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Additional doses of SARS-CoV-2 increase the antibody response in patients with IBD

Source / Publication Published: Source: Quan J, et al. Poster 654. Presented at: Digestive Disease Week; 21-24 May 2022; San Diego (hybrid meeting). Disclosure: Quan has no relevant financial information. ADD TOPIC TO E-MAIL NOTIFICATIONS Receive email when new articles are published Please enter your e-mail address to which you will be sent an e-mail …

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Liquid biopsy can save colon cancer patients from chemotherapy

Liquid biopsy can save colon cancer patients from chemotherapy

CHICAGO – Early colon cancer patients who have been found circulating tumor DNA in their blood may need more aggressive treatment, but people who have a negative liquid biopsy seem safe to avoid chemotherapy – without an increased risk of recurrence, the researchers suggested. . About 28% of patients diagnosed with stage II colon cancer …

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The effect of corticosteroids on mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

In a recent study published on medRxiv* prepress server, researchers evaluated the impact of modern causal inference methods in estimating the effect of corticosteroids on coronavirus disease-related mortality 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Corticosteroids in COVID-19: Optimization of observational research through target trial emulations. Image credit: luchschenF / Shutterstock Observational research has provided great opportunities to understand …

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Efficacy of nirmatrelvirus therapy in preventing COVID-19 mortality and hospitalizations in high-risk patients during Omicron growth

At the end of 2021, there was a worldwide recovery of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to the occurrence of highly transmissible acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant Omicron. Omicron surpassed the Delta variant by the end of December 2021. At the beginning of January, Omicron spread considerably around the world, even in places …

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A new blood test for pediatric cancer patients that changes the game

Kayne Cook was only 23 months old when a usually happy, healthy toddler began to vomit every day after waking up and became unstable on her feet. His mother, Dani, took him to her local hospital several times in six weeks, only to be told he had virosis or reflux. Despite having countless neurological symptoms …

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Westmead Children’s Hospital is launching augmented reality technology to support patients with hemophilia.

Earlier this week, an innovative augmented reality technology designed in Australia was unveiled at Westmead Children’s Hospital (CHW). It is designed to enable young people living with hemophilia to see the potentially irreversible impact of joint disease. Hemophilia: An incurable blood disorder Hemophilia, an incurable, hereditary rare blood disorder, is estimated to affect more than …

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The study reveals a link between malnutrition and sarcopenia in patients with end-stage renal disease

End-stage renal disease (MHD) patients often suffer from malnutrition and sarcopenia, a form of musculoskeletal atrophy that increases mortality. The unraveling of the long-suspicious relationship between malnutrition and sarcopenia has confused scientists due to the lack of a diagnostic standard for nutritional health or condition. Researchers at Osaka’s Metropolitan University have taken a step to …

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Cancer shock will trigger a volunteer crusade to learn about the early signs of a devastating disease

Judi Adams never thought that a sore back and occasional stomach pain could be signs of something much more serious – an eight-inch tumor. Her vague symptoms were followed at the end of last year by “out of nowhere” nausea and loss of appetite. Doctors told Mrs. Adams after a series of medical tests that …

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