Study Takes Long-Term Look at Benefits of Radiation After Breast Lumpectomy
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- If you ' re diagnosed with early breast cancer, treatment often involves breast-conserving surgery followed by chemotherapy, medication and a course of radiation to keep your cancer from coming back. However, little has been... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Despite Pleas From Pediatric Groups, Biden Balks at Declaring RSV a Health Emergency
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- The Biden administration on Thursday offered assistance to communities and hospitals dealing with a surge in cases of pediatric respiratory illnesses, but it did not declare a national public health emergency. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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FDA Approves First Drug,Teplizumab (Tzield) to Delay Onset of Type 1 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first drug that could delay the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Teplizumab (Tzield) targets the autoimmune issues that drive the disease, rather than its... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Study Confirms It: Kids Keep Harried Moms From Exercise
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- Something — or rather, someone — may be standing between moms and a regular exercise routine: their children. New research from the universities of Cambridge and Southampton in the United Kingdom suggests that fewer than... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Unlocked & Loaded: Most Guns Used in Suicides Are Easily Accessed
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- Guns cause more than half of all suicides in the United States each year, and new research finds most of these are handguns owned by the deceased that were stored unlocked and loaded. Researchers used data from the National... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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There Might Be a Perfect Indoor Humidity to Curb COVID Spread
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- It ’s sort of like the Goldilocks principle — a room that’s either too dry or too humid can influence transmission of COVID-19 and cause more illness or death, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Using an Online Pharmacy to Buy Meds? It's Buyer Beware, FDA Says
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- It might be tempting to buy prescription medication online, but buyers should beware, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. While some pharmacy websites operate legally and can offer convenience, privacy and lower... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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As Segregation Rises in Communities, So Do Cancer Death Rates
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- Whether you survive a bout with cancer may depend, in part, on where you live. Researchers at the American Cancer Society and Clemson University in South Carolina found a 20% higher death rate for all cancer types in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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FDA Approves Second Interchangeable Insulin Product, Rezvoglar (insulin glargine-aglr)
November 18, 2022 --  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves the second interchangeable biosimilar insulin product to Lantus (insulin glargine), Eli Lilly’s Rezvoglar (insulin glargine-aglr). Rezvoglar is a long-acting human... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Time Spent in Day Care Won't Harm Child's Development
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- Millions of parents drop their toddlers off at day care centers so they can go to work, but some are racked with guilt about it. One of their main concerns? Time spent in group day care could encourage their toddler to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Seizure Risk Rises in Months After COVID
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- A bout of COVID-19, even a milder one, may raise the risk of having a seizure in the next six months, a large new study suggests. Researchers found that of over 300,000 Americans who had suffered a case of COVID-19 or the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Cancer Mortality Up With Residential Racial, Economic Segregation
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- Residential racial and economic segregation is associated with higher cancer mortality at the county level, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in JAMA Oncology. Lu Zhang, Ph.D., from Clemson University in South... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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U.S. Premature Births Hit Highs Not Seen in 15 Years
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- More than 1 in every 10 births in the United States now occur prematurely, and the number of these more dangerous deliveries jumped by 4% during 2021, a new report from the March of Dimes shows. The premature birth rate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Is Mind-Altering Ayahuasca Safe? No, But Folks Who Try It May Not Care
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- Ayahuasca, a powerful psychoactive drug derived from a South American plant, is a traditional Amazonian-based medicine and an increasingly popular hallucinogenic brew used by devotees worldwide. But what is the ayahuasca... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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U.S. Home Births Reach Highest Level in Three Decades
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- More pregnant women in the United States are choosing to deliver their babies at home rather than in hospitals, a trend that may have been influenced by the pandemic. A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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