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Skipping breakfast and eating dinner close to bedtime could be a deadly decision — especially for those who have already suffered a heart attack, a study released this week suggests. Those who skip breakfast and eat late dinners have a four to five times higher chance of an “[early] death, another heart attack, or angina […]

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(Reuters Health) – Widespread beliefs about sleeping include advice on how much sleep is enough, what quality sleep means and how to achieve it, but when these pronouncements are wrong, they can do more harm than good, researchers argue. The study team gathered the most common sleep “myths” and asked sleep-science experts to rank them […]

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(Reuters Health) – Hundreds of smartphone apps promise to make managing diabetes easier, but very few offer real-time guidance on what to do for dangerously high or low blood sugar, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers looked at 5,185 apps for phones running Google’s Android software or Apple’s iOS system. Out of this total, they found […]

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<img src=”https://a57.foxnews.com/a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/640/320/1862/1048/d147b1d5-Pacemaker-istock.jpg?ve=1&tl=1?ve=1&tl=1″ alt=”In late March, the DHS warned that computer hackers can easily gain access to implanted cardiac defibrillators made by Medtronic.“> In late March, the DHS warned that computer hackers can easily gain access to implanted cardiac defibrillators made by Medtronic.<br data-cke-eol=”1″>(iStock) Bad guys can <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/medical-research/medical-tech” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>hack your heart. That’s the […]

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Women at average risk for breast cancer can wait to start getting mammograms until age 50 and be screened every other year, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians. Many women worry about breast cancer, but most aren’t at high risk for these tumors due to factors like a family history of […]

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People who get to do yoga at work may be less stressed out than their peers who don’t, a research review suggests. FILE PHOTO: People practice Yoga on International Yoga Day in a port of Tel Aviv, Israel, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Corinna Kern At any given time, as many as one in six working people […]

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The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with Oxford medical Simulation to train doctors using virtual reality. Doctors can now practice in virtual reality medical emergencies, to improve care for patients with diabetes in the real world. Combining clinical expertise from the NHS, volunteer patient input and world leading virtual reality software, doctors can now […]

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is urging rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as the worst disease outbreak in years threatens to slash pork supplies. The agriculture ministry outlined measures on Friday to ensure a quick return to stable pig production, including subsidies for […]

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Soda and other sugary beverages aren’t exactly known for being healthy. But now, a new study finds that sugar-sweetened beverages are tied to an increased risk of early death. In the study, published today (March 18) in the journal Circulation, researchers analyzed information from more than 80,000 women and 37,000 men in the health profession who were […]

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(Reuters health) – Many middle-aged and older adults with torn cartilage and pain in their knee are not likely to benefit from so-called arthroscopic surgery, a review of past studies suggests. Researchers analyzed 10 previous clinical trials that randomly offered some patients knee surgery and others nonsurgical options including exercise or medication. Overall, knee surgery […]

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