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20 Oct

Teenagers Are Quitting HS Sports Due to Body Image Concerns Driven by Social Media

More teens are quitting HS sports saying they don’t look right for the sports based on what they see in the media and social media, according to a new study.

19 Oct

COVID-19 Linked to Increased Risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome, a Rare but Serious Autoimmune Disorder, New Study Finds

In a new study, participants recently infected with COVID-19 were six times more likely to develop Guillain-Barré syndrome, where the immune system attacks the nerves.

18 Oct

Adult ADHD Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

A new study finds adults with ADHD are nearly 3 times more likely to develop dementia compared to those without the condition.

Twice-a-Year Injection Gives Women Full Protection Against HIV, Trial Finds

Twice-a-Year Injection Gives Women Full Protection Against HIV, Trial Finds

Just two injections a year of a new HIV drug protected young women in Africa from infection with the sexually transmitted disease, new trial results show.

In announcing the findings, Gilead Sciences Inc. said its HIV medication lenacapavir demonstrated 100% efficacy as a preventive treatment.

This is the first round of data generate...

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  • June 24, 2024
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FDA's Move to OK First Menthol Vapes Is Big Mistake, Health Advocates Say

FDA's Move to OK First Menthol Vapes Is Big Mistake, Health Advocates Say

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to authorize the first menthol-flavored e-cigarettes has drawn the the ire of health advocates who say the decision undermines efforts to end the youth vaping epidemic in America.

In its approval of four flavored vaping products made by Njoy, the agency defended its decision.

“Based ...

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  • June 24, 2024
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Surgeons Perform a U.S. First: Kidney Transplant in Awake Patient

Surgeons Perform a U.S. First: Kidney Transplant in Awake Patient

John Nicolas was deep into kidney transplant surgery when he decided to ask his doctors if they’d started yet.

“At one point during surgery, I recall asking, ‘Should I be expecting the spinal anesthesia to kick in?’” Nicolas, 28, recalled in a news release. “They had already been doing a lot of work and I had been completely ob...

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  • June 24, 2024
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Inhaled Insulin Could Help Folks With Type 1 Diabetes Avoid Needles

Inhaled Insulin Could Help Folks With Type 1 Diabetes Avoid Needles

Inhaled insulin could be a better option than injections or pumps for some patients with type 1 diabetes, a new clinical trial shows.

Patients using inhaled insulin (Afrezza) plus long-lasting insulin degludec injections had better control over their blood sugar than those assigned to receive usual care, researchers report.

About 21%...

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  • June 24, 2024
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Older Americans in Senior Housing Have Better Health Than Those Living at Home

Older Americans in Senior Housing Have Better Health Than Those Living at Home

Independent living is important for seniors, but a new study shows it might not be the best thing for their health.

Older adults living in senior housing tended to have better health than those who remain in their own homes, researchers found.

People in senior housing are less vulnerable to illness and accidents, receive more health ...

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  • June 24, 2024
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Timing of Chemo Could Be Key to Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes

Timing of Chemo Could Be Key to Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes

Giving people with pancreatic cancer chemotherapy both before and after a tumor-removing surgery brought better outcomes than if they got the drugs only after the surgery, new research shows.

Researchers at the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Yale School of Medicine focused on pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), which accounts f...

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