Month: November 2022

So you want to be a neurologist. You like the idea of the brain, knowing all of its intricacies, and the idea of being a brainiac yourself. Let’s debunk the public perception myths, and give it to you straight. This is the reality of neurology. ✒️ Accompanying Blog Post: https://medschoolinsiders.com/medical-student/so-you-want-to-be-a-neurologist/ 💌 Sign up for my
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Michael Bryand, 35, first got Covid in September 2020. “I never really got better,” he said in a sit-down interview with CNBC. “I had symptoms that stayed with me and that are still with me.” Bryand, who was working at Wells Fargo in San Antonio at the time, went on short-term disability and then long-term
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The physical and emotional harm caused by commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking of children and youth has been well documented but there is little research looking at preventative measures to help protect those at risk. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have received a five-year grant totaling $1.8 million from the Centers for Disease
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When it comes to developing long COVID, certain people may have a higher risk than others, researchers reported. According to an online survey of people who tested positive in 2020, 52.1% said they experienced post-COVID syndrome symptoms, said Vassilios Vassiliou, PhD, of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, and colleagues. One of the
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Clover Biopharmaceuticals, Ltd., a global clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel vaccines and biologic therapeutics, and the International Vaccine Institute, an international nonprofit organization devoted to providing vaccines critical to global public health and based in Seoul, Korea, today announced that Clinical Infectious Diseases has published additional data from SPECTRA, a global Phase 2/3 clinical trial,
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Tick-borne pathogens, which cause illnesses such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, are becoming more widespread in Canada and are posing risks in new areas, according to a new study. Five emerging pathogens were detected across Ontario and Quebec, including some that had moved outside of their historic geographic range. Kirsten Crandall “In
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Feeling festive yet? Here are some activities to help you get in the spirit Twinkly lights, calming carols and feel-good films – the holiday season is often a beacon of light during the depths of winter. It can also bring stress and worry however, which makes it especially important to find ways of switching off
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CRUK and UICC’s Tobacco Control Partnership in Kenya and Uganda is launched at the World Cancer Congress “Since the last World Cancer Congress in 2018, more than 25 million people have died from cancer. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions to services to prevent cancer and detect and treat it early. We
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have begun inquiries into some of the people who gathered at weekend protests against COVID-19 curbs, people who were at the Beijing demonstrations told Reuters, as police remained out in numbers on the city’s streets. Two protesters told Reuters that callers identifying themselves as Beijing police officers asked them to
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You might want to take your vitamin D levels seriously. A new study has found low vitamin D levels are associated with premature death. Researchers from the University of South Australia (UniSA ) conducted the study — published in the journal Annals Of Internal Medicine – which found the severity of vitamin D deficiency was closely linked to
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In this article TWTR Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Elon Musk’s Twitter account displayed on a mobile with Elon Musk in the background are seen in this illustration. In Brussels – Belgium on 19 November 2022.  Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images In a recent update to its website, Twitter said that effective
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Alcohol consumption during pregnancy poses significant peril to the healthy development of the unborn child. There is no known safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy. The consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) are reflected in the different diagnoses that emerge under the umbrella of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. At one end of the spectrum, growth
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While pemafibrate reduced triglycerides, very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, remnant cholesterol, and apolipoprotein C-III (ApoCIII) among adults with type 2 diabetes, it did not reduce rates of cardiovascular events in these patients, according to findings from the PROMINENT trial presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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