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Review links daytime napping with hypertension

(HealthDay)—Daytime napping appears to be associated with increased risk of hypertension, according to a review and meta-analysis published online July 4 in the Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine.

Jul 14, 2016
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Elevated CRP may be response, not cause of disease

Genetically raised levels of C-reactive protein (CRP, an inflammatory protein) are associated with protection against schizophrenia, according to a Mendelian randomization study published this week in PLOS Medicine. The study, ...

Jun 21, 2016
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Nursing home ownership

Given evidence from observational studies that publicly funded care delivered in for-profit facilities is inferior to care delivered in public or non-profit facilities, the precautionary principle should be applied when developing ...

Apr 19, 2016
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