Month: September 2020

College versus Medical School! Use code ‘EARLYBIRD’ to get $25 off your purchase at http://medschoolinsiders.com. Vlog Channel: http://youtube.com/lifeofasurgeon In this video we compare college/university to medical school, going over: 1) Material 00:35 2) Grading 01:58 3) Schedule and Time 02:48 4) Class Exams and Tests 04:12 5) Standardized Tests (MCAT and Step) 05:13 6) Cost
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It is easy to understand why shrimps are a favorite option among people with diabetes. They are high in protein, the macronutrient that makes you feel fuller and consequently reduces your craving for unnecessary and sugar spiking carbs. Apart from this effect on appetite, protein is also good for your bones, muscles, and blood pressure,
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In response to the “Benadryl Challenge,” yet another dare circulating on social media, the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement about the dangers of taking higher than recommended doses of the over-the-counter medication. “We are aware of news reports of teenagers ending up in emergency rooms or dying after participating in the “Benadryl Challenge”
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Anthony Fauci, MD, says talk about a second wave of the coronavirus is premature because the United States is still dealing with the first one. The idea of a second wave is based on the 1918 flu pandemic, when many cases
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A new research study compares screen time with green time and how they impact children’s psychological outcomes. Mental health problems affect 1.2 million children in Canada under the age of 18, and the prevalence of mental illness is continuing to increase globally. Depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems in childhood can lead to poor
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Jacqueline Dunlap places whole blood samples into a centrifuge to separate plasma for antibody testing at the Bloodworks Northwest Laboratory during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Renton, Washington, September 9, 2020. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans showed signs of a prior coronavirus infection as of late July, suggesting that
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 26 2020 A novel mobile health program created in early 2018 by the Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has proven to be an effective model for bringing opioid addiction treatment services directly to marginalized individuals, particularly the homeless, a population that faces the highest risk
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 25 2020 A new drug offers hope for young boys with the progressive neuromuscular disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by potentially offering an alternative to high-dose glucocorticoids that have significant side effects. Interim results from a 24-month clinical trial at Duke Health and other institutions suggest that the drug, vamorolone,
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President Donald Trump, outlining his “America First Health Plan” on Thursday, announced that his administration will allow the importation of prescription drugs from Canada. The final plan clears the way for Florida and other states to implement a program bringing medications across the border, despite the strong objections of drugmakers and the Canadian government. But
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Posted on September 24, 2020 by Mari Evans Nearly every morning, Lauren Freifeld, Executive Director of Atria Woodlands, a senior living community located in Westchester County, New York, watches one of her residents walk by her window. “He’s a doer,” she laughed. The resident she’s talking about is Jerry Levine, who turns 91 this year
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In recognition of the importance of this technology to the future of biomedical research, a consortium formed by HMS, Harvard University’s Office of the Provost, Boston Children’s Hospital, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital established the Harvard Cryo-EM Center for Structural Biology, which makes access to cryo-EM broadly available to the Harvard research
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Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have conducted the world’s first prospective, blinded and placebo-controlled clinical study to test the benefit of using bone marrow stem cells to reduce arthritic pain and disability in knees. It is the first time that the belief that stem cells can provide substantial and possible regenerative relief in
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http://armandoh.org/ Talks about the space between a neuron and muscle, and describes with a bit of detail about this relationship. https://www.facebook.com/ArmandoHasudungan Support me: http://www.patreon.com/armando Instagram: http://instagram.com/armandohasudungan Twitter: Tweets by armando71021105 PDF: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8Ss3-wJfHrpSE5NQThYR051UGc
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that health is everything. There are simple steps everyone can take to increase their life expectancy, and to give individuals the best chance at living a long, healthy life. Incorporate these simple habits into your daily and weekly routines to increase your life expectancy and improve your health
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Ready meals may well have a bad reputation, but is it actually deserved? We say they don’t have to be unhealthy, and have some tips to make them a little more nutritious… The humble ready meal offers a lunch or dinner solution in a matter of minutes. Whether you’re craving a bowl of pasta, a
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If black licorice is on your Halloween shopping list, this consumer Federal Drug Administration update warns that a little is better than a lot. In fact, too much can be fatal. Black licorice, made from licorice root, contains a substance called glycyrrhizin. Too much glycyrrhizin can cause the body’s potassium levels to drop. This drop
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Researchers measured physiological and psychological changes in the body to investigate whether short simple massage techniques boost relaxation. The body’s mental and physical responses to stressful situations (such as increased heart rate, blood pressure, and brain alertness) are important for preparing the body for action. However, if these stress responses become chronic this can have
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Executive Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergencies program Mike Ryan speaks at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland. Denis Balibouse | Reuters As the global death toll from the coronavirus approaches 1 million people, it’s “not impossible” to consider that number doubling if countries don’t uniformly work to
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Print this page TOKYO — September 23, 2020 FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd. (President: Junji Okada; hereinafter “FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical”) has announced today that primary endpoint has been met in phase III clinical trial of “Avigan Tablet” (generic name: favipiravir, “Avigan”) conducted in Japan for patients with novel coronavirus infections (hereinafter “COVID-19”). The efficacy primary
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Print this page London UK 25 September 2020 — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nucala (mepolizumab) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES) for ≥ six months without an identifiable non-hematologic secondary cause. The approval makes
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September 23, 2020 Print this page Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy September 23, 2020 — Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. (Sun Pharma), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Riomet ER™ (metformin hydrochloride for extended-release oral suspension), 500 mg per 5 mL to the consumer level. The reason
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