Study Finds Multidisciplinary Pediatric AD Clinic Beneficial

A clinic called the Multidisciplinary Atopic Dermatitis Program (MADP) was established to provide comprehensive care for patients with severe atopic dermatitis (AD) by involving a team of clinicians from different disciplines such as dermatologists, allergists, and clinical pharmacists. The clinic aims to assess the severity of the disease, educate patients and families, and create a…

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GLP-1s associated with reduced risk for depression, anxiety in patients with diabetes

Patients with diabetes who were prescribed GLP-1 receptor agonists were less likely to be diagnosed with depression and anxiety compared to those not on these medications. The GLP-1 receptor agonists included semaglutide, tirzepatide, dulaglutide, exenatide, and liraglutide. Patients without diabetes prescribed semaglutide also had a lower risk for anxiety and depression. Although the findings suggest…

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NMC warns Medical Colleges against fake letters trap

The National Medical Commission (NMC) has issued a warning to medical colleges about a scam involving fake letters. These letters are being used to trap medical colleges in fraudulent activities. The NMC is urging medical colleges to be cautious and verify the authenticity of any letters received. This warning comes as a precautionary measure to…

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Growing Mpox Outbreak Prompts CDC Health Advisory

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is experiencing an outbreak of Mpox, also known as monkeypox, prompting the CDC to issue a health advisory. The virus causes a rash and other symptoms such as headache, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, and fever. The outbreak involves a more contagious and severe strain of the virus. The…

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Know Symptoms For Early Diagnosis

Autism, a developmental disability that affects behavior, communication, and learning, is important to understand on World Autism Awareness Day. It affects 1% of children globally and can last a lifetime, with symptoms varying in severity. Genetics and certain risk factors like exposure to pollution or birth complications play a role. Signs of autism include social…

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Offering reassurance: the consultant gastroenterologist

Consultant gastroenterologist Rajaratnam Mathialagan emphasizes the importance of reassuring and educating patients, as well as passing on essential skills to trainees. He believes that good patient care involves clear communication and thorough examination. Mathialagan is passionate about sharing his love of gastroenterology with trainees, highlighting the importance of gut health in overall well-being. His interest…

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Veradigm acquires Koha Health as stockholder lawsuit filed

Veradigm, a healthcare technology company, acquired revenue cycle optimization platform Koha Health. On the same day, a law firm filed a class action lawsuit against Veradigm, alleging that the company overstated revenues by at least $20 million and failed to maintain financial controls. The lawsuit is on behalf of purchasers of Veradigm’s stock between February…

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Safely Navigating the Multi-Cloud Security Landscape: Strategies for Protecting Data Integrity in Healthcare

The evolution of cloud services has changed the way organizations manage data, with multi-cloud environments becoming common for flexibility and efficiency. However, challenges in data security, especially for Protected Health Information (PHI), are increasing with cloud adoption. Safeguards are crucial to prevent misconfigurations and data breaches, especially in healthcare. Cloud Reference Architectures (CRAs) provide a…

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