Health

March 23, 2021
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Food industry lobbying was intense on failed bill to limit marketing to Canadian children

Professor Mary L’Abbé. Credit: Johnny Guatto Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that food industry interactions with government heavily outnumbered non-industry interactions on Bill […]
March 23, 2021
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More primary care physicians could mean gains in life expectancy, fewer deaths

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain People who have primary care physicians tend to have better health care, to receive timelier diagnoses and to get more prompt treatment […]
March 22, 2021
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Eating processed meat could increase dementia risk

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists from the University of Leeds’s Nutritional Epidemiology Group used data from 500,000 people, discovering that consuming a 25g serving of processed […]
March 22, 2021
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Having a single personal doctor may sometimes lead to unnecessary tests

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Patient care by a single primary care physician is associated with many health benefits, including increased treatment adherence and decreased hospital admissions […]
March 21, 2021
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Many endocrine patients, providers want to continue telehealth after pandemic

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Two-thirds of patients with chronic endocrine health problems who need close monitoring say they would like to continue with telemedicine follow-up visits […]
March 21, 2021
Study finds oral testosterone therapy undecanoate is effective, with no liver toxicity thumbnail

Study finds oral testosterone therapy undecanoate is effective, with no liver toxicity

An industry-supported study of an oral testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), testosterone undecanoate (TU, brand name Jatenzo) finds it is an effective, long-term treatment for men with […]
March 19, 2021
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Study sheds light on COVID-19 risk for adults living with and without children

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study published by The BMJ today sheds light on the risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 outcomes among adults living […]
March 19, 2021
Surveys find strong support for COVID mitigation measures over time, with differences by age, beliefs, party affiliation thumbnail

Surveys find strong support for COVID mitigation measures over time, with differences by age, beliefs, party affiliation

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A set of surveys fielded last year found that a large majority of U.S. adults support COVID-19 mitigation measures, including indoor mask […]
March 17, 2021
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Return to work and the path to recovery after serious injury in Black men

Sara F. Jacoby, MPH, MSN, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nursing. Credit: Penn Nursing After a traumatic injury, returning to work (RTW) can be a strong indication […]
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