March 31, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Deadly TBs Link To Common Lung Disease Revealed

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Australian scientists have shown an important link between two, previously unconnected, serious lung diseases: tuberculosis and COPD. Source:Deadly TBs Link To Common Lung Disease Revealed

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March 31, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy

Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy Latest Diabetes News WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Eylea (aflibercept) has been expanded to treat diabetic retinopathy among people with diabetic macular edema, the agency said Wednesday in a news release. Affecting more than

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March 31, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach

Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — When caring for people with diabetes, primary care doctors need to tailor blood sugar targets and treatments to the individual patient, new recommendations suggest. That’s just one of

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March 31, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Videos On End-Of-Life Choices Ease Tough Conversation

5 min 6 sec Download Hawaii ranks 49th in the nation for use of home health care services during the last six months of someone’s life. Videos from ACP Decisions show patients what their options are at the end of life. ACP Decisions hide caption itoggle caption ACP Decisions Lena

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March 31, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

No Easy, Reliable Way To Screen For Suicide

About twice a year, statistics suggest, a pilot somewhere in the world — usually flying alone — deliberately crashes a plane. The Germanwing flight downed last week may be one such case. But most people who fit the psychological profile of the pilots in these very rare events never have

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March 31, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

After Snowden, The NSA Faces Recruitment Challenge

Not many students have the cutting-edge cybersecurity skills the NSA needs, recruiters say. And these days industry is paying top dollar for talent.   Brooks Kraft/Corbis Daniel Swann is exactly the type of person the National Security Agency would love to have working for it. The 22-year-old is a fourth-year

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