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COVID-19 vaccinations lag in youngest children
Kristina A. Bryant, MD, Kymber Ezell, BA

Mar 20th, 2023 - Case: A 3-year-old girl presented to the emergency department after a brief seizure at home. She looked well on physical exam except for a fever of 103° F and thick rhinorrhea.

WOW Frozen Food LLC Recalls Frozen Meat and Poultry Sfihas Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2023 - WOW Frozen Food LLC, a Plantation, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 488 pounds of meat and poultry sfihas products that were produced without the benefit...

WOW Frozen Food LLC Recalls Frozen Meat and Poultry Sfihas Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2023 - WOW Frozen Food LLC, a Plantation, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 488 pounds of meat and poultry sfihas products that were produced without the benefit...

Does Mind-Body Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Help Patients?
Clinical Advisor

Mar 16th, 2023 - Psychological stress has long been suspected as a key factor in the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and may represent a key trigger for symptom flares, based on findings from a large body of research dating back to the 1930s.1 In a 2022 systematic review of 38 studies with a combined total of 4757 participants, the study authors found that high levels of psychological stress...

Tests conducted by giants of industry uncover compromised test conditions and fraudulent data on PCB products in the 1970s

Mar 16th, 2023 - March 16, 2023-- Chronic toxicity tests conducted by Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories (IBT) on behalf of its client Monsanto Corporation revealed information on certain products of the tobacco, asbestos, and lead industries that were found to be toxic. However, the companies were not forthcoming about what they knew about the dangers of these products. This ultimately led to the indictment and ...

Losing key type of pancreatic cell may contribute to diabetes

Mar 16th, 2023 - Multiple types of beta cells produce insulin in the pancreas, helping to balance blood sugar levels. Losing a particularly productive type of beta cell may contribute to the development of diabetes, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. In the study, published March 16 in Nature Cell Biology, Dr. James Lo, associate professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, an...

Henry Ford Health named as one of ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023’

Mar 16th, 2023 - DETROIT – Henry Ford Health’s success with empowerment of women, promotion of veterans, development of entry-level employees, and support of LGBTQ+ team members and overall culture has landed it on Newsweek’s list of “America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023.” This particular list is Newsweek’s first and is grouped by six main economic sectors and 34 industries including healthcare. Hen...

Digital tools make physical exercise programmes more effective and easier to stick with

Mar 15th, 2023 - Physical exercise programmes tend to be more effective and easier to stick with when they have been prescribed via mobile digital devices rather than in person or without technological support. This is one of the conclusions of a metastudy that marks the first step of a thesis currently being developed by researcher Toni Caparrós as part of the Health and Psychology programme at the Doctoral Sc...

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - March 14

Mar 14th, 2023 - March 14 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines - Venture capitalists weigh SVB salvage operation - US capitalism is ‘breaking down before our eyes’, says Ken Griffin - Carl Icahn takes aim at genome sequencer Illumina over Grail deal - Volkswagen picks Canada for battery plant...

Pediatric Investigation review takes stock of history and current status of long-acting growth hormone therapy

Mar 13th, 2023 - In 1957, Maurice Raben successfully isolated and purified the growth hormone (GH) from the pituitary gland, opening up a potential avenue of GH therapies. Children who were born with a deficiency of this hormone could now receive medical intervention in the form of daily injections to substitute the product into their body, thus avoiding the ill-effects of GH deficiency. However, given that it ...

Getting a good night’s sleep could boost your response to vaccination

Mar 13th, 2023 - We all know how important sleep is for mental health, but a meta-analysis publishing in the journal Current Biology on March 13 found that getting good shut-eye also helps our immune systems respond to vaccination. The authors found that people who slept less than six hours per night produced significantly fewer antibodies than people who slept seven hours or more, and the deficit was equivalen...

Why Does Insulin Cost So Much? Big Pharma Isn't the Only Player Driving Prices

Mar 12th, 2023 - Eli Lilly & Co.'s announcement that it is slashing prices for its major insulin products could make life easier for some diabetes patients while easing pressure on Big Pharma. It also casts light on the profiteering methods of the drug industry's price mediators -- the pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) -- at a time when Congress has shifted its focus to them. Insulin has come to embody the perve...

Difference between “growers” and “showers” revealed

Mar 11th, 2023 - A scientific definition to determine whether a man’s erection can be deemed a "grower " or a "shower" has been produced by researchers. The findings are presented today at the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Milan. Urologists based at three hospitals and a clinic in Madrid conducted ultrasound scans on 225 men in both flaccid and then erect states. The researchers, led by Dr M...

Looking for risky viruses now to get ahead of future pandemics

Mar 10th, 2023 - COLUMBUS, Ohio – Most of what scientists know about viruses in animals is the list of nucleotides that compose their genomic sequence – which, while valuable, offers very few hints about a virus’s ability to infect humans. Rather than let the next outbreak take the world by surprise, two virologists say in a Science Perspective article published today (March 10, 2023) that the scientific commun...

Generative AI for drug discovery expert Alex Zhavoronkov, Ph.D. presents at NextMed Health March 14

Mar 10th, 2023 - Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, an expert in generative artificial intelligence (AI) for drug discovery and founder and CEO of Insilico Medicine (“Insilico”), will present at NextMed Health at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego on March 14 at 5pm PT. NextMed Health brings together a diverse group of healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, academics, investors, patients, and public health experts to ta...

Republicans Push COVID Lab-Leak Theory, Imply Cover-Up During Hearing

Mar 9th, 2023 - A majority of Republicans and others at a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic hearing supported the lab-leak hypothesis as the origin of COVID-19, with some citing "new evidence" of a potential cover-up. While there is "no smoking gun" to prove a laboratory leak hypothesis, "the growing body of circumstantial evidence suggests a gun that is at the very least warm to the touch,...

Trulieve Cannabis reports lower quarterly core profit

Mar 8th, 2023 - March 8 (Reuters) - Trulieve Cannabis Corp reported a fall in its adjusted core profit for the fourth quarter on Wednesday, hurt by reduced inventory. The Florida-based company’s adjusted core profit fell to $85 million in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $100.9 million a year earlier. (Reporting by Sourasis Bose in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

Research shows success of working from home depends on company health

Mar 8th, 2023 - While more businesses continue to shift to remote work, some well-known CEOs remain steadfast against the movement. Naresh Khatri, an associate professor of health management and informatics in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri, said the success of shifting to remote work depends on the flexibility of the organization to adjust to individual employees and the technology avail...

U.S. FTC asks Twitter for details on Musk's internal communications, layoffs - WSJ

Mar 7th, 2023 - March 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has asked Twitter Inc to turn over internal communications related to owner Elon Musk, detailed information about layoffs and other business decisions as part of an investigation into the social media company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday citing documents. Twitter, the FTC and Musk did not immediately respond to Reuters’ reque...

Coverage Limits, Provider Access, Stigma All Hamper Obesity Care, Experts Say

Mar 6th, 2023 - Physicians called for improved coverage of treatment for obesity, as well as increased access to specialists and training for primary care clinicians, during an online panel discussion hosted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Friday afternoon. Of note, 68% of anti-obesity medications are paid for out of pocket, which is a significantly higher share than most other medications, even ...