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WASHINGTON, DC — “We don’t get to use the ‘eliminate’ word all that often with a disease that’s taking thousands or tens of thousands — or worldwide, hundreds of thousands — of lives every year, but we have that opportunity with hepatitis C.” Dr Francis S. Collins So said Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, Special
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Healthcare workers treat a Covid-19 patient on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) floor at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. Allison Dinner | Bloomberg | Getty Images Covid and flu hospitalizations are increasing, while respiratory syncytial virus appears to be retreating in some states, the Centers for Disease Control and
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The dire shortage of pediatric hospital beds plaguing the nation this fall is a byproduct of financial decisions made by hospitals over the past decade, as they shuttered children’s wards, which often operate in the red, and expanded the number of beds available for more profitable endeavors like joint replacements and cancer care. To cope
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Multiple doses of STK-001, an investigational antisense oligonucleotide to treat Dravet syndrome, were well tolerated and showed trends toward fewer seizures, interim analyses of phase I/IIa trial data showed. In a combined analysis of the early U.S.-based MONARCH and U.K.-based ADMIRAL studies, the drug showed mild or moderate adverse effects and no significant safety problems,
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Photo by CottonBro Studio @Pixabay Is DIY mole and skin tag removal safe? Medical advice would say, “no.”  Skin tags equally affect 50% of men and women.5  Skin tags are medically known as acrochordons and typically appear in adulthood. However, skin tags are now appearing in childhood.5 The rise in children with skin tags may
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Urinary incontinence is a common complaint among adults with severe obesity. The majority of adults with urinary incontinence who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy, the two most common types of weight loss surgery, can reasonably expect enduring improvements in urinary incontinence, according to a new study published today in JAMA Network Open. Wendy
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Poison control centers in the United States now receive more calls about adolescents abusing cannabis than alcohol or any other substance, according to a new study. Many helpline calls about cannabis involve edible products, the researchers noted. Over-the-counter medications — especially dextromethorphan-containing cough and cold medications and oral antihistamines, such as Benadryl — are other
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