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Medical News Today: More Evidence That Being Active Extends Life

A recent study concluded that 'regardless of age, sex, or starting fitness level,' increased physical activity of any type reduces overall mortality risk.

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A Psychology Experiment Unexpectedly Discovered A Man Who Can’t Cooperate Because Of Brain Damage

When someone’s especially cooperative, don’t thank their easy-going nature, but give credit to their brain. A team of New York University psychologists hypothesized that cooperation depends on the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DPC), an area of...
Related topics: Psychology

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Continued Smoking Adds $3.4 Billion Annual Price Tag To Cancer Care

(MedPage Today) -- Smoking after a cancer diagnosis can cost each patient nearly $11,000, economic impact study suggests
Related topics: Smoking, Cancer, Oncology

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Broadly Neutralizing Hiv Antibody Shows Promise In Small Study

(MedPage Today) -- Virologic suppression maintained up to 16 weeks following discontinuation of ART
Related topics: HIV, Virus

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Hhs Touts Study Aimed At Slashing Opioid Deaths

(MedPage Today) -- Targets hotbeds in Kentucky, Ohio, New York, and Massachusetts

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Do Hospitals Have Flu's Spread Under Control?

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- Many hospital workers and patients spread the flu before they show any symptoms, a new study says. The bottom line: Current flu infection control measures in hospitals may be inadequate, the Swiss researchers say. "Our...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza (Flu)

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Almost Half Of Young Asthma Patients Misuse Inhalers

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- Many children with asthma don't use their inhalers properly and don't get a full dose of medicine, researchers report. They evaluated inhaler use among 113 children between the ages of 2 and 16 who were hospitalized for...
Related topics: Asthma

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Study Finds That People Living In Western Side Of Time Zones Make Less Money, Have Higher Rates Of...

Want to make more money, get better sleep, and improve your general health? Then you may want to try moving a bit eastward. A new study found that people who live in the western portion of time zones tend to go to bed later and get less sleep than...
Related topics: Obesity

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Seattle Storm Coach Dan Hughes Diagnosed With Cancer

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes has been diagnosed with an undisclosed form of cancer that was discovered after a recent emergency appendectomy        
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Wild Bee Population collapses By 90% In New England, Study Warns 

Researchers from the University of New Hampshire conducted a study to document declines in about 100 wild bee species critical to pollinating crops throughout New England. What they discovered, according to the study, was a collapse in the wild bee...

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Cvd Risk Similar In Men, Women With Diabetes, But Care Differs

Contrary to previous studies, researchers found the increase in cardiovascular risk is similar in men and women on developing type 2 diabetes, but differences remain in subsequent preventive care. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiology

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Hhs Awards Funds To 4 States To Cut Opioid Od Deaths By 40%

The money will fund research to test whether hyper-local integrated programs can drastically reduce overdose deaths in those areas within the next 3 years Medscape Medical News

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Cannabis Users Gain Less Weight Despite The Munchies

It’s no secret that cannabis (“marijuana”) can cause an increase in appetite typically referred to as the munchies, but that doesn’t correlate with increased body weight, at least according to a new study out of Michigan...

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Atrasentan Tied To Lower Risk For Kidney Events In T2dm With Ckd

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- Atrasentan is associated with a reduced risk for renal events in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, according to a study published online April 14 in The Lancet to coincide with the International...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, The Lancet

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Study Could Explain Why People Choose To Have Multiple Relationships At The Same Time

Being interested in a polyamorous lifestyle, or pursuing multiple relationships, may go beyond simple titillation, a new study says. Led by researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health, the study found there may be unique benefits to...

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General Anesthesia Hijacks Sleep Circuitry To Knock You Out

The discovery of general anesthesia 170 years ago was a medical miracle, enabling millions of patients to undergo invasive, life-saving surgeries without pain. Yet despite decades of research, scientists still don’t understand why general...
Related topics: Anesthesia

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‘longevity Gene’ Responsible For More Efficient Dna Repair

Explorers have dreamed for centuries of a Fountain of Youth, with healing waters that rejuvenate the old and extend life indefinitely. Researchers at the University of Rochester, however, have uncovered more evidence that the key to longevity...
Related topics: Genetics, DNA

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Springer Nature: Associate Or Senior Editor, Nature Genetics

competitive: Springer Nature: Nature Research is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to servi new york, New York
Related topics: Genetics

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Reducing Brain Aging May Be As Simple As Light Physical Activity

Even healthy brains age and that aging process is associated with a number of issues, including problems with working memory and, in worst case scenarios, the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A large body of research has looked...
Related topics: Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease

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Conception By Ivf May Increase Risk For Rare Childhood Cancer

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- There is a small association between conception by in vitro fertilization (IVF) and childhood cancer, particularly hepatic tumors, according to a study published online April 1 in JAMA Pediatrics. Logan G. Spector, Ph.D.,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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