FDA Finalizes Move to Recommend Individual Risk Assessment to Determine Eligibility for Blood Donations

May 31, 2023

FDA finalized recommendations for assessing blood donor eligibility using a set of individual risk-based questions to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV.

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Effect Of Peer Mentoring On Physical Activity In Patients With Cancer

J Clin Nurs
May 30, 2023

Peer mentoring was found to have positive effects on improving the level of physical activity in patients with cancer. The use of peer mentoring can offer a holistic perspective by improving the quality and functional status of care.

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Interactive Enhancer Hubs (iHUBs) Mediate Transcriptional Reprogramming and Adaptive Resistance In Pancreatic Cancer

May 29, 2023

The findings identify an important role for a subgroup of highly connected enhancers (iHUBs) in regulating chemotherapy response and demonstrate targetability in sensitisation to chemotherapy.

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Telehealth Privacy and Security Tips

Jun 01, 2023

Buzz, a HIPAA-complaint platform enables providers to conduct secure video conferences or calls with patients quickly, easily & seamlessly.

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Survival and Tumor Characteristics Of Patients Presenting With Single Primary Versus Second Primary Melanoma Lesions

May 26, 2023

Patients with second primary melanomas demonstrated a significant survival advantage and thinner lesions compared with those with single primary melanomas. The reported tumor distributions support the role of full body skin examinations, with attention to the region of initial diagnosis.

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Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Memantine in Trichotillomania and Skin-Picking Disorder

Am J Psychiatry
May 26, 2023

This study found that memantine treatment resulted in statistically significant reductions in hair pulling and skin-picking symptoms compared with placebo, with relatively high efficacy (based on number needed to treat), and was well tolerated.

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Identifying Aging and Alzheimer Disease-Associated Somatic Variations in Excitatory Neurons From the Human Frontal Cortex

Neuro Genetics
May 25, 2023

The results show that combining scRNA-seq and WGS data can successfully detect putative somatic mutations. The putative somatic mutations detected from ROSMAP data set have provided new insights into the association of AD and aging with brain somatic mutagenesis.

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Glucose Intolerance In Pregnancy and Risk Of Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

The Lancet
May 24, 2023

Gestational glucose intolerance, including conditions not meeting gestational diabetes criteria of the two-step strategy, confers a high risk of type 2 diabetes in young adulthood.

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The Impact of an Educational Intervention on Neonatal Care and Survival

May 23, 2023

Newborn survival can be improved through regular training of maternity health workers in evidence-based newborn care.

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Protein Carbamylation and the Risk of ESKD in Patients with CKD

May 23, 2023

Having a higher level of protein carbamylation as measured by circulating C-Alb is an independent risk factor for ESKD in individuals with CKD stages 2–4.

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Opportunities For An Early Recognition Of Spinal Muscular Atrophy In Primary Care

Family Practice
May 22, 2023

The findings suggest that primary care databases may be used to enhance the early identification of SMA.

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