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Closed Baby Formula Plant May Reopen by Next Week

A baby formula plant closed in February at the heart of the current U.S. shortage of the product could reopen as soon as next week, U.S. Food and Drug...

How Long Do Teeth Survive After Root Canal?

If you've had a root canal, you can expect your tooth to survive for about 11 years, researchers say. For a time, root canals can maintain teeth affected...

Risk Factors for Dementia May Change With Age

Dementia risk factors appear to shift with age, and experts say knowing that could help people make lifestyle changes to reduce their chances of developing...

SIGA Receives Approval from the FDA for Intravenous (IV) Formulation of TPOXX (tecovirimat)

SIGA Technologies, Inc. (SIGA) (NASDAQ: SIGA), a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the health security market, today announced that...

First patient randomized in Phase 2 trial in head and neck cancer

STOCKHOLM, May 17, 2022.Calliditas Therapeutics AB (Nasdaq: CALT) (Nasdaq Stockholm: CALTX) ("Calliditas") today announced that the first patient has been...

Restful Night's Sleep More Likely for Men Than Women

For many women, having it all may mean forgoing a decent night's sleep. Women in the United States are less likely to get a good night's sleep and more...

Could Eye Trouble Bring Lower Scores on Seniors' Thinking Tests?

Poor eyesight makes it harder to read and easier to trip. But it can also lead to a misdiagnosis of mild mental decline in older people, according to a...

Global Warming Could Mean Less Sleep for Billions

Anyone who's tried to sleep on a hot summer night knows how hard it is to nod off when the mercury is rising. So it's no surprise that global warming...

Mystery of Hepatitis Cases in Kids Deepens as CDC Probe Continues

Evidence continues to mount that a specific strain of adenovirus could be implicated in a wave of American children who've developed acute hepatitis of...

Follow-Up Often Delayed After High-Risk Findings on Lung Cancer Screening

Nearly half of lung cancer screening exams with high-risk Lung-RADS findings result in delays in care, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic...

Candidate Biomarkers Identified for Psoriasis Progression

Candidate biomarkers for disease progression in psoriasis have been identified, according to a review published online April 28 in the British Journal...

Tezepelumab Effective for Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma

Tezepelumab treatment is associated with higher levels of on-treatment clinical responses than placebo among individuals with severe, uncontrolled asthma,...

Psychological Distress May Increase Risk for COVID-19 Hospitalization

For patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, psychological distress prior to the diagnosis is associated with...

Clinical Support Software May Aid Medication Tasks in the OR

A perioperative medication-related clinical decision support (CDS) software prototype may reduce the time taken to complete tasks, according to a study...

Early Intervention May Be Better for Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis

For patients with severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis, early intervention may reduce the risk for all-cause mortality compared with conservative management,...

CDC Advisers Recommend Pfizer Booster Shot for Children 5 to 11

A panel of science advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Thursday that a single booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19...

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Alzheimer, Related Dementias Identified

The prevalence of risk factors for Alzheimer disease and related dementias varies and is highest for high blood pressure and not meeting aerobic physical...

CDC: 64.1 Percent of Violent Deaths in 2019 Were Suicides

In 2019, most violent deaths were suicides, which occurred more often in males than females, according to research published in the May 20 issue of the...

Regulatory, Patent Reform Needed for Inhalers for Asthma, COPD

Of the 62 inhalers approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 1986, few have offered novel drug innovations, according to a study published...

1999 to 2019 Saw Decrease in Cancer Mortality for Blacks in the U.S.

From 1999 to 2019, the overall cancer death rate decreased significantly among Black men and women, but in 2019, cancer death rates were still highest...

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