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Using Big Data to Help the Tiniest Patients

An increasing number of babies across the country are born addicted to opioids and require intensive care, according to a study analyzing MEDNAX Clinical Data Warehouse statistics from 299 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) around the United States.

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Genetic Sensitivity to Bitter Tastes May Impact Adherence to Oral Smoking Cessation Products

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Inspired by a half century’s worth of big tobacco research around the taste of nicotine, a smoking cessation scientist is working to understand how a person’s taste perception might make them a better or worse candidate for oral nicotine replacement therapy.

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Trending Stories Report for 17 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: neurology, environment, crowdfunding, engineering, smoking, pharmaceuticals, medical research, cardiology and diabetes

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Trending Stories Report for 15 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: robotics, nicotine and alcohol, stem cells, vision, cancer, pregnancy, racial disparities in smoking risk, and herbal therapy for cardiac hypertrophy

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TSRI Scientists Find that Nicotine Use Increases Compulsive Alcohol Consumption

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A study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute reveals that, in rat models, nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence.

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Opioid Relapse Rates Fall After Jail Release, According to Pilot Study

It has been called a pioneering strategy for treating opioid addiction, and has already been adopted in a small yet growing number of jails and prisons in the United States. Now, a clinical trial published in the journal Addiction by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center finds that the extended-release medication naltrexone (XR-NTX) is associated with a significant decline in relapse rates for a group of mostly heroin-dependent men after their release from New York City jails.

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Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in Smoking Rates, Related Illnesses

April is National Minority Health Month, and one of the most significant health issues minorities face is disproportionate rates of smoking and health-related illnesses. At NYC Treats Tobacco, we are committed to ending health disparities. We have physician experts available to speak about these issues.

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Trending Stories Report for 14 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: organic chemistry, cybercrime, pancreatic cancer research from Mayo Clinic, diabetes, pediatrics, new cancer treatment in development at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, pain medicine research from the Ohio State University, marijuana in the workplace, and stem cells

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Babies Exposed to Narcotic Pain Relievers More Likely to Experience Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

A study by a team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center shows that pregnant women are commonly being prescribed opioids -- narcotic pain relievers such as hydrocodone -- which results in an increased likelihood of NAS. In addition, the study found that opioid type and duration of exposure combined with tobacco use or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use (for treating depression and anxiety) augmented risks for NAS.

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Trending Stories Report for 10 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: Astronomy, Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neutrinos, oil spills, Toxicology, Cancer, and Nutrition