The report covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaway Identifying the nature and magnitude of social cognitive impairments in people with epilepsy has both theoretical and clinical implications, including the potential to inform guidelines for clinical assessment and psychosocial intervention. Why This
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When it comes to antidepressant prescribing, less may be more, new research suggests. A new review suggests antidepressants are overprescribed and that the efficacy of these agents is questionable, leading researchers to recommend that when physicians prescribe these medications, it should be for shorter periods. “Antidepressants have never been shown to have a clinically significant
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Supply chain disruptions are being prolonged driven largely by China’s strict zero-Covid policy, according to an economist from Moody’s Analytics. The bottlenecks have lasted for about a year now but are expected to “materially ease in the early months of this year,” said Katrina Ell, a senior economist for Asia-Pacific at Moody’s Analytics. “So we would
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Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a unique nanoparticle to deliver genome editing technology, including CRISPR/Cas9, to endothelial cells, which line blood vessel walls. Published in Cell Reports, this is the first time that vascular endothelial cells could be reached for genome editing, since the usual way to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 – through a virus – does not
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In a recent study published on the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers demonstrate that ultraviolet light-C (UV-C) effectively prevents airborne transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). Study: UV-C Light Completely Blocks Highly Contagious Delta SARS-CoV-2 Aerosol Transmission in Hamsters. Image Credit: Nor Gal / Shutterstock.com Background Related Stories The primary mode of transmission
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Spread knowledge and hone your craft with these skill-sharing tips Whether you’re a pro at poetry, knowledgeable about technology, or love getting creative in the kitchen, we all have skills we take pride in. But why not take these beyond our own enjoyment, and share them with others? Sharing my creative skills as a writer
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Commercial and Medicare Advantage insurers are spending an estimated $129.7 million annually on ivermectin prescriptions for COVID-19, even though the antiparasitic drug has not been shown to be effective against the virus, according to a new JAMA study. The researchers analyzed
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Low-Carb Cornbread Muffins – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission.
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After keeping her deep-rooted terror of childbirth secret for years, opening up and sharing her fear enabled Ali to find support and create processes in order to have the children she always wanted I don’t ever remember not knowing where babies came from. I don’t just mean how they’re made, but the whole process of
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The Isotretinoin Products Manufacturers Group (IPMG) reports that most users of the iPLEDGE Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) should now have access to their accounts, one month after a modified program was launched, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Jan. 14. The IPMG has “created a new tool within the system to help resolve account access
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Posted on January 14, 2022 by Ellen Coyne The safety and well-being of residents should be the top priority of any senior care community. As such, licensed nurses generally assess each resident’s physical, emotional and functional needs prior to move-in, and then on an as-needed basis following that initial care plan.  Because these assessments often
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The Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 14 approved two oral JAK-1 inhibitors for patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) — upadacitinib and abrocitinib — making them the first oral JAK inhibitors available for this indication in the United States. “It’s big news because a few years ago we didn’t have any systemic treatments that are safer
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Update: COVID May Be Causing Diabetes in Children, Too – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third parties without
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Infants born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery, without labor or membrane rupture before delivery and no concern for infection, should not need antibiotics at birth, according to a study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The findings, which were published today in Pediatrics, could help clinicians tailor the use of early antibiotics in newborns.
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The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) voted unanimously to support a recommendation of no change to the physician fee schedule for fiscal year 2023 on Thursday, provoking immediate backlash from the American Medical Association (AMA) and other medical groups. A combination of inflation plus lost revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic sparked concern. Under current law,
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You’ve been looking at the lives of the incredibly successful and want to know how you can replicate their success. Want to know the secret? It’s not their superhuman discipline or overpowering ambition. It’s a matter of devising the optimal systems to keep you consistently running at peak performance, helping you slowly inch your way
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