Action Points Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Women with small, mammogram-discovered, early stage breast cancers have excellent outcomes, but survival rates are significantly lower among black women compared with whites, […]Continue Reading ...
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December 13, 2017 Firefighters face potential exposure to various hazardous chemicals that increase their risk for numerous health issues. During responses to fires or other hazardous events, they may be exposed to, inhale or ingest toxic gases, vapors or particles. In particular, heavy metal exposure is a major public health issue with firefighters in postindustrial […]Continue Reading ...
December 14, 2017 Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally again following surgery, a Loyola Medicine study has found. The study by orthopaedic surgeons Michael Pinzur, MD, and Adam Schiff, MD, is published in Foot & Ankle International, the official […]Continue Reading ...
December 13, 2017 In the wild, chimpanzees face any number of dire threats, ranging from poachers to predators to deforestation. That’s why scientists, investigating an outbreak of respiratory disease in a community of wild chimpanzees in Uganda’s Kibale National Park, were surprised and dismayed to discover that a human “common cold” virus known as rhinovirus […]Continue Reading ...
FDA Approves Admelog (insulin lispro) Rapid-Acting “Follow-On” Insulin Product to Treat Diabetes December 11, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Admelog (insulin lispro injection), a rapid-acting insulin indicated to improve control in blood sugar levels in adults and pediatric patients aged 3 years and older with type 1 diabetes mellitus and […]Continue Reading ...
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month. Symptoms were reported by 209 guests among the 5,796 people aboard Ovation of the Seas ship, according to Royal Caribbean International cruise line spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez. The ship returned to […]Continue Reading ...
December 13, 2017 Fresh insights into key hormones found in commonly prescribed medicines have been discovered, providing further understanding of the medicines’ side effects. The study in immune cells may help to explain why some people develop resistance to these drugs, which have powerful anti-inflammatory benefits. Its findings are significant because glucocorticoid hormones – also […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Google laptop searches seem to be better at finding quality online sexual health advice than digital assistants on smartphones, find experts in the Christmas issue of The BMJ. They say their findings “show the importance of improving digital literacy in the general population” and call for more to be done “to […]Continue Reading ...
December 13, 2017 Caris Life Sciences®, a leading innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced a data presentation, at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta, demonstrating the identification of a new mechanism of action to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The company […]Continue Reading ...
December 14, 2017 A recent study published in Rheumatology finds that osteitis/bone marrow edema as measured by magnetic resonance imaging was present in healthy people. However, it did not significantly increase due to intense physical activity. In the last decade, considerable efforts have been made to shorten the diagnostic delay in axial spondyloarthritis, a chronic […]Continue Reading ...
December 14, 2017 Ten-week-old babies can learn from practicing walking months before they begin walking themselves say researchers. They gave the infants experience at “reflex walking” which is a primitive instinct in babies which disappears around 12 weeks of age. When held by an adult at a slightly forward angle, and with the soles of […]Continue Reading ...
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December 14, 2017 Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing a new approach to get critical updates regarding antibiotics and antifungal drugs to health care professionals as part of an overall effort to combat antimicrobial resistance. The agency created a website that will provide direct and timely access to information about when bacterial […]Continue Reading ...
December 12, 2017 The Government has announced that it plans to work with the DVLA to include an eye test reminder when motorists renew their photocard driving license – in a milestone move announced in Parliament yesterday. David Linden MP having a screening at the OCT machine, at a Vision Express event in Westminster The […]Continue Reading ...
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