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RSV, flu and COVID-19: how to tell the difference?  The doctor explains

RSV, flu and COVID-19: how to tell the difference? The doctor explains

SAN FRANCISCO– Doctors are seeing several different viruses circulating in the community at increased rates. The triple threat — or “tripledemic” — of influenza (flu), COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) have many of the same symptoms in common, and it’s hard to tell which one you’ve caught. We spoke to Dr. David Hoffman, a …

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Is lecanemab the drug against Alzheimer's disease that will finally make a difference?

Is lecanemab the drug against Alzheimer’s disease that will finally make a difference?

In a large study, the experimental drug lecanemab was able to slow Alzheimer’s disease, but not stop it. Some researchers believe that the drug will become the first to help many patients; others have questions. Cemile Bingol/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Cemile Bingol/Getty Images In a large study, the experimental drug lecanemab was able …

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Mental health advocate Auti is making a difference through her music, using her talent to spread powerful messages (exclusive)

Mental health advocate Auti is making a difference through her music, using her talent to spread powerful messages (exclusive)

From an early age, rising pop artist Cars has always looked at life through a different lens. Growing up near Charleston, West Virginia, Auti’s “old soul” often caused her to stand out among her classmates. One thing people didn’t know about Auti really was how talented she was as a singer/songwriter and continues to be …

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In Burkina Faso, a personal mission to make a difference in a community

In Burkina Faso, a personal mission to make a difference in a community

NORTHAMPTON, MA /ACCESSWIRE/December 2, 2022/ Merck & Co., Inc. Merck & Co., Inc., Friday, December 2, 2022, Image from press release Difficult life experiences have united two Merck colleagues – Jules Millogo and Cathy Hoath – in an effort to create opportunity and break the cycle of poverty in the small village of Konkourona, in …

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Are you suffering from the flu, RSV or COVID-19?  How to make the difference

Are you suffering from the flu, RSV or COVID-19? How to make the difference

The United States is facing an upsurge in respiratory viruses, primarily caused by COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Influenza and RSV emerged earlier than usual and hit children especially hard, filling 78% of pediatric hospital beds, according to the US Department of Health & Personal services. All three viruses have similar symptoms, …

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Retinal age difference as a predictive biomarker of stroke risk - BMC Medicine

Retinal age difference as a predictive biomarker of stroke risk – BMC Medicine

Study population The UK Biobank is a large-scale prospective population-based cohort study of 502,656 UK residents aged 40-69 who were registered with the National Health Service (NHS). Overall study protocols and data are available elsewhere [24]. Briefly, baseline assessments were carried out between 2006 and 2010 at 22 assessment centers across the UK. Participants completed …

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Ahead of the holiday travel season, health care professionals are urging folks to take their medical records on the road.

HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol may not make a difference to heart health, medical study finds

High-density lipoprotein (HDL), which has been called the “good cholesterol” by medical experts, is being re-examined after a new study questions the benefits of this type of cholesterol across racial lines. . Researchers from the Knight Cardiovascular Institute at Oregon Health & Science University analyzed 23,901 medical profiles from a Reasons for Geographic and Racial …

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