Month: June 2020

Alfred was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012. Earlier this month, Public Health England published a long-awaited report on how factors like age, ethnicity and sex are linked to a person’s risk of COVID-19. The report confirmed what many news headlines had already implied – that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting Black, Asian and minority ethnic
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This video is one in a series that explains the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. For more information, visit www.understandingsleep.org Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/s1w4up Follow on LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/04vRgY Website: https://hms.harvard.edu
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Mayo Clinic pediatric and adolescent physician Philip Fischer, M.D., introduces a patient diagnosed with postural tachycardia syndrome, more commonly known as POTS. To learn more about POTS or to request and appointment, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/cardiovascular-diseases/overview/specialty-groups/heart-rhythm-clinic/overview?mc_id=global&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=sm&utm_content=dysrhythmiaheart&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=global&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=103944 POTS is a rapid increase in heart rate that occurs when you stand. POTS is most common in girls between the
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. Looking for keto-friendly ways to enjoy taco night? While traditional corn or flour tortillas are high in carbs, there are a few low carb options. The easiest method is to ditch the shell and just mix the ingredients together in a bowl. You can
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Print this page 24 June 2020 — Full results from the positive Phase III ETHOS trial showed AstraZeneca’s triple-combination therapy Breztri Aerosphere (budesonide/glycopyrronium/formoterol fumarate) demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in the rate of moderate or severe exacerbations compared with two dual-combination therapies in patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).1 Compared
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Print this page NEWTON, Mass., June 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:KPTI), an innovation-driven pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved oral Xpovio® (selinexor), the Company’s first-in-class, Selective Inhibitor of Nuclear Export (SINE) compound, for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse
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Historically, half or more of people with type 1 diabetes develop kidney disease, which frequently progresses to kidney failure, requiring dialysis treatment or kidney transplantation for survival, according to a study in Diabetes Care. Development and progression of kidney disease in type 1 diabetes is associated with higher levels of a chemical in the blood
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WASHINGTON — Low-dose fenfluramine (Fintepla), a Schedule IV controlled substance, was approved to treat seizures associated with Dravet syndrome in patients age 2 and older, the FDA announced late Thursday. Dravet syndrome is a rare, life-threatening form of epilepsy often characterized by intractable seizures. It is “a debilitating disease that takes a tremendous toll on
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Almost 40,000 coronavirus cases were reported Thursday, surpassing a previous one-day high on April 24, according to Johns Hopkins University. The country is averaging more new cases per day than ever, with a seven-day average of 33,035 on Thursday, a CNN analysis of the Johns Hopkins data shows. Overnight, Arizona and New Mexico joined Texas
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A series of tweets from a young psychiatry resident in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic were stoic, straightforward, and heartbreaking. Dr Sofia Noori “I’m a 30-year-old doctor. I was supposed to get married next month. I’m volunteering to treat patients
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Our connections with other people are truly joyful things, but balancing how we spend our time with each special person can be tricky. How can we strike the fine balance between pals and partners? Having a partner you adore and a couple of very good friends is a wonderful thing. But sometimes, trying to divide
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Treatment for Contraception Mayne Pharma Announces FDA Filing Acceptance of New Drug Application for E4/DRSP in the US Print this page ADELAIDE, Australia, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mayne Pharma Group Limited (ASX: MYX) is pleased to announce the New Drug Application (NDA) for E4/DRSP to prevent pregnancy has been accepted for review by the US Food
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Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) that is not curable by
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What have we learned about the coronavirus and what do we still need to find out most urgently? Meg Tirrell talks to Columbia University virologist Angela Rasmussen on “Healthy Returns: The Path Forward”. For more exclusive insights from our reporters and speakers, sign up for our Healthy Returns newsletter to get the latest delivered straight to your inbox weekly.
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