In this article MRNA A young man receives his Covid-19 vaccination at a vaccination clinic. People receive the Moderna vaccine in Milford, Pennsylvania. Preston Ehrler | LightRocket | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to clear Moderna‘s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for kindergartners through high schoolers for public distribution this week
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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists partnered with the University of Michigan to convene a panel of maternity care experts to determine new prenatal care delivery recommendations. Based on emerging evidence and experience, including significant changes in prenatal care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, these recommendations are published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women’s
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[embedded content] So you want to be a gender surgeon. You love the idea of creating new body parts and want to be one of the first surgeons to break into this up-and-coming field. Let’s debunk the public perception myths of what it means to be a gender surgeon and give it to you straight.
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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An open-label extension of Biogen’s phase 3 VALOR study shows statistically significant benefits for the company’s novel antisense oligonucleotide (ASO), tofersen, in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) caused by superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene mutations. The 1-year results, presented at the European Network for the Cure of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ENCALS) 2022 meeting, show
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With the ASICS London 10k due to take place on 10th July, UN Women UK, Stylist Strong Women, and LimeLight Sports Club have partnered to campaign for safety, change, and freedom in London UN Women UK’s ‘Safe Spaces Now‘ initiative aims to redesign public spaces and people’s behaviours to free them from sexual harassment. Supporters
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On the list of “First World problems to worry about,” it’s definitely not number one – but for some kareishuu – it holds a spot near the top. Kareishuu is the Japanese term for — literally “the smell of gaining years.” Most Americans refer to it, sometimes with disgust, anxiety, or a sneer, as “old
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Colorectal, pancreatic, esophageal and stomach cancers-;some of the deadliest kinds of cancer-; have high recurrence rates where the cancer comes back even after successful surgery or radiation treatment. To combat these treatment-resistant cancers, Thomas University Jefferson researchers led by Adam Snook, PhD, an associate professor of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, instead use what are, in
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Thanks to effective treatment, people with HIV are living longer. But as they age, they face higher rates of age-related comorbidities and hospitalizations, according to a recent study of hospitalized patients. Decisionmakers will need to allocate resources, train providers, and plan ways to manage chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cancer, among geriatric HIV inpatients,
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Typhoid-causing bacteria from Asia are reportedly spreading across the globe, and they bring a threat to the public since they are also becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics.  New research published in The Lancet has shed light on how Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi or S. Typhi appeared to have spread internationally in the last three decades.  Scientists found that the
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Since 2000, Allergychoices has supported providers from every corner of the country with offering sublingual immunotherapy — a disease modifying allergy treatment. Each provider has their own story about offering this treatment, with personal anecdotes of how it has ultimately impacted both practice and patients. Amber Beckenhauer, DO, added allergy testing and sublingual immunotherapy to
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U.K. health authorities have said they are “urgently” investigating a rare poliovirus discovery in sewage samples in London. Picture Alliance | Getty Images U.K. health authorities have said they are urgently investigating a rare polio virus discovery in sewage samples in London, potentially putting Britain’s polio-free status at risk for the first time in almost
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