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Which Cancer Patients Need a COVID-19 Booster Shot Most?

An alliance of leading U.S. cancer centers has updated guidance about COVID-19 vaccine boosters for cancer patients and the people around them. The guidance,...

Unvaccinated Are Nearly 6x More Likely to End Up in the Hospital, According to Analysis of New Jersey's COVID Cases

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 7, 2021 - Those who are unvaccinated were nearly six times more likely to be hospitalized with severe COVID illness in August than...

Valbiotis Announces the Completion of Recruitment for the Phase II HEART Clinical Study Conducted With TOTUM•070 in Hypercholesterolemia

LA ROCHELLE, France. Sept 6, 2021 - Valbiotis, a French research and development company committed to scientific innovation for preventing and combating...

Rapid Intervention Can Contain Multidrug-Resistant Candida Auris

The multidrug-resistant yeast, Candida auris, can be identified and contained with enhanced laboratory surveillance and prompt investigation with infection...

New COVID-19 Cases 300 Percent Higher This Labor Day Weekend Than Last Year

With the delta variant surging and many Americans mask- and vaccine-free, new cases of COVID-19 spiked to levels during the long Labor Day weekend that...

Perioperative Acetaminophen Ups Pain Outcomes After Shoulder Surgery

Perioperative acetaminophen significantly decreases opioid consumption and results in improved overall pain control following primary rotator cuff repair,...

New COVID-19 Cases, ED Visits Up for Children Since July 2021

New COVID-19 cases, COVID-19-related emergency department visits, and COVID-19-associated hospitalizations have increased among children since the delta...

In Cancer Patients, COVID Vaccine Immunity at 6 Months Is Similar to General Population

Cancer patients who get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appear to maintain the same levels of antibodies as people without cancer, Israeli researchers report. They...

Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Rises in People With HIV

People with HIV have an increased risk of sudden cardiac death, a new study warns, especially if the virus isn't well-controlled. Sudden cardiac death...

Adults With Autism, Mental Illness May Be at Higher Risk for Severe COVID

Adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or mental health disorders are at increased risk for COVID-19 and severe illness, researchers report. Being...

U.S. COVID-19 Cases Now Top 40 Million

There have now been more than 40 million cases of COVID-19 recorded among Americans, according to a database maintained by The New York Times. That's nearly...

Here's How COVID-19 Can Affect Your Mouth

A lost or altered sense of taste, dry mouth and sores are common among COVID-19 patients and those symptoms may last long after others disappear, Brazilian...

Why Aren't COVID Vaccines Getting to People Globally?

The highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 has highlighted a fear shared by infectious disease experts worldwide: That increasingly dangerous mutations...

Health Highlights: Sept. 8, 2021

Here are some of HealthDay's top stories for Wednesday, Sept. 8: U.S. COVID-19 case count now tops 40 million. According to a database maintained by The...

Pet Dogs Can Alert Owners to Epileptic Seizures

Sit. Fetch. Stay. Detect seizure. Yes, you read that correctly. While many dogs are adept at following basic instructions such as "sit" and "roll over"...

New Insights Into Why Asthma Worsens at Night

Many people with asthma know their illness can flare up at night, and new research suggests the body's internal clock could be to blame. The findings could...

Mom's Exercise in Pregnancy May Help Baby's Lungs

Exercising during pregnancy can benefit babies' lungs, Scandinavian researchers report. "This study offers a fascinating hint that increased physical activity...

Eczema Can Take Toll on Child's Mental Health

Eczema doesn't just irritate kids' skin. The often disfiguring condition may also be tied to depression, anxiety and sleep difficulties, new research warns. A...

AHA News: How a Simple Tape Measure May Help Predict Diabetes in Black Adults

Measuring waist circumference may be an essential way to help predict who will develop diabetes among Black people with normal blood sugar levels, according...

No Lasting Damage to Lungs After COVID in Young Patients: Study

Young people appear to have normal lung function after recovering from COVID-19, new studies find. In one, Swedish researchers found that even asthma patients...

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  • Trudhesa Trudhesa (dihydroergotamine mesylate) is a nasally administered dihydroergotamine (DHE) formulation for the acute treatment of migraine...
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