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- Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Healthon October 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- As we write this, one of our physician clients is in a Dallas hospital waiting for a lung transplant. As a pulmonologist, he has treated hundreds of patients with lung conditions, and was on the front lines in treating COVID...
- Patients Gain Access to Clinical Notes Next Weekon October 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
(MedPage Today) -- Starting next week, patients will have immediate access to nearly all clinical notes in their electronic health records as part of a federal mandate, although enforcement won't happen right away. On Nov. 2, the "Information...
- Bariatric Surgery Reduced Risk of CV Events in Hypertensive Patientson October 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Erik Stenberg, Yang Cao, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Cardiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, surgeons The goal of this study was to determine whether metabolic...
- New Adjuvant RT Standard for Cervical Canceron October 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm
(MedPage Today) -- Image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) for cervical cancer achieved disease control similar to three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) but with substantially less gastrointestinal (GI) toxicity...
- Single Dose of SBRT Effective for Oligometastatic Lung Lesionson October 28, 2020 at 6:15 pm
(MedPage Today) -- A single fraction of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) appeared to be an effective alternative to a multi-fraction approach for control of limited lung metastases in patients with cancer. For the primary endpoint of severe...
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- Tackle social factors to reduce stillbirth, say researchersby Jacqui Wise on October 29, 2020 at 6:30 am
Pregnant women who experience psychological stress, domestic abuse, deprivation, or unemployment are more likely to have a stillborn baby, a new study shows.1Researchers from Tommy’s Maternal and...
- Covid-19: risks to healthcare workers and their familiesby Ulf Karlsson, Carl-Johan Fraenkel on October 28, 2020 at 11:30 pm
Since the beginning of the coronavirus 2019 (covid-19) pandemic, healthcare workers have shown a remarkable resilience and professional dedication despite a fear of becoming infected and infecting...
- Covid-19: Official data on England are patchy, say researchers behind new evaluation dashboardby Jacqui Wise on October 28, 2020 at 5:36 pm
Significant gaps exist in the quality and availability of official published data on the covid-19 pandemic in England, say researchers who have developed an interactive dashboard that aims to give...
- Covid-19: More must be done to protect ethnic minority communities in the second wave, review saysby Abi Rimmer on October 28, 2020 at 3:41 pm
The government has not done enough to protect the UK’s black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) communities ahead of the second wave of covid-19, a review by Doreen Lawrence has warned.In a review1...
- Face masks, vision, and risk of fallsby Elmar C Kal, William R Young, Toby J Ellmers on October 28, 2020 at 3:16 pm
Public health experts and international organisations increasingly recommend wearing masks to help limit the spread of covid-19.1 Safe and comfortable use of masks is therefore essential to maximise...
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- Study helps explain why motivation to learn declines with ageon October 28, 2020 at 9:14 pm
Neuroscientists have identified a brain circuit critical for learning to make decisions that require evaluating the cost or reward of an action. They showed this circuit is negatively affected by aging and in Huntington's disease.
- Average body temperature among healthy adults declined over the past two decadeson October 28, 2020 at 9:14 pm
In the nearly two centuries since German physician Carl Wunderlich established 98.6°F as the standard 'normal' body temperature, it has been used by parents and doctors alike as the measure by which fevers -- and often the severity of illness -- have been assessed.
- A patch that could help heal broken heartson October 28, 2020 at 4:45 pm
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide in recent years. During a heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), a blocked artery and the resulting oxygen deprivation cause massive cardiac cell death, blood vessel impairment and inflammation. Now, researchers have developed a cardiac patch with tiny engineered blood vessels that improved recovery from MI in rats and pigs.
- Paracetamol poisonings upon October 28, 2020 at 3:06 pm
In 2003, the painkiller paracetamol became available in Switzerland in tablets with a higher dose of the active ingredient. This correlates with an increase in cases of paracetamol poisoning in the country, as a data analysis shows.
- Genetic analysis system yields new insights into bacterial pneumoniaon October 28, 2020 at 3:06 pm
A team of infectious disease researchers has developed a new method to identify virulence genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae, the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia. Using this technique in a mouse model of pneumonia, they were able to gain new insights into the progression of the disease and its interaction with the flu virus.
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- Long covid: Why are some people sick months after catching the virus?on October 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Millions of people may be experiencing long-term symptoms after recovering from covid-19 – possibly because the virus is hiding from the immune system
- Covid-19 news: Europe fails to stop surging coronavirus second waveon October 28, 2020 at 5:31 pm
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
- How the US response to covid-19 broke its world-class health agencieson October 28, 2020 at 4:30 pm
A series of bad decisions and ill-judged policies, coupled with unrivalled political interference, has led to the FDA and CDC losing the trust of the public and scientists
- Melbourne lockdown lifts as second wave of covid-19 is eliminatedon October 27, 2020 at 7:50 pm
Australians have been celebrating the end of a strict lockdown in Melbourne after cases of coronavirus were eliminated in the state of Victoria
- Malaria parasite hides in human blood by changing how its genes workon October 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Plasmodium falciparum, a malaria-causing parasite, can live undetected in the human bloodstream for months by changing the way its genes are expressed
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- Strengthening global collaboration on COVID-19 real-world evidence and observational studies, , 23/10/2020on October 23, 2020 at 9:50 am
Medicines regulators from around the world discussed their experiences with supporting and assessing real-world evidence to facilitate regulatory...
- 10th ESVAC report shows continued decrease in sales of veterinary antibiotics , , 21/10/2020on October 21, 2020 at 2:30 pm
Theannual reporton the European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption (ESVAC) published by EMA shows that European countries...
- EMA virtual conference: 25 years of advancing public and animal health, , 19/10/2020on October 19, 2020 at 1:48 pm
On 22 October 2020, EMA will mark 25 years of its strong commitment to protect public and animal health with a virtual conference. The event will be...
- First long-acting injectable antiretroviral therapy for HIV recommended for approval, CHMP, 16/10/2020on October 16, 2020 at 2:25 pm
EMA has recommended the granting of marketing authorisations for two new antiretroviral (ARV) medicines, Rekambys (rilpivirine) and Vocabria injection (...
- New gene therapy to treat rare genetic disorder metachromatic leukodystrophy, CHMP, 16/10/2020on October 16, 2020 at 10:00 am
EMA has recommended granting a marketing authorisation in the European Union for the gene therapy Libmeldy to treat metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), a...
- Trial of Antibody Drug for COVID-19 Stopped for Lack of Effectivenesson October 28, 2020 at 12:00 am
Eli Lilly says government is continuing a separate study testing the antibody drug in mild to moderately ill patients
- American College of Chest Physicians, Oct. 18-21on October 28, 2020 at 12:00 am
- CDC Warns of Multistate Listeria Outbreakon October 28, 2020 at 12:00 am
All 10 infected people were hospitalized; one death reported in Florida
- USPSTF Issues Draft Recommendation for CRC Screeningon October 28, 2020 at 12:00 am
Benefit substantial for adults aged 50 to 75 years; benefit moderate for adults aged 45 to 49 years
- COVID-19 Patients More Often Have Vitamin D Deficiencyon October 28, 2020 at 12:00 am
COVID-19 patients with vitamin D deficiency have increased serum ferritin, troponin levels
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- Into the Nitty-Gritty Details of Cloth Maskson October 28, 2020 at 8:41 pm
If you have to wear a cloth mask -- as opposed to a surgical mask or the N95 -- remember these two things.
- For Those with Bathroom Issues, Eat a Kiwi. Or Twoon October 28, 2020 at 7:54 pm
Laxatives for constipation can cause cramping, bloating and gas. Kiwis seem to help regulate bowel movements, with few of those side effects.
- Another 2020 Milestone: Firearm Saleson October 28, 2020 at 6:45 pm
Since the COVID-19 shutdown in March, followed by the collapse of the economy and the civil unrest after the death of George Floyd, firearm sales have shot up dramatically.
- States' Ballot Issues: Health, Abortion ... and Slavery?on October 28, 2020 at 6:03 pm
Apart from the presidential election, what else is on the docket for this November?
- Another COVID Wave, Another Round of Hoardingon October 28, 2020 at 12:54 pm
People are starting to stockpile supplies again as the second wave of COVID-19 strikes and political situation causes uncertainty.
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- Advisory Panel Balks at Neovasc Reducer for Refractory Anginaon October 28, 2020 at 10:25 pm
Concerns were raised over a broad array of issues from missing data to blinding and the choice of the primary efficacy endpoint. Medscape Medical News
- Halting Antiseizure Medication Poses No Harm in Infantson October 28, 2020 at 9:30 pm
A prospective, observational, comparative effectiveness study provides evidence that discontinuing therapy at discharge poses no harm to children and has no effect on the development of epilepsies. Medscape Medical News
- Black Resident Dies After Childbirth, Highlights Tragic Trendon October 28, 2020 at 8:57 pm
Experts say Chaniece Wallace's death highlights a grim statistic: Black women in the US are up to three times more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes. Medscape Medical News
- Newer DMTs More Effective vs Injectables in Pediatric MSon October 28, 2020 at 8:41 pm
Researchers examined data from 7 tertiary pediatric neurology centers in the UK and identified patients under age 18 with relapsing-remitting MS who were treated with DMTs between 2012 and 2018. Medscape Medical News
- Ataluren Delays Disease Milestones in Nonsense Mutation DMDon October 28, 2020 at 8:24 pm
Long-term treatment with ataluren delays loss of ambulation and may delay decline in pulmonary function in patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD), according to study results. Medscape Medical News
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- AHA News: Heart Attacks Linked to Pregnancy on the Rise, Most Often in Women 30 and Olderon October 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
Title: AHA News: Heart Attacks Linked to Pregnancy on the Rise, Most Often in Women 30 and OlderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM
- 1 in 3 High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Opioids Turn to Heroinon October 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
Title: 1 in 3 High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Opioids Turn to HeroinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM
- Will Expelled Droplets Spread COVID? Ventilation May Be Keyon October 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
Title: Will Expelled Droplets Spread COVID? Ventilation May Be KeyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM
- Losing a Sibling a Common Tragedy in Poorer Nations, Study Findson October 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
Title: Losing a Sibling a Common Tragedy in Poorer Nations, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM
- Colon Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 45on October 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
Title: Colon Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 45Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM