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By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Weight-loss drug Belviq increases risk of cancer, FDA warns

The popular weight loss drug, called Belviq, also called Belviq XR (lorcaserin), has been found to increase the risk of developing cancer, warns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The regulatory board More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Hospital readmission program not associated with increased risk of death in patients

The Obamacare program intended to reduce the risk of patients being readmitted after hospitalizations for heart attacks, heart failure, and pneumonia has not caused an increase in mortality risk for patients More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

A new study published in January 2020 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology shows that burnout could really cause your heart to fail as a result of an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Critical Care Resuscitation Unit provides faster treatment, decreases patient’s risk of death

Patients with acutely life-threatening health conditions who were treated in the innovative Critical Care Resuscitation Unit (CCRU) received faster treatment and had better health outcomes, including a 36 percent More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Patients with HPV-negative oropharynx cancer have higher risk of early death

Jan 13 2020 New research indicates that there is a higher risk of early death among patients with oropharynx cancer when not caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), than those whose tumors are HPV-positive. The More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase risk of reading problems

A new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase the risk of reading problems. The study was published More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Cardiovascular diseases associated with increased risk of developing kidney failure

New research indicates that cardiovascular diseases- including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, coronary heart disease, and stroke- are each linked with a higher risk of developing kidney failure. The findings, More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Only a tiny minority of people at risk for an opioid overdose actually are prescribed a drug that could save their lives, a new study suggests. And the odds of having a dose of the rescue drug were very low More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Bacterial exposure has been identified as a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease, a hereditary autoimmune-like condition that affects about one in 70 Australians. It is estimated More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Major genetic study provides most comprehensive map of breast cancer risk variants to date

A major international study of the genetics of breast cancer has identified more than 350 DNA ‘errors’ that increase an individual’s risk of developing the disease. The scientists involved More...