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On this page you will find:  

 

  • trending global and local healthcare news; 
  • news about scientific breakthroughs; 
  • calendar of important medical and pharma events;
  • discussions on various helthcare topics;
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Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to epilepsy in children
Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to epilepsy in children

A new study suggests that antidepressant use by mothers during the first trimester of pregnancy d...

Hormonal changes during menopause directly related to decline in cardiovascular health
Hormonal changes during menopause directly related to decline in cardiovascular health

Levels of bad cholesterol rise during menopause, and 10% of this increase is due to shifts in sex...

Publications

Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to epilepsy in children
Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to ep...
Publication
Hormonal changes during menopause directly related to decline in cardiovascular health
Hormonal changes during menopause directly related t...
Publication
Insomnia and recurrent heart events in coronary patients
Insomnia and recurrent heart events in coronary patients

Nearly half of heart disease patients have insomnia, according to research presented at ESC Preve...

BA.2 MORE SEVERE FOR CHILDREN, HONG KONG STUDY FINDS
BA.2 MORE SEVERE FOR CHILDREN, HONG KONG STUDY FINDS

BA.2 strain of the coronavirus in children in Hong Kong was more serious for children compared wi...

Events

INDIA FERTILITY SHOW – 2019
INDIA FERTILITY SHOW – 2019
Event
24TH ANNUAL ISAR CONFERENCE 2019
24TH ANNUAL ISAR CONFERENCE 2019
Event
2 new life-saving COVID-19 drugs recommended
2 new life-saving COVID-19 drugs recommended

WHO has recommended two new drugs for COVID-19, providing yet more options for treating the disea...

SALT IN SOLUBLE PARACETAMOL LINKED TO INCREASE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DEATH
SALT IN SOLUBLE PARACETAMOL LINKED TO INCREASE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DEATH

Doctors have warned that people should try to avoid taking dissolving, fizzy paracetamol that con...

Regular paracetamol use linked to raised blood pressure
Regular paracetamol use linked to raised blood pressure

Long-term paracetamol use could increase the risk of heart disease and strokes in people with hig...

CHEMOTHERAPY’S EFFECTIVENESS MAY VARY WITH TIME OF DAY
CHEMOTHERAPY’S EFFECTIVENESS MAY VARY WITH TIME OF DAY

The blood-brain barrier keeps foreign substances from entering the brain. That’s good when it com...

Hair loss treatments – which works best?
Hair loss treatments – which works best?

Which nonsurgical treatments work best for male-pattern baldness?   A new meta-analysis of 23 stu...

HOW EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS TRIGGERS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
HOW EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS TRIGGERS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A new study found that part of the Epstein-Barr virus mimics a protein made in the brain and spin...

Scientists study link between COVID variants and untreated HIV
Scientists study link between COVID variants and untreated HIV

Leading South African scientists will investigate COVID-19 and HIV in tandem, amid mounting evide...

AAD: How to care for dry, cracked heels
AAD: How to care for dry, cracked heels

Dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there are steps you can take to preve...

BA.2 - THE NEW “STEALTH” VERSION OF OMICRON
BA.2 - THE NEW “STEALTH” VERSION OF OMICRON

A cousin of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus becomes more and more dominant in Covid-19 inf...

Potential dangers of natural supplements for the athlete's heart
Potential dangers of natural supplements for the athlete's heart

Nutritional supplements taken to boost athletic performance can pose risks to the heart, accordin...

India's Omicron wave may intensify in coming weeks -experts
India's Omicron wave may intensify in coming weeks -experts

India's COVID-19 infections, led by the Omicron variant, may see a sharp rise in the coming weeks...

2022 AAD Annual Meeting - Register Now
2022 AAD Annual Meeting - Register Now

2022 ANNUAL MEETING - LIVE IN BOSTON! March 25 - 29, 2022 Boston, MA  It's happening, live, in-pe...

AAD: How to care for facial hair
AAD: How to care for facial hair

For many, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in less shaving and more beard-growing. However, how doe...

TV watching linked with potentially fatal blood clots
TV watching linked with potentially fatal blood clots

Take breaks when binge-watching TV to avoid blood clots, say scientists. The warning comes as a s...

MORE THAN 1.2 MILLION PEOPLE DIED FROM DRUG-RESISTANT INFECTIONS - REPORT
MORE THAN 1.2 MILLION PEOPLE DIED FROM DRUG-RESISTANT INFECTIONS - REPORT

More than 1.2 million people died worldwide in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant ...

American CDC updated its mask guidelines
American CDC updated its mask guidelines

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its mask guidelines to recommend th...

WHO RECOMMENDS TWO NEW DRUGS TO TREAT PATIENTS WITH COVID-19
WHO RECOMMENDS TWO NEW DRUGS TO TREAT PATIENTS WITH COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday two new drugs to treat patients with ...

SHALL WE FACE “TWINDEMIC” SOON?
SHALL WE FACE “TWINDEMIC” SOON?

US Federal Health Officials are warning of what they are calling a “Twindemic” – both influenza a...

NEW GUIDELINE FOR TREATMENT OF PAINFUL DIABETIC NEUROPATHY
NEW GUIDELINE FOR TREATMENT OF PAINFUL DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

Diabetic neuropathy refers to nerve damage due to diabetes and it may lead to pain and numbness, ...

How to differentiate between COVID-19, influenza and dengue – new study
How to differentiate between COVID-19, influenza and dengue – new study

Higher lymphocyte count is predictive of COVID-19 versus influenza and versus dengue. Shortness o...

NEARLY ONE IN FIVE PATIENTS WITH HEART DISEASE USE MENTAL HEALTH DRUGS
NEARLY ONE IN FIVE PATIENTS WITH HEART DISEASE USE MENTAL HEALTH DRUGS

Antidepressants and other psychiatric medications are associated with an almost doubled risk of p...

COVID-19 VACCINATION LEADS TO SMALL INCREASE IN MENSTRUAL CYCLE LENGTH, STUDY CONFIRMS
COVID-19 VACCINATION LEADS TO SMALL INCREASE IN MENSTRUAL CYCLE LENGTH, STUDY CONFIRMS

Women, vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine, had an average menstrual cycle length of about one day l...

Omicron sends record number of children to hospital
Omicron sends record number of children to hospital

COVID-19 cases among US children have reached the highest numbers ever reported since the start o...

COVID-19 ISOLATION PLUS TEST ON THE 5TH DAY - NEW CDC RECOMMENDATION
COVID-19 ISOLATION PLUS TEST ON THE 5TH DAY - NEW CDC RECOMMENDATION

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance on the recommended Covid-1...

EARLY STUDIES: A REDUCED RISK OF COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATION WHEN INFECTED WITH OMICRON
EARLY STUDIES: A REDUCED RISK OF COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATION WHEN INFECTED WITH OMICRON

Two new preprint papers add to the growing evidence that the Omicron coronavirus variant may be l...