' Live' Type of Flu Shot Is Safe for Kids With Asthma: Study
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- Yearly flu shots are especially important for kids with asthma as any virus can trigger an asthma attack. But in the not-too-distant future, these kids might be able to get a spritz instead of a jab, new research... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: 5-Year-Old With Rare Heart Defect Loves Taekwondo and Captain America
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Stephanie Johnson waited in her hospital room for her newborn son, Henry, to return from one last test. Her husband, Tyler, started bringing belongings to the car as the happy couple... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to Get Bystander CPR
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- If you collapse in a public place from a cardiac arrest, your chances of receiving lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are substantially better if you ' re white instead of Black or Hispanic, a new study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: Undiagnosed Heart Disease May Be Common in People With Heart Attacks Not Caused by Clots
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- More than two-thirds of people who have a type of heart attack not caused by a blood clot also may have undiagnosed heart disease, according to a small study from Scotland. The study,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Will a Little Drinking Help Your Heart? Maybe Not
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- If you believe an occasional tipple is good for your heart, a new study may make you reconsider the notion. Some previous research has suggested that light drinking may benefit the heart, but this large study concluded... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Biden Administration to Offer 2nd COVID Boosters to Those 50 and Older
MONDAY, March 3. 2021 -- Despite not knowing how long another jab might provide protection, the Biden administration plans to offer a second COVID booster shot to Americans 50 and older. Optional second boosters of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Stakes Are High Ahead of FDA Panel Vote on ALS Drug
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- Advocacy groups are pressing U.S. federal regulators to fast-track approval of an experimental drug treatment for the deadly neurological disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), with a decision expected this week. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Owners Can Play Big Role in Dogs' Problem Behaviors
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- Chasing light shimmers reflected onto a wall. Obsessive licking or chewing. Compulsive barking and whining. Pacing or tail chasing. Nearly one in three pet dogs suffer from these ADHD-like repetitive behaviors — and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Health Highlights: March 28, 2022
Stakes are high ahead of FDA panel vote on ALS drug. Advocacy groups are pressing the agency to fast-track approval of an experimental drug treatment for the deadly neurological disease. But are regulators moving too fast? Read more Second COVID-19... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Had COVID or Gotten Vaccine? Hospitalization Is'Extremely Uncommon '
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- Been vaccinated? Already had COVID? New research shows that your chances of winding up in the hospital if you get a breakthrough infection are practically nil. In the study, scientists looked at more than 106,000... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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HIV Meds May Also Shield Against COVID Infection
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- Certain antiviral drugs used to treat HIV may also guard against COVID-19 infection, a new study suggests. The researchers found that people with HIV who are on antiretroviral treatment (ART) with protease inhibitors may... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Deer Can Shed Coronavirus for 5 Days After Infection
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- White-tailed deer can shed and transmit the COVID-19 virus for up to five days after they ' re infected, according to a study that also identified where the virus develops and replicates in deer. Five days is " a relatively... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Out-of-Network Costs Raise Medical Bills for Special Needs Kids
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- Special needs children often require out-of-network care from specialists, which means more out-of-pocket costs and extra stress for families, a new study finds. " In the U.S., the reality is that the more health care needs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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More Evidence COVID Raises Odds for Pregnancy Complications
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 -- If you ' re pregnant and questioning whether you need to be vaccinated against COVID-19, new research might sway your decision. For mothers-to-be, the coronavirus appears to double the risk of serious pregnancy complications... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Head Bump? Here's Signs You Need ER Care
SUNDAY, March 27, 2022 -- Knowing the signs of brain injury and when to seek emergency care could save a life, an expert says. " The brain is the body ' s command center, " said Dr. Gillian Schmitz, president of the American College of Emergency... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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