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As America Ages, New National Poll Will Track Key Health Issues for Those Over 50

A new poll that will release its first results later this month will take the pulse of the over-50 population on a wide range of health issues, and provide data and insights to inform healthcare policy, clinical practice, and future research.

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Toxoplasma, Toxoplasmosis, Parasite, Spores, Parasitic Disease

How to Stop the Nasty Lurking Toxoplasmosis Parasite? Target Its “Stomach,” Research Suggests

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One in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding inside their body -- tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune system can’t eliminate and antibiotics can’t touch. But new research reveals clues about how to stop it: Interfere with its digestion during this stubborn dormant phase.

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Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds of Mothers “Shamed” By Others About Their Parenting Skills

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Most moms seem to feel that their greatest critics don’t come from social media – but rather, their own family.

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Risky Bingeing: Women in Appalachian Ohio Report Higher Rates of Alcohol Misuse

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How much alcohol women drink may depend on where they live. A new study finds one-fifth of women in Appalachian Ohio imbibe at alarming levels.

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State Medical Licensing Boards’ Practices May Hurt Physician Mental Health

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A new study found state medical boards ask physicians much more extensive and intrusive questions about mental health conditions than for physical health conditions — without improving patient safety.

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I Can Hear You Now: Clinic Provides Free Hearing AIDS for Low-Income Adults

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An intervention at a free clinic that included comprehensive care for hearing was able to provide recycled, donated hearing aids to low-income adults, according to a study published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

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America’s Still First in Science -- but China Rose Fast as Funding Stalled in U.S. & Other Countries, Study Finds

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American scientific teams still publish significantly more biomedical research discoveries than teams from any other country, a new study shows, and the U.S. still leads the world in research and development expenditures. But American dominance is slowly shrinking, the analysis finds, as China’s skyrocketing investing on science over the last two decades begins to pay off.

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Risk, Benefit or Cost: What Stops Patients From Receiving a Diagnostic Test?

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Michigan Medicine researchers sought to determine how much certain factors affect a patient’s decision to have elective diagnostic tests in the emergency department.

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A SMARTer Way to Discover New Stroke Treatments

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Researchers examined if a particular trial type could be successfully applied to stroke patients — and whether this approach may accelerate discovery of new treatments.







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