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The annual rate of newly reported hepatitis C infections in the United States increased threefold from a rate of 0.3 cases per 100,000 people in 2009 to a rate of 1.2 per 100,000 people in 2018, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Animations created by scientists amid the coronavirus pandemic show how far a sneeze or cough can travel. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19.
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CONCLUSION On the whole, FDA seems very enthusiastic about the possibilities for AI to improve healthcare.  That’s gratifying to see. While progress in the development of a new regulatory approach is slow, that’s also not all bad. It would be worse in many ways for FDA to act precipitously.  These are complicated issues, and it will take time to develop an appropriate approach, in part because it will take time for FDA to acquire enough expertise. And most likely, whatever new approach we come up with will require new statutory authority. That said, it is incumben...
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Will there be a baby boom in nine months? Is this a bad time to get pregnant? Could PrEP protect me? And should high-risk people abstain altogether?
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Russia's health minister says doctors will start treating all patients with pneumonia for the new coronavirus without waiting for test results to confirm the diagnosis
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CORONAVIRUS is a deadly infection that's easily spread among the public, and has killed more than 5,000 people in the UK. You could be at risk of COVID-19 symptoms if you have this mild sign that could be easily missed - and it's not a high fever or a dry cough.
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CONCLUSIONS: The screening test showed high diagnostic efficiency in determining the risk of language disorders in children aged between 0 and 5 years.
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CONCLUSION: Survival across the two time periods remained stable for oral SCC but showed a significant increase for oropharyngeal SCC, possibly because of improvements in the patients ’ response to radiotherapy, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and the use of more accurate diagnostic imaging approaches.
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OBJECTIVES: The outcomes of refractory and relapsed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients in developing countries are underreported, even though the similar classic regimens are widely used. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective comparison of “ MEC ” (mitoxantrone, etoposide, and cytarabine) and “ FLAG-IDA ” (fludarabine, cytarabine, idarubicin, and filgrastim) in adults with first relapse or refractory AML. RESULTS: In total, 60 patients were included, of which 28 patients received MEC and 32 received FLAG-IDA. A complete response (CR) rate of 48.3% was observed. Of the included patients, 16 (27%) ...
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