People's Age Can Be Measured By Proteins in Blood

People's Age Can Be Measured By Proteins in Blood

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Measuring specific proteins in the blood can give you information about a person's health status lipoproteins for cardiovascular health as well as their age.
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Morning Break: Alaska Joins Vape Toll; 'The Sperminator' Debuts; New Anti-Vaxxer Strategy

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]]> - Note that some links may require subscriptions. Alaska joined the rest of the country in seeing vaping-related lung injury, as the CDC put the national case count at...
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AI Mines Lung Ca Screening CT Scan to Assess CAC

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]]> - CHICAGO - An artificial intelligence algorithm offered an automated tool to measure coronary artery calcium in patients undergoing low-dose CT lung cancer screening...
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Year in Review: Schizophrenia

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]]> - It has been estimated that 70%-80% of patients with schizophrenia will fail to respond to antipsychotic treatment, but that half of the patients who do respond to...
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CRP in SSc: Identifying a Severe Phenotype

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]]> - Patients with systemic sclerosis who have persistent inflammation - characterized by consistently elevated levels of C-reactive protein - have more severe disease and...
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Toujeo OK'd for Kids; NDMA Worries for Metformin; Unhealthy Store Receipts?

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]]> - Sanofi said the FDA approved an expanded indication for insulin glargine injection to include pediatric patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes ages 6 and...
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Ethics Consult: Euthanize Resistant Dementia Patient?

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Year in Review: Respiratory Infection

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]]> - Continuing improvements in influenza prevention, including progress toward a "universal" flu vaccine, as well as newly approved treatment options for nosocomial pneumonia...
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Virtual Biopsy Diagnoses Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts Accurately

Virtual Biopsy Diagnoses Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts Accurately

1 hour ago   |   Medindia Health

Virtual biopsy diagnoses cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy definitively. This means they can eliminate precancerous cysts and potentially save lives.
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Head Injuries Increased Due To Cellphone Distraction

Head Injuries Increased Due To Cellphone Distraction

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Head and neck injuries incurred while driving or walking with a cellphone are on the rise and correlates with the launch of the iPhone in 2007 and release of Pokemon Go in...
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Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

The emergence of resistance to fluconazole, an anti-fungal drug that is available for cryptococcal meningitis treatment has been studied. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

Aviation Gin nailed this one, saving Peloton Girl from herself By now, you've likely heard the backlash Peloton has gotten over their holiday ad featuring a ridiculously fit... Read more ...

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests. Read more ...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help prevent 52,000 deaths a year

Every hour treatment of sepsis is delayed increases the risk of death by seven per cent, so early diagnosis is key. But current tests take up to three days to provide results. Read more ...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New... Read more ...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung illness epidemic

Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit 'brand' of THC e-cig, the CDC... Read more ...

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most daunting varieties of the disease, with very few people surviving beyond five years after their diagnosis. With few symptoms, most patients... Read more ...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current Survival Rates: Study

Using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients. Read more ...

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Research by the American Thoracic Society found when factories or roads were closed in populated areas such as the Atlanta, Georgia, and Beijing, there were less... Read more ...