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Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in

Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in … A study comparing the care delivered to patients coming to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for acute asthma attacks in recent years with data gathered more than 15 years earlier finds inconsistencies in how well hospitals are meeting nationally … Full News here – Read […]

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S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks

S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks Lui is participating in a study to determine whether women firefighters are particularly vulnerable to breast cancer. The clothes firefighters wear are a potential source of carcinogens. They become covered in soot and other material when firefighters … Full News here – Read more on SFGate

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Asthma Drops in Englewood, Study Concludes

Asthma Drops in Englewood, Study Concludes ENGLEWOOD — The number of Englewood children rushed to the emergency room with asthma-related symptoms dropped in the last four years, a study by Addressing Asthma in Englewood Project found. The study, presented at a Thursday meeting at a … Full News here – Read more on DNAinfo

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Study: Common Symptoms Often Not Explained

Study: Common Symptoms Often Not Explained For example, if you have a headache, don't expect your doctor to get a CT scan right away (even if you are worried that you may have a brain tumor). Serious causes of headaches are rare. Most headaches have no obvious cause regardless of how many … Full News here […]

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Study: Just one dose of antidepressant changes brain connectivity

Study: Just one dose of antidepressant changes brain connectivity … issue of Current Biology confirms the ability of antidepressants to modulate brain activity and have potentially profound, long-lasting effects on mood — as long as patients are adherent and compliant. The drug used in the study was Lexapro … Full News here – Read more […]

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Study: Cosmetic Surgeries Doubled in Past 12 Years

Study: Cosmetic Surgeries Doubled in Past 12 Years Despite the economic downturn of the early 2000s, cosmetic surgery grew from 2000 to 2012, in large part due to an increasing volume of minimally invasive procedures, including injectables. This growth, though not without appreciable deceleration at … Full News here – Read more on Insurance News […]

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Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk

Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk (CNN) – Many people take an aspirin every day to avoid cardiovascular problems. That's because non-steroidial anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin, thin the blood, making it easier on the heart. Researchers have found that non-steroidal anti … Full News here – Read more on 19 Action News

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Check Up: Study: Have a stent? Take aspirin, and don't smoke

Check Up: Study: Have a stent? Take aspirin, and don't smoke In addition, they are advised to take aspirin indefinitely, as it, too, has an anti-clotting effect, and they are told not to smoke. Smoking appears to make the blood more likely to form clots, and can trigger an arterial spasm that leads to blockage […]

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Pay attention to pollution to combat asthma symptoms: case study

Pay attention to pollution to combat asthma symptoms: case study But it's not clear if people with asthma are at greater risk from pollution than people without asthma, or exactly what levels of air pollution should prompt strict avoidance, he told Reuters Health by email. There's enough evidence to say that air … Full News […]

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Diabetes Is On-Target Effect of Statins, Genetic Study Finds

Diabetes Is On-Target Effect of Statins, Genetic Study Finds LONDON, UK — A new analysis confirms that statin therapy is associated with a significantly increased risk of type 2 diabetes and the reason for this, according to researchers, is partially explained by genetic variants near the gene encoding the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Novo's Ryzodeg effective in type 2 diabetes treatment: study

Novo's Ryzodeg effective in type 2 diabetes treatment: study The study, unveiled at a meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Vienna on Thursday, compared Ryzodeg with basal-bolus treatment, which in this case was Novo's Tresiba and two to four injections of Novo's NovoRapid. Full News here – Read more […]

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Study shows one dose of antidepressants changes the brain

Study shows one dose of antidepressants changes the brain … published this week in the Cell Press journal Current Biology — researchers gave 22 volunteer patients, who had never suffered from depression, a single dose of a common SSRI called escitalopram, a generic drug first sold under the brand-name Lexapro. Full News here – Read […]

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Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction Common in Nigeria

Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction Common in Nigeria A study of the prevalence and pattern of sexual dysfunction among 212 patients attending a general hospital in Benin City showed that 36.3 per cent had female excitement dysfunction, while 35.3 per cent had female orgasmic dysfunction. The study also … Full News here – Read more on AllAfrica.com

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Study: Antidepressants Linked to Failure of Dental Implants

Study: Antidepressants Linked to Failure of Dental Implants A team from McGill University found that antidepressants such as Celexa, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Zoloft impacted the success rates of the dental work. Researchers found a 10.64 percent rate of failure in patients taking the drugs, while there was a … Full News here – Read […]

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Ultrasound as good as CT scan for initial diagnosis of kidney stones: study

Ultrasound as good as CT scan for initial diagnosis of kidney stones: study Using the sound waves of an ultrasound to detect a painful kidney stone is just as effective as the X-rays of a CT scan, and exposes patients to much less harmful radiation, according to a new multi-center study. "It's actually quite surprising […]

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