Friday, 28 January 2022

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  • MHS Genesis deployed to additional 19K providers across Texas - The Department of Defense’s Cerner electronic health record system, known as MHS Genesis, has been deployed at 100 locations across Texas.   The latest implementation was the system’s largest wave deployment to date, reaching an additional 19,000 clinicians and providers.   It is also now operational in the only Level...
  • Pfizer Pushes to Intervene in Lawsuit Seeking COVID Vaccine Information - (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc wants to intervene in a Texas federal lawsuit seeking information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration used in licensing the company’s COVID-19 vaccine, a litigation move that plaintiffs who are suing for the data say is premature. Pfizer’s lawyers at DLA Piper told U.S. District...
  • I've Sent Five Kids to College — Here Are the Most Important Things I Learned - Decision Day had arrived for our oldest kid. The first pancake. The first one out of the nest. The first one headed to college. In truth, on that day I think I was more nervous than my senior. I didn’t think I had so much riding on the outcome, but...
  • The best sleeping position for back pain – sleep expert - NHS explain the best ways to treat back pain We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Back...
  • Thyroid problems escalating rapidly in the UK, may be direct link to SARS-CoV-2 - Dr. Quinton Fivelman Ph.D., the Chief Scientific Officer at London Medical Laboratory, is warning that thyroid problems may be escalating rapidly in the UK population and it is likely that there is a direct link between SARS-CoV-2 and abnormal thyroid function. While the average global incidence of thyroid problems in...
  • Cedars-Sinai experts conduct a national analysis on COVID-19 lung transplants - The analysis of more than 3,000 lung transplants in the U.S. between Aug. 1, 2020, and Sept. 30, 2021, showed that during the pandemic, 7% of the nation's lung transplants were performed to treat severe, irreversible lung damage caused by COVID-19. More than half of these patients needed ventilators or...
  • Macromolecular gel with therapeutic payload could halt or slow post-traumatic osteoarthritis - Osteoarthritis affects over 32 million Americans, levying a huge cost on society. Unfortunately, other than analgesics, no pharmaceutical therapy exists that can slow or halt disease progression of a major subset of OA: post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). PTOA, a consequence of damage to articular cartilage, constitutes 10% of all osteoarthritis cases...
  • Diabetes: New treatment to prevent complications from the immune response - Type 2 diabetes can be a 'devastating diagnosis' says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info...
  • Home-monitoring program for COVID-19 is effective, bridges digital divide - During the COVID-19 pandemic, a home-based health monitoring program developed by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and BJC HealthCare has proven invaluable in helping to track the progress of patients who test positive for the virus but aren’t sick enough to be hospitalized. While high-tech remote monitoring...
  • Sarah Beeny: Property expert on the ‘killer’ yet often ‘forgotten form of cancer’ - Sarah Beeny: Things to look out for when viewing a property We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More...
Personal Health

Should You Retest After Testing Positive for COVID-19?

A positive COVID-19 test can be jarring, but what to do after receiving one is clear: Isolate—specifically for five days, whether you're showing symptoms or not. The guidance for when you can (or wh...

Estados exigen prueba negativa de covid para visitas a hogares...

A medida que los casos de covid-19 vuelven a aumentar en los hogares de adultos mayores, algunos estados han empezado a exigir a los visitantes pruebas negativas antes de entrar en las instalaciones, lo que ha ...

Is it normal that I am not yet able to...

Thanks for your question. We receive many questions about foreskin. For people who have foreskin the goal is to be able to retract (or gently pull back) the foreskin past the glans (head) of the penis. If you c...

Ludmerer receives distinguished service award

Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD, a professor of medicine and the Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2022 John...
Health Problems

Home-monitoring program for COVID-19 is effective, bridges digital divide

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a home-based health monitoring program developed by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and BJC HealthCare has proven invaluable in helping to track the progress ...

The Science of Kindness

Kindness and compassion are considered to be instrumental buffers for the negative effects of stress, thought to be perpetuated by strengthening positive interpersonal connections. Several studies have demonstr...

COVID-19 and Reproductive Health

The coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was declared a global pandemic by WHO in March 2020. It was not only a health emergency but also put a...

The Folate Debate

The folate debate refers to the ongoing discussion about the mandatory fortification of food with folic acid. Approximately 80 countries currently add this synthetic vitamin to their food supply. The rationale ...
Family Health

Snap Up These Prime Day Deals on Lego Sets for...

With Amazon Prime Day in full swing this week, parents – and just about anyone with an important kid in their life – should be thrilled to know that yes, there are plenty of Lego deals to be had. Ba...

These Foods Will Make Your Eyes Healthier

Everyone, youbg and old, needs to take good care of their body. You need to consciously look out for your personal health and not just defer caring for a particular body part till when you attain a certain...

Here Are Five Reasons Why You Need Vitamin D

Vitamin D benefit muscular function, bone health, and cardiovascular system. But can a deficiency of Vitamin D cause any type of illness? Vitamin D is perhaps the easiest to procure – simply walk out and enjo...

Teenage Skin Problems & How To Deal With Them

Teenagers go through a lot of skin changes and transformations when they hit puberty. With all the hormonal changes their bodies are undergoing, it is common for teenagers to face many skin problems that could ...

Pregnant Erin Napier Jokes About Small Baby Bump at 32...

Erin Napier is closing in on her due date. On Monday, the pregnant Home Town star joked about how small she's carrying at 32 weeks along as she posed in a pink shirt and blue jeans for a snapshot posted to...
Kids Health

I've Sent Five Kids to College — Here Are the...

Decision Day had arrived for our oldest kid. The first pancake. The first one out of the nest. The first one headed to college. In truth, on that day I think I was more nervous than my senior. I didn’t th...

Celebrity Parents Who Had Their Kids Via Surrogate

Bet you don’t know what Kristen Wiig, Anderson Cooper, Kim Kardashian, Nicole Kidman and Dwyane Wade all have in common. No, not the part where they’re all super glam celebs whose lives we’d l...

Celebrity Kids Who Are Huge Social Media Stars

Many children use social media but how many are bonafide internet stars? Very few. Thanks to their celebrity parents, some kids are finding their footing on platforms like Instagram and TikTok, amassing million...

Kim Kardashian Is Reportedly 'Shocked' By Kanye West's Accusations Over...

Will the drama between Kanye West and Kim Kardashian ever end? Apparently, not any time soon — the Kardashian-Jenner family is reportedly “not happy” with West’s accusations that he was ...

Teachers Don’t Want Schools to Close Again Either, But We...

As I’ve seen over and over again throughout my 16 years working for the New York City Department of Education, when society faces a crisis, the general public tends to lay it at the feet of teachers and i...