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(Reuters health) – People with diabetes who regularly eat nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who rarely, if ever, consume nuts, a U.S. study suggests. FILE PHOTO: Nuts are seen on display at Maran Vegan, Austria’s first strictly vegan supermarket, in Vienna, Austria January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader Diabetics […]

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<img src="https://a57.foxnews.com/a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/02/640/320/1862/1048/a61a8bdd-gasoline_istock.jpg?ve=1&tl=1?ve=1&tl=1" alt="The smell of gasoline is toxic, especially when breathed in large amounts.“> The smell of gasoline is toxic, especially when breathed in large amounts.<br data-cke-eol="1">(iStock) If you’ve ever pulled up to a gas station and actually <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/mental-health/addiction” target=”_blank”>enjoyed </a>the strong gasoline odor, you’re not the only one. Although not everyone does, many […]

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – When Medicare prescription drug insurance was created in 2003, the idea that beneficiaries with very high drug costs should pick up 5 percent of the tab seemed reasonable – but that was well before specialty drugs were invented that carry price tags in the tens of thousands of dollars. FILE PHOTO: A […]

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(Reuters) – Drugmakers warned on Friday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal next month Britons could miss out on an EU-wide system to fight counterfeit drugs that will go live on Saturday after years of British involvement in building it. FILE PHOTO: Used blister packets that contained medicines, tablets and pills […]

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said it was “almost impossible to detect” as the girls were not in school or old enough to report it. In one report, in Yorkshire, a […]

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LONDON – A vaccine given to girls to protect them against a virus that causes cervical cancer is a “critical” health tool and access to it should be scaled up as swiftly as possible, especially in poorer countries, cancer experts said on Monday. Figures from the World health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer […]

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Two patients have died after contracting a fungal infection caused by pigeon droppings at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said an elderly patient died but from an unrelated cause. Another infected patient has also died but the factors contributing to the death are still being investigated. A non-public room, thought […]

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LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a global health fund said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A nurse holds a glass containing a cocktail of HIV/AIDS drugs for a patient at […]

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ASHTEAD, UK – 08 January 2019 – BridgeHead Software, a leading provider of healthcare data management solutions, has today announced its partnership with The health CIO Network, hosted by Digital health. The partnership comes as BridgeHead prepares to celebrate twenty-five years supporting global healthcare organisations with data management solutions in 2019, and success in opening […]

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Data from six acquired EHRs consolidated into a single, accessible repository and made part of the longitudinal patient record Woburn, MA – 18 December 2018 – Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH), a provider of health and care services in Kentucky, recently completed a significant project to consolidate patient data from six acquired primary physician practices by […]

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