Month: March 2023

March 30, 2023 — Results from a multi-site clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health showed that less than 1% of people with opioid use disorder whose drug use includes fentanyl experienced withdrawal when starting buprenorphine in the emergency department. The findings, which appeared today in JAMA Network Open, are strong evidence that
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Tonsil stones are hard, white or yellow formations that occur on the tonsils They can cause bad breath, difficulty swallowing, and a sore throat. If you’re experiencing symptoms of tonsil stones, such as bad breath or difficulty swallowing, be sure to watch this informative video for expert advice and treatment options. In this video, Pao
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A consultant analyzing a mammogram. Rui Vieira | PA Wire | Getty Images A federal judge on Thursday struck down an Obamacare mandate that required most private health insurance plans to cover preventive care such as certain cancer screenings and HIV prevention drugs. These services included screenings for breast, cervical and lung cancers; tests for
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Individuals with a history of atopic disease, such as asthma and eczema (a.k.a. atopic dermatitis), are at significantly increased risk for developing osteoarthritis (OA), analysis of medical insurance claims indicated. With some 110,000 people with asthma or atopic dermatitis matched to the same number of individuals without these conditions, the odds of developing OA were
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High-dose prophylactic anticoagulation or therapeutic anticoagulation reduced de novo thrombosis in patients with hypoxemic COVID-19 pneumonia, based on data from 334 adults. Patients with hypoxemic COVID-19 pneumonia are at increased risk of thrombosis and anticoagulation-related bleeding, therefore data to identify the lowest effective anticoagulant dose are needed, wrote Vincent Labbé, MD, of Sorbonne University, Paris, France, and
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The eyes are the window to the soul. But they could also be the window to a person’s aging profile. Google Health, the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and other research facilities and organizations have teamed up to study how retinal scans could help track human aging more accurately than other aging clocks available. The
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A new analysis of randomized trials suggests that the Mediterranean diet and low-fat diets probably reduce the risk of death and nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI) in adults at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), while the Mediterranean diet also likely reduces the risk of stroke. Five other popular diets appeared to have little or no
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A newly published study paves the way for some patients with testicular cancer to avoid chemotherapy and radiation. Seminoma is a slow-growing form of testicular cancer that if untreated, typically metastasizes (spreads) to lymph nodes in an area behind the abdomen lining called the retroperitoneum. The standard treatment for patients at this stage is chemotherapy
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Please be advised that this video contains graphic footage of surgery. This video demonstrates a neck dissection of levels I-III performed and narrated by Dr. Daniel L. Price. Series Editors: Andrew J. Goates, M.D.;  Nicholas R. Randall, M.D.; Matthew L. Carlson, M.D. To learn more about the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Mayo Clinic, visit http://mayocl.in/2FDUHTI
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