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Cancer Patients Report Delays in Treatment Because of COVID-19

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A survey by the American Cancer Society shows that cancer patients have experienced delays in treatment, with some treatments not being rescheduled, in this COVID-19...
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Case Fatality Rate for COVID-19 Near 1.4%, Increases With Age

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The case fatality rate among persons aged 80 years or older is close to 8%, authors of new study estimate. Source link...
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Novel Coronavirus May Be Transmitted via FMT, FDA Warns

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The FDA advises that additional safety measures be taken for fecal microbiota transplants after recent studies found evidence of SARS-CoV-2 virus in the stool of...
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Italian Oncologist's Cautionary Advice on COVID-19 for US Centers

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Marina Garassino, MD, chief of the Medical Thoracic Oncology Unit at the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan, Italy, talks about her experience during Italy’s...
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Maybe Memorizing the Krebs Cycle Was Worthwhile After All

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Mitochondrial disorders are often difficult to diagnose and treat due to their multisystem nature. As scientists better understand mitochondrial function, effective treatments are beginning to...
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Levetiracetam Oral Solution Recalled in US

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Lannett Company has recalled two lots of the anticonvulsant because of microbial contamination, which was identified during an evaluation of a raw material used to...
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SUNFISH: Risdiplam Meets Primary Endpoint in SMA

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Risdiplam, an oral investigational agent designed to increase and sustain SMN protein levels of patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), met the primary endpoint in...
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FDA Approves Botox for Lower-Limb Spasticity in Children

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The FDA has approved Botox to ease lower-limb spasticity in children and adolescents aged 2 to 17 years, excluding spasticity caused by cerebral palsy. FDA...
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Artificial Intelligence Rivals Experts in Diagnosing Brain Bleeds – Medscape

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Artificial Intelligence Rivals Experts in Diagnosing Brain Bleeds  Medscape Source link...
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Fremanezumab May Reduce Attacks in Tough-to-Treat Migraine

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The CGRP-targeting migraine-prevention drug fremanezumab is safe and effective in reducing migraines for patients who have failed up to four other therapies, new research shows....
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FDA OKs Botox for Upper Limb Spasticity in Children

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Botox is the first neurotoxin to be approved in the US to treat upper limb spasticity for pediatric patients aged 2 years and older. FDA...
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FDA Approves First Vaccine for Dengue, With Restrictions

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Dengvaxia is for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes in people aged 9 to 16 years who have previously had...
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Let's Hit the Brakes on Escalation-vs-Induction Debate in MS

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Dr Stephen Krieger on the flaws inherent in applying a one-size-fits-all approach to a disease as heterogeneous as MS. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Anti-CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine Prevention

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Dr Deborah Friedman reviews the new anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies for migraine prevention. American Headache Society and Medscape Source link...
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How to Know When It's Autoimmune Epilepsy

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A conversation between Drs Andrew Wilner and Batool Kirmani on the red flags your patient may have this difficult-to-diagnosis condition. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Novel Anti-B-Cell Therapy Looks Promising in MS

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A new and novel oral therapy for multiple sclerosis, which inactivates rather than depletes B cells, has shown promising results in its first efficacy study....

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