Aid in Dying Trends; Stabilizing Vaccines: It's PodMed Double T!
This week's topics also include arbovirus trends and the NIH's All of Us study
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Key clinical features distinguish peripheral, axial spondyloarthritis
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - In a duet session focused on spondyloarthritis, Grace Wright, MD, PhD, and Reeti Joshi, MD, detailed the differences between axial and peripheral disease...
1 day ago - Healio
Lithuania sees sharp increases in Campylobacter, Salmonella this year
The number of people sick from Campylobacter and Salmonella infections has increased by about 20 percent in Lithuania so far this year, according to the Centre for Communicable...
2 days ago - Food Safety
A Tissue Sample From 1966 Held Traces of Early HIV
In 1966, a 38-year-old man visited a hospital in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. His name, his symptoms, and everything about him beyond his age and gender have...
2 days ago - The Atlantic
Daniel Downer grew up in Apopka as a preacher's kid, a ‘PK' as he calls it. Faith was the anchor in his home and his community. When it came to sex, conversations were limited...
3 days ago - Orlando Sentinel
FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis
Tuberculosis is the leading infectious killer in the world, far above AIDS. It kills about 1.6 million of the 10 million it affects every year. About 30,000 patients worldwide...
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
UTEP professor receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study AIDS-associated fungal meningitis
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El...
4 days ago - News Medical
Reduction, fixation strategies aid management of vertical shear pelvic ring injuries
Vertical shear pelvic ring injuries present a unique challenge due to their inherent vertical and rotational instability. Binders, sheets or external fixators may at times...
4 days ago - Healio
All Clinicians Have Unforgettable Patients: This One Has HIV
For Nelly Mugo, MD, seeing a woman in her care acquire HIV made her rethink how she and the whole system deliver healthcare. Medscape Medical News
4 days ago - Medscape
Barley sprouts can help address fatty liver disease, says study
Cholesterol is a wax-like, fat-like molecule produced by the body and obtained from food. Its main functions are as a building material for cell membranes and as a component in...
5 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
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Take Omega-3 Fatty Acid Medications to Control High Triglyceride Levels
Prescription omega-3 fatty acid drugs can effectively reduce triglyceride levels, and can be safely taken with statin drugs that reduce cholesterol levels.
New Molecule to Improve Heart Attack Recovery Discovered
Newly discovered molecule could help preserve heart tissue during and even after a heart attack, reveals a new study.
Insomniacs may have a greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure...
Researchers in Sweden found people with a genetic trait for insomnia faced higher odds of heart disease or a stroke.
Brown Coal Substance can Fight Viruses
Biologically active molecular components of humic substances extracted from brown coal can help combat tick-borne encephalitis virus, reveals a new study.
Mutation of a Specific Gene Can Put you at Higher Risk for Alcoholism
Mutation of the COMT gene puts people at higher risk for alcoholism and drug addiction at a younger age.
When it comes to chocolate, darker is healthier: Experts find it can reduce...
Let your sweet tooth rejoice: Eating dark chocolate is good for your cardiovascular health, says a recent study in the journal Nutrition. The research, a collaboration between...
You know the health benefits of chia - but what about basil seeds?
Chia seeds are popular superfoods because they can improve your digestive health. But if you want to try something new, consider something that also offers many health...
Key Proteins for Nerve Fibers Repair Discovered
A group of proteins that help to regenerate damaged nerve cells has been identified by scientists.
Cancer, dementia, heart disease: Three more reasons to maintain excellent...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , close to half of all adults over the age of 30 have gum disease - though the majority don't know it. That number...
Alfie Dingley, one year on after he changed the law on medicinal cannabis
Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, pictured here with his mother Hannah, left, used to suffer 75 seizures a day until he was prescribed an oil-based cannabis...