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Socioeconomic factors may moderate racial disparities in OA function

6 hours ago   |   Healio

Although black adults with knee osteoarthritis demonstrate worse performance-based physical function than white patients, these disparities are diminished when adjusting for...
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UCI Health opens community teaching kitchen at family health center in Santa Ana

20 hours ago   |   UC Irvine Health

Amid the aroma of garlic, onion and myriad spices, UCI Health officially opened a gleaming new teaching kitchen at its bustling Family Health Center in Santa Ana. The nearly...
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Five articles to read for Graves' disease awareness month

1 day ago   |   Healio

Oculoplastic surgeons have been frustrated watching their patients with thyroid eye disease in active phase and not having an FDA-approved drug to help, Roger A. Dailey, MD...
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Treating patients with migraine: What PCPs need to know

1 day ago   |   Healio

There is a 6-month waiting list for an appointment at Montefiore Headache Center, which Richard B. Lipton, MD, directs - with similar circumstances playing out at other clinics...
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Hearing loss linked to mental, physical, and social illnesses in older people

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Hearing loss is the world's fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications. As over 90% of...
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Many patients find migraine medications ineffective, some turn to opioids

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

PHILADELPHIA - Results from a large study of patients with chronic migraine found that a significant number of patients discontinued medications due to perceived lack of...
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Role of IV Immunoglobulin in Indian Children With Guillain-Barré Syndrome*

Role of IV Immunoglobulin in Indian Children With Guillain-Barré Syndrome*

4 days ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Objectives: To evaluate the outcome of Indian children with Guillain-Barré syndrome who received IV immunoglobulin compared with those who did not receive any specific...
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Hearing loss in older people linked to outdoor activity restriction, anxiety, memory loss

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Hearing loss is the world's fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications.
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Target Is Selling Adaptive Halloween Costumes For Kids With Disabilities

Target Is Selling Adaptive Halloween Costumes For Kids With Disabilities

4 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Just another wonderful reason to spend our money at Target! Target is getting a head start on the Halloween holiday this year by sharing what customers can expect from the Hyde...
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Research sheds light on the bias toward people with disabilities

5 days ago   |   News Medical

Needing to ride in a wheelchair can put the brakes on myriad opportunities - some less obvious than one might think. New research from Michigan State University sheds light on...
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Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Athletes in Major League Baseball tend to live about 24% longer than the average American guy, according to a century's worth of mortality rates among nearly 10,500 pro... Read more ...

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

A new study led by Imperial College London has found that emissions from tiny PM2.5 particles has lowered life expectancy in the US by 0.15 years for women and 0.13 years for men. Read more ...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

The uptick, shown in a CDC report today, was so sharp that deaths hit 10-year records for young Hispanic Americans and young African Americans, and a 20-year record for young... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is "mentally ill," supporters "racist"

The government indoctrination racket known as the public school system recently became a little more “progressive” with the addition of a new “American History” textbook... Read more ...