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Vitamin D fails at diabetes prevention

June 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adults with prediabetes who received daily vitamin D supplementation for 2.5 years were just as likely to develop type 2…
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Home BP monitoring essential for patients with ‘white coat’ hypertension

June 10, 2019
Patients with ‘white coat hypertension’ – normal BP at home but elevated BP at the physician’s office - often did not…
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Researchers debunk claim that medical marijuana is solution to opioid crisis

June 10, 2019
Legalization of medical cannabis did not reduce the rate of opioid overdose deaths, according to a report recently published in the Proceedings of
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Suboptimal fruit, vegetable intake linked to 2.8 million heart-related deaths

June 10, 2019
Worldwide, almost 3 million CVD deaths may be linked to insufficient intakes of fruits, vegetables and legumes, according to research presented at…

US may soon lose measles elimination status, CDC says

June 7, 2019
The United States may soon lose the measles elimination status it achieved in 2000, the CDC recently warned. The warning came just before the number…
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Inconsistent sleep behavior heightens metabolic syndrome risk

June 7, 2019
Adults who frequently change how much sleep they get and the time at which they go to sleep each night are at higher risk for metabolic syndrome…
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Second reported data breach in as many days prompts cybersecurity warnings, tips

June 6, 2019
The health care diagnostics company LabCorp announced that “unauthorized activity” occurred on the webpage of American Medical Collection…
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Congress takes step to support BARDA’s mission of pandemic preparedness

June 5, 2019
Congress recently passed the Pandemics and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, or PAHPAI, which will allow the Biomedical Advanced…
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Water-pipe smoking increases risk for coronary artery calcium progression

June 5, 2019
In a new study, adults who reported exclusive water-pipe smoking had a higher risk for coronary heart disease, based on the presence and extent of…
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Parental opioid use increases risk for child suicide attempt

June 4, 2019
Parental prescription opioid use appeared associated with greater risk for suicide attempt among offspring, according to study results published in…
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Socioeconomic status affects racial differences in health literacy, diabetes self-care

June 4, 2019
A difference in health literacy and diabetes self-care scores between a cohort of black and white adults with type 2 diabetes can be attributed to…
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As Trump administration considers importing drugs from Canada, experts analyze risks, benefits

June 4, 2019
The idea of importing prescription drugs from Canada as a means to lower prices is back under scrutiny with President Donald J. Trump verbally…
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Speaker introductions at major meetings may strengthen gender bias

June 3, 2019
CHICAGO — An analysis of speaker introductions at a major international oncology conference revealed patterns that may strengthen gender bias…
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Mediterranean diet, improved glycemic control provide combined cognitive benefits

June 3, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be able to improvements their cognitive abilities by incorporating a Mediterranean diet into their regular disease…
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2018 cholesterol clinical practice guidelines: what PCPs need to know

May 31, 2019
A synopsis of the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and other…
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Many people with psychosis use the internet for mental health support

May 30, 2019
An increasing number of people with psychosis are using digital technology and the internet for mental health information, study findings published…
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Environmental adversity linked to earlier puberty, brain maturation

May 29, 2019
Low socioeconomic status and the experience of traumatic stressful events seemed to be linked with brain structure and function parameters as well as…
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Frequent energy drink consumption may be harmful to heart

May 29, 2019
Continual consumption of energy drinks was associated with significantly prolonged corrected QT intervals and higher BP rates, according to findings…
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IQOS ignites new debate between tobacco industry, health community

May 29, 2019
A new battle in the decades-long war between tobacco companies and health advocates recently began when the FDA permitted Philip Morris’ IQOS…
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Team sports improve mental health of kids exposed to adversity

May 29, 2019
Research published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that children exposed to adverse childhood events, or ACEs, who participated in team sports as…
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