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COVID-19 crisis in India: We can't be silent spectators

11 days ago   |   By Healio

The world has looked on appalled as a humanitarian catastrophe unfolded in India due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A record 6,148 deaths were reported June 10 due to COVID-19 in India, the highest single day death toll in the world since the beginning of the pandemic. As of July 20, there are more than 31 million cases of COVID-19 in India and more than 400,000 - 414,482, to be precise - people have lost their lives, according to government estimates. There were more than 105,000 deaths in May alone, averaging more than 3,300 deaths every single day throughout May. In other words,
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Why COVID strengthens the case for abolishing stamp duty

Why COVID strengthens the case for abolishing stamp duty

11 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The pandemic and lockdowns have made people think about their ideal home but the cost of stamp duty is stopping many from moving.
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Grow Your Medical Practice Online: 6 Practical Steps

11 days ago   |   By HealthWorks Collective

Business models have changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The same is true even for the healthcare sector. The internet has given way to a platform where health professionals can offer their valuable services online. Many patients have loved the Telemedicine concept, which offers online consultations.
If you are a medical professional, your medical practice may benefit greatly from the construction of a professional website. I will tell you why:
Nearly half of patients “Google” for a doctor before visiting a clinic, therefore having an official medical website increases your...
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More than 1.8million Britons say they are suffering from 'long Covid', survey finds

More than 1.8million Britons say they are suffering from 'long Covid', survey finds

11 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Scientists are not sure exactly how many people are suffering from the condition which sparks symptoms including fatigue. Politicians said the results were 'even worse than feared'.
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COVID-19 Caused U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop 1.5 Years

11 days ago   |   By Time

Life expectancy in the United States dropped the most in more than seven decades last year as Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to early deaths.
The pandemic's disproportionate toll on communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between White and Black Americans, according to estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The tally represents an extraordinarily grim accounting of an ongoing catastrophe. The first year of the pandemic delivered a bigger blow to American life expectancy than any year of the Vietnam War, the AIDS...
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WHO Chief Says COVID is a Test and World is Failing

WHO Chief Says COVID is a Test and World is Failing

11 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organisation Director General said that the coronavirus pandemic is a test in which the world is failing.
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Many ICU staff have experienced mental health conditions in COVID-19 pandemic

11 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A high proportion of staff working in intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic have experienced mental health conditions, according to a new study.
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...