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Article ID: 699046

Evening preference, lack of sleep associated with higher BMI in people with prediabetes

University of Illinois at Chicago

People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day — those who have an “evening preference” — have higher body mass indices compared with people with prediabetes who do things earlier in the day, or exhibit morning preference. The higher BMI among people with evening preference is related to their lack of sufficient sleep, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago-led study.

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Article ID: 698886

Parental Life Span Predicts Daughters Living to 90 without Chronic Disease or Disability

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to also live to 90, free of serious diseases and disabilities.

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Article ID: 698940

Alarming” Diabetes Epidemic in Guatemala Tied to Aging, Not Obesity

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

The diabetes epidemic in Guatemala is worse than previously thought: more than 25 percent of its indigenous people, who make up 60 percent of the population, suffer from type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, suggests a new study published in PLOS One from researchers at the Penn Center for Global Health.

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Article ID: 698935

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Cedars-Sinai Among Top 10 Hospitals

Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2018–19” as one of the 10 best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked No. 8 in a select group of 20 Honor Roll hospitals and also had 12 medical specialties ranked nationally in the magazine’s latest hospitals rankings released Tuesday.

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U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Hospitals Honor Roll’: Mayo Clinic No. 1 in Phoenix and Arizona

Mayo Clinic

PHOENIX ─ Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona is again ranked No. 1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area, and No. 11 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. This marks the second time Mayo Clinic has been recognized with two hospitals on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals Honor Roll," which includes the top 20 hospitals in the nation. Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, ranked No. 1 nationally. The results were announced today on the U.S. News & World Report web site.

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Article ID: 698926

Mayo Clinic Ranked No. 1 Hospital Nationwide by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic was named the best hospital in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 29th annual "Best Hospitals Honor Roll" published online on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Mayo Clinic also ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country.

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Study Reveals Broad ‘Genetic Architectures’ of Traits and Diseases

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of genetic contributions to traits and diseases.

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13-Aug-2018 11:55 AM EDT
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Article ID: 698660

Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Health System

The study’s findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging.

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Article ID: 698737

Grip Strength of Children Gives Clues about Their Future Health

Baylor University

Adolescents with a strong hand grip — an indicator of overall muscle strength — have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary school children. A simple, non-invasive measure of grip strength can help identity risks of pre-diabetes and cardiovascular disease, issues of increasing concern as obesity in youths rises.

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