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AI Model Can Help Identify Ulcerative Colitis Remission, Activity
Clinical Advisor

Mar 15th, 2023 - HealthDay News — An artificial intelligence (AI) model can distinguish histological remission from activity in biopsies of ulcerative colitis (UC) and can predict flare-ups, according to a study published online in Gastroenterology. Marietta Iacucci, MD, PhD, from University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, and colleagues developed and validated an AI computer-aided diagnosis system to eval...

Mild fever helps clear infections faster, new study suggests

Mar 15th, 2023 - It may be better to let a mild fever run its course instead of automatically reaching for medication, new University of Alberta research suggests. Researchers found that untreated moderate fever helped fish clear their bodies of infection rapidly, controlled inflammation and repaired damaged tissue. “We let nature do what nature does, and in this case it was very much a positive thing,” says im...

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...

Global maternal Strep B vaccination program could save millions and prevent thousands of deaths worldwide

Mar 14th, 2023 - A global maternal immunization program for group B Streptococcus - strep B - would save millions in healthcare costs by reducing death and disability, but without tiered pricing, equitable access would likely not be achieved. Several vaccines are currently under development, and an assessment of the impact and value of a global program is publishing March 14th in the open access journal PLOS Me...

COVID-19–related stress and postpartum maternal mental health, infant outcomes

Mar 14th, 2023 - About The Study: In this study of 318 mothers in Australia, the U.K., and the U.S., antenatal COVID-19–related stress was significantly associated with poor postpartum maternal mental health outcomes and increased negative affectivity among infants. Pregnant individuals should be classified as a vulnerable group during pandemics and should be considered a public health priority, not only in ter...

UK study finds vasectomies are even safer than reported

Mar 11th, 2023 - Vasectomies are much less likely to cause complications than expected, according to a new UK study reviewing the outcomes from over 90,000 vasectomies performed over 15 years. The study, led by researchers from Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is being presented today at the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Milan. It shows that existing leaflets explaining the po...

Cancer Grand Challenges announces global research funding opportunity with nine new challenges

Mar 8th, 2023 - The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and Cancer Research UK have announced nine new research challenges aimed at tackling some of the most profound problems in cancer research. The global funding opportunity is part of the Cancer Grand Challenges program, an initiative launched by NCI and Cancer Research UK in 2020. The research initiative aims to insp...

Heart-healthy actions promote longer, disease-free life
Heidi Splete

Mar 7th, 2023 - Adults who follow a heart-healthy lifestyle are more likely to live longer and to be free of chronic health conditions, based on data from a pair of related studies from the United States and United Kingdom involving nearly 200,000 individuals. FatCamera/Getty Images The studies, presented at the Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health meeting in Boston, assessed the im.

Botanical Briefs: Primula obconica Dermatitis
Shahzeb Hassan, BA, Taha Osman Mohammed, BS et. al.

Mar 6th, 2023 - Etiology Calcareous soils of central and southwest China are home to Primula obconica1 (also known as German primrose and Libre Magenta). 2 Primula obconica was introduced to Europe in the 1880s, where it became a popular ornamental and decorative household plant (Figure).

Dapagliflozin Lowers Cardiovascular Risks, Uric Acid Regardless of Gout Status
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Mar 6th, 2023 - Dapagliflozin reduces the risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes outcomes in patients with heart failure, whether or not they also have gout. The sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor also reduces the need for uric acid-lowering therapy. In a post hoc analysis of data from the DAPA-HF and DELIVER trials, 1117 of 11,005 patients with heart failure (10.1%) had a history of gout. Gout was pres...

Vigorous exercise not associated with increased risk of arrhythmic events in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Mar 6th, 2023 - People with the inherited heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) who exercised vigorously did not have an increased incidence of serious cardiac events during three years of follow-up compared with people who exercised moderately or were inactive, according to a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session Together With the World Congress of...

AI provides personalized guidance based on inherited risk of heart disease

Mar 5th, 2023 - Researchers demonstrated that a causal artificial intelligence (AI) system can accurately quantify how much a person must reduce their blood pressure or low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol to overcome their inherited risk of coronary artery disease (CAD), according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session Together With the World Congress of C...

MEDIA-UK's FCA blamed for Arm’s decision to shun London listing - FT

Mar 3rd, 2023 - -- Source link: on.ft.com/3yb0Hgo -- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy

The Evidence Behind Topical Hair Loss Remedies on TikTok
Aaminah F. Azhar, MD

Mar 2nd, 2023 - Hair loss is an exceedingly common chief concern in outpatient dermatology clinics. An estimated 50% of males and females will experience androgenetic alopecia.

Louisiana Cancer Research Center appoints Dr. Stefan C. Grant as Deputy Director

Mar 2nd, 2023 - The Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC) has appointed Stefan C. Grant, MD, JD, MBA, as deputy director. Dr. Grant is a thoracic medical oncologist with extensive experience leading clinical trial operations and intellectual property development in National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Cancer Centers. He will also serve as chief of the Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology in the J...

Human and nonhuman milk products have similar effect on preemies’ gut microbiota
Diana Swift

Mar 1st, 2023 - No significant differences emerged in gut microbial diversity in preterm infants who exclusively received human milk products, compared with those receiving bovine milk formula or fortifiers, a randomized controlled trial found. Nor were any differences noted in the secondary endpoint of clinical outcomes in the U.

Emerging field of evolutionary medicine could address range of health conditions

Mar 1st, 2023 - Evolution has helped many members of the animal kingdom adapt to overcome or resist a range of medical issues that scientists are trying to solve in humans. The giraffe, for example, has a gene that protects the heart from being damaged by blood pressure that would be high enough to ruin a human heart. Elephants possess multiple copies of a gene, one that’s common in mammals, that makes them hi...

UBS 'neutral' on global equities, says U.S. stocks least preferred

Feb 24th, 2023 - Feb 24 (Reuters) - UBS moved U.S. stocks to its “least preferred” list, citing increasing chances that the Federal Reserve will remain restrictive for longer in its fight against inflation. UBS kept its rating on global equities at “neutral”, while upgrading the global industrials sector to “most preferred” from “least preferred”. The industrials sector stands to benefit the most from China’s r...

Insomnia tied to greater risk of heart attack, especially in women

Feb 24th, 2023 - People who suffer from insomnia were 69% more likely to have a heart attack compared to those who didn’t have the sleep disorder during an average nine years of follow-up, according to new research being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session Together With the World Congress of Cardiology. In addition, when looking at sleep duration as an objective measure o...

How does a person’s ethnicity impact their risk of death?

Feb 23rd, 2023 - In the UK, disparities in mortality risk factors exist between ethnic groups, with differences in overall mortality, top causes of mortality and individual mortality risk factors, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS Global Public Health by I. King Jordan of Georgia Institute of Technology, US, and colleagues. Despite the progress made in improving mortal...