VASECTOMY REQUESTS INCREASE AFTER ROE RULING

"It was very, very noticeable Friday, and then the number that came in over the weekend was huge, and the number that is still coming...

CANNABIS USE CAUSES SPIKE IN ED VISITS

Data from a population-based study show an increase in all-cause emergency visits among cannabis users compared to nonusers. Medscape...

 
 
 

DIABETES RISK CALCULATOR SPURS PREDIABETES ACTION

People with prediabetes and assessed by their clinician with a Diabetes Risk Calculator were more likely to receive interventions,...

SPECIFIC GENETIC MUTATIONS PREDICT PARKINSON'S DISEASE SURVIVAL

The type of genetic mutations patients with Parkinson's disease carry can affect survival time, new research suggests. Experts add...

 
 
 

VACCINES FOR NEW COVID VARIANTS MIGHT COME TOO LATE

The virus is evolving faster than vaccines are being developed. But a booster in the fall with the adapted vaccine could benefit people...

FDA WARNS OF INCREASED RISK OF DEATH WITH CLL, LYMPHOMA DRUG

The FDA also noted a serious risk of side effects with duvelisib. The agency's warning letter closely follows the withdrawal of another...

 
 
 

WHO WARNS 'SUSTAINED TRANSMISSION' OF MONKEYPOX RISKS VULNERABLE GROUPS

The World Health Organization says 'sustained transmission' of monkeypox worldwide could see the virus begin to move into high-risk...

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A FOURTH VACCINATION AGAINST COVID?

Immunity against new Omicron variants is getting weaker and weaker. Is another vaccination with the available vaccines worth it? Medscape...

 
 
 

SEVERE COVID-19 IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE LINKED WITH CHOLESTASIS AND SECONDARY SCLEROSING CHOLANGITIS

Severe COVID-19 increases the risk for cholestasis and secondary sclerosing cholangitis in patients with chronic liver disease, researchers...

SKULL LESIONS IN LANGERHANS-CELL HISTIOCYTOSIS USUALLY RESOLVE WITHOUT TREATMENT

Call it a case of where Voltaire was correct to say, 'The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.' Reuters...

 
 
 

AFTER CHILDHOOD CANCER, RACIAL MINORITIES FACE WORSE OUTCOMES

Childhood cancer survivors from racial minority groups face increased risks of hospitalization for a range of physical and mental health...

EU PROPOSES BAN ON FLAVOURED HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to ban the sale in the EU of flavoured heated tobacco products after a big rise in their...

 
 
 

SOUTH KOREA APPROVES FIRST DOMESTICALLY DEVELOPED COVID VACCINE

South Korea approved its first domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine, manufactured by SK Bioscience, for general public use following...

COVID CASES SPIKE IN AMERICAS, SOUTH AMERICA WORST HIT: PAHO

COVID-19 cases in the Americas rose about 14% last week from the previous one, with 1.3 million new cases and 4,158 new deaths reported,...

 
 
 

AMERICANS LOOK NORTH AND SOUTH FOR ABORTION ACCESS IN POST-ROE WORLD

Some Americans without access to safe local abortions in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling are looking to the country's northern...

DIABETIC NEUROPATHY ASSOCIATED WITH CHEWING DIFFICULTY

Patients with diabetic neuropathy may have difficulty chewing, which may interfere with their ability to follow nutrition advice for...

 
 
 

LAWMAKERS ARGUE FOR CHANGES IN PRIOR AUTHORIZATION PROCESSES

Reports from a federal watchdog agency find patterns of denials of prior authorization requests of covered services by insurer-run...

SWITCH TO PRASUGREL SAFE AFTER PCI IN EAST ASIAN ACS PATIENTS

Dual antiplatelet therapy with prasugrel seemed as safe and effective as primary treatment and as a substitute for other P2Y12 inhibitors...

 
 
 

POST-TRANSPLANT KC RISK IN CHILDREN POINTS TO NEED FOR EDUCATION

The increased incidence of keratinocyte carcinomas in pediatric transplant recipients is "really high, so we definitely know there's...

DIABETES DEVICES MAY GIVE KIDS CONTACT DERMATITIS

Insulin pumps and glucose devices improve the lives of children with diabetes, but they may also contain allergens that cause contact...

 
 
 



Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

A Missouri-based health system will once again provide emergency contraception after briefly stopping days earlier, in another example of the legal confusion affecting... Read more ...

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

The FDA has told COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers that they should add a spike protein component for the omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 to their existing vaccines to create... Read more ...

Rapid test can identify which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient in...

In just a few hours, UT Southwestern scientists can tell which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient - a critical task that can potentially influence treatment decisions but... Read more ...

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Results showed a substantial percentage of surgical patients experienced exposure-related stress or anxiety, and the use of medical undergarments to cover their genitalia and... Read more ...

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

"The service is underfunded, understaffed and overworked. Patients are getting a raw deal and are increasingly frustrated" Read more ...

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea is more common among patients with skin of color than may be expected, and skin care regimens such as prescription medicine, cleansers or sunscreen showed potential for... Read more ...

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

The FDA on Thursday called on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to include components targeting the latest Omicron strains in bivalent booster shots for the fall and winter 2022... Read more ...

Jumping resistance-based exercise may help prevent bone loss, promote bone...

Astronauts that have returned after spaceflights over three months may show signs of incomplete bone recovery even after one year on Earth, but adding in more resistance-based... Read more ...

Optical fiber holds promise for use in deep-tissue studies of patients'...

An optical fiber as thin as a strand of hair holds promise for use in minimally invasive deep-tissue studies of patients' brains that show the effects Alzheimer's disease and... Read more ...

Nonsurgical approach for treatment of children with rare skull tumor

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus... Read more ...