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Poor Sleep Tied to Urinary, Prostate Symptoms

Poor sleep quality is associated with an increased prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)/benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to a...

Dynamically Updating Models Can Improve Prediction of COVID-19 Survival

Dynamically updating models can improve prediction of 28-day survival in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a study published online Nov. 10...

FDA Moves to Ease Restrictions on Gay Men Giving Blood

U.S. Food & Drug Administration policies that have limited blood donations from men who have sex with men may soon ease. At the moment, FDA policy...

Race, Ethnicity Not Linked to Timely Treatment of Peripartum HTN

Among women who experience severe hypertension during delivery admission requiring treatment, the rate of timely treatment does not vary with race/ethnicity,...

CVD Risk Increased for Adolescent, Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors have increased odds of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which are reduced with performance of any moderate-to-vigorous...

Risk Factors for Sleep-Related Suffocation, Infant Death Identified

Risk factors for sleep-related suffocation and unexplained infant death are explored in a study published online Dec. 5 in Pediatrics. Sharyn E. Parks,...

Bevacizumab, Aflibercept Compared for Neovascular AMD

For patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nvAMD), eyes treated with bevacizumab require more injections than those treated with aflibercept,...

Cryoablation More Effective for Some Early-Stage Renal Cell Carcinomas

For patients with early-stage renal cell carcinoma, heat-based thermal ablation is associated with increased cancer-specific mortality with tumor size...

Legalization of Medical Marijuana Beneficial for Cancer Patients

Legalization of medical marijuana is associated with a reduction in opioid dispensing and pain-related hospital events among adults receiving treatment...

'How Can I Prevent Heart Disease?' Docs Give Different Answers to Men, Women

Doctors give men and women different advice to head off heart disease, even though guidelines for both are the same. Men were 20% more likely to be prescribed...

For Kids, Mental Trauma From Gun Injury Far Exceeds That of Car Crashes

Firearm injuries traumatize children, saddling them with mental health issues that include stress disorders and drug or alcohol use, according to a new...

Girl Toddlers Have Bigger Vocabularies, and Researchers Now Know Why

Young girls tend to babble their way to bigger vocabularies earlier than boys, and researchers now think they might know why. It has nothing to do with...

Immune System T-Cells Can Still Fight COVID Variants, But for How Long?

While people's immune system T-cells can still target the spike proteins of the COVID coronavirus, their power to do so is waning over time, researchers...

Bacteria Risk Spurs Recall of 8 Million Laundress Products

MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2022 – The Laundress, a laundry and cleaning products company, has recalled nearly 8 million of its products over concerns they may be...

'COVID-somnia' May Be Easing as Americans Report Better Sleep

Finally, more than two years into the pandemic, Americans are sleeping better. A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) found that...

Shingles Ups Odds of Stroke, Heart Attack By Almost 30%

People who've had a bout of shingles may face a heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in later years, a new, large study suggests. Anyone who ever...

Vicious Cycle: Epilepsy Seizures Could Encourage More Seizures

Seizures tend to get progressively worse over time in people with epilepsy, and a new study in mice suggests why that might be the case. Seizures appear...

There Are No Useful Monoclonal Antibody Treatments Left Against New COVID Variants

The last of six COVID monoclonal antibody treatments has lost its federal authorization because, like the others, it no longer works against the newest...

U.S. to End Mpox Public Health Emergency in January

MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2022 – Mpox cases are down significantly in the United States, prompting the federal government to plan not to renew an emergency designation...

Severe Seizures Are Rising, Especially Among Minorities

Growing numbers of Americans are suffering prolonged, life-threatening seizures known as status epilepticus, and Black people are nearly twice as likely...

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  • Rebyota Rebyota (fecal microbiota, live-jslm) is a microbiota-based live biotherapeutic indicated for the prevention of recurrence of...
  • Hemgenix Hemgenix (etranacogene dezaparvovec-drlb) is an adeno-associated virus vector-based gene therapy indicated for the treatment of adults with...
  • Sezaby Sezaby (phenobarbital sodium) is a barbiturate indicated for the treatment of neonatal seizures in term and preterm infants.

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  • Lumryz Lumryz (sodium oxybate) is a once-nightly formulation of the approved central nervous system depressant sodium oxybate in development for...
  • Yutrepia Yutrepia (treprostinil) is an inhaled dry powder formulation of treprostinil for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) to...
  • Libervant Libervant (diazepam) is a buccal film formulation of the approved benzodiazepine diazepam in development for the management of seizure clusters.

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