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Cancer-sniffing dogs 97% accurate in identifying lung cancer

JAOA researchers say the dogs’ abilities may lead to the development of an effective, safe and inexpensive means for mass cancer screening.

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07.08.19

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Researchers suggest patients get screened earlier for osteoporosis—men especially

Research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found 25% of men and women 35 to 50 years old are at risk for bone disease.

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06.24.19

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Researchers: Fecal transplants promising treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Standard antibiotic treatments can be prohibitively expensive and perpetuate the infection, according to an article published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

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05.23.19

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JAOA cannabis study covered by CNN, Newsweek, Reuters, Vice and others

Patients who regularly use cannabis can require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, the study found.

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04.18.19

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Education, gender may affect adherence to Mediterranean diet, JAOA study finds

Women are three times more likely than men to follow the diet, while college grads are seven times more likely, according to research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

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03.21.19

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Study finds up to 15% of children have sleep apnea, yet 90% go undiagnosed

New research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in children are often wrongly attributed to behavior issues.

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03.07.19

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Antidepressants increase risk of gastrointestinal, intracranial bleeding, researchers find

A review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds when selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are combined with certain other over-the-counter or prescription medications, gastrointestinal or intracranial bleeding may occur.

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02.07.19

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Hearing test might help identify autism in young children

The authors of new research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association note a strong connection between auditory dysfunction and autism, suggesting that hearing issues identified at birth can be a clue to monitor the child for autism.

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01.24.19

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Physicians call for policies to disarm older patients with dementia

An article in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found there are currently no laws that give families or caregivers legal authority to confiscate firearms.

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12.10.18