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When patients are victims: Internet data access and medical malpractice

Charlotte Bleaseresearcher Digital Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden @crblease on Twitter More transparency can help patients and doctors identify and raise concerns, it says Charlotte Blease An overview of the records of 44 patients who died while …

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What is stiff-person syndrome? Celine Dion postpones tour due to rare disorder

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Celine Dion revealed Thursday that she suffers from a rare neurological condition called stiff-person syndrome that affects her daily life. The iconic singer announced the news in a video posted on social media, saying she has postponed her 2023 tour. “While we’re still learning about this rare condition, we now know …

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Enveloped viruses show greater cross-species transmission, according to new research

A study published in PNAS Microbiology found that enveloped viruses are more transmissible between species and are more likely to cause animal infections than non-enveloped viruses. The research suggests that the viral envelope belongs to these pathogens to evade host immunity. Study: Enveloped viruses show increased propensity for cross-species transmission and zoonotic disease. Photo credit: …

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DMARDs for RA improve vasculitis and heart disease risk

The use of a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor (TNFi) or triple therapy with conventional, synthetic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in rheumatoid arthritis has similar beneficial effects in reducing vasculitis and cardiovascular disease in patients, according to results from a randomized, active rheumatic trial. comparative study. Dr. Daniel Solomon “The good news is that providers can …

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Camizestrant extends PFS for postmenopausal women with advanced breast cancer

December 9, 2022 2 thousand trains Source/information Published by: Source: Oliveira M, et al. Abstract GS3-02. Presented at: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; Dec. 6-10, 2022. Disclosures: AstraZeneca provided funding for this study. Oliveira reports personal funding from AstraZeneca, Eisai, Gilead, Guardant Health, iTeos Therapeutics, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Pfizer, Relay Therapeutics, Roche, and …

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How health tech companies can make their tools more equitable

DDisparities along racial and socioeconomic lines have long persisted in health care. But it’s only recently that the often glitzy gatherings of the health industry have begun to grapple with health equity, as the pandemic both exacerbated health disparities and also demonstrated the potential of technology to address them. Companies that sell fancy, convenient digital …

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Ingesting capsule-sized biobatteries could allow a new view of the digestive system

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Technology companies have developed many devices that work outside the body, such as mobile phones, smart watches, tablets and hundreds of others. Inside the body though? It’s obviously harder for a number of reasons, but the power for a device is big. Binghamton University biobattery researchers believe they have a solution …

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A better understanding of the DNA repair system may pave the way for effective cancer treatment

A better understanding of the mechanisms involved in DNA repair could pave the way for the development of inhibitors to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy. Nucleotide excision repair (NER) is an important DNA repair pathway that plays a key role in maintaining transcription and genome integrity by removing bulky DNA damage. The key steps of …

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Antibodies increase survival for types of advanced breast cancer

by Dennis Thompson Heilsudag reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A relatively new drug increases the survival rate of women with a certain type of advanced breast cancer that has not responded to other treatments, according to clinical trials. The targeted antibody — trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-DXd, sold under the brand name Enhertu) — …

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