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28 Sep 2016

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Roller coasters may help patients pass kidney stones, according to a study published inResearchers embedded three renal calculi in a 3D printed model kidney made of clear silicone. They put the model in a backpack and took it on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster at Walt Disney World 20 times. (The study was a follow-up to a series of patients reporting they had passed kidney stones ...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
Elephant Tranquilizer Implicated in Recent Overdose Deaths — Physician’s First WatchThe Drug Enforcement Administration is blaming a spate of recent overdose deaths on carfentanil, a synthetic opioid that is roughly 100 times as potent as fentanyl. Just 2 mg of fentanyl can be fatal, while the lethal dose of carfentanil is unknown.Carfentanil is estimated to be 5000 times as potent as heroin and 1...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
Your NEJM Group Today: Can Ninjas Save Primary Care? / What Our Readers Say / Illinois Primary Care Opportunities — Physician’s First WatchYour NEJM Group Today: Can Ninjas Save Primary Care? / What Our Readers Say / Illinois Primary Care OpportunitiesNEJM Group offers so many valuable resources for practicing clinicians. Here's what we chose for you today:Ninjas — elite informatics specialists wh...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
2016 Ig Nobels Include Rat Pants, Science of Scratching — Physician’s First WatchThe 26th First Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony (not a typo), presented at Harvard University on Thursday, honored the latest in wacky research.The Ig Nobels highlight recent, real studies that "that make people LAUGH, and then THINK." Among this year's 10 "winners":Reproduction: A pair of studies looked at how polyester, cott...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
Morning Sickness Associated with Reduced Risk for Pregnancy Loss — Physician’s First WatchNausea and vomiting during pregnancy are associated with reduced risk for miscarriage, even in the earliest weeks of pregnancy, according to aWomen with one or two prior pregnancy losses who were trying to conceive kept symptom logs and provided urine samples for pregnancy tests daily. Roughly 800 women who b...
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Screening Colonoscopy Provides Little Benefit to Adults Aged 70–79 — Physician’s First WatchScreening colonoscopy appears to offer a modest benefit to adults aged 70–74 and little to no benefit to those aged 75–79, according to a study in the. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends routine colorectal cancer screening for those aged 50–75, and screening on a case-by-case basis for those...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
ACOG Expands Use of Corticosteroids Before Preterm Birth — Physician’s First WatchThe American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has updated its recommendations on the use of corticosteroids in anticipated preterm labor.ACOG continues to recommend a single course of corticosteroids in women who are at 24 weeks to 33 weeks 6 days of gestation and who are expected to go into labor soon (e.g...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
Aerial Spraying Effectively Controlled Zika Mosquitoes in Miami Neighborhood — Physician’s First WatchAerial insecticide spraying helped limit the spread of the Zika virus in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood, public health officials report inCDC Director Tom Frieden told reporters on Friday: "Despite extensive ground-based efforts, there remained large numbers of mosquitos, and Zika continued to sprea...
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Adalimumab-atto (Amjevita), a biosimilar to the anti-inflammatory adalimumab (Humira), has been approved by the FDA. It is the fourth biosimilar approved by the agency.Moderately to severely active Crohn disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and ulcerative colitisIt is also indicated for children aged 4 years and older to treat moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis.The...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
Cleft Palate Associated with Adverse Long-Term Health Effects — Physician’s First Watchfrom which this story was adapted. Full coverage is available to subscribers at the link below.Cleft palate, but not cleft lip, is linked to increased mortality and morbidity, according to a population-based study inUsing national databases and registries, researchers in Norway compared long-term health outcomes...
Source : Jwatch | 15 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
For patients who have cancer that has metastasized to the brain, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) decreases the likelihood of local recurrence but shows no positive difference in terms of overall survival (OS) or distant brain metastases (DBMs) rates, when compared to observation alone following surgical resection of brain metastases, says a new research.Brain metastases occur in a large number of ...
Source : Medindia | 16 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
Young patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have good one-year prognosis and that both men and women now do equally well, reports a new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, drawing on contemporary data from 26 hospitals.The occurrence of coronary heart disease in the general population has steadily declined over the past few decades, however, premature ACS remains a signifi...
Source : Medindia | 16 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Health
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