Electronic Health Record Data Can Predict Readmission in Children
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- A new risk prediction model may identify infants and children at risk for hospital readmission, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in JAMA Network Open. Denise M. Goodman, M.D., from Ann& Robert H. Lurie... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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ACAAI: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Use Low Among Adults With Food Allergy
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Only half of adults with food allergies have immediate access to epinephrine auto-injectors (EAIs), according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology, held from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Acupuncture Reduces Aromatase Inhibitor-Related Joint Pain
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Among women with early breast cancer who have aromatase inhibitor-related joint pain, pain at 52 weeks is reduced with true acupuncture (TA) compared with sham acupuncture (SA) or waiting-list control (WC), according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Parkinsonism, Parkinson Disease Risk Up With Bilateral Oophorectomy Before 43
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Premenopausal women who undergo bilateral oophorectomy before age 43 years have an increased risk for parkinsonism and Parkinson disease (PD), according to a study published online Oct. 26 in JAMA Network Open. Walter A.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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New Health Problems Post-COVID-19 Also Seen in Children, Teens
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Similar to adults, children and adolescents who have previously had COVID-19 also are at risk for post-COVID-19 syndrome, and the most common symptoms may differ by age group, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Eradicating H. pylori Cuts Aspirin-Related Peptic Ulcer Bleeding in the Short Term
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Eradication of Helicobacter pylori reduces the incidence of peptic ulcer bleeding in older adults receiving daily aspirin, but the advantage does not persist after the first 2.5 years of follow-up, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Illinois Study Shows Big Jump in Suicide-Linked ER Visits by Teens
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Illinois has seen a recent surge in the number of kids arriving in the emergency room for suicidal thoughts -- both during and shortly before the pandemic, according to a new study. Among kids ages 5 to 19, ER visits for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Dangerous Myths Keep Many Adults With Food Allergies From Getting an EpiPen
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- The EpiPen is a known lifesaver when someone with a serious food allergy eats something they can ' t tolerate. Yet the auto-injection treatment is greatly underused in the United States, according to a new survey. Just over... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: Study of Heart Disease Trends Reflects Diversity Among Asian Americans
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Cardiovascular disease rates differ among Asian American subgroups but are rising faster for most of them than for white adults, new research from Northern California suggests. Only people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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More Teens Are Getting Weight Loss Surgery, If Families Can Afford It
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- A growing number of U.S. teenagers are undergoing weight-loss surgery, but the figures suggest many still lack access to the procedures -- especially underinsured Black and Hispanic kids. That ' s the conclusion of a new study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Colorado Say Yes to Medical Use of'Magic Mushrooms '
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 – Colorado voters have voted narrowly to approve the medical use of “magic mushrooms” in Colorado. “I’m in awe of what we were able to accomplish,” said Veronica Lightning Horse Perez, a lead proponent for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Does Your Child Have a Cold or Severe RSV? Signs to Look For
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Hospitals are filling up with babies and toddlers very ill with the easy-to-catch... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Damage to Health Mounts With Each New COVID Infection
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Every time a person gets infected with COVID-19, their risk of dying or suffering serious long-term health problems increases dramatically, a new study has found. People with repeated COVID-19 infections are twice as likely... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Cancer of the Appendix: Very Rare, But Genes May Play Role
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- While appendix cancer is rare, for a small percentage of patients the disease may be linked to a particular genetic variant, a new study suggests. Researchers built on earlier research with this study, finding that 1 in 10... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Healthy Dining Is Healthy for the Planet, Too
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- Plant-based diets can be better for the environment, but they ’re not all created equally, new research shows. The best type of plant-based diet for health and environmental benefits are those higher in whole grains,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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