Wegovy for Obesity in Kids?

Wegovy is a weight loss medication that has been approved for use in treating childhood obesity. However, understanding this complex issue is key before determining if Wegovy should be used. Childhood obesity is affected by genetic, physiological, socioeconomic, and environmental factors, and there are misconceptions and stigmas surrounding the disease. Treatment options aside from bariatric…

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Are Food Emulsifiers Associated With Increased Cancer Risk?

The consumption of certain food emulsifiers has been linked to an increased risk of certain cancers, particularly breast and prostate cancer, according to a large cohort study. Ultraprocessed foods, which make up around 30% of energy intake in France, often contain these emulsifiers. The study found that emulsifiers may alter gut microbiota and lead to…

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How Are They Different In Men And Women?

Heart attacks occur every 40 seconds and are the leading cause of death for both men and women. It is important to recognize the different symptoms of heart attacks in men and women. Common symptoms in men include chest pain, while women may have heart attacks without chest pain, reporting symptoms such as neck, back,…

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Union Health Minister addresses WHO’s Global Initiative on Digital Health launch event

The Union Health Minister recently spoke at the launch event of the World Health Organization’s Global Initiative on Digital Health. The event focused on the importance of leveraging digital technology to improve healthcare globally. The minister emphasized the potential of digital health initiatives to increase access to healthcare services and improve health outcomes. He also…

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Early Quadruplet Treatment Failure for MM Predicts Earlier Progression in Later Lines

The research published in the British Journal of Haematology found that early progression after quadruplet combinations for multiple myeloma (MM) predicts subsequent early progression on later treatment lines. Among patients with newly diagnosed MM, quadruplet combinations are a main treatment. There are no standardized guidelines for progressing transplant-eligible patients after quadruplet therapy. The study evaluated…

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Philips releases radiation-free device guidance tool LumiGuide

Philips has introduced a new radiation-free imaging technology called LumiGuide, which uses light reflections to create 3D images of devices within the body. The tool, powered by fiber optic technology, allows surgeons to visualize devices within the body without radiation exposure. It offers real-time 3D device guidance and uses light instead of X-ray to diminish…

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Alabama Court Rules Embryos Are Children. What Now?

The Alabama Supreme Court’s decision on embryonic personhood has ignited a national debate about reproductive rights. President Trump is considering endorsing a national abortion ban at 16 weeks, and former aides are planning reproductive health restrictions if he wins a second term. There are concerns about the impact of Catholic hospital directives on patients’ reproductive…

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Breaking the cycle of chronic pain, depression

Pain management specialist Pavan Tankha, DO, emphasizes the importance of understanding the relationship between mental and physical distress in breaking the cycle of chronic pain. Tankha argues that healthcare specialties have a critical disconnect regarding pain management and that there is a lack of comprehensive instruction on pain in medical training. Tankha suggests that minimizing…

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