Pre-TAVR Leaflet Cut Backed by Registry
Registry data suggested that valve leaflet laceration helped protect patients at risk of coronary artery obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement . Safety of...
8 hours ago - MedPageToday
NIH: People with HIV should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination
The NIH said people with HIV should be considered a high-risk group when making decisions about COVID-19 vaccine priority. The recommendation was part of the NIH's updated...
3 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Worse COVID-19 Outcomes Tied to MS Disability, Age
Disability and age were associated with poorer COVID-19 outcomes in multiple sclerosis patients, registry data showed. Of approximately 2,000 people with MS and COVID-19 in...
6 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
New Global Diabetes Cases Ebb
Newly diagnosed diabetes cases have been slowing down worldwide, according to multinational registry data. Among 19 high-income and two middle-income countries, nearly all saw...
8 days ago - MedPageToday
ASH president discusses ‘silver lining' of COVID-19 for hematology practice, research
At the start of his ASH presidency and a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Martin S. Tallman, MD, reflected on the challenges the pandemic has presented to his field. “Necessity...
8 days ago - Healio - 7 articles
Entyvio linked with lower serious infection risk in UC
Patients with ulcerative colitis treated with Entyvio had a lower risk for serious infections compared with those who received anti-TNF, according to study results. Siddharth...
8 days ago - Healio
Shorter, stronger radiation course effective for high-risk prostate cancer
Stereotactic body radiotherapy appeared safe and effective for men with high-risk prostate cancer, according to an analysis of data from a consortium of seven institutional...
9 days ago - Healio
Dermatologic surgery adverse events database launched
A registry of cutaneous procedure adverse events has been launched by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association and the department of dermatology at...
10 days ago - Healio
Registry: More Options for Blocked Carotids Mean Better Outcomes
Centers adding transcarotid artery revascularization to their treatment options had improved perioperative outcomes for patients with carotid artery stenosis, according to the...
11 days ago - MedPageToday
Association Between Repeated Tracheal Intubation Attempts and Adverse Events in Children in the Emergency Department
Study Objectives Studies have shown that multiple intubation attempts are associated with a higher risk of intubation-related adverse events. However, little is known about the...
15 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
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Vaccine export blocker Italy has largest AstraZeneca reserves in EU
No European Union country has a bigger stock of AstraZeneca vaccines or has used a smaller percentage of its stock than Italy, analysis shows.
DR ELLIE CANNON: How do I get more sleeping pills now GP has cut mine?
Today DR ELLIE CANNON advises a reader who is concerned that her GP has reduced the number of sleeping tablets they have been prescribed forcing her to consider sourcing drugs...
HEALTH NOTES: One in two Britons claim they are clueless about what sort of...
A study of 2,000 UK adults surveyed by Asian food brand Itsu found 49 per cent said they had 'no clue' what a nutritious meal include, with two-thirds of people baffled by...
EVE SIMMONS: I did the new DIY smear test in my office loo
EVE SIMMONS: I am standing in the toilet at work with my trousers around my ankles. An NHS instruction manual is balanced on the loo seat about how to take a DIY smear test.
VIVIENNE PARRY: Should Covid-19 vaccines be mandatory for NHS staff?
NHS staff might be required to have a Covid-19 vaccine if they want to work in the health service according to indications coming from government sources, writes VIVIENNE PARRY.
Why teenage pupils should wear masks in class
Last week the Department for Education issued guidance for the safe reopening of schools. Along with regular self-testing for secondary-school children, many must wear masks.
New hope for advanced kidney cancer patients
Renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer, can quickly spread through the body and if diagnosed at a late stage it is usually inoperable, with patients given...
Why are more and more mothers pretending their child?
Medics are being trained to spot evidence of Munchausen syndrome by proxy which sees parents deliberately lying about their child's symptoms so they have to go unnecessary tests.
Marcia wants other mature women seeking work to know: ‘We have got this'
‘Little notes of hope' and self-belief are getting mature women back to work.
Ninth day of no new cases with GPs starting COVID jab rollout in two weeks
Victoria has recorded non new cases for the ninth day in a row and zero cases in hotel quarantine, with GPs to start vaccinating Victorians against the virus in a fortnight.