Month: April 2022

Washington is facing its biggest tuberculosis outbreak in 20 years, forcing the Evergreen State to be on heightened alert amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Surge In Cases In 2021, the rise in TB transmissions became more pronounced when the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) reported 199 cases, a 22% increase from 2020. This year, the
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Several nursing teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center were invited to share their research at the 47th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), which is underway in Anaheim, California, and continues through May 1, 2022. Among the specialists discussing new developments and challenges in the practice of nursing at the ONS Annual
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COVID-19 infection may increase a person’s risk of developing type 1 diabetes, the type of diabetes affecting the pancreas. A new study has shed more light on how viral infection could lead to serious complications.  Diabetes Risk In COVID Patients A study of more than 27 million people in the United States found that individuals
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Adenovirus structure, computer illustration showing the surface structure of the virus’ outer protein coat (capsid). Kateryna Kon | Science Photo Library | Science Photo Library | Getty Images Nine children in Alabama with severe acute hepatitis, three of whom suffered liver failure, all tested positive for adenovirus and none of them had a history Covid-19
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Women’s elevated anxiety, depression and stress during pregnancy altered key features of the fetal brain, which subsequently decreased their offspring’s cognitive development at 18 months. These changes also increased internalizing and dysregulation behaviors, according to a new study by Children’s National Hospital published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers followed a cohort of 97 pregnant women
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Since the early 2000s, global health experts have recognized what we know as “social determinants of health” (SDOH) and understood the critical role they play in the health and wellbeing of populations. Collectively, SDOH is a broad range of economic and social conditions – adequate housing and nutrition, access to education, employment, and healthcare services,
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Have you taken a look at your medicine cabinet lately? Aside from cotton swabs, mouthwash, and makeup remover, are there old, outdated prescription drugs in your cabinet? How do you dispose of old, outdated, expired, or unneeded medications? Flush them down the toilet? Throw them out with your household trash? Not sure? Well, the DEA
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Clinical staff have worked incredibly hard to support cancer research and care since the COVID-19 pandemic started. It’s been a very trying time, and it’s clear that it’s taken much longer for clinical research to recover to pre-pandemic levels than hoped. We’re working to make sure recovery is a government priority, but there’s a lot
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Pat Sajak knows something brain researchers have spent decades confirming: Anyone can choke under pressure. You blank on a movie title. You freeze at a pop question. You forget — momentarily — the name of someone you’ve known for 30 years. If you’re lucky, it’s in front of a close friend or small group. At
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