Men who have sex with men have an increased prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, according to a new report. In particular, those with high-risk sexual activity, such as engaging in unprotected sex or having multiple sexual partners, were more likely to have IBD diagnoses than men who
Month: September 2022
ndonesia said it has granted emergency use approval to an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine developed by a Chinese company, becoming the first country, ahead of even China, to do so. Indonesia’s food and drugs agency (BPOM) greenlighted the use of Walvax Biotechnology’s mRNA vaccine, which has been in development for more than two years and targets
A Northwell Health staff member holds the monkeypox vaccine, at Cherry Grove on Fire Island, New York, where monkey pox vaccines were administered on July 14, 2022. James Carbone | Newsday | Getty Images Health authorities in Ohio reported the death of an adult male who had monkeypox, the third fatality in the United States
Acute kidney injury occurs (AKI) in one out of four babies, children and young adults during an intensive care stay for any reason, and yet the condition is poorly understood. It is associated with various treatments or diagnostic procedures that hospitalized children undergo, and it is often the result of significant infection. About 15 percent
NEW YORK — A post-hoc analysis of overall survival (OS) in the SOLO3 trial demonstrated why olaparib (Lynparza) recently had its fourth-line indication in ovarian cancer pulled by drugmaker AstraZeneca. The phase III trial, which tested olaparib versus non-platinum chemotherapy for women with BRCA-mutated platinum-sensitive relapsed disease, found diverging OS signals based on whether women
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CNN — Drinking two to three cups a day of most types of coffee may protect you from cardiovascular disease and an early death, a new study found. “The results suggest that mild to moderate intake of ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle,” said study author Peter Kistler,
Over the past 20 years, the use of tobacco has fallen from 1.4 billion to 1.3 billion people globally. This progress is thanks to the efforts of advocates around the world enacting the policy change needed to protect individuals from tobacco’s harmful effects. We want to ensure that policy changes around tobacco control in the
Dean George Q. Daley delivers the 2022 State of the School Address.
The Future of Epidemics It seems like one epidemic after another is in the news these days. But are there really more of them? Short answer: yes. Emerging, reemerging diseases: Some diseases have appeared in recent years for the first time; some are old ones that are resurging. New vectors include SARS-CoV-1, SARS-CoV-2, and H1N1.
Adults across the UK are missing out on vital care for fear of making an unnecessary fuss A survey of 2,000 UK adults, conducted by Benenden Health, has uncovered that 32% of Brits ignore health symptoms, with just 35% reporting that they regularly monitor their health. So why is that? Well, the survey found that,
t is easy for your dog to know if you’re stressed, and that’s because it may smell it in your breath and sweat, according to a new study. Previous studies have suggested that dogs can tell if people are stressed, a team of researchers wrote in their study, published Wednesday in PLOS (Public Library of Science) ONE.
The neurohormone oxytocin is well-known for promoting social bonds and generating pleasurable feelings, for example from art, exercise, or sex. But the hormone has many other functions, such as the regulation of lactation and uterine contractions in females, and the regulation of ejaculation, sperm transport, and testosterone production in males. Now, researchers from Michigan State
CNN — There are signs that the United Kingdom could be heading into a fall Covid-19 wave, and experts say the United States may not be far behind. A recent increase in Covid-19 cases in England doesn’t seem to be driven by a new coronavirus variant, at least for now, although several are gaining strength
In a rare second review of a new drug application, a US Food and Drug Association (FDA) advisory panel has voted to recommend approval of a novel drug to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). By a vote of 7-2, the FDA Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee reversed course on AMX0035 (Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
Laughing with our friends is one of the best things we can do for our mental health, but how do you navigate spending quality time with them in the current economic crisis? We share eight low-cost and free things you can do together The current economic climate has seen many of us take to money-saving
Bed bugs may not only be unwanted visitors in our homes and beds but also creatures harboring a hidden risk. A team of researchers has found that they may actually be producing amounts of histamine that may potentially be problematic for humans. Bed bugs are tiny, parasitic insects that can be found all over the world. At
A crosswalk signal is seen outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The Supreme Court starting Monday will allow members of the public to attend oral argument hearings for the first time since the Covid-19 lockdown of March 2020, the court’s press office confirmed in a
If elementary school children are accustomed to many regional and foreign accents because they hear them frequently in their linguistic environment, then it is easier for them to learn new words from other children who speak with unfamiliar accents. This is shown by the research results of Assistant Prof. Dr. Adriana Hanulíková and Helena Levy
For patients with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a response-based dose-reduction strategy for ponatinib (Iclusig) may limit its toxicity while maintaining or improving efficacy, a retrospective study suggested. In a propensity score analysis of two phase II ponatinib trials (OPTIC and PACE), the risk for arterial occlusive events (AOEs) was roughly 60% lower with the
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CNN — Doctors should prepare for a possible increase in young patients with enterovirus D68, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, and that may be linked to more cases of the rare, paralyzing condition acute flaccid myelitis. There was an increase in acute respiratory illnesses and emergency department visits driven by
Please be advised that this video contains graphic footage of surgery. Isolated Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connections is a rare congenital anomaly and little data is available on its management. This webinar will cover its prevalence, indications for intervention, and management options.
Today, the UK National Screening Committee has recommended introducing a targeted lung cancer screening programme across the UK, for those at high risk of the disease. This has the potential to greatly improve early diagnosis of lung cancer. Screening programmes for breast, cervical and bowel cancer save thousands of lives from cancer each year. Now,
Women Earn Less From Drug, Device Firms Female physicians earn far less in compensation from drug and medical device companies than do their male peers, new research shows. In fact, the gender-based pay disparity widened from 2013 to 2019, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery by faculty from the University of California and
In 2021, we spoke with Ify Nwabukwu*, Founder and Executive Director of the African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association (AWCAA), and pictured on the right; we learned more about her personal life and career leading up to her receipt of the 2022 AARP Purpose Prize. Here, we catch up with Ify to understand the impact of
We explore the signs of empty nest syndrome and how you can manage this big life transition Raising children and being a parent sets us up on a rollercoaster of emotions. One minute you’re feeling the joy and pride of seeing them thrive, the next you’re filled with worry, doubt, and frustration as they veer
COVID-19 vaccination does lead to an average increase in menstrual cycle length, according to a new large international study. The study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that women experienced a longer menstrual cycle length after getting vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2. The slight increase was less than one day, so there was no
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