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 2022-07-27 21:28 

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Boosters Targeting Omicron May Be Available Earlier...

Federal officials are trying to strike a balance between protecting people this summer as the BA.5 subvariant continues to infect more than 100,000 Americans per day and keeping people safe in the winter. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-27 21:10 

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Clean House, Healthy Mind? Chores May Lower Dementia Risk...

Engaging in activities such as household chores, strenuous exercise, and even visits to friends is protective against dementia -- even in those at genetic risk, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-27 21:08 

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Hidden in Plain Sight: If AI Can Detect Race, What About Bias?...

An AI model accurately predicts a person's race from a chest radiograph with stunning accuracy. Here's why it matters, and how it poses research questions about bias in medicine. Medscape...

 2022-07-27 21:06 

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COVID-19: Updates and Predictions for the Bivalent Booster...

Is it better to get the current booster now or to wait until the fall for boosters that cover the BA.4 and BA.5 variants? Medscape Infectious Diseases...

 2022-07-27 21:00 

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Legal Abortion Is a Matter of Public Health...

Guaranteeing the right to terminate a pregnancy voluntarily is also guaranteeing the health and safety of women, says a physician. Guaranteeing this right thus remains a public health imperative. Medscape Ob/Gyn...

 2022-07-27 20:50 

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US Nears Top Spot in Global Monkeypox Cases...

The US has reported 3590 known monkeypox cases, falling just behind Spain's 3738 cases. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-27 20:22 

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No Long COVID Drugs Yet, But Other Treatments Available...

"They told me that it was due to inflamed muscles, that there was nothing they could do, and that this was my new 'normal,'4; she says. "I burst into tears. No one wants to live this way." WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-27 20:13 

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Fast Food Linked to Increased Dementia Risk...

Individuals who consume high amounts of ultraprocessed foods, such as chips and soft drinks, are at increased risk of developing dementia, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-27 19:31 

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Slowing Monkeypox Involves Reaching Those Most at Risk...

Monkeypox cases are turning up in other populations -- and that number is likely to grow if public health officials don't effectively nip the outbreak in the bud. Kaiser Health News...

 2022-07-27 19:30 

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Professor Called Out for Fake Peer Review on 'Love Hormone'...

There were inappropriate communications between the authors and reviewer during the peer-review process. Retraction Watch...

 2022-07-27 18:15 

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President Biden Tests Negative for COVID-19...

The president will resume his normal duties and end his isolation. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-27 16:52 

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New Job, Old Nemesis: The Quality Bonus...

Kenny Lin explains his reluctance to pander to quality metrics that have nothing to do with patient health and autonomy. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2022-07-27 16:39 

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Canadians' Alcohol Intake Changed During the Pandemic...

Female sex, higher income, previous and current cannabis smoking, and depression were associated with increased alcohol intake in an examination of longitudinal data Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-27 16:05 

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Guidance Abounds for Prescribing Medication Abortions...

Physicians can take advantage of simpler protocols and changes in dispensing regulations, although many barriers remain. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-27 15:57 

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Synergy With Combo Checkpoint Inhibitors: Fact or Fiction?...

Dr Maurie Markman highlights a new paper questioning whether there is synergy among checkpoint inhibitors used in combination. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-07-27 15:50 

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Could Lower-Dose ImmunoTx Provide More Equitable Global Access?...

Are Western doses of immunotherapy drugs too high? Join Dr David Kerr for this thought-provoking commentary on how reducing doses of oncology-related medications may help patients around the world attain better care. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-07-27 14:58 

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Hypertension Ups Risk for Severe COVID, Even in the Fully Vaxxed...

Vaccinated and boosted adults with high blood pressure were more than twice as likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 than were those without hypertension. MDedge News...

 2022-07-27 14:29 

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Scientists Aim to Combat COVID With a Shot in the Nose...

Developing an intranasal COVID vaccine is among the ideas scientists are testing to keep ahead of an evolving virus. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-27 13:09 

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Do Sugary Drink Taxes Change Behavior?...

Many countries have implemented taxes on sugary drinks to reduce consumption. Anna Grummon, PhD, MSPH, discusses the latest research on these taxes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-07-27 13:01 

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Don't Show Me The Money, Show Me You Care...

What is the pursuit of a paycheck costing you? Is your currency something other than money? For this nurse, it's a boss who cares. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-07-27 11:39 

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For Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease, Pain Can Be Gain...

Walking even when their legs hurt made a significant positive difference for people with peripheral artery disease. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 23:51 

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CDC Ramps Up Testing, Boosts Monkeypox Vaccination Supply...

The CDC has released more doses of vaccine for the monkeypox virus and made more testing available through commercial labs. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 21:39 

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Single-Dose HPV Vaccination Strategy May Be Coming...

Are we being single-minded about cervical cancer prevention? Hear Dr Maurie Markman discuss a pivotal paper that says one dose of an HPV vaccine may be enough. Medscape Oncology...

 2022-07-26 21:00 

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Biden's COVID: Was He a Good Enough Role Model for Staying Safe?...

Professor Art Caplan discusses President Biden's diagnosis of COVID-19, the importance of transparency around his condition, and the potential impact on the pandemic. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2022-07-26 20:36 

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Blood Treatment Safe, Promising for Stiff-Person Syndrome...

Therapeutic plasma exchange is safe and effective for patients with stiff-person spectrum disorders -- a group of rare neuroimmunological disorders, new preliminary research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 20:03 

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Exceeding Exercise Guidelines Boosts Survival, to a Point...

A large US study found a sweet spot at roughly twice current physical activity guidelines but no added mortality reduction or harm after a certain threshold. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 19:17 

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Potent Cannabis Linked to More Worldwide Addiction...

People who use higher concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, are more likely to have addiction and mental health problems. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-26 19:09 

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To Gauge Monkeypox Spread, Researchers Eye Cases in Women...

UK officials said that an uptick of cases in women "needs to be monitored closely." Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 18:46 

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Detransitioners Lament Inadequate Clinical Support...

A new study found that transgender individuals who stop medical transitions avoid therapists and doctors, fearing stigma. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 18:44 

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The Latest on CAP in Kids...

Dr William Basco reports on the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies session on community-acquired pneumonia in children. Medscape Pediatrics...

 2022-07-26 17:50 

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VA Foster Program Helps Older Vets Manage COVID Challenges...

Medical foster homes are privately owned homes in which a licensed caregiver lives with and supervises residents around the clock. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-26 17:39 

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Mixed Results for Intensive Home Care for Psychiatric Crises...

Intensive home treatment during a psychiatric crisis led to fewer inpatient days in the following year -- but no sustained symptom improvement, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 17:31 

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New Insight Into Long COVID Symptoms, ME/CFS...

A new hypothesis may explain how chronic neuroinflammation contributes to conditions such as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection. MDedge News...

 2022-07-26 17:29 

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Our Role in Preventing Postpartum Depression...

William G. Wilkoff, MD, touches on ways clinicians can help lower postpartum depression and maternal mortality rates by changing how they provide maternal healthcare. MDedge...

 2022-07-26 16:27 

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French Hospitals Manufacture Discontinued Drug to Save Lives...

Teams in Lyon, France, quickly mobilized to produce fumagillin, which was no longer being manufactured. Their efforts saved 28 patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 16:24 

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B6 a New Approach for Depression, Anxiety?...

High-dose vitamin B6 supplements tamp down excitatory mechanisms in the brain and improve mood, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 15:57 

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HVAC Systems: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!...

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can be lethal in medical environments. Medscape General Surgery...

 2022-07-26 14:23 

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Antivirals May Reduce Hospitalizations and Deaths in COVID...

A systematic review of studies of unvaccinated patients infected with the Delta variant suggests that antiviral drugs are beneficial. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 14:09 

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ACEIs vs ARBs: What the Experts Use...

Hypertension specialist Dr Jordana Cohen shared her diagnosis and treatment recommendations during a recent Curbsiders podcast. The Curbsiders...

 2022-07-26 13:51 

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Putting the Patient First: Top Insights From ADA 2022...

From new guidelines for managing glucose to possible remission of type 2 diabetes, Dr Akshay Jain reviews what he feels are the most important studies from the ADA Scientific Sessions. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-07-26 13:46 

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Let's Talk About Sex: Women With Diabetes Often Lose Interest...

Many women with diabetes often lose interest or have discomfort during sex. Sharon Parish, MD, discusses these problems and solutions, and the importance of talking to patients about these issues. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2022-07-26 12:58 

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Reflecting On Pride Month 2022: Love Is Love...

Pride Month 2022 has passed, but its significance has not. Love is love, no matter the season. Medscape Blogs...

 2022-07-26 12:28 

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Multidisciplinary Teams Key to Brain Metastasis Care...

The management of brain metastasis needs to move out of its traditional silos and embrace multidisciplinary care to capitalize on improved treatments and help guide decision making, say US experts. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 11:47 

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Are Head-to-Head Cancer Drug Trials Rigged?...

Head-to-head anticancer drug trials often use protocol rules that favor the experimental therapy, leaving open the question of whether new drugs are truly superior to older ones. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-26 04:01 

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US News Issues Top Hospitals List With New Health Equity Metrics...

Latest top hospitals list includes new cancer surgery and health equity measures. Medscape Medical News...

 2022-07-25 22:38 

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The Next Blood Pressure Breakthrough: Temporary Tattoos...

Thin, sticker-like wearable electronic tattoos may help you continuously track your blood pressure someday, revealing trends and changes during stress, sleep, or exercise. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-25 20:39 

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Biden's COVID Symptoms Continue to Improve...

Biden's runny nose, coughing, and body aches have 'diminished considerably,' and his pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and temperature are normal. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-25 19:58 

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Hospital Programs Tackle Mental Health Effects of Long COVID...

One study of COVID patients found more than one third of them had symptoms of depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder 3-6 months after their initial infection. WebMD Health News...

 2022-07-25 19:42 

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Topical Gene Therapy for Dystrophic EB Shows Promise...

"B-VEC is the first treatment that has not only shown to be effective, but the first to directly target the defect," the study's principal investigator said. MDedge News...

 2022-07-25 19:05 

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E-Cigarettes Meant to Create Nicotine Addicts, Expert Says...

Scientific evidence does not support a role for e-cigarettes in eliminating tobacco consumption. The Belgian Alliance for a Tobacco-Free Society considers them to be devices for winning new customers. Medscape Medical News...

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