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Areas hospitable to Lassa virus spread may extend in the next several decades

7 minutes ago   |   News Medical

In the study, which appeared on September 27 in Nature Communications, scientists analyzed decades of environmental data associated with Lassa virus outbreaks, revealing...
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Canadian Safer Opioid Supply Program Improves Outcomes

1 hour ago   |   Medscape

A harm-reduction initiative reduced emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and healthcare costs among participants with opioid use disorder. Medscape Medical News
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New children's palliative care service for the East launched

1 hour ago   |   BBC

It will be run by Cambridge University Hospitals in partnership with several hospices in the region.
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Poor medication adherence tied to CV events, all-cause death in CAD

Poor medication adherence tied to CV events, all-cause death in CAD

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Data from a meta-analysis show that a 20% improvement in CV medication adherence could reduce risk for any CV event by 8% and risk for all-cause mortality by 12% among patients...
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Canada Ends Restrictions; Florida Hospitals Start to Evacuate; FDA's 'Unholy Birth'

Canada Ends Restrictions; Florida Hospitals Start to Evacuate; FDA's 'Unholy Birth'

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Note that some links may require subscriptions. Canada will lift all COVID-19 restrictions for travelers beginning October 1. In some lactating women, trace amounts of mRNA...
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Climber who suffered broken back and had to relearn how to walk conquers the Alps just a year later

Climber who suffered broken back and had to relearn how to walk conquers the Alps just a year later

4 hours ago   |   Wales online

Loic Menzies, 37, suffered multiple fractures in a cliff fall in Pembrokeshire and needed to be airlifted to hospital
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City of Melbourne reintroduces outdoor dining fees in unanimous vote

4 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The council decided the time was right to make hospitality businesses pay again to use public land, despite some restaurants disagreeing with the proposal's timing.
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Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Trainee doctors go on strike over safety fears

6 hours ago   |   BBC

Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk.
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Rollercoaster found safe to reopen after woman critically injured

13 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The Melbourne Royal Show says all rides have undergone stringent compliance inspections and have passed all the required safety documentation. The injured woman remains in...
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Successful implementation strategy to scale-up PEWS for children with cancer

15 hours ago   |   News Medical

Pediatric Early Warning Systems -;bedside tools used by nurses to assess the health of hospitalized children and identify urgent medical issues-; are not widely used in...
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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 ...