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Less than a third of insured hepatitis C patients get timely treatment, study shows

Less than a third of insured hepatitis C patients get timely treatment, study shows

The researchers on the study, published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that among about 48,000 people who tested positive for the potentially life-threatening disease from early 2019 to late 2020, the percentage who started treatment within a year was 35% with private insurance, 28% with Medicare and 23% with …

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Flu may be coming back to the US and kids could be at risk, data shows

Flu may be coming back to the US and kids could be at risk, data shows

After a two-year hiatus, the flu may be back this season – and with a vengeance. Data from the Southern Hemisphere, which is in its flu season, show cases surpassing pre-pandemic levels, prompting health experts to worry about what’s in store for Americans this year. “This might be an early warning system for us that this is …

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Blood protein levels may flag risk of diabetes and death by cancer, shows study | Medical research

Doctors have identified a protein in the blood they believe could serve as an early warning sign for patients who are at risk of diabetes and death from cancer. Researchers in Sweden and China analysed two decades of health records from more than 4,500 middle-aged adults on the Malmö diet and cancer study. They found …

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Research Shows Eating Fruit More Frequently Could Reduce Depression

According to new research, people who frequently eat fruit are more likely to report greater positive mental well-being and are less likely to report symptoms of depression. Aston University study found frequent fruit eaters had greater positive mental well-being. People who frequently eat fruit are more likely to report greater positive psychological well-being and are …

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