A new wearable device may help people with inflammatory bowel disease, more quickly predict when flare-ups will occur, a study presented Thursday during the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress found.
Unlike vaccines against viruses such as the flu or even COVID-19, melanoma vaccines don’t prevent the disease, Wu and her colleagues said.
Instead, they prevent the disease from returning in those considered at high risk for recurrence after surgery, they said. A custom-made vaccine against melanoma still protects against advanced disease four years after cancer patients receive it, according to a study published Thursday by Nature Medicine.
CHICAGO, Ill. — Although millions of people have received the COVID-19 vaccine, inoculating the whole world is proving to be a slow process. While vaccinations will continue, scientists are still working on a way to defeat the coronavirus pandemic for good. A team at Rush University Medical Center say a new medication which is taken…
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¡Viva Biden y Harris!
Following President Joe Biden‘s inauguration, the White House‘s official website has promptly re-instated a Spanish version of its website. ¡Por fin! For those wondering, @WhiteHouse already has a Spanish-language page up.https://t.co/veEo5k443Y pic.twitter.com/nbjx4PqJsl — Julio Ricardo Varela (@julito77) January 20, 2021 As noted by Julio Ricardo Varela of Latino Rebels the Spanish page is directly accessible from the White House website’s main menu, or at whitehouse.gov/es. There are new La Casa Blanca Twitter and Facebook accounts too. You might recall that upon the Trump administration taking over the website, the Spanish version was promptly removed. At the time, then Press Secretary Sean…
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Speed Kills – sad that it has come back! Rates of methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States increased five-fold from 2011 to 2018, according to an analysis published Wednesday by JAMA Psychiatry.
NEW YORK — When health experts talk about the “Western diet,” they usually mean people eating a lot of red meat and fried foods. They may have to update their definition as a new survey finds nearly one in two Americans now consumes more plant-based meals than meat. In fact, 47 percent of the United…
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COVID-19 tests that use patients’ saliva to screen for the virus are just as effective as those that use swabs collected from the nose and throat, an analysis published by JAMA Internal Medicine found.
Adults between 18 and 24 years old account for nearly 60% of new COVID-19 cases among young people, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More than half of colleges across the country reported “spikes” in COVID-19 cases, suggesting students and others may be “super-spreaders,” according to a study published Wednesday.
WUHAN, China — For COVID-19 patients, their battle with the deadly virus can last weeks or even months. A new study finds even after patients leave the hospital the symptoms of coronavirus may linger for a long time. Researchers in China say 76 percent of hospitalized COVID patients still experience at least one symptom of their…
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