Long-term efficacy of risankizumab maintained in psoriatic arthritis

Long-term efficacy of risankizumab maintained in psoriatic arthritis

12 minutes ago   |   Healio

MILAN - Long-term treatment with risankizumab maintained efficacy in psoriatic arthritis through 100 weeks, according to a study presented at the European Academy of...
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Biogen to fork over $900 million to settle claims it bribed doctors to prescribe MS drugs

Biogen to fork over $900 million to settle claims it bribed doctors to prescribe MS drugs

18 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The Massachusetts-based firm - which made $1bn profit last year - was charged with giving medics lavish meals, speaking fees, and sham consulting deals in for doling out the drugs.
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Scientists sound alarm over little-known STI in US resistant to EVERY antibiotic used against it 

Scientists sound alarm over little-known STI in US resistant to EVERY antibiotic used against it 

18 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

The sexually transmitted infection was first discovered in London in the 1980s - but a test has only been available in the US since 2019. It is already resistant to four...
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USPSTF Advises to Keep Screening for Syphilis as Cases Soar

USPSTF Advises to Keep Screening for Syphilis as Cases Soar

22 minutes ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Nonpregnant teens and adults who have ever been sexually active and are at increased risk for syphilis should still be screened for the sexually transmitted infection, the U.S...
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JAMA Devotes Special Issue to Gun Violence

JAMA Devotes Special Issue to Gun Violence

22 minutes ago   |   MedPageToday

A theme issue in this week's JAMA boldly proclaims that gun violence research falls firmly into medicine's lane. Daily firearm violence and repeated mass shootings "serve as...
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Heart Failure Drug a New Treatment Option for Alcoholism?

24 minutes ago   |   Medscape

Spironolactone, a potassium-sparing diuretic typically used to treat heart failure and hypertension, has shown promise for alcohol use disorder, a common condition with few...
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Talking to Teens

28 minutes ago   |   Medscape

Duy Nguyen, MD, discusses his experience in speaking to and relating to teenagers as a high school teacher and clinician. MDedge
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UCI neuroscientists discover underlying mechanisms behind brain's high-level work

30 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain's neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key...
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NIH launches new program to better understand the function of every human gene

30 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The National Institutes of Health is launching a program to better understand the function of every human gene and generate a catalog of the molecular and cellular consequences...
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Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts our sleep, study finds 

Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts our sleep, study finds 

40 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Researchers at the University of Surrey have found that transitioning to Daylight Saving Time negatively affects driving performance as a result of disrupted circadian rhythms...
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Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts...

Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts our sleep, study finds 

Researchers at the University of Surrey have found that transitioning to Daylight Saving Time negatively affects driving performance as a result of disrupted circadian rhythms... Read more ...

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Use cheat sheets to figure out exactly when and how to treat jet lag using light exposure and light avoidance at specific times of the day, based on which direction you're... Read more ...

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of...

The Leducq Foundation has awarded $15 million to researchers at UVA Health and their collaborators to advance our understanding of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the... Read more ...

Patient's education level and cognitive function may affect the completion...

While many patients find at-home colorectal cancer screening tests (known as fecal immunochemical tests or FIT) more comfortable than those performed in the clinic, FIT... Read more ...

Canadian Safer Opioid Supply Program Improves Outcomes

A harm-reduction initiative reduced emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and healthcare costs among participants with opioid use disorder. Medscape Medical News Read more ...

Post-Transplant Diabetes Can Be Predicted in Kidney Recipients

Combined family history and early postoperative plasma glucose, but not glycated albumin, predicted post-transplant diabetes mellitus in kidney recipients in a new study. First... Read more ...

USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screening recommendation

USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screening recommendation

Citing an increase in the incidence of syphilis infections over the past 2 decades, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has reaffirmed its recommendation to screen those at... Read more ...

Majority of small business owners prioritize mental health since onset of...

Majority of small business owners prioritize mental health since onset of pandemic

Results of a recently released poll revealed that 77% of small business owners said they have prioritized mental health since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was... Read more ...

Biden unveils plan for mandatory traffic light nutrition labels on all food...

Biden unveils plan for mandatory traffic light nutrition labels on all food and drink

All food and drink sold in stores or supermarkets would need to carry a warning over fat, salt and sugar content under the system. Red would highlight the worst products. Read more ...

Study tries to see if child vaccines and asthma are linked

A federally funded study has found a possible link between aluminum in some childhood vaccines and persistent asthma, but experts say the study has several shortcomings Read more ...