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ER Visits for Ischemic Stroke, TIA Down Over Past Decade - 2015-03-31
"Fewer people are being treated in U.S. emergency departments for ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, which experts read as a sign that current stroke prevention methods are working. Such visits declined 35 percent for adults 18 and older, and 51 percent for those 55 to 74, according to a March data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics." More

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Routine Iron Supplementation - 2015-03-31
"Taking iron supplements during pregnancy doesn't appear to significantly change any health outcomes for mother or infant, a new review shows. A second review -- this one on infants and toddlers -- found no evidence that iron supplements improved growth or development. The findings on pregnant women were released online March 30 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The findings on children were published online March 30 in Pediatrics." More

FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement - 2015-03-31
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that use of the CoreValve "valve-in-valve" aortic replacement has been expanded to include people at extreme risk for serious complications from traditional open-heart surgery." More

Retinol Peel Increases Lipid Film on Face, Neck - 2015-03-31
"Retinol peel treatment can help increase lipid film in women aged 50 to 69 years, according to a study published online March 24 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology." More

Mobile Health App Use Continuing to Increase - 2015-03-31
"The number of mobile health apps is continuing to increase and doctors are embracing this trend, with more than one-third of physicians recommending their use in the past year, according to an article published in Medical Economics." More

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis - 2015-04-01
"Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol." More

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines - 2015-03-31
"Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say." More

New Breast CA Subtype Data Could Improve Risk Stratification - 2015-03-31
"Classifying breast cancers according to tumor subtypes could help improve treatment of the disease, according to a new statement from four major medical groups focused on the disease. The report was published online March 30 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute." More

Smell Test Helps Identify Brain Injury in Soldiers - 2015-03-31
"Testing soldiers' sense of smell can help diagnose those with traumatic brain injury, according to new research published online March 18 in Neurology." More

Daily Serving of Leafy Greens May Help Preserve Cognition - 2015-03-31
"A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests. The findings are scheduled to be presented at the Experimental Biology 2015 meeting, held from March 28 to April 1 in Boston." More

Arsenic Metabolism Linked to Diabetes Incidence - 2015-03-31
"Arsenic metabolism is prospectively associated with diabetes incidence, according to a study published in the April issue of Diabetes Care." More

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Has Lasting Impact on Function - 2015-03-31
"For patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy has a lasting impact on physical function, according to a study published online March 24 in Cancer." More

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid - 2015-03-31
"Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says." More

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off - 2015-03-31
"CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain." More

Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget - 2015-03-31
"Strategies to help you eat well for less " More

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