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Newswise: Diabetes, Heart Problems And Redundant Imaging Scans Are Among Johns Hopkins-Led Performance Improvement Topics on ‘High-Value Care’
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Diabetes, Heart Problems And Redundant Imaging Scans Are Among Johns Hopkins-Led Performance Improvement Topics on ‘High-Value Care’

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Experts from 80 medical centers in the U.S., Canada and Norway will convene Nov. 15–17 in Baltimore, Maryland, to share best practices and performance improvement initiatives designed to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures and improve the overall value of health care.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Medical Meetings,

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14-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients
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    16-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST

Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients

Intermountain Healthcare

In a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have found that cardiac catheterization patients who practiced regular intermittent fasting lived longer than patients who don’t.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Food Science, Health Food, Healthcare, Nutrition, Public Health, Medical Meetings,

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12-Nov-2019 9:40 AM EST
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    16-Nov-2019 1:30 PM EST

Early Diagnosis of Pregnancy-Associated Heart Disease Linked to Significantly Better Outcomes

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Women who are diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) during late pregnancy or within a month following delivery are more likely to experience restored cardiac function and improved outcomes compared to those who are diagnosed later in the postpartum period.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, OBGYN, Race and Ethnicity, Women's Health,

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14-Nov-2019 11:20 AM EST
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Experimental cholesterol-lowering drug effective at lowering bad cholesterol, study shows

Mayo Clinic

Twice-yearly injections of an experimental cholesterol-lowering drug, inclisiran, were effective at reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, often called bad cholesterol, in patients already taking the maximum dose of statin drugs, according to data of the ORION-10 trial presented Saturday, Nov. 16, at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019.

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16-Nov-2019 11:55 AM EST
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Newswise: New Contract Will Advance Tuberculosis Research

New Contract Will Advance Tuberculosis Research

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle Children’s Research Institute is one of three recipients of $30 million in first-year-funding provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish centers for immunology research to accelerate progress in tuberculosis vaccine development.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Immunology, Infectious Diseases,

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15-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST
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Newswise: A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

Texas A&M University

Essential oils are often presented as a naturalistic approach to personal care and home fragrance. However, just because these oils are derived from plants doesn’t make them healthy, or even safe, for your cat.

Channels: All Journal News, Pets, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

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15-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Color, culture or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating

Color, culture or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating

Florida State University

A new study from Florida State University researcher Shantel G. Buggs examined how the growing population of multiracial women view interracial relationships and what that illustrates about American’s broader views about race.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Race and Ethnicity, Women's Health,

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15-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST
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