The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Performance Measures have made two changes to performance measures for adults with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter. The 2020 Update to the 2016 ACC/AHA Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults With Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter was published online December 7
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A charity supporting homeless people in Cornwall is offering hypnotherapy to those wanting to develop their independence A big part of the work homeless charity Harbour Housing does, is helping residents become more independent and get back on their feet. Supporting them on this journey, in-house counsellor Simone Hills has been offering one-to-one counselling sessions
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A recent study explores the link between high blood pressure and brain damage in the elderly. Aging is associated with an overall decline in normal body functioning. Researchers are currently interested in investigating a type of brain damage named “white matter hyperintensities”, or WMH. The condition can be noticed on MRI brain scans of patients
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Side effects from Covid-19 vaccines are indications that the shots are helping build protection against the disease, former FDA chief Dr. Margaret Hamburg told CNBC on Thursday. “The data does tell us that this vaccination causes some reaction at the time of administration that is fairly routine, but notable if you’re receiving the vaccine,” she said
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Dec 10 2020 The Differential Refractive Index (DRI) detector from Testa Analytical Solution e.K offers unmatched accuracy and reliability for determination of absolute concentration and total mass balance in Gel Permeation Chromatography / Size Exclusion Chromatography (GPC/SEC) applications The baseline signal stability of any liquid chromatography detector is very important, as it is a limiting
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odevixibat Treatment for Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) Albireo Submits for U.S. FDA and EMA Product Approval of Once-Daily Odevixibat for PFIC BOSTON, Dec. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a clinical-stage rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and
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FDA Approves Gallium 68 PSMA-11 as the First PSMA-Targeted PET Imaging Drug for Men with Prostate Cancer December 01, 2020 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Gallium 68 PSMA-11 (Ga 68 PSMA-11) – the first drug for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positive lesions in men with
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December 9, 2020 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy December 9, 2020 — AvKARE, Pulaski, TN is voluntarily recalling one lot of Sildenafil 100 mg tablets and one lot of Trazodone 100mg tablets to the consumer level. These products have been recalled due to a product mix-up of the listed two separate products inadvertently packaged together
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For people in wealthy countries, diarrhea is usually nothing more than an uncomfortable inconvenience for a few days. But for a poor child in a developing country, repeated bouts of diarrhea can lead to serious health consequences such as malnutrition, stunted growth and cognitive deficits. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
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Youth depression was tied to increased risk for 66 medical conditions. “It underscores how important it is that these children and teenagers receive the help they need and that medical personnel monitor for subsequent psychiatric and somatic diseases,” said study author Sarah Bergen, PhD, of the Karolinska Institute, in a statement. (JAMA Psychiatry) Google recently
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As a chaplain, one of the most gratifying components of my job has been working with people of different religions and spiritual beliefs.  When we are living with cancer, we tap into a wide variety of resources to help us cope and deal with the changes in our living.  One such resource for many is
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The COVID-19 pandemic has led many people to put off routine health screenings due to fears of encountering the virus in public places, especially hospitals. One high jumper who’s training for her fifth Olympic Games is using her experience with breast cancer to encourage women to keep scheduling important health appointments. 36-year-old Chaunte Lowe initially
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Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines are in sight. That’s right, plural, vaccines. Recently, three companies released some results from their Phase III studies, reporting effectiveness ranging from 70 to 95%. They are Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca and Moderna. Pfizer and Moderna have formally applied to the FDA for emergency use authorization (EUA). The FDA will
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Sniffles? Sore throat? Chills? Could it be Covid-19? “The reality is, any symptom at all seems to be possible with Covid,” said Kathryn Boling, MD, a family medicine specialist with Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Boling has had patients who thought they had allergies, the common cold, or strep throat – and test positive for Covid-19. “I’m
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In this video, Dr. Douglas Kirsch, Instructor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a Sleep Medicine specialist discuss treatment options for narcolepsy. Included are both non-medication and medication strategies that can be helpful. Learn more at http://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/narcolepsy/treating-narcolepsy/self-care Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/s1w4up Follow on
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Dr. Barbara Bruce, discusses the relationship between fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. A physician referral is required for the Fibromyalgia Treatment Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida. To request an appointment, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/rheumatology/florida/overview/appointments.
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Medical School versus Residency! Use code ‘EARLYBIRD’ to get $25 off your purchase at http://medschoolinsiders.com. Expires April 30th! David Hindin’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp67C6fdzWb3s56SnZ_xUuw My Vlog Channel: http://youtube.com/lifeofasurgeon Medical School vs College (Part 1): https://youtu.be/PgHotL0MOVM In this video we compare medical school to residency and go over: 1) Structure 00:38 2) Length 01:36 3) Grading & Evaluation
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http://armandoh.org/ Talks about the space between a neuron and muscle, and describes with a bit of detail about this relationship. https://www.facebook.com/ArmandoHasudungan Support me: http://www.patreon.com/armando Instagram: http://instagram.com/armandohasudungan Twitter: Tweets by armando71021105 PDF: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8Ss3-wJfHrpSE5NQThYR051UGc
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Posted on May 13, 2014 by Taylor Rhea A recent article references a study that found that owning a pet – specifically a dog – could greatly improve one’s health. Here’s how. It can improve cardiovascular health by keeping people active. It can reduce stress responses in the body. It can lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels
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DUBAI (Reuters) – An experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) has 86% efficacy, the health ministry of the United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday, citing an interim analysis of late-stage clinical trials. While the positive data comes soon after last month’s upbeat results from Western rivals, such as Pfizer Inc, Moderna,
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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is rising in use within healthcare settings in Western countries as either a replacement for or in addition to conventional Western medicine. According to the National Centre for Complementary and Integrative Health, CAM includes a wide range of non-conventional health practices and products such as dietary supplements, meditation, and chiropractic
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Nurse Paula McMahon (R) prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for Grace Thomson (L) at the Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow on December 8, 2020 as Britain starts is biggest ever vaccination program. Jeff J. Mitchell | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — A coalition of campaigning bodies has warned people in lower-income
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