At the beginning of Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," the green, pot-bellied, feline-faced Grinch is a bitter, foul-tempered misanthrope whose heart is "two sizes too small." In the middle of the story, he plots to steal all the Christmas gifts in Whoville and toss them from a cliff.
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Updated clinical practice guidelines on seasonal influenza from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) urge prompt diagnostic testing with newer, more accurate molecular tests, and treatment and chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications for pregnant women and others at high risk for influenza complications.
Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is often referred to as the "invisible injury—while on the surface everything seems normal with brain structure, symptoms may present themselves in the behavior of the injured and cannot be explained.
A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine provides detailed insights into the increased risk of self-directed violence that patients aged 15-29 years visiting the emergency department (ED) for medical complaints subsequently experience.
Federal efforts to detect Medicare fraud may be driving an increase in the number of physicians excluded from Medicare and other forms of public insurance, according to the authors of a newly published study.
Panshak Dakup, a WSU Spokane graduate student, received a Pre?doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. The two?year fellowship comes with $53,688 to support his research, which he is conducting in the laboratory of Shobhan Gaddameedhi at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS).
Men with prostate cancers under the NHS would soon get non-invasive MRI scans for detections after a healthy body (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence or NICE) has given its approval. At present, the MRI scans for detection have undergone pilot trials in three areas only and may soon be available all over Wales.
Older adults with higher levels of key nutrients like Omega-3 in the blood are more likely to have efficient brain connectivity that can boost their cognitive skills, finds a study.
A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a randomized clinical screening trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus (HPV) test at a reduced cost, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.
In a first-in-human clinical trial reported today in Blood, the investigational drug sutimlimab appeared to be effective in treating cold agglutinin disease, a rare chronic blood disorder for which there are currently no approved treatments.