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Power in Numbers: Your Birthday Influence Care Among patients who had turned 80 within the past two weeks, just over 5% received bypass surgery. In contrast, the rate was 7% among patients who were about to turn 80 in the next couple weeks.
WebMD | Feb 20, 2020 1:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Stinging Water': Jellyfish Release Toxic Mucus In this new study, researchers concluded that stinging water is caused by toxin-filled mucus that the jellyfish release into the water. The mucus contains gyrating balls of stinging cells called cassiosomes.
WebMD | Feb 19, 2020 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism Traits in Young Boys The study didn't identify a heightened risk for autism per se among boys, but rather a "small" increase in the chance for developing certain autism-related traits by age 3 or 4.
WebMD | Feb 19, 2020 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy 'Mediterranean Diet' Is Good for Your Microbiome The new study finds that older adults who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to have more types of gut bacteria linked with healthy aging.
WebMD | Feb 19, 2020 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many Teens Suffer 'Digital Dating Abuse' Many U.S. teenagers may be using their smartphones to harass, humiliate or otherwise abuse their dating partners.
WebMD | Feb 19, 2020 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus Fight More than two dozen studies are under way or planned to test everything from traditional Chinese medicine to vitamin C, stem cells, steroids, and to medications developed to fight other viruses, like the flu and HIV.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Melanoma Cases Rising in U.S. States with the highest UV-attributable incidence rates among all residents were: Utah, Delaware, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oregon, Georgia, Washington and Montana.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Late Bedtime in Preschool Could Bring Weight Gain Researchers found that young children who routinely got to sleep after 9 p.m. tended to gain more body fat between the ages of 2 and 6.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women Patients Still Missing in Heart Research Women accounted for less than 40% of all people enrolled in cardiovascular clinical trials from 2010 through 2017, according to a study published Feb. 17 in the journal Circulation.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 7:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used Methotrexate People who took methotrexate had small-to-moderate increases in risks for skin cancer, infections, and gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems, according to the study published Feb. 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend