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Addiction treatment intervention associated with greater long-term participation in health care

November 14, 2022 3 thousand trains Source/information Disclosures: Iturralde reports that the study was funded by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Please see the study for all relevant financial information from other authors. ADD REFERENCES TO EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS Receive an email when new articles are posted Please enter your email address …

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A pediatrician who tried to hide the cause of death of a child from hyponatremia 26 years ago has been suspended

A consultant pediatrician has been struck off the British Medical Register for dishonestly misleading an inquest and the parents of a child who died after a medical error at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children 26 years ago. Heather Steen was not accused of failing the treatment herself, but of trying to hide the …

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The brain’s cloister behaves more like a high-speed internet router, according to research

Underneath the outer, wrinkled cortex is a deep, mysterious area known as the claustrum. This area has long been known to exchange signals with a large part of the cerebral cortex, which is responsible for higher reasoning and complex thinking. Because of the abbey’s extensive connections, the legendary scientist Francis Crick, PhD, of DNA discovery …

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11.3% of middle and high school students use tobacco products, the CDC reports

Nov. 14, 2022 — More than 3 million middle and high school students reported using tobacco products in the past 30 days, the CDC reports. There are 11.3% of students in the survey. Overall, 16.5% of high school students and 4.5% of middle school students reported current tobacco use, the CDC reported in Morbidity and …

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Osteopathic treatment ‘highly effective’ for post-COVID-19 symptoms

November 14, 2022 3 thousand trains Source/information Source: Foss, V, et al. Effects of osteomyelitis (OMM) and osteomyelitis (OMT). Presented at: OMED22; October 27-31, 2022; Boston. Disclosures: Healio was unable to confirm relevant financial information at the time of publication. ADD REFERENCES TO EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS Receive an email when new articles are posted Please enter …

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Immunogen wins FDA approval for advanced ovarian cancer drug

TThe Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new treatment for patients with advanced ovarian cancer — an antibody that delivers a targeted dose of chemotherapy directly to cancer cells. The new drug, called Elahere, was developed by Immunogen, a biotechnology company based in Waltham, Mass. This is the first new treatment option for …

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Reduce unnecessary preoperative testing by asking physicians to perform their own phlebotomy

Reducing unnecessary pre-operative testing remains a pressing concern for GPs in the UK and their practices, which often host these activities.1 A universal constant that I discuss with GPs in training is that a GP will ask for fewer blood tests if they are asked to do their own anemia. Is it now economically and …

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