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Better post-surgery care would dramatically improve cancer survival

6 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Patients' chances of survival after cancer surgery is strongly linked with the standard of post-operation hospital care, a major international study suggests.
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2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

10 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

The hospitalization rate of children with COVID-19 has increased, too The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that since the beginning of the pandemic, about 2.5 million...
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Older, immunosuppressed patients at higher risk for flu vaccine failure, complications

12 hours ago   |   Healio

A study found that older and immunosuppressed patients are at an increased risk for influenza vaccine failure and influenza complications, researchers reported. “Much research...
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Man airlifted to hospital after Lake Macquarie shark attack

17 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A man will undergo surgery after being bitten on the arm by a shark in the waters of Lake Macquarie on Saturday afternoon.
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Elderly woman assaulted during home invasion in Concord

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A 92-year-old woman is in hospital after being assaulted during a home invasion in Sydney's inner west.
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Man dies in custody in Brisbane's south-west

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The man was rushed to hospital from the watchhouse and underwent surgery.
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Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

The benefit, along with a trend to lower mortality, was reported in the subgroup of moderately ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 taking part in three linked...
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Nearly 2,000 Vaccine Doses Spoiled At A Boston Hospital

1 day ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur   |   12 articles

Staff at the Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center discovered on Tuesday that a freezer had failed, compromising 1,900 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
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Anal carcinoma risk elevated in individuals with HIV and anogenital warts

1 day ago   |   Healio

Anal carcinoma risk was significantly higher among individuals with HIV and a history of anal or genital warts than among those with no history of these warts, according to a...
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Lawrence D. Dorr, MD, founder of Operation Walk, dies

1 day ago   |   Healio

Lawrence D. Dorr, MD, founder of Operation Walk and a founding member of several orthopedic societies, died on Dec. 28, 2020. He was 79 years old. Dorr began his career in 1978...
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Joe Biden to squash President Trump's attempt to roll back coronavirus...

Joe Biden to squash President Trump's attempt to roll back coronavirus travel restrictions

Joe Biden has rejected an effort by President Donald Trump to lift several Wuhan coronavirus travel restrictions on Monday, Jan. 18. The Trump administration enacted travel... Read more ...

2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

The hospitalization rate of children with COVID-19 has increased, too The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that since the beginning of the pandemic, about 2.5 million... Read more ...

Lessons Learned About COVID and Cancer

Lessons Learned About COVID and Cancer

In March of 2020, during the first U.S. surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, MedPage Today published a story on oncology specialists from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance who shared... Read more ...

‘What should I eat?!' How to choose the best vegetarian and plant-based...

‘What should I eat?!' How to choose the best vegetarian and plant-based foods for your body

“What can I actually eat on a plant-based or vegetarian diet?” It's natural to wonder about your options. Carrots and broccoli are givens-of course. But are all plant-based... Read more ...

COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation...

COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation to Spread

Keeping up with the torrent of news over the last year has been overwhelming for all Americans. But it's an especially difficult challenge for local newspaper editors like Reed... Read more ...

New First-Line Kidney Cancer Combination Gets FDA Nod

New First-Line Kidney Cancer Combination Gets FDA Nod

WASHINGTON - The FDA approved the combination of nivolumab plus cabozantinib on Friday for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma in the first-line setting. Support for... Read more ...

California healthcare workers suffer severe allergic reactions following...

California healthcare workers suffer severe allergic reactions following coronavirus vaccination

Six healthcare workers suffered allergic reactions after getting a shot of Moderna coronavirus vaccine in San Diego, California. Their symptoms were considered severe and... Read more ...

Anaphylaxis Cases With Moderna COVID-19 Vax Follow Similar Pattern

Anaphylaxis Cases With Moderna COVID-19 Vax Follow Similar Pattern

Ten cases of anaphylaxis and over 100 cases of severe allergic reactions were reported following administration of the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, but nearly... Read more ...

Full-Dose Clot Prophylaxis Improves Outcomes in Moderate COVID-19

Full-Dose Clot Prophylaxis Improves Outcomes in Moderate COVID-19

Therapeutic anticoagulation for thromboembolic prophylaxis improved outcomes and possibly survival in a hospitalized but not critically ill COVID-19 population, according to... Read more ...

Odisha Reports Two Serious Adverse Events Following Immunisation Cases

Odisha Reports Two Serious Adverse Events Following Immunisation Cases

Two cases of Adverse Events Following Immunisation have been reported in Odisha, where two healthcare workers were hospitalised after the administration of Covid-19 vaccine. Read more ...