The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its draft clinical guidelines, suggesting commonly used drugs including ibuprofen and paracetamol in the treatment of primary chronic pain, do more harm than good Released yesterday and now available until 14 September 2020 for public consultation, NICE suggests that over the counter and GP
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One year ago, I built a DIY hybrid-looping insulin pump, using my Dexcom G6 and Omnipod. For those who aren’t in the know, DIY “looping” is basically “hacking” your insulin pump with a single-board computer, such a Raspberry Pi or Riley Link, to make it communicate with an existing continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to make
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FDA Approves Monjuvi (tafasitamab-cxix) in Combination with Lenalidomide for the Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) Print this page PLANEGG/MUNICH, Germany – August 1, 2020 and WILMINGTON, Del. – July 31, 2020 MorphoSys AG NASDAQ:MOR) and Incyte (Nasdaq:INCY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Monjuvi
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A drug interaction between canagliflozin (Invokana) and rosuvastatin (Crestor) was thought to cause liver and muscle toxicity in a woman in Canada, according to a case report. The 76-year-old woman had been on rosuvastatin 40 mg daily for more than 5 years. Fifteen days after starting treatment with canagliflozin 100 mg daily, she presented to
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Now, the bad news: “Our levels are still far too high,” said Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician at Lifespan Health System and associate professor at Brown University. “We need those masks. We need those large social gatherings, honestly, shut down for the time being, until our country can come up with a comprehensive national
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Alexi Melvin If you’ve browsed Netflix in the last couple of weeks – as I’m sure the majority of us have throughout shelter in place – you may have stumbled on a few representations of type 1 diabetes in major Netflix shows. The
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When officials closed US schools in March to limit the spread of COVID-19, they may have prevented more than 1 million cases over a 26-day period, a new estimate published online this week in JAMA suggests. But school closures also left
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Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the
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Print this page CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTA) today announced that its novel drug candidate, nipocalimab, has received rare pediatric disease designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the prevention of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN). Additionally, FDA granted nipocalimab orphan drug designation
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Welcome to this week’s edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from across the Web to help you learn what’s next. Lisa Grabl is president of the locum tenens division of CompHealth, the nation’s largest locum tenens physician staffing company and a leader in permanent and temporary allied healthcare
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians are the most likely group of healthcare professionals to get a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available, according to a new Medscape poll. More than 7000 healthcare professionals, including clinicians, medical students, and administrators, responded to the poll. US physicians
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The CDC statistics are alarming. More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese. You likely know that obesity can increase your risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack. But you might not know that it also increases your risk of a condition called obesity hypoventilation syndrome, or OHS.
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This content originally appeared on Caroline’s Keto Kitchen. Republished with permission. Chicken strips are one of my very favorite finger foods! I’ve explored numerous recipes over the years, but many have pork rinds as breading, and let’s just say I am not the biggest fan of pork rinds (mainly because I can’t get past the
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For many people across the Scandinavian countries, getting in touch with nature is a value that shapes their lives and their wellbeing. So why does it have such a profound effect on our mental health? Do you ever walk outside, take a deep breath, and instantly feel soothed? There’s a gentle breeze hitting your cheeks,
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High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a silent disease that can damage your heart, cause strokes and contribute to other health issues. Nearly half of all adults in the United States have hypertension, but only a quarter have it under control, the CDC says.  When Numbers Change Your Life’s Story You feel fine, you might be a
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