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Billions of youth at risk of hearing loss from headphones, forum: Study

About one billion young people worldwide could be at risk of hearing loss from listening to headphones or attending loud music venues, a major review of existing research estimated on Wednesday. The study, led by the World Health Organization, urged young people to take better care of their listening habits and urged governments and manufacturers …

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A review of the use of JAK2 inhibitors in myelitis

November 16, 2022 2 thousand watches Source/information Published by: Source: Healio interviews Disclosures: Mascarenhas says he has served as a consultant for AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene, Constellation, CTI Biopharma, Galecto, Geron, GSK, Incyte, Kartos, Karyopharm, Novartis, PharmaEssentia, Roche and Sierra Oncology; and receive grants paid to their institution by AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Celgene, …

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Cancer: GPs may order CT scans, ultrasounds and MRIs for vague symptoms

From this month, GPs in England will be able to directly order a CT scan, ultrasound or MRI of the brain for patients who have persistent symptoms but do not meet the threshold for an urgent referral for suspected cancer, NHS England has announced. Under the direct access scheme, around 67,000 people whose cancer would …

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New nasal vaccination method could improve COVID-19 protection

Dr Anneliese Ashhurst, University of Sydney and Centenary Institute. Credit: Centenary Institute Scientists from the Centenary Institute and the University of Sydney have developed a new nasal vaccination strategy that induces robust pulmonary immunity and protection against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The new vaccine approach has been successfully tested in mice and has the potential to …

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Minority women’s experiences of childbirth in the shadow of isolation and fear due to changing COVID-19 policies

Black, Indigenous and other women of color who were pregnant or gave birth during the pandemic said those experiences were shadowed by isolation, confusion and fear, much of it caused by unclear or often changing institutional policies, according to a new study. Women across the United States who participated in online focus groups said that …

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How to advocate for yourself for advanced prostate cancer

If you’re living with advanced prostate cancer, you’ve probably heard others tell you to “speak up” for yourself. But what is involved in being a self-advocate? It means taking an active role in your care by listening, learning, asking questions and connecting with others. Being your own advocate does not mean taking full responsibility for …

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Perfection is too much of a struggle for CRISPR therapies, says Broad’s David Liu

BOSTON – In science journalism, there’s a well-worn technique that reporters pick up when they’re interviewing a researcher and the technical stuff starts flying over their heads. “Okay, explain it again, and this time, as if you were talking to your mother.” A magical image of a parent tends to do just the trick; inspires …

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The challenges of conducting pediatric research in the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic

Danilo Buonsenso13, Damian Roland45, Adriana Yock-Corrales6, Sebastián González-Dambrauskas78, Petter Brodin9, Begona Santiago-Garcia10, Antoni Soriano-Arandez11, Marianne Cohenraads12, Daniel De Luca13, Elizabeth Whittaker1415 1Department of Women and Child Health and Public Health, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy 2Dipartimento di Scienze Biotecnologiche di Base, Cliniche Intensivologiche e Perioperatorie, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy …

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