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 2021-09-21 18:04 

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Weight Loss Threshold for T2d Remission After Bariatric Surgery...

Patients with type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery commonly experienced remission, but there was little increase in rates of remission above a threshold of 20% total weight loss. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-21 17:59 

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Johnson & Johnson Says Second Shot Boosts Protection to 94%...

When given 2 months after the first dose, a booster shot increased antibody levels by four to six times compared with one shot alone. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-21 17:53 

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Targeting IL-23 Could Still Be Important for Axial SpA Treatment...

Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis corroborate negative trial findings for IL-23 but hint at some early benefit with risankizumab. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-21 17:43 

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Doctor Who Claimed Masks Hurt Health Loses License...

Steven Arthur LaTulippe's advice to patients about face masking amounted to 'gross negligence' in the practice of medicine and was grounds for discipline, the medical board said in a report. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-21 17:21 

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Residency Programs Need 'Greater Focus' on BPD Treatment...

Borderline personality disorder is often underdiagnosed, in part because not enough clinicians know how to handle patients with the condition, experts say. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-21 17:04 

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Friedreich's Ataxia Treatment Shows Extended Benefit...

A treatment that protects against inflammation may also help in slowing progression of Friedreich's ataxia out to more than 2 years, a new phase 2 trial suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-21 16:57 

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Trust Is 'Key' in Treating Borderline Personality Disorder...

Difficulties associated with treating borderline personality disorder make for an uneasy alliance between patients and clinicians, which makes earning their trust essential, experts say. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-21 16:36 

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise in Kids, Scientists Examine Immune Systems...

Experts are eager to understand what protects most children from becoming severely ill with the disease. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-09-21 15:17 

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Survey Identifies Clinicians' Unease With Genetic Testing in PD...

Ahead of new guideline development, a survey of Movement Disorders Society members worldwide shows a number of gaps in clinicians' comfort levels with genetic testing in Parkinson's disease. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-21 14:46 

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The Parent Penalty in Medicine...

Physicians starting a new family have to pay a heavy toll when they are not given the support they need by their departments and hospitals. Here's how an oncologist is looking to change all that. Medscape Blogs...

 2021-09-21 14:20 

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Travel-Related Measles...

As more people travel internationally, the risk for measles infection increases, especially among the unvaccinated. CDC Expert Commentary...

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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New AHA Guidance on Managing Obesity-Related Hypertension...

Clinicians are addressing the secondary problem (ie, hypertension or diabetes), but not the root cause of obesity as aggressively, says the writing group chair. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 22:32 

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COVID-19 Claims More Than 675,000 US Lives, Surpassing 1918 Flu...

Though the comparison is a bit apples and oranges between now and 1918, the staggering death toll is tragic in any era. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 21:57 

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10 Lessons Learned From the Pandemic, and a Way Forward: Report...

A new report claims better federal government coordination is needed, along with an improved public health infrastructure, more tests, and better data on critical supplies. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 21:02 

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Nursing Shortages Affect Safety During Labor and Delivery...

Nursing shortages are the biggest safety risk for patients in labor and delivery units, according to a recent survey of obstetricians. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 20:54 

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Parent-Led Intervention for Infants May Decrease Autism Symptoms...

A therapy that aims to work with each child's differences, rather than counter them, may support development during the early childhood years, a researcher said. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 20:08 

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Vermont State Police Gets Mental Health Programs Director...

"This is a crucial position within the Department of Public Safety and for the Vermont public safety community...." Associated Press...

 2021-09-20 19:57 

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Hormone Agonist Therapy Disrupts Bone Density in Transgender Youth...

The use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists has a negative effect on bone mass in transgender youth, according to data from 172 individuals. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 19:55 

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New York City to Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Tests in Schools...

The change comes after the first full week of school during which nearly 900 classrooms were fully or partially closed in the city's 1876 schools because of reports of positive COVID-19 cases. Associated Press...

 2021-09-20 19:47 

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First Texas Doctor Admits to Violating Abortion Ban...

San Antonio physician Alan Braid, MD, said the new restrictions reminded him of darker days during his 1972 obstetrics and gynecology residency, when he saw three teenagers die from illegal abortions. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 19:30 

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COVID-Detecting Dogs Pilot First Airport Program...

These good girls are very good at what they do, which is detecting the scent of COVID-19 in human breath. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 19:12 

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Alabama's Deaths Outpace Births for First Time in History...

For the first time in Alabama's known history, the state's deaths have outpaced its births -- a bleak consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 19:04 

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Medical Therapy Is Cost-effective for Endometriosis...

For patients with endometriosis-related dysmenorrhea, it is cost effective to use medical therapy before surgery, according to investigators. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 18:47 

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Use of OxyContin Profits to Fight Opioids Formally Approved...

A judge formally approved a plan Friday to turn OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma into a new company no longer owned by members of the Sackler family. Its profits would go to fight the opioid epidemic. Associated Press...

 2021-09-20 18:32 

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Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine Is Safe, Effective for Kids 5-11...

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have announced that their mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 is safe and appears to generate a protective immune response in children as young as 5. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 17:57 

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I Got a 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known...

I was miserable for 5 days, am fully recovered a month later, and have learned even more about what we do and don't know about COVID now. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-09-20 17:55 

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Can Cancer Drugs Help Fight COVID-19?...

John Whyte, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, WebMD. Michael Foote, MD, Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. WebMD...

 2021-09-20 17:37 

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Premature Menopause a 'Warning Sign' for Greater ASCVD Risk...

Premature menopause has been linked to cardiovascular disease in women, but it may not carry as much weight as traditional risk factors in driving 10-year event risk, a cohort study suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 17:32 

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Schools Get the Brunt of Latest COVID Wave in South Carolina...

"We spiked the football too early. Instead of continuing to listen to medical professionals and interpreting the data, [Gov. McMaster] has been guided by Republican Governors Association talking points." Associated Press...

 2021-09-20 16:29 

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CDC Study Says Moderna Vaccine More Effective Than Pfizer and J&J...

A nationwide study of more than 3600 adults found the Moderna vaccine does a better job at preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations than the two other vaccines being used in the United States. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 15:46 

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HPV Infection During Pregnancy Ups Risk for Premature Birth...

Persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) 16 and HPV 18 infections during a pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of premature birth. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-20 15:01 

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American Samoa Reports First COVID-19 Case...

The case was detected Thursday among 43 travelers who were quarantined at the Sadies by the Sea hotel in the village of Utulei. WebMD Health News...

 2021-09-20 14:55 

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MDS 2021...

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from MDS 2021 Medscape Neurology...

 2021-09-20 13:00 

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Are the Physicians to Blame for the Patient's Failure to Follow Up?...

In this case, physicians performed three scans, so how was the patient's cancer missed? The Doctors Company...

 2021-09-20 10:05 

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Nurses 'At the Breaking Point,' May Quit Due to COVID: Survey...

A new survey says that the variant surge and vaccine refusal are taking a serious professional toll on critical care nurses today and could have impact on the future. Medscape Medical News...

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