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Egg-based mutations decreased efficacy of flu vaccine during severe 2017-2018 season

5 hours ago   |   Healio

More evidence indicated that mutations introduced by egg-based production led to a decrease in influenza vaccine efficacy during the severe 2017-2018 influenza season...
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High omega-3 consumption may aid in post heart attack recovery, study thinks

High omega-3 consumption may aid in post heart attack recovery, study thinks

7 hours ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA   |   2 articles

Consuming either omega-3 fatty acids strengthens the heart's membranes as well as patient survival rates as a Spanish study points to a drop in hospital readmission and deaths...
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Mobile smartphone technology may be key to improving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Mobile smartphone technology can accelerate first responder dispatch and may be instrumental to improving out of hospital cardiac arrest survival.
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COVID-19 Antibodies May Last Longer Than Researchers Thought

9 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

As more and more people are diagnosed with COVID-19, the question of how long immunity to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the illness, lasts, is increasingly important...
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E-health app supported care improves COPD outcomes compared to usual treatment

10 hours ago   |   News Medical

COPD is a common respiratory condition and one of the top causes of hospital admissions each year, particularly during winter months. In the UK it accounts for over 140,000...
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Weekly Link Love - Edition 105

Weekly Link Love - Edition 105

10 hours ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple

Research of the Week Ramadan fasting appears to lower cancer markers and improve metabolic health (albeit from baseline, not compared to a control group). The genetic legacy of...
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Pregnant Florida woman in labor stopped to cast her vote on way to hospital

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

While doing some controlled Lamaze breathing, the woman filled her ballot out in the car outside of the polling site.
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Valvular Disease and COVID-19 Are a Deadly Mix; Don't Delay Intervention

13 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Data from the Multicenter International Valve Disease Registry vividly demonstrate that clinical outcomes are poor in patients with uncorrected valve disease who become...
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State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus

13 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Officials in many U.S. states being hit hard by the coronavirus are resisting taking stronger action to stop the spread, even as a long-feared second wave strains hospitals
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Surgical Skill in Colectomy Linked with Long-Term Survival

Surgical Skill in Colectomy Linked with Long-Term Survival

13 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Surgeons' technical skill at performing colectomy for colon cancer was associated with long-term survival outcomes, researchers said. Looking at video of laparoscopic right...
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Novel Healthcare App Decreases COPD Symptoms

Novel Healthcare App Decreases COPD Symptoms

Novel e-health app called MyCOPD is developed to improve COPD outcomes and reduce symptoms compared to usual treatment, reports a new study. Read more ...

Halloween Candy Poses Minimum, but Not Zero, COVID-19 Spread Risk

Halloween Candy Poses Minimum, but Not Zero, COVID-19 Spread Risk

COVID-19 exposure risk from contaminated candy during Halloween could be successfully mitigated by washing hands and washing candy using a simple at-home method, reports a new... Read more ...

Warning letter shows silver products continue to crop up as coronavirus cures

Warning letter shows silver products continue to crop up as coronavirus cures

Another seller of colloidal silver products has been warned by the US Food and Drug Administration over making COVID-19 treatment claims. Read more ...

Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

Grocery Workers at Risk for COVID Without Symptoms

Because a high percentage of them have no symptoms when they are infected, they could become sources of future spread, the researchers said. Read more ...

High omega-3 consumption may aid in post heart attack recovery, study thinks

High omega-3 consumption may aid in post heart attack recovery, study thinks

Consuming either omega-3 fatty acids strengthens the heart's membranes as well as patient survival rates as a Spanish study points to a drop in hospital readmission and deaths... Read more ...

Who Gets COVID-19 Vax Next: Model Offers ACIP Several Options

Who Gets COVID-19 Vax Next: Model Offers ACIP Several Options

It's generally agreed that healthcare workers should be first in line for COVID-19 vaccines. Who comes next, however, may depend on whether the goal is to prevent infections or... Read more ...

When Aly Raisman is Stressed, She Likes to Stop and Smell the Flowers...

When Aly Raisman is Stressed, She Likes to Stop and Smell the Flowers - Literally

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alexandra Raisman on Oct 29, 2020 at 10:59am PDT Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman has made a name for herself as both a gymnast... Read more ...

Add Skin Conditions to COVID-19 Long-Hauler Effects

Add Skin Conditions to COVID-19 Long-Hauler Effects

Benign but potentially painful skin conditions may persist for months in some patients with COVID-19, preliminary data from an international registry suggested. About 5% of... Read more ...

From The Experts: Everything You Need To Know About The Third Wave of COVID-19

From The Experts: Everything You Need To Know About The Third Wave of COVID-19

On October 28, 2020, about eight months after COVID-19 brought the world to a screeching halt , the United States reported a whopping 81,000 cases in a day , and a record... Read more ...

This 20-Minute Outdoor HIIT Running Workout Is the Ultimate Test of Your...

This 20-Minute Outdoor HIIT Running Workout Is the Ultimate Test of Your Speed and Endurance

HIIT routines are always tough, but outdoor HIIT running workouts are on another level. "Performing high intensity intervals will require you to dig deep and find your max... Read more ...