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Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence

1 day ago   |   Topix

Children with a history of neonatal abstinence syndrome are more likely to be referred for a disability evaluation and meet criteria for a disability, according to a study...
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Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, 'disability-free' life

2 days ago   |   Medical News Today

Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says.
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Light physical activity may reduce stroke severity

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Engaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe strokes when compared with physical...
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Common Painkiller Is Causing Many Heart Attacks

3 days ago   |   Mercola   |   3 articles

By Dr. Mercola Nearly 25 million American adults suffer from pain on a daily basis and 23 million report experiencing severe pain. 1 In fact, pain affects more Americans than...
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Enlarged genotype-phenotype correlation for a deletion in neurofibromatosis type 1

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research shows that while a three-base pair, in-frame deletion called p.Met992del in the NF1 gene has a mild phenotype for people with the genetic disorder...
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Low-dose aspirin does not improve survival in elderly

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

A daily 100-mg dose of aspirin had no impact on disability-free survival among healthy elderly patients, and was linked to a higher rate of major hemorrhage, according to...
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Daily low-dose aspirin does not prolong healthy life in older people, study finds

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong...
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Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

In a clinical trial to determine the effects of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy...
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ASPREE: No Benefit of Aspirin in Primary Prevention

5 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Findings of the ASPREE trial show no benefit, at all, of aspirin in primary prevention of disability, cardiovascular events and death, or all-cause death in healthy elderly...
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Aspirin Unlikely to Benefit Older People

Aspirin Unlikely to Benefit Older People

5 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Treatment with 100 mg of low-dose aspirin per day did not affect survival free of dementia or disability in older adults without previous cardiovascular events.
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It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed

It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed

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