Monthly Archives: April 2015

More Evidence Linking Sugared Drinks To Diabetes – Forbes

Forbes More Evidence Linking Sugared Drinks To DiabetesForbesA new study uncovers some potentially important new details about the association between sugared drinks and diabetes. In a paper published in Diabetologia [pdf], researchers in the UK report on a study of

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Life expectancy to increase more than, well, expected by 2030 – RedOrbit

RedOrbit Life expectancy to increase more than, well, expected by 2030RedOrbitAs medical science develops more and more life-extending therapies, we can expect to see life expectancies increase in the future, particularly for developed countries. In a new study, set to

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Remembering Jean Nidetch—Before Weight Watchers – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog) Remembering Jean Nidetch—Before Weight WatchersWall Street Journal (blog)The obituaries of Jean Nidetch, the founder of the diet chain Weight Watchers International, who died on Wednesday at age 91, talk about her personal and corporate triumphs, as

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Average Life Expectancy To Top 86 By 2030 – Sky News

Average Life Expectancy To Top 86 By 2030Sky NewsPeople in affluent areas will likely live eight years longer than those in deprived parts of the north of England and South Wales. 05:38, UK, Thursday 30 April 2015. Play video "Average

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FDA approves Glaxo, Theravance’s Breo Ellipta asthma drug – Reuters

Reuters FDA approves Glaxo, Theravance's Breo Ellipta asthma drugReuters(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the sale of Breo Ellipta as a once-daily treatment for asthma in patients aged 18 and older, GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance Inc

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People will live longer than official estimates predict – Science Codex

People will live longer than official estimates predictScience CodexA new study forecasting how life expectancy will change in England and Wales has predicted people will live longer than current estimates. The researchers say official forecasts underestimate how long people will

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Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at 91 – Uncover California

Uncover California Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at 91Uncover CaliforniaJean Nidetch, founder of international dieting company Weight Watchers, died on Wednesday at the age of 91. Nidetch's death has been confirmed by her son David. During her entire life,

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Oklahoma governor signs legislation for cannabis oil trials – Miami Herald

kfor.com Oklahoma governor signs legislation for cannabis oil trialsMiami HeraldLegislation authorizing medical trials for children with severe forms of epilepsy by using an oil derived from the marijuana plant has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. The program

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Men ‘catching up’ on life expectancy – BBC News

BBC News Men 'catching up' on life expectancyBBC NewsMen are narrowing the gap on women when it comes to life expectancy in England and Wales, research in the Lancet indicates. It predicts by 2030 men will be living 85.7 years

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Nexium, Advair led Medicare drug spending in 2013: officials – Reuters

MainStreet Nexium, Advair led Medicare drug spending in 2013: officialsReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – Four brand-named drugs prescribed to older or disabled Americans covered by Medicare's drug benefit accounted for almost one-tenth of the $103 billion in prescriptions filled under the

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Health Highlights: April 30, 2015 – Philly.com

New York Times Health Highlights: April 30, 2015Philly.comGerman measles, which was declared eliminated from the United States in 2004, has now been eliminated from all of North and South America, according to the World Health Organization. WHO officials said it

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New Drug Zaps Double Chin: FAQ – WebMD

CBS News New Drug Zaps Double Chin: FAQWebMDApr. 30, 2015 — A shot that dissolves fat will offer people with a double chin a way to get rid of it without surgery. The FDA approved the new drug, called Kybella,

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Heart Failure Implant Tied to Weakening of Thinking, Memory – WebMD – WebMD

Virtual-Strategy Magazine Heart Failure Implant Tied to Weakening of Thinking, Memory – WebMDWebMDWe will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. {shareThisContent}. {fontSizerContent}. Font Size. A. A. A. Listen to

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Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer – WebMD

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic CancerWebMDTHURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who live in regions with low sunlight may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer, possibly because they don't get enough vitamin D from the

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Hospitals, nursing homes would take biggest cuts under Medicaid group’s … – The Providence Journal

Politico Hospitals, nursing homes would take biggest cuts under Medicaid group's …The Providence JournalAfter being brought together just nine weeks ago, Governor Raimondo's Reinventing Medicaid working group released a report on Thursday that, at the governor's request, offers recommendations on

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