Many countries have implemented various nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as social distancing mandates and lockdowns in response to the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic. Although these measures reduced stress on the healthcare system in the absence of vaccines, they were associated with major socioeconomic costs. This led to a revival of the debate on whether
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Spencer Platt via Getty Images It’s officially holiday-themed latte and mocha season at coffee chains across the country. It’s officially that time of year: We’re making our list and checking it twice, and saying goodbye to pumpkin spice lattes and hello to peppermint mochas. Yep, it’s officially holiday-themed latte and mocha season at every coffee
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In pediatric and young adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treated with tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah), DNA sequencing-based detection of residual disease between three and 12 months accurately identified all patients who would eventually relapse, while other methods were less predictive. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Blood Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American
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This first-in-human study of golodirsen showed its long-term safety and biologic activity in patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The approved exon-skipping therapy is designed to enable the production of functional dystrophin proteins, as described in the peer-reviewed journal Nucleic Acid Therapeutics. Golodirsen was tested in ambulatory patients with exon 53 skip amenable DMD. They
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As the COVID-19 pandemic nears the two-year mark, Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to tackle every facet of the disease, from investigating coronavirus vaccines’ potential for providing immunity against similar coronaviruses to developing novel rapid antigen-based tests and examining disparities in COVID-19 case and mortality rates in Chicago. Coronavirus vaccines may provide cross-protective immunity Northwestern Medicine
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PeopleImages via Getty Images Your brain is prone to catastrophizing. Here’s how to combat it. Do you always find yourself thinking and stressing about the worst possible outcome in any situation? Or do your friends sometimes tell you that you’re being dramatic or unrealistic when you express your fears about what could happen? If you
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During the first 9 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers did not find a significant difference in the number of new cancer diagnoses in Canadian children compared with before the pandemic, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) https://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.210659. “Our findings suggest that among children in Canada, cancer diagnosis was not
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Saliva samples are easy to obtain and useful for measuring antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in children, which could facilitate epidemiological surveillance in school settings. The study, a collaboration between the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation, and the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (HSJD), followed over 1,500 children who
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Although art may seem difficult. It is also a wonderful activity and today, we’ll have fun with a couple of painting hacks. Don’t miss out on all the DIY art ideas we have for you. With these tips, you will get art pieces that will impress all your friends. The best thing is that these
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A team of UK-based scientists has recently evaluated the effectiveness of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in preventing household transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in England. Their findings indicate that the vaccines effectively reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2 alpha and delta variants from breakthrough infections in the household setting, despite having reduced
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HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability are subject to change. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or buying a gift for someone else, there are lots of tech deals to take advantage of on Black Friday and throughout the weekend. We waded through mountains of bargains
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Hey guys! Could you use some help in making everyday life just a little bit easier? Whether it’s a camping hack or a way to avoid cuts from shattered glass, we could all use a hand sometimes. That’s what today’s video is all about. We’ll show you some simple hacks and tricks to make the
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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) is a new systemic inflammatory acute onset disease that mainly affects children (MIS-C) and, at a lesser frequency, adults. The disease usually occurs in children 3-6 weeks after acute severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Study: Autoantibody Release in Children after Corona Virus mRNA Vaccination: A Risk Factor of
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