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Back Pain: How to Ease Sciatic Nerve Pain

Have you ever had sciatica? Did anything help?

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Community voices: broadening participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine among persons with disabilities - Nature Communications

Making science more accessible to people with disabilities binghamtonu NatureComms

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Have Identified a Potential New Treatment Target for Sleep Apnea

Johns Hopkins Researchers Have Identified a Potential New Treatment Target for Sleep Apnea

12/4/2022 9:02:00 AM

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Alzheimer's experimental drug may slow progression of disease, but there are risks: experts

Alzheimer's experimental drug may slow progression of disease, but there are risks: experts

12/3/2022 7:20:00 PM

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Thanks to the 'tripledemic,' it can be hard to find kids' fever-reducing medicines

The surge in 3 respiratory viruses now — COVID, RSV and the flu — means it's a lot harder to find fever reducers for kids. Here's what parents should know.

It's all by Design
Companies used their resources to pump out vaccines and test kits.

12/3/2022 6:41:00 PM

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Antibiotic Shortage, Empty Cold Medicine Shelves Stress Los Angeles Parents

While there are substitutes for amoxicillin, one pediatrician says without over-the-counter drugs it’s hard to find relief for coughing, feverish kids.

This is definitely a crisis. It’s quite scary.

12/3/2022 4:33:00 AM

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Rise in fentanyl in Alaska prompts switch to stronger overdose reversal drug

The rise in fentanyl has prompted the state to start giving out a more powerful overdose-reversing medicine.

12/2/2022 10:50:00 PM

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Chronic Pain Journey Map - National Academy of Medicine

Leadership, innovation, and impact for a healthier future

12/2/2022 5:49:00 PM

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Leeches are still used in medicine—yes, really. Here’s why.

Long dismissed as a throwback to the Middle Ages, doctors have been turning to the parasites to help transplant and plastic surgery patients.

Bit of a misleading tweet; the act of bloodletting using leeches to cure a whole bunch of things that would never be cured by that is the quackery. That hasn't changed.
I prefer traditional medicine. Leeches taste disgusting and are too chewy. Tablets and pills for me.

12/2/2022 7:01:00 PM

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Alaska officials hope switch to stronger opioid reversal drug will help quell rise in fentanyl

In May, the state switched from distributing Narcan to Kloxxado, an overdose reversing medicine that's twice as strong.

12/2/2022 7:30:00 PM

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Is There Actually Science Behind 'Dopamine Fasting'?

Does starving your brain of small pleasures help reset your internal reward system?

12/2/2022 6:07:00 PM

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12/2/2022 1:33:00 AM

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A Resonant Topic in Georgia's Senate Runoff: Insulin Prices

“It has resonated with just about everyone.” The cost of insulin has become a pivotal issue in the Georgia runoff, where diabetes rates are staggeringly high. The drug's escalating cost has led to painful choices and, for some, catastrophic consequences.

Aine Don’t worry LillyPad acknowledged that they “have more work to do to bring down the cost of insulin”. In the meantime they’ll just raise prices (to pay for their crack team of price lowering wizards). Help is on the way 😂

12/2/2022 3:44:00 AM

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Safety and tolerability of AAV8 delivery of a broadly neutralizing antibody in adults living with HIV: a phase 1, dose-escalation trial - Nature Medicine

Results from a phase 1 clinical trial show that a broadly neutralizing, HIV-specific antibody is durably expressed in vivo from a viral vector, highlighting an alternate approach for the delivery of antibodies in humans.

NIAIDNews Speaking of vaccines, A major study spearheaded by UCLA neurosurgeon Dr. Linda Liau recently published in JAMA oncology, showed improvement in brain cancer survival with a novel personalized vaccine called DCVax. $NWBO.

12/1/2022 6:01:00 PM

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Safety and virologic impact of the IL-15 superagonist N-803 in people living with HIV: a phase 1 trial - Nature Medicine

An exploratory analysis of IL-15 superagonist treatment in people living with HIV and taking ART shows increased T cell activation and viral transcription alongside a sustained reduction in inducible HIV provirus from blood cells WorldAIDSDay

12/1/2022 8:01:00 PM

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Safety and antiviral activity of triple combination broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibody therapy against HIV-1: a phase 1 clinical trial - Nature Medicine

A combination of 3 monoclonal antibodies transiently reduced viremia in people living with HIV and not on antiretroviral therapy, but it did not prevent viral rebound BarouchLab RagonInstitute WorldAIDSDay

12/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

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Vaccine development needs a boost - Nature Medicine

HIV vaccine development needs a boost WorldAIDSDay

12/1/2022 9:00:00 AM

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Research priorities for an HIV cure: International AIDS Society Global Scientific Strategy 2021 - Nature Medicine

An effective and scalable cure strategy is a top priority for the HIV research field; this Review discusses recent advances, knowledge gaps, and priority research areas for the next 5 years.

12/1/2022 11:00:00 AM

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Experts warn against consuming 'poisonous' black nightshade plant to remedy a host of diseases

🇹🇭 Experts warn against consuming 'poisonous' black nightshade plant to remedy a host of diseases

12/1/2022 11:30:00 AM

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Tamiflu shortage: Some flu medicine, cold remedies running low amid high influenza activity

Walgreens told ABC7 that certain stores are experiencing shortages of the prescribed anti-viral drug Tamiflu.

Tamiflu says on the box that it causes death. Don't take Tamiflu!
But zero criticism of the Biden administration for the lack of amoxicillin and now tamiflu! This is called biased reporting!

12/1/2022 8:03:00 AM

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