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Exercise May Alleviate ‘Chemo Brain’ in Breast Cancer Patients

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Phys Ed Exercise May Help to Ease ‘Chemo Brain’ Women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer who stayed physically active had fewer problems with memory and thinking. Read in app Credit…Getty Images Oct. 6, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET Regular exercise may help lessen… Read More »

FDA Approves Livmarli (maralixibat) for the Treatment of Cholestatic Pruritus in Patients with Alagille Syndrome

[unable to retrieve full-text content]FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 29, 2021– Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIRM), a leader in rare liver disease, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Livmarli (maralixibat) oral solution for… Drugs.com – New Drug Approvals

Healthcare workers in Cape Town ambivalent about patients who disengage from HIV treatment

A qualitative study sought to understand healthcare workers’ perspectives on patients who disengage from antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. Results showed that healthcare workers had contradictory feelings about these patients, ranging from empathy to anger. Having sub-optimal adherence to or stopping HIV treatment can lead to drug resistance, HIV… Read More »

CDC panel to weigh COVID-19 booster shots in immunocompromised patients

A panel of independent experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plans to consider additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine in a small fraction of the population with weakened immune systems.  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) plans to convene on July 22 to discuss “clinical considerations for additional doses in immunocompromised… Read More »

Ohio Clinic Says It Won’t Administer Alzheimer’s Drug to Patients

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Cleveland Clinic and Mount Sinai Won’t Administer Aduhelm to Patients The rejection of the new Alzheimer’s drug by the two major medical centers is one of the starkest signs of concern over its approval by the F.D.A. The Cleveland Clinic, one of… Read More »