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Article ID: 713375

Holidays disrupt drug routines of children with diabetes

University of Adelaide

Children with type 1 diabetes find it difficult to adhere to their drug routines during school holidays and weekends. Holiday distractions cause a 20% reduction in adherence to taking medications that assist managing their condition and other associated conditions, which may have serious consequences for their health.

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Article ID: 713369

New Study Assesses the Roles, Needs, and Priorities of the Environmental Health Workforce

Baylor University

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – The National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Journal of Environmental Health recently published the article "Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession’s Health Department Workforce and Practice."

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Article ID: 713252

Black Men Less Likely Than Nonblack Patients to Adopt Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

At a time when a growing number of men with prostate cancer considered “low risk” are opting for active surveillance or watchful waiting rather than immediate treatment with surgery or radiation, a new study reveals that black men are less likely than white men to adopt an active surveillance strategy for their disease.

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Researchers Identify Genetic Switch that Controls Conversion of Bad to Good Fat

University of Utah Health

Research findings opens opportunities to offer opportunities to develop new treatments to tackle metabolic diseases, like diabetes.

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Baylor University Joins Research Team Seeking to Transform U.S. Water System

Baylor University

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – Baylor University has partnered with four Department of Energy laboratories and more than a dozen universities in a research alliance to address the country’s water security issues through desalination.

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Article ID: 713357

Skin Patch Shows Promise for Children with Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), triggered by milk.

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Patient Access and Biosimilars

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, examined the issue of patient access and biosimilars this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference.

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