Month: January 2021

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Ashish Jha started 2020 thousands of miles from home, taking a sabbatical in Europe from his academic post at Harvard. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the U.S. Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University’s School of
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Do you struggle to get up and greet the day? We share nine top tips to help you build good morning habits, and start your day the right way Mornings are like Marmite: you either love ʼem, or hate ʼem. As a long-time established night owl, trying to make the switch to become a morning
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In early March, podiatrist David Armstrong, MD, faced his own Sophie’s Choice: Should he admit his diabetes patient to the hospital to prevent yet another amputation but put him at risk of contracting Covid-19, or should he allow the patient to stay home and forgo a surgery that could save his life?   The patient had
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This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. Lately, I’ve been all about creating keto copycat recipes from Starbuck’s. I’ve created a Keto Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino and a Keto Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino and now this tasty keto gingerbread loaf, which is basically an amazing spice cake with an incredible cream cheese frosting. I also have a
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Scientists from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a simple, high-throughput method for transferring isolated mitochondria and their associated mitochondrial DNA into mammalian cells. This approach enables researchers to tailor a key genetic component of cells, to study and potentially treat debilitating diseases such as cancer, diabetes and metabolic disorders. A study, published
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Treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Pruritus Cara Therapeutics Submits New Drug Application to U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Korsuva Injection in Hemodialysis Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Pruritus STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pruritus
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WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sobi™, an international biopharmaceutical company dedicated to rare diseases, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Kineret (anakinra) for the treatment of deficiency of IL-1 receptor antagonist (DIRA). DIRA is an ultra-rare, autoinflammatory disease caused by
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Decommissioned and suspended commercial aircrafts are seen stored in Pinal Airpark on May 16, 2020 in Marana, Arizona. Christian Petersen | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic has been brutal for U.S. airlines and significant relief isn’t expected until the second half of 2021. U.S. carriers’ 2020 net losses likely topped $35
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Research has shown that human milk is the optimal nutrition source for neonates and infants. It confers protection against both immediately life-threatening infant diseases such as necrotizing enterocolitis, as well as later onset diseases in adults, like obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease. Scientific evidence suggests that what a mother eats while she is breastfeeding
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On April 10, 2020, MedPage Today published a story on the success seen with guselkumab (Tremfya) for psoriatic arthritis in two large pivotal phase III trials, DISCOVER-1 and DISCOVER-2. Guselkumab is a monoclonal antibody that binds the interleukin-23 p19 subunit, and was approved for use in psoriasis in July 2017. On July 14, 2020 the
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Harvard Medical School neuroscientists have identified an unexpected, causal link between sleep deprivation and premature death. In a study on sleep-deprived fruit flies, the researchers found that death is always preceded by the accumulation of molecules known as reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the gut. Learn more: https://hms.harvard.edu/news/sleep-death-gut
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As doctors, we treat patients with evidence-based medicine, meaning treatment modalities that are backed with sound scientific research. We can do the same when it comes to study strategies. These are the 7 evidence-based study techniques with supporting scientific evidence. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website & blog – https://medschoolinsiders.com
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Darwin’s theory regarding speciation, the process by which new species emerge from existing ones, concerned the process by which flora and fauna adapt to their environments.  But there is more to planet Earth than individual plants and animals. They are part of a vast ecosystem — think all the members of a coral reef or
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) was 94.1% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19, according to phase 3 trial results published December 30 in The New England Journal of Medicine.
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Don’t be taken in by false promises! Learn how to spot an unsustainable diet, and prioritise your health and happiness this New Year We all know the drill. The New Year comes around and suddenly we’re bombarded with ‘New Year, new you’ ad campaigns, promising that the latest diet is guaranteed to transform your body,
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2020 has been a rough year, and it’s coming to a close amid a flurry of news both good and bad– vaccines are finally arriving, but a more infectious strain of Covid-19 is starting to spread. The year is finally coming to an end, but it’s doing it in the weird way that’s so characteristic
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A post-mortem analysis of brain tissue from people diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) revealed that two genes in the prefrontal cortex, ELFN1 and UBA7, play key roles in the condition, researchers say. “ELFN1 is thought to play a role in a set of inhibitory (GABA-releasing) nerve cells that tune
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Drinking Gem Water From VitaJuwel Bottles Can Change Your Life And Drastically Improve Your Health! And because you can turn regular bottle or tap water into heavenly living water and get so many amazing health benefits, they called this the Vitajuwel Wellness Bottle! Using crystals like amethyst, rose quartz and clear quartz, Vitajuwel Wellness Bottles
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I want to help people lose weight even faster and easier , and that is why I have managed to perfect an easy, yet powerful formula, which consists of amazing vitamins and plants, such as Goji Berries, Grape Seeds, Bladderwrack, Olive Water & Gotu Kola.   I Really See This As A Life Changing Formula!
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My life-time vision is that of a world where everybody can easily and affordably manage to lose weight and keep those pounds off. That’s why I’ve spent most of my research activity trying and testing various ways that could really make a positive impact on people’s lives.   And after many trials, I’ve perfected a
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Whether you’ve been newly diagnosed or have been living with type 2 diabetes for a long time, you may know that it is often a progressive disease. The longer someone lives with type 2, the more likely they are to need insulin therapy to manage their blood sugars. Often, but not always, people with type
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30 December 2020 — AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency supply in the UK, with the first doses being released today so that vaccinations may begin early in the New Year. The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has provided authorisation for emergency supply of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca, formerly AZD1222, for the
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