Medical News Today daily newsletter - 13 April 2014

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** ALCOHOL / ADDICTION / ILLEGAL DRUGS News **

New research explains why binge drinking prolongs wound recovery time
http://mnt.to/l/4mKB
When people are injured while binge drinking, it can increase infection risk and lead to them being hospitalized for twice as long and being twice as likely to die. But why?

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** ANXIETY / STRESS News **

Chronic stress affects African-American boys genetically
http://mnt.to/l/4mHz
Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and Pennsylvania State University researchers.

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** ARTHRITIS / RHEUMATOLOGY News **

Rheumatoid arthritis patients at greater risk of kidney disease
http://mnt.to/l/4mHG
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use...

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** CANCER / ONCOLOGY News **

Growth factor receptors identified that may prompt the spread of lung cancer
http://mnt.to/l/4mHF
Two cell surface receptors might be responsible for the most common form of lung cancer spreading to other parts of the body, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research...

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** CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOLOGY News **

'Poor labeling and lack of education' to blame for energy drink misperceptions
http://mnt.to/l/4mJ8
Energy drinks are associated with many health problems. But still, young people think they are safe to consume. One professor says poor labeling and lack of education are to blame.

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** CAREGIVERS / HOMECARE News **

Medication therapy management study of home-health patients finds low-risk patients three times less likely to be admitted to hospital
http://mnt.to/l/4mHL
Low-risk
Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those...

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** COMPLIANCE News **

Medication therapy management study of home-health patients finds low-risk patients three times less likely to be admitted to hospital
http://mnt.to/l/4mHL
Low-risk
Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those...

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** DIABETES News **

Snack food ingredient olestra speeds up removal of toxins from the body
http://mnt.to/l/4mHK
Results of clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati researchers are reported in the April edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

Chromium supplementation not effective in lowering fasting glucose in diabetic and non-diabetic populations
http://mnt.to/l/4mHB
Approximately 26 percent of the U.S. population has impaired fasting glucose, which is a predisposition for developing type 2 diabetes, and chromium supplementation has been suggested as a...

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** HYPERTENSION News **

Snack food ingredient olestra speeds up removal of toxins from the body
http://mnt.to/l/4mHK
Results of clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati researchers are reported in the April edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

Rheumatoid arthritis patients at greater risk of kidney disease
http://mnt.to/l/4mHG
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use...

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** INFECTIOUS DISEASES / BACTERIA / VIRUSES News **

New research explains why binge drinking prolongs wound recovery time
http://mnt.to/l/4mKB
When people are injured while binge drinking, it can increase infection risk and lead to them being hospitalized for twice as long and being twice as likely to die. But why?

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** LIVER DISEASE / HEPATITIS News **

Improving patient survival after paracetamol-related liver failure: new prediction model
http://mnt.to/l/4mHP
In the UK paracetamol toxicity is the most common cause of ALF and has a high mortality rate.

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** LUNG CANCER News **

Growth factor receptors identified that may prompt the spread of lung cancer
http://mnt.to/l/4mHF
Two cell surface receptors might be responsible for the most common form of lung cancer spreading to other parts of the body, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research...

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** MEN'S HEALTH News **

Chronic stress affects African-American boys genetically
http://mnt.to/l/4mHz
Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and Pennsylvania State University researchers.

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** MENTAL HEALTH News **

Incarcerated older adults in mental health treatment programs experience the same challenges as younger participants
http://mnt.to/l/4mHC
Statistics show that the amount of older adults in the criminal justice system has quadrupled in the past 15 years.

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** NUTRITION / DIET News **

'Poor labeling and lack of education' to blame for energy drink misperceptions
http://mnt.to/l/4mJ8
Energy drinks are associated with many health problems. But still, young people think they are safe to consume. One professor says poor labeling and lack of education are to blame.

Snack food ingredient olestra speeds up removal of toxins from the body
http://mnt.to/l/4mHK
Results of clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati researchers are reported in the April edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

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** PAIN / ANESTHETICS News **

Improving patient survival after paracetamol-related liver failure: new prediction model
http://mnt.to/l/4mHP
In the UK paracetamol toxicity is the most common cause of ALF and has a high mortality rate.

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** PEDIATRICS / CHILDREN'S HEALTH News **

'Poor labeling and lack of education' to blame for energy drink misperceptions
http://mnt.to/l/4mJ8
Energy drinks are associated with many health problems. But still, young people think they are safe to consume. One professor says poor labeling and lack of education are to blame.

Pilot study shows effectiveness of violence intervention program
http://mnt.to/l/4mHH
Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the...

Chronic stress affects African-American boys genetically
http://mnt.to/l/4mHz
Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and Pennsylvania State University researchers.

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** PHARMACY / PHARMACIST News **

Medication therapy management study of home-health patients finds low-risk patients three times less likely to be admitted to hospital
http://mnt.to/l/4mHL
Low-risk
Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those...

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** PSYCHOLOGY / PSYCHIATRY News **

Time spent on Facebook linked to poor body image
http://mnt.to/l/4mHM
The mediated version of what women should look like has always been under scrutiny, particularly looking at actresses and fashion models.

Pilot study shows effectiveness of violence intervention program
http://mnt.to/l/4mHH
Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the...

Incarcerated older adults in mental health treatment programs experience the same challenges as younger participants
http://mnt.to/l/4mHC
Statistics show that the amount of older adults in the criminal justice system has quadrupled in the past 15 years.

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** PUBLIC HEALTH News **

Incarcerated older adults in mental health treatment programs experience the same challenges as younger participants
http://mnt.to/l/4mHC
Statistics show that the amount of older adults in the criminal justice system has quadrupled in the past 15 years.

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** UROLOGY / NEPHROLOGY News **

Rheumatoid arthritis patients at greater risk of kidney disease
http://mnt.to/l/4mHG
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use...

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** WOMEN'S HEALTH / GYNECOLOGY News **

Time spent on Facebook linked to poor body image
http://mnt.to/l/4mHM
The mediated version of what women should look like has always been under scrutiny, particularly looking at actresses and fashion models.

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