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A parent-led therapy that supports the social development of babies displaying early signs of autism has significantly reduced the likelihood of an autism diagnosis being made in early childhood, according to world-first research led by CliniKids atthe Telethon Kids Institute. In a study published in JAMA Pediatrics, an international research team led by Professor Andrew
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Is having dyslexia a gift or a superpower? Princess Beatrice recently spoke about her experience of having dyslexia. She referenced it as having a gift. This of course has sparked some debate among others with dyslexia. An article written in The Scotsman newspaper recently gave a very real account of what it is like to
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Researchers in the United States have conducted a study showing that the antibody response to vaccination designed to protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) wanes substantially over time among patients receiving maintenance dialysis. The team’s study of more than 1,500 individuals found that antibody titers against the COVID-19 causative agent – severe acute respiratory syndrome
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Both biologics and mesalamine/sulfasalazine were not linked to severe COVID-19 outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients, according to findings from the ongoing global SECURE-IBD trial. There was no association between mesalamine/sulfasalazine and adverse COVID outcomes. And when examining biologic-treated patients, there was no link between mesalamine/sulfasalazine use and either severe COVID-19 (adjusted odds ratio
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 has now killed at least 675,000 Americans, a death toll that has surpassed the estimates of the number of Americans who died during the 1918 influenza pandemic, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. Although the raw numbers match,
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Adhering to a diet and exercise program to manage health can be a challenge for anyone. But maintaining a healthy weight may present unique challenges for young adults with inherent barriers such as cognitive impairment. A pilot study at the University of Cincinnati found that young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities
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It seems these days there’s a questionnaire for everything. In place of our old Review of Systems (or perhaps in addition to), there are now multiple screening questionnaires and symptom-based tools that patients can fill out in advance of their office visits. For a while there, our electronic medical record was sending out a complete
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first biosimilar for ophthalmology, Byooviz (ranibizumab-nuna), which will be indicated for neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), macular edema following retinal vein occlusion, and myopic choroidal neovascularization, a vision-threatening complication of myopia. The reference product for Byooviz (Samsung Bioepis/Biogen) is Lucentis (ranibizumab injection, Roche), which
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The delta variant of the novel coronavirus has brought forth massive spikes in COVID-19 transmissions in the country and across the globe. And though children are also seeing a surge in cases, there is no cause for alarm among the younger population.  COVID-19 In Kids In the U.S., transmissions involving children under 12 have soared
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When it comes to preventing vaginal infections, quickly changing out of your sweaty clothes post-workout and choosing cotton underwear are two common suggestions. But should you be reassessing the period-care products you choose, too? To find out if products like pads, tampons, menstrual cups, and even period underwear contribute to yeast infections, POPSUGAR spoke with
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A recent study suggests pharmacists may be a good fit to help people with type 2 diabetes implement dietary changes. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition caused when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to lower blood sugar (2). The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has steadily increased since the 1980s, causing an
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Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to research from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings will be published online Sept. 17 in JAMA Network Open. We wanted to understand the spectrum of allergies to the
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The intelligent fabric of these masks has been created by a team of researchers from the San Alberto Magno Traslational Centre (CITSAM-UCV), led by professor Ángel Serrano. The Catholic University of Valencia and Valencian company Visor Medical, manufacturer of preventive health technology for innovation, have released a type IIR surgical mask with an intelligent fabric
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Adding the CDK 4/6 inhibitor ribociclib (Kisqali) to a first-line hormonal treatment prolonged survival by more than 1 year in postmenopausal women with HR-positive/HER2-negative (HR+HER2-) advanced breast cancer, according to results from the MONALEESA-2 trial. Final overall survival (OS) results showed that patients treated with ribociclib plus the aromatase inhibitor (AI) letrozole (Femara) achieved a
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A majority of patients with Parkinson disease (PD) experiencing “off” episodes  successfully tolerated titration to an effective and tolerable dose of sublingual apomorphine film (SL-apo; Kynmobi, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals) without the use of antiemetic medication, new research shows. “The bottom line was that the majority of patients did not have dose-limiting nausea or vomiting,” co-investigator William
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People wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19 in Singapore. Maverick Asio | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore reported more than 1,000 Covid cases for two straight days over the weekend —the first time infections breached that level since April 2020, at the height of
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While poor sleep was linked to higher levels of stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, more teens actually obtained the recommended amount of sleep compared to pre-pandemic sleep patterns, according to a new study from McGill University. Changes to daily routines triggered by lockdowns allowed teenagers to follow their biological impulse to wake up and sleep
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Adding abiraterone to standard hormone therapy improves survival for men with high-risk prostate cancer that’s not spread elsewhere in the body. “Today’s results are the first study of intensified hormone therapy in this group,” Professor Nick James, chief investigator of the STAMPEDE trial The latest findings from the STAMPEDE trial, funded by Cancer Research UK
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