Month: May 2023

Image by Jerry Gorecki @Pixabay A group of researchers investigated how a person’s psychology affects their organic food consumption. The investigation was to uncover whether or not a person’s Consideration of Future Consequences (CFC) was a factor in their propensity to purchase organic food. Consideration of future consequences Sales of organic foods have increased in
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French investigators are warning clinicians who treat patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) not to initiate treatment with sotorasib within 30 days of an immunotherapy infusion with an anti-programmed cell death–ligand-1 (anti-PD-L1) inhibitor because of the risk of increased toxicity. Sotorasib is indicated for adults with locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC who carry a KRASG12C
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Stroke is a medical emergency. The faster you get treatment, the better your chances are of recovering. May is Stroke Awareness Month to raise awareness about stroke prevention and treatment. It’s also Women’s Health Awareness Month. Mayo Clinic experts say women with stroke symptoms should not delay seeking treatment. They say some women don’t realize
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Study demonstrates statistically significant and clinically relevant reduction in annualized bleeding rate compared to prophylaxis and on-demand intravenous regimens Marstacimab, if approved, has the potential to become the first once-weekly subcutaneous treatment for people living with hemophilia B and the first treatment administered as a flat dose for people living with hemophilia A or B
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Damar Hamlin’s on-field cardiac arrest at a “Monday Night Football” game in January was a moment of national trauma that occurred on live television. His recovery from the near-death experience and his poise as an individual ultimately inspired the nation. Still, his decision to play in the National Football League again after the personal medical
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social communication and the presence of repetitive and restricted behaviors or interests. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends autism-specific screening at 18- and 24-month well-child visits, yet earlier diagnosis has been shown to be associated with improved treatment outcomes. Despite the AAP
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 In the fall of 2022, my life was changed by a single phone call when I was diagnosed with stage II B-cell, non-specified, non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a rare and aggressive cancer of the lymphatic system. For me, a large tumor was growing in my left armpit. The tumor was damaging my ulnar nerve to the point
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New analysis released on World No Tobacco Day by Cancer Research UK estimates that tobacco causes the death of one person every five minutes in the UK.* The charity is urgently calling on the UK Government and devolved governments to not be complacent and do more to swiftly reduce smoking rates. Smoking remains the UK’s
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Internists experienced many of the usual ups and downs regarding nonclinical matters in 2022: Compensation was up, but satisfaction with compensation was down; the percentage of internists who would choose another specialty was up and time spent on paperwork and administration was down only slightly. A year that began with the COVID-19 Omicron surge ended
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PHOENIX – Post hoc analysis of the randomized TWILIGHT trial comparing ticagrelor alone with ticagrelor plus aspirin in high-risk patients after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) shows both regimens were similarly effective in preventing repeat revascularization after 1 year. In TWILIGHT, the main findings of which were previously published in the New England Journal of Medicine, 7,119 high-risk PCI
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Conoce cuál es el trabajo y los beneficios que desempeña un coordinador de investigación bilingüe para pacientes en Mayo Clinic Florida. ¿Qué significa la investigación basada en la comunidad para Mayo Clinic? ¿Por qué es importante? Aprende un poco mas sobre los ensayos clínicos, por qué son importantes y como puedes formar parte y ayudar a tu
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