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Merck asks US FDA to clear promising anti-COVID pill

Drugmaker Merck on Monday asked U.S. regulators to clear its pill to treat COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the global arsenal against the pandemic. If cleared by the Food and Drug Administration – a decision that could come in a few weeks – it would be the first […]

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Mental health issues unrelated to allergies including asthma, hay fever

ANI | Update: October 10, 2021 10:51 PM STI Washington [US], Oct 10 (ANI): Researchers at Bristol Medical School: Population Health Sciences (PHS) and School of Psychological Science broke rumors and found that allergic diseases do not cause mental health traits, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia or vice versa.The results of the study […]

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Medicinal maggots make a comeback amid growing threat of superbugs

The use of live maggots to clean wounds is enjoying a renaissance in the NHS amid growing concerns about the threat of antibiotic resistance. The treatment – which involves applying sterilized fly larvae to wounds to eat away at dead tissue – was common in the first half of the 20th century, but the use […]

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Better health through science – richmondmagazine.com

With medicine, as with most things in life, better tools can mean better results. Two high-tech tweaks recently introduced to the health care systems of the Richmond metropolitan area illustrate this point. One is an artificial intelligence enhancement for a colonoscopy, the other is a tool that destroys calcium deposits in coronary arteries with sonic […]

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The pandemic has also put stress on therapists. Here’s how a therapist in Pittsburgh fares

Demand for therapy has skyrocketed since the start of the pandemic. Many mental health professionals say it has been difficult. For the final WESA 90.5 series interview on the mental health of Pittsburghers, science and health reporter Sarah Boden spoke with Mike Elliot, who runs a therapy practice in Squirrel Hill where several of his […]

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President Dr James Hurley is expected to speak at the Texan club lunch on October 12, reservations accepted through Friday

History links STEPHENVILLE – In the midst of the NCAA Division I’s second year of transition to Tarleton, Tarleton president Dr.James Hurley will join the Texas nation at noon for the Texas Club Luncheon on Oct. 12 at the Hotel de town of The Agave. Space is limited for the event. Reservations can be made […]

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Onset of allergies, including asthma and hay fever, not directly related to mental health traits – sciencedaily

Allergic diseases such as asthma, atopic dermatitis and hay fever do not cause mental health problems to develop or vice versa, according to the results of a new study led by the University of Bristol published today. hui (October 6) in the newspaper Clinical and experimental allergy. While previous studies have reported an observational relationship […]

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A Fresh Look at Mental Health – The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Deja Banner, junior behavioral neuroscience student, attends Fresh Check Day, organized by Counseling Services. (Daniel Passapera) With students’ mental stability often put on the back burner in favor of a busy schedule, a day of learning and self-care is needed as students enter the sixth week of class. Quinnipiac University Consulting Services held their annual […]

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UAMS and Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover Key to Unlocking Molecular Cancer Therapies

View larger image The research results of Hong-yu Li, Ph.D. of UAMS, (center) Helen Adams and the Arkansas Research Alliance Chair in Drug Discovery and the professor of UAMS College of Pharmacy and Mayo Clinic’s Haojie Huang, Ph.D., provide a roadmap for drugmakers to improve key molecular cancer treatment. October 5, 2021 | Researchers at […]

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Campus Health hosts COVID-19 reminder clinics for health science students

UNC health science students who received their second dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine more than six months ago are eligible to receive a booster. Now they can do this at any of the five scheduled clinics run by UNC Campus Health between October 1 and November 2. All clinics are located at Bondurant Hall, next […]