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Study defines a newly recognized clinical condition: Cesarean scar disorder

More than 30% of women who give birth by cesarean section suffer from long-term symptoms, such as abdominal pain, blood loss or fertility problems. These symptoms are caused by an abnormal uterine scar. This condition is ...

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Brazil hits 700,000 COVID-19 deaths, 2nd highest in the world

Brazil's government on Tuesday reported the 700,000th death from COVID-19 in the South American nation, which has the second most victims of the virus after the United States.

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Bacterial toxin may trigger multiple sclerosis onset and relapse

A specific toxin-producing gut bacteria may be responsible for both triggering the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) and ongoing disease activity, according to a new study led by a team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine ...

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Fibromyalgia may worsen opioid addiction, study finds

There is new evidence that fibromyalgia, and the chronic pain associated with it, could worsen opioid use disorder. Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine and University of Michigan ...

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COVID is still out there. Here's what to do if you get it now

The government is ready to declare COVID-19 over: The nationwide state of emergency is set to end on May 11. In California, the state of emergency concluded in February. Johns Hopkins University shut down its nationwide COVID-19 ...

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Can artificial intelligence be used to diagnose influenza?

The recently published article "Examining the Use of an Artificial Intelligence Model to Diagnose Influenza: Development and Validation Study" in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, reported that it may be possible ...


AAD: Long-term improvement seen with ruxolitinib in vitiligo

For patients with nonsegmental vitiligo, continued improvement in seen during a long-term extension of ruxolitinib treatment, according to study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, held ...

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RSV hospitalizations spiked unusually high in late 2021, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic posed an immense challenge for the health care industry in 2020 and 2021. While hospitals were inundated with COVID-19 cases, other illnesses such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) saw a decrease ...

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Hydroxyurea underused in youth with sickle cell

Few youths with sickle cell anemia (SCA) receive hydroxyurea despite national guidelines recommending its use, according to a study published online March 24 in JAMA Network Open.

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Dual HIV-syphilis rapid test approved for use in Canada

Federal regulators have approved the licensure of an all-in-one rapid device that allows Canadians to simultaneously be tested for HIV and syphilis. Canada is the first country to approve and implement a dual-target device ...

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Team designs molecule to disrupt SARS-CoV-2 infection

A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory designed a molecule that disrupts the infection mechanism of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and could be used to develop new treatments for ...

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Finger-prick test developed for trichomoniasis

A quick, affordable diagnostic test developed by a Washington State University researcher may help curb one of the most prevalent but least discussed sexually transmitted infections.