Mayo Clinic’s Christopher Sletten, Ph.D., ABPP discussing Central Sensitization Syndrome, which is the prevailing theory of the cause of chronic pain & other chronic symptoms. A patient and/or provider understanding of this process can lead to seeking appropriate treatments including the Pain Rehab Center (PRC) at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. Learn more about the PRC
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Interview conducted by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 29 2020 Thought LeadersDr. Lewis SpurginEvolutionary BiologistUniversity of East Anglia News-Medical spoke to Dr. Lewis Spurgin about a new study that looked at ‘real world’ movement data and social contact to understand the spread of COVID-19. What lead you to research contact tracing and epidemic models? The Royal Society
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The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) usually targets older adults and those with underlying medical conditions. Past evidence has shown that the prevalence of infection among children and teens is low. Now, new evidence has shown that children with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) experience a Kawasaki-like illness, called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
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In this file photo, face masks are stacked before getting technical information printed on them at a new factory in Mexico City, Thursday, May 21, 2020. Fernando Llano | AP Federal authorities busted up a massive coronavirus scheme to sell a foreign government 50 million N95 face masks that didn’t actually exist, prosecutors revealed Thursday.
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 27 2020 A joint program of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health has been approved as a Certified Duchenne Care Center (CDCC) by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the nation’s most comprehensive nonprofit organization focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The UTSW/Children’s Health collaboration, which involves
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May 27 2020 Thought LeadersProfessor Stefan PöhlmannDr. Markus HoffmannGerman Primate Center News-Medical spoke to researchers from the German Primate Center on their research in determining the activation sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Why did you choose to research COVID-19 and possible treatments? We chose to work on COVID-19 because we have a long-standing interest in
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 26 2020 Vaping is most heavily concentrated in U.S. schools with a higher proportion of white students, schools in the South and West, and schools where more students smoke cigarettes, a new University of Michigan study shows. Overall, more than one in 10 American middle and high school students report
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Gavin Newsom, governor of California, speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, California, on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Rich Pedroncelli | AP | Bloomberg via Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that he would ease the state’s restrictions on barbershops and hair salons for some counties in the state that meet certain
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Hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process. But, noise-induced hearing loss is on the rise, leading to May being recognized as Better Hearing Month. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, approximately 15 percent of adults in the U.S. from 20 to 69 and 5 percent of children
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Republican Gubernatorial-elect Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine gives his victory speech after winning the Ohio gubernatorial race at the Ohio Republican Party’s election night party at the Sheraton Capitol Square on November 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Justin Merriman | Getty Images Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the controversial debate on wearing masks Sunday,
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 22 2020 Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) occurs in around 10-15% of pregnancies with twins that share the same placenta. Typically, this syndrome appears before 24 weeks’ gestation due to abnormal vascular communications located on the surface of the placenta. As a result, blood circulation is not balanced between the two
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 22 2020 In complex operations, is there a correlation between the volume of service provided per hospital and the quality of the treatment outcome? This question is addressed in eight commissions on minimum volumes that the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has issued to the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 22 2020 Babies with Hirschsprung’s disease are born with an incomplete or absent gut nervous system. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles investigator Tracy Grikscheit, MD, runs a laboratory that investigates the therapeutic potential of tissue engineering – the induced growth of healthy tissue using stem cells. In a new study, Dr.
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Steve Debenport | E+ | Getty Images For Ochsner Health System, getting hospital staff back online to resume elective surgical and diagnostic procedures has been the easy part of reopening for non-Covid care. The challenge for the Louisiana hospital system has been getting patients to feel comfortable about coming back. “We knew several weeks ago
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Pil-induced, also called drug-induced, esophagitis can happens when medications are taken incorrectly. If you don’t swallow enough water or lie down right after a dose, the pills can get hung up in your esophagus. The contents leak out and may cause an ulcer and painful symptoms. A Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist explains which medications can cause
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