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Prevalence of CRC Screening Remains Low in Those Aged 50 to 54

From 2000 to 2018, there was an increase in the prevalence of colorectal cancer screening, but it remained low for adults aged 50 to 54 years, according...

Will You Be Depositing at the 'Stool Bank' Someday?

Banking samples of your own poop in your youth and then transplanting them back when you're old might be a key to healthy aging, scientists suggest. Stool...

Fauci Has 'Rebound' COVID After Paxlovid, But Says Drug Kept Him Out of the Hospital

After being infected with COVID-19 earlier this month, Dr. Anthony Fauci experienced a rebound after taking the antiviral pill Paxlovid, but he maintained...

Drug Safety Communication: Copiktra (duvelisib) - FDA Warns about Possible Increased Risk of Death and Serious Side Effects

ISSUE: The FDA is warning that results from a clinical trial show a possible increased risk of death with Copiktra (duvelisib) compared to another medicine...

AHA News: 8 Days After Giving Birth, 29-Year-Old Had a Stroke

Noelia Gutierrez appreciated her mother traveling from New York to Florida to help with the arrival of her third child. One day, Gutierrez decided to have...

Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Risks Later

If you survive cancer, you're more apt to have heart trouble later on, a new study shows. Researchers found that compared to others, cancer survivors...

FDA Tells Vaccine Makers to Update Boosters to Target Omicron Subvariants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it has asked vaccine makers to update their COVID-19 booster shots to target the Omicron...

Harnessing a Virus to Fight a Killer Brain Tumor in Kids

A therapy that uses a virus to kill tumor cells can be safely given to children with a rare, incurable form of brain cancer, an early study has found. The...

Supreme Court Curbs EPA's Authority Over Power Plant Emissions

THURSDAY, June 30, 2022 – In a ruling that will curb efforts to fight climate change, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday limited the Environmental...

U.S. Orders 105 Million More Pfizer Shots for Fall Booster Campaign

Anticipating a surge in booster shots this fall, the U.S. government said Wednesday that it is buying an added 105 million more doses of Pfizer’s...

NeuroSense Therapeutics Reports Positive Preliminary Results from Novel Alzheimer's Biomarker Study

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 30, 2022. NeuroSense Therapeutics Ltd. ("NeuroSense"), a company developing treatments for severe neurodegenerative diseases, today...

Study Explores Employment, Economic Consequences of mTBI

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has employment and economic consequences for patients, according to a study published online June 29 in JAMA Network...

Newly Detected Vascular Risk Factors Common in Stroke Patients

In a cohort of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS), two-thirds of patients with no previously diagnosed risk factors had at least one newly detected...

COVID-19 Linked to Increased Risk of Neurological Disorders

COVID-19 is associated with increased risk of specific neurological disorders, although apart from ischemic stroke, there is no excess risk compared to...

Endocrine Society, June 11-14

The annual meeting of the Endocrine Society was held from June 11 to 14 in Atlanta and attracted approximately 7,000 participants from around the world,...

NHS Privatization Tied to Increase in Treatable Mortality

Outsourcing spending for health care services to the private for-profit sector in the United Kingdom is associated with increased mortality from causes...

Features of Migraine Identified on Functional MRI

The resting-state functional connectivity (rsFC) of the amygdala and hippocampus can differentiate patients with migraine from healthy controls (HCs) and...

Doctors May Under-Prescribe Pain Meds During Night Shifts

Under-prescription of pain medications occurs during night shifts, according to a study published online June 27 in the Proceedings of the National Academy...

E-Noses Promising for Diagnosing Cancer from Exhaled Breath

Electronic noses (e-noses) appear to have a relatively high diagnostic accuracy in the detection of cancer from exhaled breath, according to a systematic...

Two Doses of BNT162b2 Moderately Effective for 5- to 11-Year-Olds

For children aged 5 to 11 years, two doses of BNT162b2 provide moderate protection against documented severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)...

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