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 2022-08-12 23:46 

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Biosimilar-to-Biosimilar Switches Deemed Safe, Effective...

While switches between biosimilars of the same reference biologic already occur for biosimilars with indications in different specialties, they do not meet regulators' interchangeability standards. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-12 21:18 

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Sexual Dysfunction, Hair Loss Linked With Long COVID...

The team analyzed 486,149 adult electronic health records from patients with confirmed COVID in the United Kingdom. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-12 21:16 

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Xofluza Approved for Treating Flu in Children...

An antiviral medication that's been treating adults with influenza for years now has an application for children. FDA Approvals...

 2022-08-12 20:57 

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What Caused a Series of Cases of Melioidosis?...

The disease is associated with travel to tropical regions, but none of the patients had a history of travel. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-12 20:47 

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Experts Say Polio Not Likely to Spread in US...

"But experts say the US is highly protected from the widespread transmission of polio, at least in areas that are highly vaccinated." WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-12 20:40 

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US Tops 10,000 Confirmed Monkeypox Cases: CDC...

Monkeypox cases have been found in every state except Wyoming. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-12 20:40 

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Risk Factors in Kids Linked to Stroke as Soon as 30s, 40s...

Atherosclerotic risk factors present in children as young as 29 days are associated with significant risk for arterial ischemic stroke in the fourth and fifth decades of life, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-12 20:31 

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Generalized Myasthenia Gravis Drug Receives EU Approval...

Approved in the US last year, efgartigimod (Vyvgart) is a first-in-class targeted therapy for patients with generalized myasthenia gravis who test positive for the antiacetylcholine receptor antibody. International Approvals...

 2022-08-12 19:59 

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Big Pharma Went All In to Kill Drug Pricing Negotiations...

For more than a century, the drug industry has issued dire warnings of plunging innovation whenever regulation reared its head. In general, the threat hasn't materialized. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-08-12 19:41 

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Seattle Hospital to Refuse Some Patients Due to Capacity...

"All hospital systems (are) very much over capacity with very high census numbers, particularly because of an inability to discharge patients into post-acute care settings." Associated Press...

 2022-08-12 19:33 

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Black NFL Retirees Win Cases When Racial Bias Eliminated...

The newly approved payouts are a victory for NFL families in the decade-long legal saga over concussions. Associated Press...

 2022-08-12 18:17 

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Aug 12 2022 This Week in Cardiology...

AF screening; sodium, potassium, BP, and CV outcomes; drug prices; and cardio-respiratory fitness are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week's podcast. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2022-08-12 18:06 

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Two Deaths From Liver Failure Linked to Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug...

Two children have died 5-6 weeks after infusion with the gene therapy drug onasemnogene abeparvovec (Zolgensma), a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, its manufacturer reports. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-12 16:32 

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How Doctors With Addiction Heal and Return to Practice...

Physicians experience problems with substance abuse at the same rates as everyone else. Here's how two doctors hit rock bottom, recovered, and got back to practicing medicine full time. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-12 16:19 

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Do Locums Workers Create More Problems Than They Solve?...

Drs Robert Glatter and Peter Papadakos discuss the impact of locums workers, particularly related to the post-pandemic staffing crisis. Medscape Emergency Medicine...

 2022-08-12 15:51 

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Atypical Presentation of Monkeypox Creates Confusion...

Atypical presentations are common in the current monkeypox outbreak. This factor may contribute to missed diagnoses and an underestimation of the number of cases. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-12 15:38 

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COVID Bright Spot: People May Have Smoked Less During Pandemic...

Health gains from a drop in smoking could be long lasting, a recent study found. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-11 23:55 

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Large Study Confirms COVID Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women...

This analysis is one of the first to compare adverse events in pregnant and nonpregnant and vaccinated and unvaccinated women. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-11 21:46 

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CDC Ends Some COVID Safety Rules, Emphasizes Personal Risk...

CDC recommendations on social distancing, quarantining, and testing children for COVID-19 while allowing them to stay in school may no longer be necessary for most Americans. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-11 20:56 

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Bones Age by As Much As 10 Years After Long Periods in Space...

New data about the detrimental effects of zero gravity on the skeleton could have clinical implications for osteoporosis and other rheumatic conditions. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-11 20:21 

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FDA Expands Home Testing Guidelines for COVID Exposures...

The new guidance from the FDA is based on findings from a new study by University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School researchers showed the new timelines are more likely to detect an infection. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-11 20:00 

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What Are Growing Pains? Turns Out No One Really Knows...

Few people make it through their youth without being told the aches they have are just growing pains, but according to researchers investigating, that's not a legitimate medical diagnosis. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-11 18:00 

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Early PT for Lower Back Pain Sends Fewer Patients to Specialists...

A new study concludes that primary care physicians who advise patients with lower back pain to wait for symptoms to resolve may be setting patients up for unnecessary specialist visits. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-11 17:29 

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Burnout and Stress of Today: How Do We Cope?...

Douglas A. Paauw, MD, discusses clinician burnout. MDedge...

 2022-08-11 16:01 

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Which Factors Fuel Sexual Violence in Healthcare?...

A Brazilian anesthesiologist recently was accused of abusing a woman undergoing cesarean delivery. His case has revived public discussions of sexual violence perpetrated by healthcare professionals. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-11 15:53 

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They Call It 'Tranq,' and It's Making Street Drugs More Dangerous...

Xylazine, an animal tranquilizer, has made it into the illegal drug supply of opioids and cocaine. It is changing the way outreach workers treat overdoses. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-08-11 14:59 

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Chemokine Expression Predicts MDD Severity...

Adults with major depressive disorder have significantly reduced expression of chemokine receptor 4 on blood T lymphocytes, which can predict disease severity, new research suggests. MDedge News...

 2022-08-11 14:51 

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Exercise Plus Cognitive Training Boosts MCI Improvement...

A program comprised of cognitive training followed by physical exercise is associated with greater improvement in patients with mild cognitive impairment than exercise alone, new research shows. MDedge News...

 2022-08-11 14:37 

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Plasma Biomarkers Predict COVID Neurologic Complications...

Neurofilament light (NfL) and glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) alone and together can help predict a neurological complication from COVID, new research suggests. MDedge News...

 2022-08-11 14:19 

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Experts: EPA Should Assess Risk of Sunscreens' UV Filters...

Experts from the National Academy of Sciences said an ecologic risk assessment of the 17 UV filters in sunscreens is urgently needed to protect marine and human life. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-11 14:06 

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Earlier Surgical Referral Needed for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy...

Most patients with drug-resistant epilepsy should receive a referral for a surgical evaluation as soon as it's clear their disease is drug resistant, new expert consensus recommendations say. MDedge News...

 2022-08-11 13:39 

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Get the Complete Picture by Using CGM for Those With Diabetes...

Eugene Wright, MD, discusses why you should be using continuous glucose monitoring in the primary care setting for your patients with diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-08-11 13:39 

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Does Ketamine Live Up to the Hype in Depression?...

Three psychiatrists discuss the data and what role the drug has in psychiatry Medscape Psychiatry...

 2022-08-11 12:56 

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Saddled With Med School Debt, Yet Left Out of Loan Forgiveness Plans...

Possible plans from President Biden have been revealed, indicating that student loan forgiveness is imminent but with an income cap excluding many in healthcare. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-08-11 12:51 

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Getting the Most From Every Patient Encounter...

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 2022-08-11 12:44 

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German Officials Resist Call to End Quarantine Requirement...

The German health minister and various politicians say that ending quarantine and isolation requirements would result in the further spread of COVID-19. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-10 21:05 

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Long COVID's Grip Will Likely Tighten as Infections Continue...

Experts are worried about a second wave of illnesses from long COVID, a condition that already has affected between 7.7 million and 23 million Americans. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 21:03 

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Removal of Small, Asymptomatic Kidney Stones Reduces Relapse...

'Elective removal [of 'silent' stones] may allow these patients to avoid pain and trauma, inefficient and costly emergency department visits,' and more, says an expert commenting on a randomized trial. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-10 20:35 

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Extreme Temperatures Can Reduce the Efficacy of Drug Therapy...

High temperatures can affect drug stability and change the way the body absorbs and excretes active ingredients. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-08-10 20:28 

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Biden Now Has Cough, but Not COVID...

Biden coughed several times during a speech on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday, which made him stop a few times and turn his head or sip water. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 19:56 

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Regular Fasting Linked to Less Severe COVID: Study...

The study was done on men and women in Utah who were, on average, in their 60s and got COVID before vaccines were available. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 19:32 

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A Beer a Day May Boost Your Gut Microbiome...

Drinking one can of alcoholic or nonalcoholic lager a day improved gut microbiome diversity in healthy men, Portuguese researchers report. Does that mean beer is good for you? WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 19:16 

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The Monkeypox Epidemic Is Unusual: Here's How I Know...

An epidemiologist explains why the virus isn't an STI — and what really counts as "close contact." Undark...

 2022-08-10 18:27 

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US to Buy IV Drug to Help With Monkeypox Outbreak...

The IV version is an 'important option' for patients who can't swallow the pill, the company said, particularly since monkeypox can cause rashes and blisters in the mouth. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 18:10 

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Rapper Fat Joe: No One Is Making Sure Hospitals Post Their Prices...

"Nobody's enforcing that law," Joe alleges in the foreboding commercial, which began running on television and social media in April and is still airing. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-08-10 15:14 

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Children and COVID: Severe Illness Rising as Vaccinations Stall...

The proportion of ED visits with diagnosed COVID rose steadily throughout June and July. MDedge News...

 2022-08-10 15:02 

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COVID vs Monkeypox: A Tale of Two Pandemics...

How do the two viruses compare? What can we expect from these contagions as they continue to spread throughout the country? Medscape...

 2022-08-10 14:57 

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Weight Loss Surgery Has a Big Effect on Marriage...

Kristal's weight loss wasn't the only problem, but she and her ex-husband believe it was the beginning of the end. WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 14:45 

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Meet a Champion Climber With Type 1 Diabetes...

'When I was told that I could keep competing, a switch flipped for me and I made a decision that nothing would hold me back. ' WebMD Health News...

 2022-08-10 13:33 

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For Many Infections, Source Control Is Key...

Source control is a primary component of successful management for many infections. Why, then, is it so hard for providers to talk about getting it done? Medscape Blogs...

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