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Humavox launches POD wireless charging device for hearing aids at EUHA 2018

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

Humavox, the leader in wireless charging technology, launches its POD wireless charging device for hearing aids at European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians 2018.
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Carbon fiber implants aid fixation of extremity fractures in oncology cases

17 hours ago   |   Healio

Carbon fiber-reinforced polyether­therketone or CFR-PEEK implants have been used in orthopedic surgery, and spine surgery in particular, for almost 2 decades. However, the...
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HIV-infected infants more likely to acquire congenital cytomegalovirus infection

17 hours ago   |   News Medical

Infants born to HIV-positive mothers had high rates of congenital cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Infants who also were infected before birth by the virus that causes AIDS were...
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ICU admission rates among Medicare beneficiaries declined in past decade

18 hours ago   |   Healio

Among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, admission rates to the ICU have been on a downward trend from 2006 to 2015, according to findings published in Annals of Internal...
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Hearing aids and cataract surgery may prevent dementia

Hearing aids and cataract surgery may prevent dementia

18 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Researchers from Manchester University believe that retaining sight and hearing keeps a person physically active and socially engaged. This may reduced their risk of the disease.
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Saffron supplement with anti-Alzheimer's potential to hit stores in India and the US

Saffron supplement with anti-Alzheimer's potential to hit stores in India and the US

1 day ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA

A new saffron supplement, which claims to aid cognitive function, will be available for sale in the US from next month, and in India next year.
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4 Reasons to Do Intermittent Fasting - They All Prolong Your Life!

4 Reasons to Do Intermittent Fasting - They All Prolong Your Life!

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

Intermittent fasting has steadily been gaining popularity, and for so many reasons. It has more health benefits than you can count on your fingers and toes; one of the most...
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Dorsal root ganglion neurostimulation may aid patients with chronic back pain

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Dorsal root ganglion neurostimulation therapy effectively decreased pain, increased function and created a clinically important improvement in patient impression of change...
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Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers developed a system that can automatically image single molecules within living cells. This system employs learning via neural networks to focus appropriately on...
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Early Changes to Synapse Gene Regulation may Cause Alzheimer's Disease: Study

Early Changes to Synapse Gene Regulation may Cause Alzheimer's Disease: Study

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

In Alzheimer's disease condition, increased phosphorylation of SRRM2 prevented it from interacting with another protein which aids protein folding.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...