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Acupuncture Boosts Effectiveness of Standard Medical Care for Chronic Pain, Depression

Treatment can lessen the severity of chronic pain and depression, health specialists have found. In a report published in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Journals

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Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds | News Brief

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young. Many American men are infected with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but unlike women, men

Press Release: Physician’s Weekly Announces Key Partnership with AACE | News Brief

Basking Ridge, NJ – December 5, 2016 – Physician’s Weekly, LLC (PW) has announced a new partnership with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) that will

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Historical Milestone with Measles in the Americas | News Brief

Measles transmission had been considered interrupted in the Region since 2002, when the last endemic case was reported in the Americas. After a 22-year effort, where does

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Patient in hospital on respirator

Similar Outcomes for Permissive Underfeeding, Standard Feeding | News Brief

For critically ill patients, outcomes similar in those at high, low nutritional risk

Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Ups Insulin Resistance | News Brief

Effect estimates much larger and highly significant for individuals with prediabetes

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Platelet-Rich Plasma, Hyaluronic Acid Improves Aging Facial Skin | News Brief

Clinically visible, significant improvement noted; number of injections linked to overall satisfaction

Pregnancy Screens Lacking for Teens With Leukemia | News Brief

Low rates for teens with acute leukemia and ER visits before teratogenic exposures

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Imaging Shows Zika-Linked Congenital Brain Abnormalities | News Brief

Images of the brains of Brazilian newborns and fetuses suggest the virus affects multiple sites

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New Research Shows Vaccine Protection Against Zika Virus | News Brief

Promising preclinical studies suggest human vaccine will likely be feasible. The rapid development of a safe and effective vaccine to prevent the Zika virus (ZIKV) is a

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FDA Approves Epclusa for Chronic Hepatitis C | News Brief

Combination drug treats six major strains of hepatitis C virus infection

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Virus uses ‘stolen’ CRISPR to hack its host’s immune system | News Brief

Microbiologists have discovered that the Cyanophage N1 virus carries a DNA sequence—a CRISPR—that is generally used by bacteria to fight off viral infection. The virus appears to

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aHSCT Should Be Standard of Care for HIV-Related Lymphoma | News Brief

Outcomes after the therapy similar to those for patients who don’t carry the virus

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Hepatitis C Found to Up Odds for Certain Head and Neck Cancers | News Brief

Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

Radical Procedures | News Brief

“Ye are not having a heart attack. Ye just ate too much turkey.”

Neurosurgeon Predicts 90% Success of Head Transplant | News Brief

Dr. Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, announced that he would perform the world’s first human head transplant, scheduled for December 2017, if preparations

Study: No patient harm with flexible surgical resident duty hours | News Brief

Patients had no greater risk of death or serious morbidity when cared for by surgical residents working flexible duty hours compared to those working standard Accreditation Council

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Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3… | News Brief

A national survey measuring physician views on unnecessary tests and procedures has found the following.

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Non-Obstructive CAD & Heart Attack Risks | Feature

Non-obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) is atherosclerotic coronary artery plaques that do not obstruct blood flow or result in anginal symptoms. Non-obstructive CAD occurs in 10% to

The Costs of Fatal Injuries | Feature

Combined medical and work-loss costs for fatal injuries exceeded $214 billion in 2013, according a report from the CDC. Available for free at www.cdc.gov, the report states

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