FDA Warns of Deadly Animal Tranquilizer Xylazine in Illicit Drugs
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned health care workers to look out for patients who may have been exposed to a potentially deadly animal sedative, possibly through illicit drug use. The veterinary... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: Teens' Research Highlights Lasting Heart Health Effects of Redlining
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Science is about discovery. It ' s about answering questions and, often, raising new ones. For Elise and Demir Dilci– 16-year-old twins whose research was presented Sunday at the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Leg Artery Disease Can Lead to Amputation, But a Surgery May Help Prevent That
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- Doctors know a lot about the best ways to treat heart attacks and strokes, but until now they really didn ’t have this kind of information for peripheral artery disease (PAD). Affecting as many as 10 million people in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Most Americans Struggle to Get Good Sleep
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- Nearly half of American adults are not getting the sleep they need, a new study shows. That sleep debt is being compounded for many by what researchers call social jet lag, which is the difference between a person ’s... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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' Healthier' Furniture Without PFAS Toxins Brings Healthier Offices
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- Equipping offices with " healthier " furnishings could reduce human exposure to risky PFAS chemicals, new research suggests. To look at indoor PFAS levels, a team led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in Boston,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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More U.S. Teens Are Getting Heavily Addicted to Vaping
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- More American youth than ever are so addicted to e-cigarettes that they vape within 5 minutes of waking up in the morning, a new analysis shows. While that percentage was around just 1% in 2017, it increased every year... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Doctor's Office Stress Test Could Gauge Your Heart Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- Evaluating a person ' s psychological stress can be a good way to gauge their risk of heart and blood vessel disease, new research suggests. And a brief questionnaire could help with the assessment, the study findings... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Kidney Disease Is Tougher on Men Than Women, and Researchers Now Know Why
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 -- Women tend to be better able than men to recover from kidney injury, but why? Apparently women have an advantage at the molecular level that protects them from a form of cell death that occurs in injured kidneys, a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Why Patients on Ventilators May Take Weeks to Regain Consciousness
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 -- While it can take some time for COVID patients who are taken off ventilators to regain consciousness, a new study suggests this is not necessarily a bad omen. Instead, it might be the way the body protects the brain from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Half of Dentists Say Patients Are Coming to Appointments While High
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 -- More and more nervous patients are showing up stoned for dental appointments, often forcing dentists to postpone treatment until the patient sobers up, new survey data shows. As more states are legalizing marijuana, more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: More Physical Activity Before a Heart Attack May Reduce Risk for a Second One
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Being physically active in middle age– before having a heart attack– may reduce the risk of having a second heart attack, according to new research. Scientists have long known... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA: Baxdrostat Studied in Treatment-Resistant Hypertension
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 -- Patients with treatment-resistant hypertension who receive baxdrostat versus placebo have dose-dependent reductions in systolic blood pressure at 12 weeks, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in the New England... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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New Drug Could Ease Parkinson's-Related Constipation
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 -- An experimental drug may help people with Parkinson ' s disease find relief from constant constipation -- a common and troublesome feature of the disease. In a trial involving 150 people with Parkinson ' s and chronic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Take the Mindful Way to Lower Blood Pressure
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 -- Mindfulness is a centuries-old practice that ' s become trendy in recent years -- and a new study now says it can help your heart health. Training in mindfulness can help people better manage their high blood pressure by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Scientists Use'Gentler' Cell Transplants to Reverse Diabetes in Mice
TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 -- Scientists have used a transplant procedure to apparently cure diabetes in lab mice, without the need for immune-suppressing drugs afterward. The success is a first step in developing a safer way to use cell transplants to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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