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1918 pandemic second wave had fatal consequences

Researchers from the universities of Zurich and Toronto have found that in the event of a pandemic, delayed reactions and a decentralized approach by the authorities at the start of a follow-up wave can lead to longer-lasting, more severe and more fatal consequences. The interdisciplinary team compared the Spanish flu of 1918 and 1919 in

Covid deaths at record high as EU approves second vaccine

The European Union’s medicines watchdog on Wednesday approved a second coronavirus vaccine, in a relief to struggling European countries as the world reached a grim new record of 15,700 deaths in 24 hours. The Moderna vaccine is now set to join Pfizer-BioNTech’s jab for use in the 27-nation EU, where governments are grappling with soaring

Second line trastuzumab emtansine following horizontal dual blockade

A new study published in Oncotarget reports that despite relevant medical advancements, metastatic breast cancer remains an incurable disease. HER2 signaling conditions tumor behavior and treatment strategies of HER2 expressing breast cancer. Cancer treatment guidelines uniformly identify dual blockade with pertuzumab and trastuzumab plus a taxane as best first line and trastuzumab emtansine as a

Jenna Dewan's Second Pregnancy Baby Bump Album

Bumping along! Jenna Dewan announced in September that she is pregnant with her and boyfriend Steve Kazee’s first child together. “Becoming a mother is quite simply the absolute best most incredible thing that has ever happened to me,” the former World of Dance host wrote on Instagram at the time. “@stevekazee  you are a gift

Regulators flag second potential carcinogen in China-made heart drug

The findings have already prompted recalls in more than 50 countries, affecting several Chinese and Indian companies.  (iStock) European and North American regulators have said they are examining a second potentially cancer-causing substance in a commonly-used blood pressure drug made by Chinese firm Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals. Statements from health regulators in the EU, United States

Second monkeypox case recorded in England: report

Monkeypox is considered mild and typically occurs in remote parts of central and west Africa.  (CDC) A second case of monkeypox was reportedly discovered in England, just days after the first-ever case in the country was confirmed in Cornwall. Both patients are believed to have recently visited Nigeria, but the two cases appear unrelated, the

Wait, just a second, is your doctor listening?

On average, patients get about 11 seconds to explain the reasons for their visit before they are interrupted by their doctors. Also, only one in three doctors provides their patients with adequate opportunity to describe their situation. The pressure to rush consultations affects specialists more than primary care doctors says Naykky Singh Ospina of the

Children exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke may become snorers

Children are more likely to become snorers if they are exposed to second-hand smoke, finds study Chinese researchers made the conclusion after reviewing 24 existing studies Kids are 87% more likely to become snorers if exposed to second-hand smoke The odds rose by around 2% for every cigarette smoked daily in the home  Children exposed