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Did the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate existing racial discrepancies in the diagnosis of different cancers?

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers investigated whether disparities in the presentation of late-stage prostate, lung, colorectal, and breast cancers associated with race were exacerbated during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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Study demonstrates that Paxlovid protects severe COVID-19-associated outcomes among persons for whom it is recommended

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers assessed the association between receiving a prescription for Paxlovid and COVID-19-related hospitalization in the ensuing 30 days.
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Are Black Men at Risk for Early Prostate Cancer

Are Black Men at Risk for Early Prostate Cancer

Black men are disproportionately affected by prostate cancer and more than twice as likely to die from the disease compared to their White counterparts. Read more ...

Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease Can be Detected Using a Molecule in Urine

Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease Can be Detected Using a Molecule in Urine

Recent research suggests that biomarkers in urine can help identify the early stages of Alzheimer's disease Read more ...

New Anti-Aging Treatments at Beatitude Aesthetic Medicine

We are excited to announce our two newest treatments, DEKA DOT fractional CO2 laser and CoolPeel laser. In this article, you'll learn more about how each of these treatments... Read more ...

Ankle replacement, fusion yield similar clinical scores for patients with...

Ankle replacement, fusion yield similar clinical scores for patients with end-stage OA

Total ankle replacement and ankle fusion for patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis had similar clinical outcome scores at 52 weeks after surgery, according to published... Read more ...

Racial disparities in hormone therapy acceptance in perimenopausal...

Racial disparities in hormone therapy acceptance in perimenopausal, postmenopausal women

A pilot study published in Menopause highlighted racial disparities in the acceptance of systemic and local hormone therapy in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. “This... Read more ...

Confirmed: Amyloid, Tau Rise Years Before Alzheimer's Onset

Novel longitudinal data confirm accelerated biomarker changes during preclinical AD and highlight the important role of amyloid levels in tau accelerations. Medscape Medical News Read more ...

To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Step Up Safe Prescribing Practices, Expert Urges

To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Step Up Safe Prescribing Practices, Expert Urges

SAN DIEGO - While urology and other medical specialties have taken steps to rein in opioid overprescribing, the skyrocketing death rate in the U.S. due to opioid overdose... Read more ...

Brain Iron Chelation Linked With Worse Outcomes in Early Parkinson's

Brain Iron Chelation Linked With Worse Outcomes in Early Parkinson's

Brain iron chelation with deferiprone was associated with worse parkinsonism symptoms and adverse events in early Parkinson's disease, the FAIRPARK-II trial showed. From... Read more ...

Biomarker a First Step Toward an Alzheimer's Urine Test

Researchers have identified a biomarker found in urine that was significantly elevated in patients with Alzheimer's disease, including those in the very early stages of the... Read more ...

Bureaucratic bonanza: NSW public service executives paid $1 billion a year

The number of highly paid senior executives at Sydney Metro ballooned to 230, with nearly 50 staff at the government agency earning $350,000 a year. Read more ...