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Consequences Of Metabolic Syndrome Explored

Consequences Of Metabolic Syndrome Explored

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

People with metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for second stroke and death and so they must be aware of preventive measures to avoid these risks.
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Omega-3 fatty acids may have role in CVD prevention, but vitamin D supplements do not

Omega-3 fatty acids may have role in CVD prevention, but vitamin D supplements do not

4 days ago   |   Healio

Trials of omega-3 fatty acids have indicated they may have a role in CVD prevention, but the same cannot be said for vitamin D supplements, according to a speaker. In the VITAL...
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Marijuana use may not elevate stroke risk among young adults

Marijuana use may not elevate stroke risk among young adults

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Marijuana use was not associated with risk for ischemic stroke among young adults compared with never users, according to research published in Stroke. Researchers reported a...
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STROKE-VT: DOACs superior to aspirin at stroke prevention after LV arrhythmia ablation

STROKE-VT: DOACs superior to aspirin at stroke prevention after LV arrhythmia ablation

4 days ago   |   Healio

Among patients who underwent left ventricular arrhythmia ablation with a radiofrequency catheter, direct oral anticoagulants were superior to aspirin in preventing...
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Statins Double Risk of Dementia, Are Linked to COVID Deaths

5 days ago   |   Mercola

The use of statin cholesterol-lowering medications has been on the rise for decades 1 and they are among the most widely used drugs in the world. In the U.S., close to 50% of...
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Excessive body fat can increase the risk of dementia

7 days ago   |   News Medical

It's the global epidemic that affects two in every five adults, but as obesity continues to expand waistlines worldwide, researchers at the University of South Australia are...
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‘A thing of beauty': How do you build the perfect swimmer?

9 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Power dives and snappy tumble turns - elite swimmers work hard to hone these “skills”, and there's their stroke. What are their secrets?
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Effect of early enteral nutrition combined with probiotics in patients with stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

10 days ago   |   European Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   8 articles

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Published online: 23 July 2021; doi:10.1038/s41430-021-00986-3 Effect of early enteral nutrition combined with probiotics in patients...
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Ambulatory BP readings may provide best stroke prediction in older adults

Ambulatory BP readings may provide best stroke prediction in older adults

10 days ago   |   Healio

Among older adults, all measures of ambulatory BP were associated with risk for stroke while office diastolic BP was only weakly associated, and central BP measures were not...
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GA Family Mourns ‘Joyous' 5-year-Old Boy Who Died From COVID-19

10 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

Wyatt Gibson's death is a painful reminder that the pandemic is far from over - especially for the unvaccinated For many people in the U.S. who have been vaccinated, it feels...
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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 ...