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Honduras Registers Russia's Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine

Earlier this month, peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet published an interim analysis from the Phase III trial of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, showing its 91.6 percent efficacy against symptomatic COVID-19.
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Vascular Deaths Down For Diabetes Patients In The U.k.

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 -- There has been a decline in vascular deaths among patients with diabetes, making cancer now the leading cause of death for these patients, according to a U.K. study published in the March 1 issue of The Lancet Diabetes...
Related topics: Diabetes, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Covid-19 Vaccine Efficacy Higher With Three-month Interval Between Doses

MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 -- A three-month interval between the first and second doses of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 Oxford vaccine results in higher vaccine efficacy than a six-week interval, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in The...
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Expert On Trump's Real Legacy: A Mental Health Pandemic That Rages Unabated

As U.S. Covid-19 deaths have exceeded 500,000, an article in the Lancet lays much of the responsibility squarely on Donald Trump. While much has been said about the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, the true scandal is how and why a psychologically dangerous...
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Prevalence Of Sars-cov-2 Infection Low In Young Children

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 -- Among young children, the prevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is low, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Eric...
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Medicare For All The 'only Way Forward,' Concludes Lancet Panel In Study Detailing Death And Misery...

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Trump's disastrous actions compounded longstanding failures in health policy in the USA. We know what it will take to create a healthy society. We just need the political will to do it."
Related topics: Medicare, Medical Research

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Increases In Vaccine Coverage Since 2000 Have Reduced Mortality

TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 -- Increases in childhood vaccine coverage in low- and middle-income countries have had a major impact in reducing mortality, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in The Lancet. Xiang Li, Ph.D., from the Imperial...
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Peginterferon Lambda Accelerates Sars-cov-2 Decline In Outpatients

TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 -- For outpatients with COVID-19, peginterferon lambda accelerates viral decline, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Jordan J. Feld, M.D., from the Toronto Centre for Liver...
Related topics: Medical Research, Liver Disease

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Global Prevalence Of Any Tobacco Use Substantial For Teens

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2021 -- For adolescents, the global prevalence of tobacco use is substantial, according to a study published online Feb. 2 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Chuanwei Ma, from the Cheeloo College of Medicine at Shandong...
Related topics: Smoking, Medical Research

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Bimekizumab Superior To Ustekinumab For Plaque Psoriasis

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2021 -- For moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, bimekizumab is more efficacious than ustekinumab and placebo, according to a study published in the Feb. 6 issue of The Lancet. Kristian Reich, M.D., from the University Medical...
Related topics: Psoriasis, Placebo, Medical Research

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Lancet Analysis Of Sputnik V Puts It Among World's Top Vaccines, Medical Scientist Says

GENOA, Italy (Sputnik) - The report in the medical journal The Lancet on the safety and efficacy of the Russian vaccine against the novel coronavirus has put Sputnik V among the world's top vaccines, David Livermore, a member of the scientific...
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High Efficacy Reported For Sputnik V Covid-19 Vaccine

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2021 -- A heterologous recombinant adenovirus (rAd)-based vaccine, Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V), has 91.6 percent efficacy against COVID-19, according to a study published online Feb. 2 in The Lancet. Denis Y. Logunov, D.Sc., from...
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Sputnik V Data Launched; Vax Disparities Grow; Cuomo's Halo Slips

(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Data on Russia's Sputnik V COVID vaccine are finally published in a major journal, and they look very good. (The Lancet) The winter storm that dropped more than...

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Global Demand For Cancer Surgery Expected To Climb

MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2021 -- The demand for cancer surgery is projected to increase 52 percent between 2018 and 2040, with the greatest relative increase projected for low-income countries, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in The Lancet...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Metabolic Surgery Effective For Long-term T2dm Control

MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- For individuals with type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery is more effective than medical therapy for long-term control, according to a study published in the Jan. 23 issue of The Lancet. Geltrude Mingrone, M.D., from the...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Continuing Blood Pressure Meds Safe For Those With Covid-19

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- Hospitalized COVID-19 patients can safely continue using blood pressure medications, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Jordana B. Cohen, M.D., from the University of...
Related topics: Blood Pressure, Medical Research

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10 Warning Signs That You Might Have Diabetes

People living with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19. A study published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal examined the medical records of 61.4 million...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research, Endocrinology

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Disparities Seen In Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes In The U.s.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2020 -- For children with severe sepsis, outcomes vary by race or ethnicity and by insurance status, according to a study published online Dec. 14 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Hannah K. Mitchell, B.M.B.S., from...
Related topics: Sepsis, Medical Research

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Doctors Reveal Navalny Symptoms, Treatment In New Article

Doctors revealed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's symptoms and their treatment for the 44-year-old's suspected poisoning in a new article published in the Lancet medical journal.In the article, doctors from Berlin’s Charite...
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Rimegepant Bests Placebo For Preventing Migraine

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 -- Taken every other day, rimegepant demonstrates efficacy for the preventive treatment of migraine, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in The Lancet. Robert Croop, M.D., from Biohaven Pharmaceuticals in New Haven,...
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