnant mice and their offspring results in long-term

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doctor-patient-exam-room-physician-elderly-old

Mayo Clinic Researchers Demonstrate Value of Second Opinions | News Brief

Many patients come to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion or diagnosis confirmation before treatment for a complex condition. In a new study, Mayo Clinic reports that

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New Blood Test Allows Doctors to Diagnose Heart Attack Quicker | News Brief

A team of researchers investigated how many heart muscle cells needed to die before they could be detected in the blood stream.

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Illustrating-the-Importance-of-Cholesterol-feature-image

Most Major Heart Attacks Occur in People with Normal Cholesterol | News Brief

For decades, national guidelines on which Americans should take cholesterol-lowering medications relied heavily on an individual’s level of bad cholesterol (LDL). In 2013, new guidelines moved to

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Intensive Medical Treatment Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes | News Brief

Intervention induced several months of remission in up to 40 percent of clinical trial participants.

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coffee-woman-drink-drinking-beverage-cup

Drinking Tea Daily May Protect the Elderly from Cognitive Decline | News Brief

Tea drinking reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in older persons by 50 per cent and as much as 86 per cent for those who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.

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