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Judge Orders Hospital to Give COVID Patient Ivermectin

6 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Despite no evidence of efficacy in the treatment of COVID-19, an Illinois judge has ordered a hospital to give ivermectin to a comatose patient with few options left.
Judge James Orel of DuPage County ordered Edward-Elmhurst...
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Experimental Antibody Drug Neutralizes COVID-19 Variants

Experimental Antibody Drug Neutralizes COVID-19 Variants

7 days ago   |   By Medscape

An experimental monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 being developed by Eli Lilly and AbCellera Biologics can 'potently' neutralize numerous coronavirus variants, scientists have found in test tube experiments.
Reuters Health Information
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India's Vaccinations Plummet as Coronavirus Infections Soar

7 days ago   |   By Medscape

India's daily COVID-19 shots have fallen sharply from an all-time high reached early last month as domestic companies struggle to boost supplies and imports are limited.
Reuters Health Information
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COVID-19 Delays Treatment of Other Ailments

COVID-19 Delays Treatment of Other Ailments

7 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

A new survey has found that high concern for COVID-19 infections resulted in delay in treatment of people with non-COVID ailments.
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Link between intimate partner violence and mass shootings found

One 2020 study found that nearly half of mass shooters between 1966 and 2020 have a history of violence against women. Read more ...

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

Basketball shoes, hiking shoes , and football clears are meant to serve a specific purpose... but when it comes to dribbling down the court, do you really need to run out and... Read more ...

Marred by controversy, the Philip Roth biography is a spectacular own goal

Allegations of sexual assault and impropriety against Blake Bailey make it hard to read his life of Philip Roth in the way biographer and subject may have originally intended. Read more ...

Benjamin ‘Kyle' Potter, MD, FACS, selected as surgery chair of US military...

Benjamin ‘Kyle' Potter, MD, FACS, selected as surgery chair of US military medical school

Army Colonel Benjamin “Kyle” Potter, MD, FACS, an orthopedic oncology specialist, has been selected to serve as chair of the department of surgery at Uniformed Services... Read more ...

Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with...

Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with hip fracture

Research from the National Health Service showed attainment of best practice tariffs may improve health-related quality of life among patients who experienced a hip... Read more ...

‘Don't stop buying now': Investors bet billions on copper's bull run continuing

A year into the red-hot bull run in industrial metals that's lifted copper to record highs, investors are still piling in, staking billions of dollars that it won't run out of... Read more ...

Therapists Distracted by Social Media While Delivering Virtual Care

Therapists Distracted by Social Media While Delivering Virtual Care

While therapists appear to prefer virtual sessions over in-person meetings, a significant proportion admit to being distracted while delivering care, according to a small... Read more ...

If You're Topping From the Bottom, You're Doing BDSM Wrong

It creates an uncomfortable power dynamic for everyone involved. Read more ...

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Clinicians should factor comorbidity status and sex when considering the optimal age to discontinue surveillance in patients with non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus. “modeling... Read more ...

Navigating Prior Authorization and Costs for HFrEF Drugs

Online tools and decision aids can help clinicians and patients work through the barriers that have slowed the use of new drugs such as sacubitril-valsartan. theheart.org on... Read more ...