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High postural sway increases postmenopausal women's fracture risk

8 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Postural sway is an independent risk factor for bone fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University...
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NHS hospitals accused of 'disgraceful privatisation' for charging £18,000 for hip replacements

NHS hospitals accused of 'disgraceful privatisation' for charging £18,000 for hip replacements

42 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

The Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Trust in Cheshire started its My Choices service in September 2018 and claims its prices are affordable and the 'majority' of hospitals...
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Heroics in Rural ERs

1 hour ago   |   MedPage Today

Life and near-death of small hospitals
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People who have worked 10 hour days for a decade 'are more likely to have a stroke'

People who have worked 10 hour days for a decade 'are more likely to have a stroke'

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The research was led by a team at the Paris Hospital, Versailles, France. It involved more than 143,500 participants. The results were published in the journal Stroke.
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1 in 6 insured hospital patients get a surprise bill for out-of-network care

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

About 1 in 6 Americans were surprised by a medical bill after treatment in a hospital in 2017 despite having insurance, according to a study published Thursday.
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Study reveals potential consequences of limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume hospitals

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume hospitals could improve survival but may also reduce access for many rural and underserved patients, a new study from researchers...
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1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

3 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Study: Roughly 1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' medical bill
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95% of health care workers report working with respiratory symptoms

9 hours ago   |   Healio

During four recent influenza seasons, approximately 95% of health care workers reported working while experiencing symptoms of an acute respiratory illness, according to a...
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FDA Panel Deluged With Conflicting Paclitaxel-Device Data in PAD

9 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Hospitals have pulled the devices off the shelves as a result of an excess mortality signal that remains without a clear explanation. Medscape Medical News
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MRI imaging could guide treatment decisions for angina patients

10 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A 40 minute test for angina could help patients avoid an overnight stay in hospital, according to research funded by the NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre.
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US suicide rates have soared 33% in less than 10 years

US suicide rates have soared 33% in less than 10 years

The greatest number of suicides still occur among white men, but since 1999, dramatic increases have been seen among women and Native Americans, according to the latest data... Read more ...

Simple Scan Could Open Up New Avenues for Angina Treatment

Simple Scan Could Open Up New Avenues for Angina Treatment

Simple scan could be used to guide treatment decisions for angina patients, reveals a new study. Read more ...

It's easy to hide in plain sight: New research finds that simple disguises...

It's easy to hide in plain sight: New research finds that simple disguises fool most people

Want to be invisible? It might not be as impossible as it sounds. A new study finds that hiding in plain sight is easy - all you need is a simple disguise. Research from the... Read more ...

Pollutant-Free Fatty Fish can Cut Down Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Pollutant-Free Fatty Fish can Cut Down Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Eating Fatty fish free of environmental pollutants can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Certain Behaviors in Kindergarten Associated With Lower Adult Salary: Study

Certain Behaviors in Kindergarten Associated With Lower Adult Salary: Study

Kindergarten inattention was associated with lower earning for boys and girls later in life, revealed new research. Read more ...

New Insights into Tissue Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus

New Insights into Tissue Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus

New study has provided clues on tissue damage discovered in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus autoimmune conditions. Read more ...

Sea cucumber found to prevent or reduce asthma attacks

Sea cucumber found to prevent or reduce asthma attacks

Sea cucumbers are marine animals that can be found on the sea floor. They are widely used in Asian countries as food or as ingredients of traditional medicine. In an animal... Read more ...

Women who are obese while pregnant have triple the risk of a baby who...

Women who are obese while pregnant have triple the risk of a baby who develops type 2 diabetes

It's suspected by researchers led by Edinburgh University, who analysed the data of 120,000 women, that high blood sugar levels 'programme' adverse health outcomes. Read more ...

Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many...

Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many years before symptoms

Damage to serotonin production was seen on brain imaging. King's College London said it was an 'excellent marker' for the disease which takes hold of the brain years before... Read more ...

Julie Ertz Said Being on the US Women's National Team Is "Powerful" For Her...

Julie Ertz Said Being on the US Women's National Team Is "Powerful" For Her Mental Health

Just in case you weren't aware, the US Women's National Team is dominating the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. In their debut match against Thailand, they scored an unprecedented... Read more ...