Month: October 2022

Black in Cancer co-founders Dr Henry Henderson and Sigourney Bonner. (Photo by John Nicholson) Dr Faith Uwadiae spent 10 years studying science at some of London’s top universities and research institutes before she had the chance to attend a lecture by another Black woman. That lecture wasn’t actually about science, though. It took another year
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Direct endovascular thrombectomy treatment for patients with acute ischemic stroke failed to achieve non-inferiority to combined thrombolysis plus endovascular therapy, in a new meta-analysis of individual patient data from six studies comparing the two approaches. The results were presented by Yvo Roos, MD, and Urs Fischer, MD, at the World Stroke Congress in Singapore on
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In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers in the United States evaluated the effects of maternal coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic-associated stress and fetal brain development using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Studies have reported perinatal care disruptions due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic as unprecedented and
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Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) was not superior in preventing relapses or reducing disability progression than natalizumab (Tysabri) in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), new research suggested. Patients with progressive MS, advanced disability, and low pre-treatment relapse activity who had AHSCT experienced similar on-treatment frequency of relapses as matched patients treated with natalizumab over up
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After their baby boy was born in 2005, Scott and Carrie Hanson’s joy turned to fear when they found out that Kinser, just hours old, likely had a heart defect. Mayo Clinic surgeons performed successful heart surgery when Kinser was just five days old. Because of the expert care Kinser received, Scott is thankful that
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Tuberculosis has rebounded after years of decline, killing an estimated 1.6 million people in 2021, up 14 percent in two years, new World Health Organization figures showed Thursday. TB, which was overtaken by Covid-19 during the worst of the pandemic as the world’s biggest infectious killer, claimed an estimated 1.5 million lives in 2020 and
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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  As Antarctica’s emperor penguins are increasingly threatened by the climate crisis, the flightless seabirds will receive new protections under the Endangered Species Act, or ESA. With global warming melting the sea ice the
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What is a spiritual awakening, how do you know the signs, and how do you embrace this newfound shift in how you see the world? We answer your top questions about spiritual awakenings (and how you can find support in your journey) Spirituality can have different meanings to different people. Generally speaking, it involves recognising
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Alarge U.S. study has found that the mortality rate of a person who quits smoking before age 35 was on par with “never smokers.” The study, published Monday in the journal JAMA Network Open, used data from the U.S. National Health Interview Survey and the National Death Index. “Among men and women from diverse racial and
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Oral immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergy can help prevent anaphylaxis after accidental encounters with an allergen, but the treatment rarely cures the allergy, it has risks, and it requires long-term planning and shared decision-making by patients, their families, and their allergists, according to a new review. In OIT, a patient who is allergic to a
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