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The United States plans to end the Mpox public health emergency in January

This image from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorized electron micrograph of mpox particles (red) found in an infected cell (blue), grown in the lab, taken and color enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) at Fort Detrick , Md. The federal government plans to end in January …

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Study assesses prevalence of residual lung abnormalities after COVID-19 hospitalization

In a new study published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, researchers sought to determine the percentage of COVID-19 patients discharged from the hospital who had a type of fibrous lung damage known as interstitial lung disease that requires ongoing follow-up. These patients had varying degrees of …

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EHR notifications to both physician and patient may increase statin prescribing

Automated alerts related to clinical decision making are designed with the best of intentions, but they can easily be ignored or overlooked. But a randomized trial testing such electronic alerts, or “nudges,” to promote statin prescribing may have identified some design features that help their success, researchers say. In the study’s primary finding, for example, …

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AGA ‘celebrates FDA’ for first approved fecal microbiological drug

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Artificial intelligence could make doctors’ jobs simpler, faster and more accurate

One in nine women in the developed world will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. The incidence of breast cancer is increasing, an effect caused in part by modern lifestyles and increased life expectancy. Fortunately, treatments are becoming more effective and personalized. What is not increasing, however—and is actually decreasing—is …

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Few Americans understand the effect of alcohol on cancer risk: survey

by Cara Murez Heilsudag reporter FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol increases the risk of cancer, but some Americans think it does the opposite, a new study shows. Researchers set out to understand people’s awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer and found that many people would benefit from further education on …

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Stanford president under investigation for alleged misconduct

Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne Stanford University has launched a formal investigation into its own president, neuroscientist Marc Tessier-Lavigne, PhD, over alleged research misconduct related to five scientific papers he co-authored or co-authored. Stanford’s board of directors directs the study. The university’s student newspaper, the Stanford Dailyreported the investigation on Nov. 30 — one day after she …

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Increase in youth suicide rate linked to lack of mental health professionals

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STAT+: AAM’s Dan Leonard, president of the Generic Medicines Front, ousted

The generic drug industry’s advocacy group, the Association for Accessible Medicines, fired its president, Dan Leonard, two sources familiar with the decision said Friday night. It was not immediately clear why Leonard was fired, and AAM did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The sources said its members were frustrated that it was …

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