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Health policies key factor in hospitalization of seniors

Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study.The study examined the experiences...

Terminally ill who request doctors make decisions undergo more aggressive final...

Terminally ill patients who request that physicians make decisions on their behalf are more likely to receive aggressive treatments in the weeks before they...

Tanning industry uses promos, cheap prices to lure adolescents and young...

Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from starting. But another cancer...

Researchers call for personalized approach to aging brain health

People are living longer than ever before, but brain health isn't keeping up. To tackle this critical problem, a team of researchers has proposed...

Overdose, suicide among leading reasons for deaths of new moms

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California,...

Cyclosporine benefits patients through more rapid remission of proteinuria in lupus...

Madrid, Spain, 12 June 2019: The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) suggest maintenance therapy...

Cancer survival rates in the young show inconsistent progress

A new study in JNCI Cancer Spectrum finds that dramatic increases in cancer survival in adolescents and young adults are undermined by continuing disparities...

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced...

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 11, 2019 - Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average,...

EWG: Nitrate pollution of US tap water could cause 12,500 cancer...

WASHINGTON - Nitrate pollution of U.S. drinking water may cause up to 12,594 cases of cancer a year, according to a new peer-reviewed study...

People with untreated ‘white coat hypertension’ twice as likely to die...

PHILADELPHIA - White coat hypertension, a condition in which a patient's blood pressure readings are higher when taken at the doctor's office compared to...