A Newly Published Network Meta-Analysis (NMA) Found TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Ranked Highest for Overall Level of Skin Clearance and Provided Positive Joint Efficacy Among Active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Therapies
Conclusions (i.e., comparable) are based on an overlap of pairwise 95 percent credible intervals.1c. PASI 90 is defined as at least 90 percent improvement from baseline in the PASI score. The PASI score grades the amount of surface area on each body region that is covered by PsO plaques and the severity of plaques for their redness, thickness, and scaliness.13 PASI 90 was not a controlled endpoint in DISCOVER-1 or -2.8,9d. TREMFYA q4w dosing is not currently FDA-approved.2e. The PsA-modified vdH-S score combines erosion and joint space narrowing scores derived from radiographs of joints in body regions impacted by PsA.14 T...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What Are Common Gastrointestinal Polyposes in Children?
Discussion Bloody stools or blood in the diaper is a relatively common complaint in general pediatrics. For most patients it is often a minor concern. Commonly it is a transient problem (e.g. rectal fissure caused by constipation or trauma) or often not blood (e.g. urate crystals in the diaper, food, menses, etc.). Real blood does occur with an identifiable cause such as long distance running or heavy exercise, or milk protein allergy/sensitivity that improves with a milk-restricted diet. Many more serious causes are associated with heavier or more recalcitrant bleeding, increased defecation, abdominal pain, poor eating an...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 24, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Olivia Munn Gets Candid About Breastfeeding Struggle After Welcoming Baby With John Mulaney
Olivia Munn discussed her breastfeeding challenges with her 2.8 million Instagram followers, saying that providing milk to her son can be "hard, especially if you have low supply." #oliviamunn #johnmulaney (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding mothers don ’t pass COVID to infants, study suggests
In the largest study to date on COVID-19 and breast milk, a UCLA-led research team found no evidence that the virus is transmitted from mothers to children through breastfeeding.The study,published today in the journal Pediatric Research, analyzed breast milk samples taken from 110 lactating women between March and September 2020. Of these women, 65 had tested positive for COVID-19, 36 were symptomatic but were not tested and nine had symptoms but tested negative.While researchers initially found some COVID-19 genetic material, or RNA, in seven of the samples belonging to the 101 women who either tested positive or were sy...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 19, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

My 1950s school was a topsy-turvy world | Brief letters
Eating upside down | Riding the Gypsy Queen | School mottos | Big dogs | Letters that divided BritainI remember being taught in biology class in our 1950s grammar school in Manchester that peristalsis works both ways (Dairylea cheese ad showing child eating while upside down banned over choking risk, 19 January). Under teacher supervision, two of us held a boy upside down by his ankles while he drank half a bottle of milk through a straw. We all survived the demonstration.Dr Roger MerryKeynsham, Somerset• Lovely to hear the history behind the Gypsy Queen (Letters, 17 January). My housemates and I were still riding the Gy...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 19, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Biology Schools Education Brexit BBC Conservatives Boris Johnson Source Type: news

Easy wins: better than a warm cup of milk, read for six minutes before bed for good sleep
Committing to six minutes of reading a night before bed sounds easy – and it is. Not only can it improve sleep and reduce stress, but you’ll be better read tooWe ’re all on a never-ending pursuit to perfect the art of good shuteye. Theories abound, so it is easy to find yourself in a maze of advice, mindfulness techniques and mum’s advice about the magic of a cup of warm milk at night.But one tactic I found ticked all my boxes: reading for just six minutes before you go to sleep. Relaxing your brain in a way that Netflix before bed just can ’t, this simple trick has both improved my sleep and put an end to my rea...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 19, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Maddie Thomas\ Tags: Sleep Books Life and style Psychology Australian lifestyle Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Breast Milk Contains Covid Genetic Material But Infected Mothers Won ’t Transmit Virus Through Breastfeeding, Study Finds
Researchers found "no evidence" breastfeeding was a risk for Covid-19 transmission. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Baked beans and drugs? Men tried to smuggle $340,000 worth of cocaine in baked bean cans
Two men attempted to smuggle $341,875 worth of cocaine in baked beans and coconut milk cans into London. They both just got prison sentences. #cocaine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves New MENTOR ® MemoryGel BOOST™ Breast Implant
Irvine, Calif., (January 13, 2021) – Mentor Worldwide LLC, the number one global brand in breast aesthetics, and part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies** today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the MENTOR® MemoryGel BOOST™ Breast Implant for breast augmentation in women at least 22 years old, and for women of all ages undergoing breast reconstruction. This product will be commercially available for surgeons in the United States in early 2022. Nearly 400,000 women undergo breast implant surgeries every year in the U.S.[1], and selecting an implant is a very persona...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Oat and almond milk could cause people to miss out on essential nutrients, warns food expert 
Milk substitutes, with the exception of soya, typically do not match the protein content of cow's milk, while shunning meat could result in iron deficiency, warned Professor Ian Givens. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LactaLogics announces partnership with Scholle IPN for...
Aseptic packaging will ensure LactaLogics’ human milk-based products are safe for the world’s smallest, most vulnerable patients.(PRWeb January 05, 2022)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2022/01/prweb18416429.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shocking health timebomb of the anti-miscarriage drug given to 10,000 patients
A synthetic oestrogen known as Diethylstilbestrol (DES) was given to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage - and to dry up breast milk. But it has since been linked to a raft of health conditions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The drink that could lead to 7 percent reduction in 'bad' cholesterol
A NUTRIENT found in oat milk has been linked to healthier cholesterol levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Two New Indications for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) to Help Prevent and Treat Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients
RARITAN, NJ, Dec. 20, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two pediatric indications for XARELTO® (rivaroxaban): the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE, or blood clots) and reduction in the risk of recurrent VTE in patients from birth to less than 18 years after at least five days of initial parenteral (injected or intravenous) anticoagulant treatment; and thromboprophylaxis (prevention of blood clots and blood-clot related events) in children aged two years and older with congenital heart disease who have...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Covid-19 Has Accelerated New Agtech Development and Adoption in Asia-Pacific!
By Paul S. Teng and Genevieve Donnellon-MaySINGAPORE, Dec 20 2021 (IPS) While the COVID-19 impact has been predominantly negative, the pandemic appears to have sparked increased interest in developing agricultural technology (agtech) to improve the efficiency of food systems, from input supplies through farming and processing to delivery and retail. Paul S. TengThe COVID-19 pandemic has admittedly upended economic activity in the Asia-Pacific region, but a recent event in Singapore (Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit, 16-18 November 2021 — https://agrifoodinnovation.com/ ) showed that, in the case of agricultu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Paul S. Teng and Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news