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Readmission rates for hidradenitis suppurativa, heart failure may be similar

Readmission rates for hidradenitis suppurativa, heart failure may be similar

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Readmission rate for those with hidradenitis suppurativa may be comparable to the rate for those with heart failure at 180 days, according to a short communication analysis...
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Melanoma incidence, prevalence have increased in US in recent decades

Melanoma incidence, prevalence have increased in US in recent decades

3 hours ago   |   Healio

While melanoma incidence and prevalence in the U.S. increased between 1990 and 2019, mortality rates remained stable over that time, according to findings from a mathematical...
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Should You Strength Train in Front of a Mirror?

Should You Strength Train in Front of a Mirror?

5 hours ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Strength training is a must if you're over 30. Once you reach the third decade of life, muscle loss becomes an issue. How serious is the issue of muscle loss? The average...
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International study identifies more than 200 long COVID symptoms

International study identifies more than 200 long COVID symptoms

12 hours ago   |   Healio

Four papers offer new insight into long COVID symptoms, duration, onset and prevalence, with one paper documenting more than 200 symptoms of long COVID. The findings were...
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Meet the families lobbying for money to keep their kids at home

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Without funding, kids with disabilities may have to live elsewhere.
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Forecasting Oral Diseases Burden In Coming Years

Forecasting Oral Diseases Burden In Coming Years

6 days ago   |   Medindia Health

New prediction model about oral diseases burden in emerging countries suggests that an increase in disability-adjusted life years attributed to oral diseases across all age groups.
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Officer who assaulted Preston disability pensioner given job back

7 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The CCTV footage of the treatment of a disability pensioner in Preston was shocking, and led to three officers being found guilty of assault. Now one of them is back in the force.
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Virtual roller coaster simulation shows impact of migraine on visual motion stimuli

Virtual roller coaster simulation shows impact of migraine on visual motion stimuli

7 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Migraine correlated with “abnormal modulation” of visual motion stimuli in different areas of the brain that further related to migraine disability and motion sickness...
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Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Unveils the Brain Activity During Migraine

Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Unveils the Brain Activity During Migraine

7 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Patients with migraine headaches report an increased incidence of disabling symptoms like dizziness and motion sickness during the virtual roller coaster ride.
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Disabled People Deserve A Hot Girl Summer, Too

8 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

The first time I wore a two piece to the beach after my diagnosis was definitely intimidating. After all, I was already scrutinized every time I put food on my plate or checked...
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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 ...