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Friends and family may help counter diabetes stress
Reuters Health News : April 26, 2018, 11:41 am
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may have healthier blood sugar levels when they get lots of encouragement from family and friends to help them overcome the stress of managing their disease, a U.S. study suggests.
New York City's window guard policy tied to fewer falls and deaths
Reuters Health News : April 26, 2018, 10:01 am
(Reuters Health) - New York City's window guard rule, which requires building owners to install window-limiting devices in apartments with children under age 10, has led to a dramatic reduction in injuries and deaths, researchers say.
Trauma centers serving vulnerable patients on shaky financial ground
Reuters Health News : April 26, 2018, 8:30 am
(Reuters Health) - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been good for the financial health of Level 1 trauma centers in hospitals that serve vulnerable patients, but these critical facilities remain at risk of future financial problems, U.S. researchers say.
Global study finds 44 genetic risk factors for major depression
Reuters Health News : April 26, 2018, 8:10 am
(Reuters) - International scientists have identified 44 genetic variants that can increase the risk of developing major depression and found that all humans carry at least some of them.
AbbVie's beat fueled by demand for Humira, Hep C drugs
Reuters Health News : April 26, 2018, 7:49 am
(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by higher sales of its rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira and its Hepatitis C drugs, leading the company to raise its full-year earnings forecast.