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HIV Care Less Likely in Blacks vs Whites, Latinos

Despite progress in HIV incidence, blacks were less likely than whites or Hispanics to receive consistent, ongoing medical care from 2011 to 2013, the. . . read more Mon, 8 Feb 2016 06:19:36 EST

Senate Bill Would Expand Medicare's Telehealth Coverage

The measure is framed as way to help physicians achieve goals of new Medicare reimbursement policies. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 22:55:50 EST

Increase in Norovirus Activity in New Hampshire

With 16 reports of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in institutional settings, 7 outbreaks reported in the last week alone, the state is recommending p. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:30:24 EST

CDC Issues Sex Precautions to Prevent Zika Transmission

The agency also recommended Zika testing for even asymptomatic pregnant women who have visited areas where mosquitos are spreading the virus, strongly. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:13:56 EST

Junior Doctors Call for Second Strike in UK

Junior doctors are to strike for the second time after the British Medical Association, the government, and NHS employers again failed to reach agreem. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:02:23 EST

Feb 5 Cardiology News

Controversies over the ROCKET AF trial and Robert Califf's nomination for FDA commissioner, the treatment of ACS, and blood glucose control after card. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:58:21 EST

Women-Only Cardiac Rehab May Alleviate Anxiety, Depression

Although behavioral and psychosocial outcomes were “largely equivalent” regardless of model, women-only programs "may confer an advantage for. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:42:30 EST

Amgen on GAUSS-3: Evolocumab Meets LDL-Based Primary End Points

Teasing with top-line results, the company says the PCSK9 inhibitor dropped LDL-C vs ezetimibe at 24 weeks in patients intolerant of statins, similar. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:35:33 EST

Amyloid Pattern in TBI Different Than in Alzheimer's

Using state-of-the-art imaging techniques, researchers learn more about how neuropathology after a traumatic brain injury differs from that seen in Al. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:12:11 EST

Stillbirth Rates Rise After 39-Week Rule

After the 39-week rule was adopted, the rate of term stillbirths increased in the United States, an analysis of data from state health departments sho. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:02:08 EST

Does Pharma 'Highjack' FDA Public Comment on Cancer Drugs?

Meetings of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee include public comment. But who are the people commenting?. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:29:21 EST

Validity of Pivotal ROCKET AF Rivaroxaban Trial Questioned

The BMJ alleges a faulty INR test likely made the novel oral anticoagulant's bleed risk seem better than was true in the stroke-prevention trial; rese. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:57:43 EST

Earlier Menarche Independently Predicts Gestational Diabetes

Nurses' Health Study data suggest that prepregnancy BMI only partially explains the relationship between early menarche and subsequent gestational. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:07:11 EST

Parental Depression: Long-term Impact on Children

Children of depressed parents show significant reductions in academic performance at age 16 years, new research indicates. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 07:10:32 EST

Novel Therapy Promising for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Therapist-guided, Internet-based CBT may provide a more accessible and less costly alternative to face-to-face therapy for patients with body dysmorph. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 06:41:01 EST

Defunding Planned Parenthood May Lead to Less Contraception

Women using injectable contraceptives were less likely to get a contraception injection after Planned Parenthood was defunded. Medscape Medical New. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 05:31:47 EST

Metformin Reduces Weight Gain in Obese Pregnancy, Not LGA

Metformin reduced weight gain and the incidence of preeclampsia in pregnant obese women but did not reduce the risk for large-for-gestational-age infa. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 05:30:55 EST

Telemedicine Reliable for Diagnosing Seriously Ill Kids

Clinicians armed with iPads who saw and heard live-stream images of kids with fevers and respiratory distress did almost as well diagnosing the patien. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 05:29:53 EST

Hospitals Can Be 'Urban' and 'Rural' at Same Time -US Appeals Court

The federal appeals court in New York struck down a U.S. regulation that made it harder for hospitals to provide better medical care at lower cost by. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:48:54 EST

U.S. Signs up 12.7 Million Americans for Obamacare Health Insurance

About 12.7 million Americans signed up for 2016 health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations, U.S. . . read more Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:48:56 EST

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ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends

Title: ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study ContendsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 A. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in Men

Title: Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Too Much, Too Little Sleep During Pregnancy May Prompt Weight Gain

Title: Too Much, Too Little Sleep During Pregnancy May Prompt Weight GainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's Secrets

Title: Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's SecretsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Chickenpox Can Be Dangerous

Title: Health Tip: Chickenpox Can Be DangerousCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in Outbreaks

Title: Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in OutbreaksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say

Title: NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious

Title: Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and DeliciousCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:0. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners

Title: CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex PartnersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study Suggests

Title: Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their Lifetime

Title: Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their LifetimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans

Title: Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in HumansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study

Title: 'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

Title: Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, BabyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:0. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some

Title: High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for SomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

Title: Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 1. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplant Outcomes Narrows: Study

Title: Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplant Outcomes Narrows: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016. . . read more Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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