Month: November 2020

Yoga has a wealth of wellbeing benefits – and the best part is every single one of us can get involved, regardless of our shape, size, age, colour, or gender Have you ever seen the photo of Madonna with her leg behind her head in Eka Pada Sirsasana? This was where my yoga journey began
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020 The same biochemical triggers that spur a “fight or flight” response when we encounter threats may help tumor cells to thrive. A team of researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking at ways to disrupt that dynamic so that cancer treatments can be more effective. Their
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FDA Approves Eysuvis (loteprednol etabonate) Ophthalmic Suspension for the Short-Term Treatment of the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease WATERTOWN, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 27, 2020– Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases of the eye, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 29 2020 University Hospitals (UH) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) announced today that UH Cleveland Medical Center has been selected as a clinical trial site for the Phase 3 global study of an investigational vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, sponsored by AstraZeneca. The trial is funded by the National Institute of
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CVS Health will offer rapid-result COVID-19 testing at almost 1,000 of their pharmacies by the end of 2020, according a recent news release. The rapid-result tests are available free to anyone who meets the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria. Faster identification of COVID-19 cases will help reduce the spread of the virus
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Portable ultrasound scans were more sensitive than x-rays at the preliminary detection of atypical pneumonia in patients who may have COVID-19, a researcher reported. In a study of possible COVID-19 patients who presented to the emergency department (ED), ultrasound sensitivity was 97.6% (95% CI 91.6-99.7) versus 69.9% (95% CI 58.8-79.5) for x-ray, reported Ryan C.
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More than two-thirds of Americans worry about the chemicals in their food, and over 10% have little to no trust in the safety of the food they eat. These are the results of a 2020 survey by biotechnology company BioMérieux and food testing and safety company Merieux NutriSciences.  This is the companies’ second international food
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) panel  received a detailed briefing on Friday about potential strategies for a future rollout of COVID vaccines and a possible strategy for monitoring adverse events from these new drugs. The Advisory Committee on
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One of the most essential things that you can do for your fitness is by engaging in various physical activities. Exercising regularly can lower health risks and may improve your overall health and fitness condition. That is the reason why empowering fitness is vital not just for athletes, but also for those who want to
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For the past few years, the industry of fitness has changed rapidly. High-tech gyms were established and almost everything was changed. However, even if there are lots of things in fitness industry that have gone drastic changes, you must bear in mind that the key to meet all your fitness goals still remain in your
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