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Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Deaths Skyrocket in Young Adults

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Federal data shows a 65 percent increase in liver deaths over a seven-year period, according to a study by Michigan Medicine. Alcohol was a major cause but obesity plays a major role in troubling trends in liver mortality.

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Article ID: 697426

Lowering Hospitals’ Medicare Costs Proves Difficult

Washington University in St. Louis

A payment system that provides financial incentives for hospitals that reduce health-care costs for Medicare patients did not lower costs as intended, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Article ID: 697624

Therapy Dogs Effective in Reducing Symptoms of ADHD

University of California, Irvine

In a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the UCI School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The study’s main outcomes were recently published by the American Psychological Association in the Society of Counseling Psychology’s Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin (HAIB). Additional new findings were presented at the International Society for Anthrozoology 2018 Conference held July 2-5 in Sydney, Australia.

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Article ID: 697421

Pregnancy History May Be Tied to Alzheimer’s Disease

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A woman’s history of pregnancy may affect her risk of Alzheimer’s disease decades later, according to a study published in the July 18, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Article ID: 697622

In the Ocean's Twilight Zone, Tiny Organisms May Have Giant Effect on Earth's Carbon Cycle

Florida State University

In a study that challenges scientists preconceptions about the global carbon cycle, researchers find that tiny organisms deep in the ocean's twilight zone may play an outsize part in the circulation of carbon.

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Prolonged Opioid Use Before Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery Increases Risk of Poor Outcomes

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Patients who take prescription opioids for more than 60 days before total knee or hip replacement surgery are at significantly higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital and of undergoing repeat joint-replacement surgery, compared to patients with no preoperative opioid use, reports a study in the July 18 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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Sugar-Coated Sheets Selectively Target Pathogens

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Researchers design self-assembling nanosheets that mimic the surface of cells.

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Article ID: 697439

Study Finds Melanoma Biomarkers Predicting Checkpoint Blocker Response

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Scientists at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) have identified biomarkers in melanoma that could help tailor immunotherapy treatments to maximize the benefits for patients while reducing the likelihood of severe side effects.

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Study: Air Pollution Negatively Associated with U.S. National Park Visitation

Iowa State University

Poor air quality may influence how many visitors travel to U.S. national parks, according to a new study. The researchers matched air pollution data to monthly park visitation statistics at 33 of the most heavily visited national parks and found that visitation responds most to ozone during months with poor air quality.

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