Why This Biotech Stock Lost Half Its Value In Just Three Days
Mirati Therapeutics' (MRTX) pain continued Thursday amid a series of analyst downgrades after MRTX stock lost about half of its value in three days.X Earlier this week, Mirati said 49% of patients with advanced lung cancer responded to a regimen using its drug, adagrasib, and Merck's…#fda #foodanddrugadministration #miratitherapeutics #berens #kras #citi #mirati #svbsecurities #merck #investorsbusinessdaily (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS waiting list reaches record high of 7.2m! Patients now in queue for routine treatment
NHS data shows 7.2million patients in England were stuck in the backlog by October - equivalent to one in eight people. More than 400,000 had been queuing, often in pain, for at least one year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Discontinuing Long-Term Opioids Tied to Overdose Risk
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 -- Discontinuing prescribed opioids in people with chronic pain is associated with increased overdose risk, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in PLOS Medicine. Mary Clare Kennedy, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Early Mesothelioma HIPEC Surgery Extends Survival
Sooner is better when it comes to aggressively treating peritoneal mesothelioma cancer with a combination of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Waiting could cost a patient months of survival. Rejecting surgery could cost them years. The Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery published a study in November that showed for the first time to what degree a delay in having the mesothelioma surgery, or not getting it at all, can affect overall survival for patients. Results of the mesothelioma study were presented earlier this year at the annual Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 8, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Tags: Peritoneal Surgical procedures Source Type: news

NHS waiting list grows... AGAIN! 7.2m patients now in queue for routine ops
NHS data shows 7.2million patients in England were stuck in the backlog by October - equivalent to one in eight people. More than 400,000 had been queuing, often in pain, for at least one year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Snake tooth found lodged in man's finger after a year of " unmerciful pain "
Snake expert Collie Ennis made a shocking discovery after removing what he thought was a splinter from his finger. After months of painful swelling and infections, Ennis finally found the culprit: a small snake's tooth that had been lodged in his finger for a year. "It started just before the…#trinitycollegedublin #zoology #twitter #collieennis #mexican #ennis #memnoch #herpetologicalsocietyofireland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert warns vitamin D deficiency could be to blame for weight gain - backed by studies
It can also lead to hair loss, depression and muscle pain, he warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How you sleep can cause neck and back pain
Waking up with a sore neck or back is not the way you want to start your day. Could the way you sleep be the reason for your discomfort? Experts suggest choosing a pillow that supports the natural curve of your neck. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two types of pain in the leg can signal a 'dangerous' blood clot has formed
The signs in your leg may precede severe complications such as a blood clot in your lungs so it's important to get help if you spot them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Organization ’s Lenders Stay Silent After Tax Fraud Conviction
A New York jury convicted the Trump Organization of tax fraud Tuesday, setting up Donald Trump’s company to pay a fine of $1.62 million or less—pennies for an operation that generates more than $500 million of annual revenue. The conviction could inflict real pain on Trump’s business if it prompts…#trumporganizationoftaxfraud #trumpatdeutschebank #trumppayrollcorporation #trumpinternationalhoteltower #sanfranciscos #trumpplaza #representativesoftrumporganization #allenweisselberg #brianharris #capitol (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Persistent Pain in Seniors Linked to Decline in Physical Function
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2022 -- Persistent pain in older adults is associated with a decline in physical function, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Christine Seel Ritchie, M.D., M.S.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Innovating walking speed as a vital sign: an interface development and usability study - Gonzalez-Vargas JM, Cole C, Krishnakumar S, Shatinsky K, Hills E, Starkey E.
Measuring walking speed is becoming a more useful tool for assessing overall patient health along with the other five vital signs: temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate, and pain. Clinicians consider walking speed to be the ‘sixth vital si... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pain, mood, and suicidal behavior among injured working adults in Chile - V élez JC, Kovasala M, Collado MD, Friedman LE, Juvinao-Quintero DL, Araya L, Castillo J, Williams MA, Gelaye B.
BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is comorbid with psychiatric disorders, but information on the association of chronic pain with depressive symptoms, generalized anxiety, and suicidal behavior among occupational cohorts is inadequate. We investigated these associa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Alberta government sources children's pain medication to ease supply woes
The Alberta government says it has found a supply of five million bottles of children’s pain and fever medication from a Turkish manufacturer. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

How Gene Editing Could Help Solve the Problem of Poor Cholesterol
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and around the world. Though it’s held the top spot for decades, it wasn’t always the king of mortal maladies. Its ascension was propelled by two of medical science’s greatest successes. “Before the 20th century, heart disease was an uncommon cause of death,” says Dr. Michael Shapiro, a professor of cardiology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Bacterial infections such as tuberculosis and dysentery, as well as smallpox and other contagious viruses, were common killers. “Antibiotics and vaccines changed every...
Source: TIME: Health - December 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate heart health Source Type: news