Note that some links may require subscriptions. Is insomnia solvable? Experts say yes. (New Scientist) Patients at several healthcare facilities in Florida were evacuated following electricity outages, building damage, and lack of potable water. (AP) Oregon plans to cover health-related climate change expenses for certain low-income patients as part of its Medicaid program, the first
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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
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CNN  —  People who got the Covid-19 vaccine reported slightly longer menstrual cycles, but the change was temporary, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Medicine. “Compared with the unvaccinated group, vaccinated individuals had an adjusted increase in menstrual cycle length of less than one day with both first and second
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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
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Unvaccinated people were 14 times more likely to get infected with the monkeypox virus compared with those who had one dose of the monkeypox vaccine, according to data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These findings, compiled from monkeypox case data in 32 states from July 31– September 3,
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Live With Diabetes? You May Be Eligible for a Free Lifetime National Park Access Pass – 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
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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,
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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
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A new study explored whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers’ ability to remember, plan, pay attention, shift between tasks and regulate their own thoughts and behavior, a suite of skills known as executive function. Reported in The Journal of Pediatrics, the study found
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Note that some links may require subscriptions. Mild or moderate consumption of most types of coffee (even instant!) may be protective against cardiovascular disease and early death. (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology) Queen Elizabeth II died of “old age,” according to her death certificate. (BBC News) If COVID and monkeypox have taught us anything, it’s
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A novel method of quantifying disease activity and severity in Crohn’s disease that aims to be simpler and easier to use in clinical practice than the current standard appears to offer reliable and reproducible results, suggests a study of clinical trial data. The Simplified Endoscopic Mucosal Assessment for Crohn’s Disease (SEMA-CD) was tested on ileocolonoscopy
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CNN  —  A monoclonal antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease called lecanemab slows the progression of cognitive decline by 27% compared with a placebo, drugmakers Biogen and Eisai said Tuesday. The drug, tested in a Phase 3 global clinical trial, also met all secondary endpoints, showing “target engagement” with reduced amyloid levels – a protein that
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There’s been growing concern on how COVID-19 could have significantly increased the risk of children developing type 1 diabetes.  Based on new research that analyzed electronic health records of over 1 million patients aged 18 and below, children infected with SARS-CoV-2 showed a higher risk for type 1 diabetes.  “Incidence of new-onset type 1 diabetes
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Prompt diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is essential to reduce mortality, and improving education of primary care providers can help, suggests a new white paper. The nonspecific nature of the symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) especially in early stages, and the relative rarity of IPF compared with other conditions that have similar symptoms, may
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Supporting emotional connection between a premature baby and mother during the intensive care unit treatment effectively improves the baby’s brain development. The effects are clearly visible in the baby’s brain network function and later neurocognitive development. A joint study by the University of Helsinki and Columbia University showed that supporting emotional connection between mother and
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How Accurate are Blood Sugar Meters and Continuous Glucose Monitors, Really? – 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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When the seasons change from summer to fall, those with allergies are on alert for ragweed — it can wreak havoc on those who are allergic. But, rarely are people allergic to just one thing, so many times there are other allergens at play when you have a reaction. In the fall, that other allergen
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In this article BIIB Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT A Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Biogen will pay $900 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged the company gave doctors kickbacks to encourage them prescribe its drugs, the Justice Department announced Monday. A former Biogen employee turned whistleblower, Michael Bawduniak,
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The first large, real-world study of the effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy found these vaccines, especially two initial doses followed by a booster, are effective in protecting against serious disease in expectant mothers whether the shots are administered before or during pregnancy. Pregnant women were excluded from COVID-19 mRNA vaccine clinical trials, so
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