New Mismatch Repair Test Identifies Patients for Pembrolizumab New Mismatch Repair Test Identifies Patients for Pembrolizumab
The Ventana panel for DNA mismatch repair (MMR) is now approved to identify patients suitable for treatment with pembrolizumab (Keytruda).FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

1-Year of covid-19 pandemic: changes in the epidemiology of maxillofacial trauma - Neiva-Sousa M, Mateus C, Gomes de Oliveira P, Bouca A, Nunes da Silva L, Valejo-Coelho P, Neiva-Sousa M, Mateus C, Gomes de Oliveira P, Bouca A, Nunes da Silva L, Valejo-Coelho P.
OBJECTIVES: Due to COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing policies were enacted worldwide, including by the Portuguese official authorities. However, the impact of these measures on maxillofacial trauma and fracture surgical repair remains poorly understood.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prosthetic Mesh May Stand in the Way of Further Abdominal Operations
(MedPage Today) -- Surgical candidates with prior incisional hernia repair with mesh were prone to more complications and healthcare utilization when undergoing a subsequent operation through their prosthetic-reinforced abdominal wall, a cohort... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 5, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

There's Stress, and Then There's'Good Stress '
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 -- A tight deadline at work. A tough exam at school. A big vacation that requires tons of planning. A home repair that’s gone awry. These sources of stress are anything but pleasant, but a new study suggests that they... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Samsung Finally Unveils Self-Repair Kits, But Only For a Few Phone Models
The tech company now lets users buy genuine parts for the Galaxy S20, S21, and Tab S7+ models, though this initiative is somewhat limited compared to others. #phonemodels #techcompany #s21 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pope Francis: Did the pontiff's apology in Canada go far enough?
Pope Francis has faced criticism in Canada that he has not done enough to repair the harms of the past. #popefrancis #pontiff (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Samsung ’s “repair mode” lets technicians look at your phone, not your data
Mailing in your phone for repair? Samsung has just the feature for that. #technicians #datamailing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New DNA repair-kit successfully fixes hereditary disease in patient-derived cells
Genetic mutations which cause a debilitating hereditary kidney disease affecting children and young adults have been fixed in patient-derived kidney cells using a potentially game-changing DNA repair-kit. The advance, developed by University of Bristol scientists, is published in Nucleic Acids Research. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 29, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biochemistry; Press Release Source Type: news

U.K. charity gives $36 million boost to gene editing for inherited heart diseases
When a high school athlete dies from a heart attack or a young woman needs a heart transplant, it is often because they inherited a DNA mutation that causes heart muscle disease. Today, in the biggest research grant ever from the research charity, the British Heart Foundation announced an award of £30 million ($36 million) over 5 years to an international team to develop gene-editing treatments for these deadly diseases. Called CureHeart , the project bested three others shortlisted by the Big Beat Challenge, a competition launched in 2019 to fund transformative heart disease research. Advances in gene edi...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 28, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Outcomes Worse for Women
WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 -- Female sex is associated with decreased five-year survival and increased one- and five-year reintervention after elective endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR), according to a study published online June 12... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Joe Burrow having appendix removed
Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow‘s first practice of training camp is going to be delayed for a little bit.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Burrow is having surgery to repair his appendix.... #ianrapoport #trainingcamp #quarterback #nflmedia #bengals #joeburrow (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A pilot study testing the novel use of a snake bite compression device for field hemostasis and wound repair in an animal model - Lindquist DG, Valente JH, Hack JB.
INTRODUCTION: A commercially available snake bite device was pilot tested for novel use as a method of hemostasis and wound repair at a noncompressible site in a live swine model. The device is light, is plastic, uses a hook-and-loop strap attachment, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Patients who undergo rotator cuff repair can safely return to driving at 2 weeks postoperatively - Badger AE, Samuel LT, Tegge AN, Metrey M, Perez MA, Tuttle JR, Apel PJ.
BACKGROUND: Evidence-based guidelines are lacking for return to driving following rotator cuff repair (RCR). As a result, surgeons are often overly conservative in their recommendations, placing potential undue burden on patients and their families. Theref... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Government has ‘ made a big mistake ’ on pay and missed the chance to turn the NHS around
Commenting on the government’s announcement today (Tuesday) that NHS staff in England are to receive a pay rise of £1,400 this year, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Th​e government has made a big mistake. ​This short-sighted decision risks harming the UK’s most cherished institution ​beyond repair. “​Ministers might have shifted their pay position a little, but nowhere near enough. This award is barely half the lowest level of inflation. The price surge shows no sign of easing and hikes to energy bills will wipe out the rise for almost everyone. “It’s unlikely the incr...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - July 19, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release NHS pay rise Source Type: news

Trauma-informed restorative justice practices in schools: an opportunity for school social workers - Sedillo-Hamann D.
Restorative justice (RJ) is both a philosophy and a set of practices meant to repair harm and maintain connection in the face of wrongdoing. While RJ is becoming increasingly popular among K-12 educators and in schools, emphasis is typically on its social ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news