This Frontline Therapy Is Better in Multiple Myeloma: Study

Two preferred regimens for treating multiple myeloma patients have been recommended for those not eligible for stem cell transplant. A recent study found that triple therapy with daratumumab, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone led to significantly longer time to next treatment or death than the alternative triple regimen containing bortezomib. These findings are based on a real-world…

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Coral decline: is sunscreen responsible?

UV filters are found in many household products and are entering the aquatic environment, posing potential harm to coral reefs. There are two types of UV filters: inorganic and organic, with the latter being the focus of recent research. While there is limited evidence to suggest that organic UV filters are causing significant harm to…

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Synthetic Glucocorticoids use tied to Neuropsychiatric Effects, depression and mania most common

Recent research has found that the use of synthetic glucocorticoids is associated with neuropsychiatric effects, with depression and mania being the most common. This information is important for healthcare providers and patients to be aware of when considering the use of these medications. In addition, the article mentions the use of cookies for analytics, advertising,…

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‘I’ll Ask My Wife About This’: The Silly Things Women’s Health Entrepreneurs Hear From Male VCs

CEO and co-founder of vaginal health company Evvy, Priyanka Jain, faced challenges when raising funds due to a lack of awareness and understanding about women’s health conditions, such as vaginal infections, from investors, many of whom were men. Women’s health startups face difficulty in securing funds due to stigmatization and lack of empathy from both…

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Aetiology of Parkinson’s remains a mystery

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder classified as a movement disorder with both motor and non-motor features. The incidence in the general population is 1-2:1000 and 1:100 in the over 80s. The exact cause is uncertain, but it’s widely accepted that a multifactorial interplay between genetic predispositions and environmental influences contribute to the…

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How to Keep Your Mood Up During Autumn and Winter

During the colder months, many people struggle with mood swings and changes, often caused by reduced exposure to light. To combat this, spending time outdoors, exercising, maintaining a regular schedule, and spending time with others can help improve mood. Engaging in indoor hobbies and cultural activities, such as reading, listening to podcasts, and watching movies,…

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Google introduces MedLM designed for health industry use cases

Google has released MedLM, two models based on the Med-PaLM 2 for medical questions, unstructured data, and summaries. The large model handles complex tasks, while the medium model is flexible for various tasks. Augmedix uses MedLM to convert data into medical notes, and BenchSci for drug discovery. Google partnered with Accenture, Deloitte, and healthcare providers…

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