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19 minutes ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Debunking Common Myths About Aging
Aging is a natural process that we can't escape. Some embrace it while others fear it, but some of that fear is based on common misconceptions. If you think things like...
2 hours ago - Active Beat
FDA OKs Viltolarsen for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Viltolarsen is for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy with a confirmed mutation amenable to exon 53 skipping. FDA Approvals
2 hours ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Q&A: Pediatric COVID-19 cases increase by 90% over 4 weeks
According to a new AAP report, there were 179,990 new pediatric cases of COVID-19 between July 9 and Aug. 6 in the United States - a 90% increase over 4 weeks. In a news...
2 hours ago - Healio - 7 articles
COVID-19 Update: Test Shortages, Possible Treatment Choices
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2 hours ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Fewer Health Screenings Raise Questions; Are They Needed at All?
Healthcare facilities are urging patients back for routine screening tests. Critics say COVID-19 begs a recalibration. Undark
2 hours ago - Medscape - 7 articles
NSCLC Success Story: Mortality Down, Survival Improved
Mortality rates have fallen and survival has improved for patients with non-small cell lung cancer in recent years, owing to new drug treatments, say researchers. Medscape...
2 hours ago - Medscape
Azacitidine + Venetoclax Combo Benefits Older Patients With AML
The treatment regimen improved overall survival and remission rates with rapid responses in the tough-to-treat population of older patients with acute myeloid leukemia...
2 hours ago - Medscape
Fauci Expresses Doubts About Russia's COVID-19 Vaccine
President Vladimir Putin said Russia's health ministry approved the vaccine, and production will begin at two sites in Russia. WebMD Health News
3 hours ago - Medscape - 7 articles
Ball Score Predicts Benefit From Ibrutinib in CLL
The BALL score was able to identify a subset of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who particularly benefited from single-agent ibrutinib therapy, according to a study...
3 hours ago - Medscape
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New experimental coronavirus vaccine boosted antibody levels in mice 90-fold
After researchers sprayed the novel coronavirus into the noses of the mice, those who were immunized didn't develop pneumonia or have high level of particles in their lungs,
Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year since 2001 thanks...
A new study from the National Cancer Institute found, in men, deaths from non-small lung cancer fell by 6.3% per year from 2013 to 2016, while they fell by 5.9% annually in...
COVID-19: How Did We Get Here? When Can We Get Out?
Since mid-June, four countries - the U.S., Brazil, Mexico, and India - have experienced the most COVID-19 deaths globally, and it is likely they will continue to have the...
Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx
WASHINGTON - Viltolarsen injection has been approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients with a confirmed mutation in the DMD gene amenable to exon 53 skipping...
COVID Risk Up to 7 Times Higher for Young Vapers
Teens and young adults who vaped were five times more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19. And young folks who vape and also smoke regular cigarettes have a sevenfold higher...
Malaria breakthrough could help speed up discovery of Covid-19 treatments...
Current drugs primarily target the pathogen itself but academics from RMIT University in Australia found infection often relies on enzymes in red blood cells of the human host.
Big Pharma spent nearly $250 million to lobby lawmakers amid coronavirus...
A new study from Brigham Young University found that bout $100 million in lobbying spending came from the top 30 health organizations, 16 of which are pharmaceutical companies.
Coronavirus: UK confirms new cases and deaths
Today marks the 27th day in a row that Scotland has recorded zero new fatalities. Northern Ireland also reported none in the last 24 hours.
Calcineurin Blockers for Eczema: No Cancer Signal in Big Study
Topical calcineurin inhibitors for atopic dermatitis, a.k.a. eczema, did not seem to up the long-term risk for developing skin cancer, according to a manufacturer-sponsored...
Maya Rudolph Hilariously Reacts To Kamala Harris VP News: ‘Oh Sh*t'
The SNL alum is very aware of the public demand for her to reprise her role as Kamala ‘The Fun Aunt' Harris When Joe Biden announced that his running mate in the upcoming...