Medications

Midodrine cuts recurrent syncope in young, healthy patients

(HealthDay)—For patients with recurrent vasovagal syncope and no serious comorbid conditions, midodrine can reduce the recurrence of syncope, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Medical research

Cryptic transcription in mammalian stem cells linked to aging

Although visible signs of aging are usually unmistakable, unraveling what triggers them has been quite a challenge. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating institutions have discovered that a cellular ...

Pediatrics

COVID vaccine trial for kids on track

UMass Medical School's principal site investigator for Moderna's TeenCOVE and KidCOVE mRNA COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials said that trial sites are on track to expand the number of children in the Moderna KidCOVE trial, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada official: 4th virus wave possible if steps not taken

Canada's chief public health officer said Friday that the country could face a fourth wave of COVID-19, driven by the delta variant, by the end of summer if restrictions are eased too quickly and before enough people have ...

Neuroscience

New imaging measure to track brain aging

Researchers from UNSW Sydney's Centre for Healthy Brain Aging (CHeBA) have developed an improved neuroimaging measure to monitor age-related cognitive decline in older adults.

Radiology & Imaging

Warming of CT contrast media may not be needed

According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the resources required to warm iohexol 350 to body temperature before injection for CT may not be warranted, given the lack of observed practical benefit.

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