Month: January 2022

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved risankizumab-rzaa (Skyrizi) for a second indication — treating adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) — making it the second anti-interleukin 23 monoclonal antibody available to treat PsA, according to an announcement from manufacturer AbbVie. The agency previously approved risankizumab in April 2019 for adults with moderate-to-severe
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Nanocarriers! A Potential Solution for the Type 1 Diabetes Cure Conundrum? – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third
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Black patients were more than twice as likely to have their patient behavior and history characterized in negative terms compared to white patients, data from electronic health records (EHRs) revealed. This higher likelihood of having a negative descriptor in their EHRs — with terms such as “resistant,” “noncompliant,” or “agitated” — showed up even after
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In a recent study, Japanese researchers report that the new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant, Omicron, has higher environmental stability than previous variants. Study: Differences in environmental stability among SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern: Omicron has higher stability. Fit Ztudio/Shutterstock The study, posted on the preprint server bioRxiv*, compared the SARS-CoV-2 Wuhan strain
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As a new year of research gets underway, we ask two of our Research Committee Chairs to take stock of the incredible science done over 2021 and tell us what they are excited about in the year to come… Professor Gerard Evan: “Over the past year or two, hints have emerged that we may be
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Embrace some deep relaxation, with these tips for a mindful weekend We can all accept that the normal week has seven days in it. But, every now and then, it can feel more like 70. We take on a lot during the week. Work and family commitments are at the forefront of our minds, our
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The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States has fallen only by a very small and insignificant amount in the past decade, new data show, suggesting that the decline in CHD seen in previous years is now slowing. “We observed small and insignificant declines in CHD prevalence from 2011 to 2018, which
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Seung Hyun Lee, Elspeth Davies, Hamish MacGregor and Lucie Gourmet In 2019, we launched our flagship early detection initiative, the International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED), to address the challenges in this critical area of unmet clinical need. Now entering its third year, the initiative is helping to drive the expansion of the early
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Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) — the standard of care for treating venous thrombosis in noncancer patients — should also be the go-to for treating cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT), except in patients with a high risk of bleeding, a new analysis suggests. “Our meta-analysis finds that cancer patients who experience acute venous thrombosis events (VTEs) and [who]
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The heart has played a central role in COVID-19 since the beginning. Cardiovascular conditions are among the highest risk factors for hospitalization. A significant number of patients hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 infections have signs of heart damage, and many recover from infection with lasting cardiovascular injury.   It’s not surprising that debates over COVID-19 vaccines frequently
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Using an App to Track Blood Sugar Levels from Your Glucose Meter – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by
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Pro-choice demonstrators rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on November 01, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request from Texas abortion providers to immediately send their case challenging the state’s strict abortion law back to a lower court. Doing so would have allowed the abortion
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Rapid antigen testing using a nasal swab with the BinaxNOW test was able to detect the Omicron variant at an urban community testing site, whereas other swabbing routes did not perform as well, researchers found. Sensitivity of the BinaxNOW assay for detecting PCR-positive cases within a cycle threshold (Ct) of <30, indicating a higher viral
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The majority of young children treated with peanut immunotherapy achieved desensitization after two and a half years of treatment, and one in five remained in remission 26 weeks after treatment ended, according to a randomized controlled trial published in The Lancet. Achieving remission was more common the younger the child was at the start of
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Children under 4 years of age with peanut allergies had significantly higher desensitization and remission rates with oral immunotherapy versus placebo, and younger age appeared to predict better outcomes, the randomized IMPACT study showed. Among 146 children ages 1 to 3 years, 71% of those assigned to peanut flour oral immunotherapy became desensitized to a
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It’s a wellness technique that has soared in popularity recently, with Google searches for ‘manifestation methods’ increasing by a massive 15,492% in 2021 – but what exactly is manifestation? Well, speaking literally, it means to bring thoughts into existence – so what does that look like in practice? “Manifestation can seem to some as quite
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Please be advised that this video contains graphic footage of surgery. This video demonstrates an endoscopic frontal sinusotomy via Draf IIa Procedure performed by Dr. Garret Choby. Chapter Author: Garret W. Choby, M.D. Series Editors: Andrew J. Goates, M.D., Matthew L. Carlson, M.D. To learn more about the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Mayo Clinic, visit
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Sparks often fly when opposites attract, but why is that, and how can we navigate the inevitable challenges that come with this romantic pairing? The shy one and the confident one, the driven one and the relaxed one, the creative and the logical, the clean and the cluttered, open and closed, adventurous and timid, hot
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