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Fast Five Quiz: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Workup
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/969366

Apr 13th, 2022 - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic disease of the heart characterized by an increase in left ventricular wall thickness (≥ 15 mm) in the absence of abnormal loading conditions (hypertension, congenital heart disease, or valvular disease) or other inherited or acquired diseases capable of producing such degree of hypertrophy. Mutations in genes encoding cardiac sarcomere proteins are...

Dose-Related AF Risk With Omega-3 Fatty Acids?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947542

Mar 16th, 2021 - There may be a dose-related risk for atrial fibrillation (AF) with omega-3 fatty acid intake, data from four randomized clinical trials suggest. The latest trial to evaluate the association, the VITAL-RHYTHM study, showed that using a low dose of omega-3 fatty acids or a vitamin D supplement had no significant effect on the risks of developing incident AF. The trial, first reported at last year...

New Breast Cancer Mutation Findings Could Change Risk Management
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944912

Jan 29th, 2021 - CORRECTION February 4, 2020 // Editor's note: The original headline of this article incorrectly stated that breast cancer gene mutations were found in 30% of all women in a study. The mutations were found in 30% of women with breast cancer who were not at high risk of developing the disease. New findings of breast cancer gene mutations in women who have no family history of the disease offer a ...

Where Did the COVID-19 Virus Come From?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/928624

Apr 14th, 2020 - Researchers from the UK and Germany have reconstructed the early 'evolutionary paths' of COVID-19 as it spread from Wuhan out to Europe and North America. The researchers analysing 160 complete virus genomes sampled from patients across the world between 24th December 2019 and 4th March 2020. They found that the closest type of COVID-19 to the one discovered in bats (type A) - the original huma...

Where Did the COVID-19 Virus Come From?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928624

Apr 14th, 2020 - Researchers from the UK and Germany have reconstructed the early 'evolutionary paths' of COVID-19 as it spread from Wuhan out to Europe and North America. The researchers analysing 160 complete virus genomes sampled from patients across the world between 24th December 2019 and 4th March 2020. They found that the closest type of COVID-19 to the one discovered in bats (type A) - the original huma...

Certain Chronic Illnesses Tied to Increased Crash Risk for Elderly Drivers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925042

Feb 11th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Some older drivers with chronic health problems may cut back on driving but still be at increased risk of crashes, a recent study suggests. Meanwhile, other drivers with medical issues may also be at higher risk yet not cut back on how often they drive or how far, the study also found. "We already know that driving abilities are affected by the aging process," said Junaid Bha...

FDA Approves Revcovi for Adenosine Deaminase SCID
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/903129

Oct 8th, 2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved elapegademase-lvlr (Revcovi, Leadiant Biosciences) for the treatment of adults and children with adenosine deaminase severe combined immune deficiency (ADA-SCID) — an "ultra-rare, inherited genetic disorder" in which the adenosine deaminase (ADA) enzyme is deficient, according to a company news release ADA-SCID compromises the immune system...

FDA Approves Revcovi for Adenosine Deaminase SCID
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903129

Oct 8th, 2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved elapegademase-lvlr (Revcovi, Leadiant Biosciences) for the treatment of adults and children with adenosine deaminase severe combined immune deficiency (ADA-SCID) — an "ultra-rare, inherited genetic disorder" in which the adenosine deaminase (ADA) enzyme is deficient, according to a company news release ADA-SCID compromises the immune system...

Moscow expects record number of COVID-19 cases in coming days - report undefined
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/moscow-expects-record-number-covid-19-cases-coming-days-report-2021-10-22/

MOSCOW, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin expects COVID-19 infections to hit new records in the Russian capital either at the end of this week or early next week, the Interfax news agency quoted him as saying on Friday. Moscow will reimpose a partial lockdown from Oct. 28, with only essential shops including pharmacies and supermarkets allowed to remain open, as Russia reports rec...

Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample COVID shots undefined
https://www.reuters.com/world/india/many-indians-unlikely-be-fully-vaccinated-by-year-end-despite-ample-covid-shots-2021-10-22/

NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Tens of millions of Indian adults are unlikely to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2021, despite ample supplies, due to an unusually large gap between the doses of the most widely-used vaccine and growing complacency as cases fall. The locally-produced AstraZeneca (AZN.L) vaccine which is known as Covishield has a 12 to 16 week gap between doses, ...

Ukraine expects 100,000-200,000 vaccines from Pfizer in February - PM undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/ukraine-expects-100000-200000-vaccines-pfizer-february-pm-2021-01-26/

KYIV, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Ukraine expects to receive 100,000 to 200,000 doses of vaccines from Pfizer (PFE.N) under the COVAX scheme in February and vaccinate the first 367,000 people against the coronavirus in first stage, Ukrainain Prime Minister Denys Shmygal said on Tuesday. Shmygal told the parliament the country also expected to receive 700,000 doses of Sinovac's (SVA.O) COVID vaccine in t...

Brazilians think COVID-19 outbreak out of control, most fear infection -poll undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/brazilians-think-covid-19-outbreak-out-control-most-fear-infection-poll-2021-03-19/

BRASILIA, March 19 (Reuters) - Almost eight out of 10 Brazilians think the COVID-19 pandemic is out of control in their country and more than half are "very afraid" they will get infected with coronavirus, a new Datafolha poll said on Friday. Those concerns come as President Jair Bolsonaro swaps the health minister for a third time and Brazil becomes the epicenter of the pandemic with more deat...

Iran urges Biden to lift sanctions affecting medicines as it fights COVID-19 undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/iran-urges-biden-lift-sanctions-affecting-medicines-it-fights-covid-19-2021-01-26/

DUBAI, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Iran urged U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday to lift sanctions which it said were hampering Tehran's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Tehran also said it had approved Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for domestic use, and that it was trying to buy vaccines from AstraZeneca and other companies. Sanctions reimposed by former U.S. President Donald Trump formal...

Portugal eases COVID-19 rules as hospitalisations low amid record cases undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/portugal-eases-covid-19-rules-infections-soar-hospitalisations-still-low-2022-01-06/

LISBON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Portugal will allow students to return to school from next week and nightclubs to reopen on Jan. 14 despite a record surge in COVID-19 cases, with hospital admissions still well below levels seen earlier in the pandemic, the government said on Thursday. "It is evident that the Omicron variant is less severe ... vaccination has been effective against it," Prime Minister...

A year after Wuhan lockdown, China sees small rise in COVID-19 cases undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/year-after-wuhan-lockdown-china-sees-small-rise-covid-19-cases-2021-01-23/

SHANGHAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - China on Saturday reported more new cases of COVID-19 and the financial hub of Shanghai imposed new restrictions, as the country marked the anniversary of the world's first coronavirus lockdown in Wuhan city, where the disease emerged in late 2019. The National Health Commission said 107 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in the mainland on Saturday, up from 103...

Indonesia to expand coronavirus testing in urban areas before easing curbs undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/indonesia-reports-record-high-1383-covid-19-deaths-2021-07-21/

JAKARTA, July 21 (Reuters) - Indonesia will increase coronavirus testing in densely populated urban areas to prevent more major COVID-19 outbreaks, among measures the government will take before it begins easing mobility restrictions, a senior minister said on Wednesday. Indonesia has one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks due to a rapid spread of the Delta variant, reporting around 1,0...

INSIGHT Need a ventilator? Polish arms dealer has plenty undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/insight-need-ventilator-polish-arms-dealer-has-plenty-2020-12-17/

WARSAW (Reuters) - When the coronavirus pandemic surged across Europe in April and hospitals were desperate for ventilators, Poland's government turned to an unlikely supplier: an arms dealer. Andrzej Izdebski, 69, has helped smuggle rifles and ammunition across borders, worked for Poland's Communist secret services, and claims to have sold dietary supplements to North Korea. Months later, as a...

China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/china-finds-coronavirus-cluster-major-chicken-processing-plant-2021-01-22/

BEIJING, Jan 22 (Reuters) - China reported its first cluster of COVID-19 cases among workers in a meat processing plant, raising fears among local consumers who have until now mainly worried about the safety of imported foods. Ten confirmed cases were found in a factory which slaughters 50 million chickens a year in the northeastern city of Harbin and is owned by Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokph...

Poland's Mabion aims to produce Novavax vaccine for Europe from Q3 undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/polands-mabion-aims-produce-novavax-vaccine-europe-q3-2021-04-01/

WARSAW, April 1 (Reuters) - Poland's Mabion (MABP.WA) aims to start production of U.S. firm Novavax's (NVAX.O) coronavirus vaccine for Europe from the third quarter, representatives of the biotechnology company said. Mabion and Novavax last month signed a framework deal on the transfer of COVID-19 vaccine technology to Mabion's plant in central Poland, which was designed to produce a rare disea...

Ukraine bans use of Russian COVID-19 vaccines undefined
https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/ukraine-bans-use-russian-vaccines-2021-01-29/

KYIV, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament on Friday approved a bill intended to speed up the approval of COVID-19 vaccines, which also bans the approval of vaccines made in Russia. The government has said it expects to receive 100,000 to 200,000 doses of the vaccine made by Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)and Germany's BioNTech <22UAy.DE> under the global COVAX scheme in February. read more No vaccine ha...