Drinking More Coffee May Reduce Acute Kidney Injury Risk Drinking More Coffee May Reduce Acute Kidney Injury Risk
Increased consumption of coffee may reduce the risk of developing acute kidney injury, reports a prospective cohort study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Estrogen Treatment Linked to Reduced COVID Mortality Estrogen Treatment Linked to Reduced COVID Mortality
Women who went on hormone replacement therapy with estrogen within 6 months of catching COVID-19 had a reduced risk of dying, a new study says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Immunome shares soar on positive testing data for its experimental Covid therapy
Immunome's stock rose nearly 13% in Thursday morning trading after reporting positive preclinical data for its experimental Covid-19 therapy. The Exton biopharmaceutical company said the data shows the combination of two antibodies, IMM20253 and IMM20184, in its Covid-19 three-antibody cocktail successfully neutralized the omicron variant in testing on hamsters. Additionally, Immunome said studies involving a SARS-CoV-2 pseudovirus als o show that IMM20253 successfully neutralized the omicron subvariant.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Patients' Bad Behavior Provokes Burnout in Physicians: Study Patients' Bad Behavior Provokes Burnout in Physicians: Study
Mistreatment and discrimination by patients increase the risk of physician burnout; for 1 in 5 physicians, patients refused care because of the physician ' s appearance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Burden of Medical Costs for Sickle Cell Disease Quantified
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Sickle cell disease (SCD) imposes a considerable burden in terms of overall and out-of-pocket medical costs, with the burden of costs peaking in young adulthood, according to a study published online May 16 in Blood... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevalence of Past-Month Adolescent Vaping 8.6 Percent Overall
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- The prevalence of adolescent vaping is 8.6 percent in 47 lower-middle, upper-middle, and high-income countries, and the prevalence of frequent vaping is 1.7 percent, according to a study published online May 11 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clinical Predictors Could Guide Lithium Dosage in Bipolar Disorder
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- A model comprising six clinical variables could be used to guide lithium dosage, according to a study published in the June issue of The Lancet Psychiatry. Vincent Millischer, M.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Age-Specific Dementia Risk Scores Developed for Mid, Late Life
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Age-specific dementia risk scores should prioritize different risk factors in mid and late life, according to a study published online May 18 in Neurology. Emer R. McGrath, Ph.D., from the National University of Ireland... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rollout of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Saved Lives, Health Care Dollars
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine contributed to substantial public health impact and vaccine-preventable cost savings in the first year of its U.S. rollout, according to a study published online May 15 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

E-Cigarettes May Be Better Than Nicotine Patches for Pregnant Women
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Electronic cigarettes may help women who are pregnant to stop smoking, according to a study published online May 16 in Nature Medicine. Peter Hajek, Ph.D., from Queen Mary University of London, and colleagues conducted a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Preexisting Cardiovascular Conditions Tied to Severe COVID-19 in Children
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Some previous or preexisting cardiovascular conditions are associated with increased severity of COVID-19 among children, according to a study published online May 17 in JAMA Network Open. Louis Ehwerhemuepha, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. doctors often mistreated by patients, families, study finds
Nearly one-third of doctors in the United States have experienced mistreatment from patients or their families, including racist or sexist remarks, a study published Thursday found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Adults at higher weights see faster declines in COVID-19 antibodies after shots
Adults at higher weights may have a greater need for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses because they experience sharper declines in virus antibodies after they receive the first two shots. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Compared by Surgeon Rank
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Providing surgical fellows with operative autonomy does not appear to compromise long-term outcomes of abdominal wall reconstructions (AWRs), according to a study published online May 17 in JAMA Network Open. Abbas M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?
A case of the rare and potentially dangerous monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., with two news cases appearing in the U.K., bringing the total number there to nine. The infected Massachusetts man had recently traveled to Canada and is now receiving treatment in hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Health said the case poses no risk to the public. It’s the first reported infection in the U.S. so far this year and follows reports of scattered cases in Europe. In addition, health officials in Canada are investigating up to 13 cases in Montreal, Radio-Canada...
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