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Jun

26

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World Health Organization Releases ICD-11

Posted by on June 26th, 2018 0 comments

The World Health Organization has released the newest version of the International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11.  The ICD tracks health trends and statistics globally.  The nearly 55,000 unique codes identify injuries, diseases, symptoms, and causes of death.  These codes are the common language that health care professionals use to share information worldwide. This new version… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, EHR, Electronic Resources, Evaluation, General (all entries), Health History, Public Health, Resources

Jun

19

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New Research Looks at Long-Term Impact of Tonsillectomies

Posted by on June 19th, 2018 0 comments

When I was in grade school, it seemed as if nearly every kid would miss a week of school to have their tonsils removed. They would return to school bragging about their recovery spent eating ice cream, drinking milkshakes, and watching cartoons.  I can almost acutely recall being jealous of these classmates.  After reading new… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Research

May

17

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All of Us

Posted by on May 17th, 2018 0 comments

Over the past couple of weeks, you may have hear about a new research program that the NIH has launched.  All of Us endeavors to enroll 1 million or more adults to participate in a research study.  Data from this study will be used to further advance the practice of precision medicine. Precision medicine allows… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Data, General (all entries), NIH, Precision Medicine, Public Health, Research

Nov

21

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NIH Blood Pressure Study Data Supports AHA/ACC Hypertension Guidelines

Posted by on November 21st, 2017 2 comments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded a landmark study that supports a crucial component of the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines put forth by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC).  The AHA and ACC guidelines state that high blood pressure should be treated earlier by changes in lifestyle… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, Fitness, General (all entries), Health Literacy, Research

Nov

14

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Launches a Crowdsourcing Project Called PregSource to Better Understand Pregnancy

Posted by on November 14th, 2017 0 comments

PregSource, collects information from pregnant women to increase knowledge about pregnancy.  The research project delves into emotional, physical, labor, and delivery aspects to identify specific challenges experienced by subsets of women, to include those with physical disabilities.  The overarching goal of the research program is to form better strategies to improve maternal health care in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), NIH

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