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Worker Contribution to Health Benefits Up in 2017
 

In 2017, health benefits coverage remained stable, while workers faced considerable variation in costs, according to Health Affairs. Average annual premiums (employer and worker contributions combined) ...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 PRACTICE NEWS

Tibetan Yoga Improves Sleep Quality During Chemo
 

Participation in a Tibetan yoga program (TYP) during chemotherapy results in modest, short-term benefits in sleep quality, with long-term benefits seen for those who practice at least twice weekly, rese...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

APOE Allele Type Tied to Mortality Risk
 

(HealthDay News) The apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 allele increases the risk of overall and cardiovascular mortality, while the APOE ε2 allele decreases the risk, research in the Journal of the American ...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 GERIATRICS

Bicycling ‘Overloads’ Movement Networks With Parkinson’s
 

Bicycling suppresses abnormal beta synchrony in the Parkinsonian basal ganglia, research in the Annals of Neurology finds. Researchers compared bicycling and walking in Parkinson’s disease patient...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Sleep Deprivation a Serious Threat to Health: Expert
 

The current levels of sleep deprivation are a “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic,” causing harm to your biology, sleep expert Matthew Walker told The Guardian. Long commutes, increased meldin...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Fasting Blood Glucose Trajectory May Predict Future MI
 

(HealthDay News) For individuals without diabetes, certain fasting blood glucose (FBG) trajectories are associated with the risk of future myocardial infarction (MI), research in Diabetes Care suggests....
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Serum Cystatin C Predicts Mortality With Cirrhotic Ascites
 

Serum cystatin C level is an excellent predictor of mortality in patients with cirrhotic ascites, research in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology suggests. Researchers prospectively enrolled ...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Concussion May Increase Multiple Sclerosis Risk
 

Concussion during adolescence increases the risk of subsequent multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis, research in the Annals of Neurology suggests. Using hospital diagnoses and Multiple Sclerosis registers,...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS