Month: June 2021

Heart failure (HF) guidelines and practice have been quick to embrace the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor drug class after DAPA-HF, EMPEROR-Reduced, and other trials suggested that, apparently as a class, they cut cardiovascular (CV) risk in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) both with and without diabetes. But how they achieve
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INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Tirzepatide led to superior A1C and body weight reductions from baseline across all three doses in adults with type 2 diabetes after 40 weeks of treatment in Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) SURPASS-1 monotherapy clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of tirzepatide compared to placebo. Detailed SURPASS-1 results were presented
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In this article DAL ISS-DK French police walk on street during the French midsummer Festival of Music on June 21, 2021 in Paris, France. Rafael Yaghobzadeh | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus delta variant first discovered in India has now spread around the world, prompting further waves of infections in
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“What are you?” asks the medical assistant as he checks me in for my COVID-19 swab. As a medical student, I am routinely tested for COVID-19. “What do you mean?” My chest tightens, warning me of what’s to come. He looks exasperated, hands hovering over his keyboard. “Look. Are you a man or woman? I
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Higher serum magnesium levels appear to reduce the risk for intracranial aneurysm and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. The effects may be partially mediated by magnesium’s influence on systolic blood pressure, new research suggests. “The modifiable risk factors for intracranial aneurysm are largely unknown. Our findings provided evidence of a causal association between increased serum magnesium levels
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Buy PDFs here: http://armandoh.org/shop I design my own shirts please support 🙂 “Hepatorenal syndrome is one of many potential causes of acute kidney injury in patients with acute or chronic liver disease including liver cirrhosis, severe alcoholic hepatitis and fulminant liver failure. In liver injury portal venous pressure increases resulting in portal hypertension. When this
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The contraceptive needs of women who have had in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancies are real but are being overlooked, according to study data presented at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) Virtual World Congress 2021. The interview-based study found that women report not being routinely informed about the chance of spontaneous pregnancy after IVF. “There
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Mind and movement mentor Richie Norton joins Happiful’s podcast to talk about the kindness rebound, breathwork, yoga and lifting your vibe. Richie Norton is sitting on the floor of his home, cross-legged and beaming into the computer screen. Our podcast recording is a remote one, but I can feel the positivity coming off him in
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The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Publicly available statistics about population demographics and culture can help governments prepare for the next pandemic. We have found that by using existing socio-demographic data from early COVID-19 hot spots, where there was a lot of information, officials could have predicted
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Jun 29 2021 Gov. Gavin Newsom routinely boasts that California has “one of the highest vaccination rates in the United States of America.” But Newsom, facing a recall election this fall, rarely mentions that the state’s covid vaccine uptake has largely stagnated in Black and Latino neighborhoods hardest hit by the coronavirus, and in rural
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Treatment for Prevention of Cisplatin-Induced Ototoxicity Fennec Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application Resubmission for Pedmark Research Triangle Park, NC, June 22, 2021 – Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: FENC; TSX: FRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the resubmission of its
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FDA Approves Soaanz (torsemide) for Edema Treatment in Patients with Heart Failure and Renal Disease VIENNA, VA. (PRWEB) JUNE 21, 2021 Sarfez Pharmaceuticals announced today approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Virginia-based company’s New Drug Application for Soaanz, a once-a-day improved formulation of the loop diuretic torsemide. The approved drug
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Aiden Arthurs receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine from Pharmacist Andrew Mac (R) at the Jewish Federation/JARC’s offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, on May 13, 2021. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images The delta variant is the most closely-watched coronavirus mutation yet and with good reason: It’s more contagious than previous variants and there’s evidence
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It was a nagging mystery: A rare-disease expert at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh had found a successful treatment for two of the deadliest symptoms of one of the more common classes of rare diseases diagnosed by newborn screenings, but one symptom–painful episodes of muscle breakdown that land victims in intensive care–persisted. Today, the scientists
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Certain molecular changes in breast cancer genes occurred more often in metastatic disease, possibly suggesting new strategies for difficult-to-treat disease, according to initial data from an ongoing study. Matched tissue specimens from primary tumors and metastases showed higher rates of mutations in driver genes and variations in gene copy number in metastatic breast cancer (MBC).
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Researchers acknowledged that some of the factors contributing to the low proportion of minorities in the pediatric workforce may include educational disparities starting in primary or secondary school, such as underfunded schools and lack of educational resources. “Something I really appreciated about the paper is that this goes beyond a student stepping into medical school,
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Finding the right treatment is essential for managing our mental health, but one factor that can damage our self-esteem and potentially dissuade people from sticking to their plans can be changes in weight. Here, we explore how to navigate mental health medications when weight changes can be triggering, and how to ensure you find a
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After staying indoors for months with barely making any plans because of the pandemic, it’s safe to say that even the most well-groomed gentlemen have gotten too comfortable with letting their hair grow. But as more and more people are getting vaccinated and meeting up with people is becoming more of a possibility, there’s no better time than now
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