Finally, Bay Area hospitals shutter COVID wards as threat of coronavirus recedes

Finally, Bay Area hospitals shutter COVID wards as threat of coronavirus recedes
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Summary: As coronavirus hospitalizations plummet, Bay Area medical centers are beginning to return to pre-pandemic practices.
Sentiment: positive
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A neuroscientist explains what happens inside your brain when you exercise

A neuroscientist explains what happens inside your brain when you exercise
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: Working out regularly really does change the brain biology, and it is not just “go walk and you will just feel better.” Regular exercise, especially cardio, does change the brain.
Sentiment: positive
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Mass shooting in Austin, Texas, leaves at least 13 wounded

Mass shooting in Austin, Texas, leaves at least 13 wounded
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: "I’m happy to report no one has died," interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon told reporters.
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Delta COVID-19 variant: What are the symptoms of the new strain?

Delta COVID-19 variant: What are the symptoms of the new strain?
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: The Delta COVID-19 variant's symptoms differ slightly from the original virus. Symptoms include nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, vomiting, joint pain, and hearing loss.
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19 leads to brain changes & Alzheimer’s-like dementia, new AI-powered study finds

Covid-19 leads to brain changes & Alzheimer’s-like dementia, new AI-powered study finds
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: According to recent US research, Covid-19 may lead to the type of brain changes common in Alzheimer’s disease, and a team of scientists has identified the mechanisms by which it may be causing such impairments.
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Here's How Insurers May Cover That Expensive New Alzheimer's Drug

Here's How Insurers May Cover That Expensive New Alzheimer's Drug
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: Health care experts expect broad coverage of the drug, but what that means for patients will vary widely depending on their insurance plan.
Sentiment: positive
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Multiple Injuries Reported in Shooting in Austin, Texas

Multiple Injuries Reported in Shooting in Austin, Texas
Added 11 hours ago
Summary: At least 12 people were wounded when an unknown person opened fire in Austin, Texas, the Austin-Travis County EMS stated on Saturday. At least one of the victims is in...
Sentiment: negative
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Utah adults have been eligible for the coronavirus vaccine for months. So who is still dying?

Utah adults have been eligible for the coronavirus vaccine for months. So who is still dying?
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Utah has lost about a person a day, on average, for the past month to the coronavirus, even though the number of new COVID-19 cases have dropped. Here is who is still dying, and what we know about why.
Sentiment: negative
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There are too few Latino nurses. Covid showed how important they are.

There are too few Latino nurses. Covid showed how important they are.
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: Fewer than six percent of U.S. registered nurses are Latino as Covid-19 showed the need for more Hispanics in the profession. Some programs are trying to expand opportunity.
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10 arrested in string of Houston robberies in affluent areas

10 arrested in string of Houston robberies in affluent areas
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: A League City man has died of gunshot wounds after police believe he and his wife were followed home from the Westheimer area where they had dinner.
Sentiment: negative
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Virtually all hospitalized Covid patients have one thing in common: They're unvaccinated

Virtually all hospitalized Covid patients have one thing in common: They're unvaccinated
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: "I haven't had anyone that's been fully vaccinated become critically ill," one doctor said.
Sentiment: negative
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ABC4 Utah

ABC4 Utah
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Summary: SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Intermountain Healthcare is adjusting and simplifying visitation policies as COVID-19 cases decline in Utah. On Friday, Intermountain Healthcare announced the changes will take effect on June 15. While this updated visitation policy will be one of the topics discussed during a 10 a.m. Friday update, which will be streamed above, […]
Sentiment: positive
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Breaking News! Brazil Moves Toward Cannabis Legalization - Canna Law Blog™

Breaking News! Brazil Moves Toward Cannabis Legalization - Canna Law Blog™
Added a day ago
Summary: On Tuesday, June 8, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies’ Special Commission very narrowly approved a bill authorizing cannabis cultivation for medicinal, veterinary, scientific, and industrial use. Government supporters tried their best to prevent the legislation from heading to the upper house for final approval, but Deputy Luciano Ducci’s crucial vote ensured the bill survived. While
Sentiment: positive
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ER visits in the US plunged in the pandemic, and that’s not good

ER visits in the US plunged in the pandemic, and that’s not good
Added a day ago
Summary: ER visits are still down from pre-pandemic volumes, a worrying trend that means Americans may be delaying health care.
Sentiment: negative
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3 Experts Have Resigned From An FDA Committee Over Alzheimer's Drug Approval

3 Experts Have Resigned From An FDA Committee Over Alzheimer's Drug Approval
Added a day ago
Summary: In his resignation letter, Dr. Aaron Kesselheim calls it "probably the worst drug approval decision in recent U.S. history." An FDA official says the agency found the benefits outweighed the risks.
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United Healthcare delays new ER visit policy based on feedback

United Healthcare delays new ER visit policy based on feedback
Added a day ago
Summary: UnitedHealthcare has decided to delay the implementation of a new policy that would reduce coverage, or stop payment, for patients' non-emergency visits to an emergency room.
Sentiment: negative
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Addressing Demographic Disparities in Clinical Trials

Addressing Demographic Disparities in Clinical Trials
Added a day ago
Summary: Women, people of color, and the elderly are often underrepresented in the data.
Sentiment: positive
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New study suggests laughing gas may treat depression

New study suggests laughing gas may treat depression
Added a day ago
Summary: Nitrous oxide was shown to provide patients relief from their depression symptoms.
Sentiment: positive
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Addressing Demographic Disparities in Clinical Trials

Addressing Demographic Disparities in Clinical Trials
Added a day ago
Summary: Women, people of color, and the elderly are often underrepresented in the data.
Sentiment: positive
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Study identifies how COVID-19 linked to Alzheimer's disease-like cognitive impairment: Research team used artificial intelligence to uncover association between COVID-19 and brain changes

Study identifies how COVID-19 linked to Alzheimer's disease-like cognitive impairment: Research team used artificial intelligence to uncover association between COVID-19 and brain changes
Added a day ago
Summary: A new study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer's disease-like dementia. The findings indicate an overlap between COVID-19 and brain changes common in Alzheimer's, and may help inform risk management and therapeutic strategies for COVID-19-associated cognitive impairment.
Sentiment: negative
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AI Trained With Genetic Data Predicts How Patients With Viral Infections – Including COVID-19 – Will Fare

AI Trained With Genetic Data Predicts How Patients With Viral Infections – Including COVID-19 – Will Fare
Added a day ago
Summary: Gene expression patterns associated with pandemic viral infections provide a map to help define patients' immune responses, measure disease severity, predict outcomes and test therapies — for current and future pandemics. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine used a
Sentiment: positive
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Covid: Gangrene, hearing loss show Delta variant may be more severe

Covid: Gangrene, hearing loss show Delta variant may be more severe
Added a day ago
Summary: The coronavirus variant driving India’s devastating Covid-19 second wave is the most infectious to emerge so far. Doctors now want to know if it’s also more severe.
Sentiment: negative
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Study shows hydroxychloroquine and zinc treatments increased coronavirus survival rate by almost three times

Study shows hydroxychloroquine and zinc treatments increased coronavirus survival rate by almost three times
Added a day ago
Summary: A new study shows that the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine touted by former President Donald Trump increased the survival rate of severely ill...
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Evidence grows stronger for COVID-19 vaccine link to heart issue, CDC says

Evidence grows stronger for COVID-19 vaccine link to heart issue, CDC says
Added a day ago
Summary: The condition, called myocarditis, is usually mild, but a handful of patients remain hospitalized.
Sentiment: negative
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Let’s Keep Patients and Doctors First | All About Arizona News

Let’s Keep Patients and Doctors First | All About Arizona News
Added a day ago
Summary: It goes without saying that last year was a difficult one for all of us. But, for a brief moment in December, Congress put aside their typically bitter differences and passed bipartisan legislation to…
Sentiment: positive
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Black fungus adds to India’s Covid-19 woes

Black fungus adds to India’s Covid-19 woes
Added 2 days ago
Summary: India is reporting a sharp increase in the number of rare “black fungus” infections, or mucormycosis, among patients who survived Covid-19. The fungal infection is caused by…
Sentiment: positive
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Medicare copays for new Alzheimer's drug could soar

Medicare copays for new Alzheimer's drug could soar
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
Sentiment: positive
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Evidence grows stronger for Covid vaccine link to heart issue, CDC says

Evidence grows stronger for Covid vaccine link to heart issue, CDC says
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The condition, called myocarditis, is usually mild, but a handful of patients remain hospitalized.
Sentiment: negative
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Medicare Copays For New Alzheimer's Drug Could Reach $11,500 Annually

Medicare Copays For New Alzheimer's Drug Could Reach $11,500 Annually
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Some advisors to the Food and Drug Administration have quit over the drug which critics say has questionable benefits. The FDA said it can reduce clumps of plaque in the brain and may slow dementia.
Sentiment: positive
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THIRD member of FDA advisory body resigns, calls Alzheimer drug approval ‘worst in recent US history’

THIRD member of FDA advisory body resigns, calls Alzheimer drug approval ‘worst in recent US history’
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Three scientists from a FDA advisory committee have resigned so far, after the US food and drug regulator rammed through an approval of a controversial drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease against their near-unanimous opposition.
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Lions Gate Hospital, first in Canada to admit COVID patient, marks first COVID-free day

Lions Gate Hospital, first in Canada to admit COVID patient, marks first COVID-free day
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The first COVID patient was admitted to the North Vancouver hospital at the end of January 2020. Monday marked the first day without a COVID-positive patient at Lions Gate.
Sentiment: positive
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Jill Biden explains why she wore a 'LOVE' jacket during first European visit as First Lady

Jill Biden explains why she wore a 'LOVE' jacket during first European visit as First Lady
Added 2 days ago
Summary: It's drawing comparisons to a very different  jacket work by Melania Trump.
Sentiment: positive
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Third member of prestigious FDA panel resigns over approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's drug

Third member of prestigious FDA panel resigns over approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's drug
Added 2 days ago
Summary: A third member of a key FDA panel has resigned over the agency's controversial decision to approve Biogen's new Alzheimer's drug, Aduhelm, CNBC has learned.
Sentiment: positive
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UnitedHealthcare's new ER policy called 'dangerous.' It says as many as 1 in 10 claims could be rejected.

UnitedHealthcare's new ER policy called 'dangerous.' It says as many as 1 in 10 claims could be rejected.
Added 2 days ago
Summary: UnitedHealthcare's new policy is "dangerous," the American Hospital Association says. As many as one in 10 claims could be rejected.
Sentiment: negative
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Covid: Birmingham NHS worker stole dead patient's bank card to buy snacks

Covid: Birmingham NHS worker stole dead patient's bank card to buy snacks
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Ayesha Basharat used the card to buy crisps and sweets in the hospital, police say.
Sentiment: negative
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NHS told to identify patients actually sick from Covid-19 separately to those testing positive

NHS told to identify patients actually sick from Covid-19 separately to those testing positive
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Exclusive: Changes to the way hospitals collect data will make the impact of the virus on the NHS look better
Sentiment: negative
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Outcry forces UnitedHealthcare to delay plan to deny coverage for some ER visits

Outcry forces UnitedHealthcare to delay plan to deny coverage for some ER visits
Added 2 days ago
Summary: After hospitals and doctors raised concerns, the company said it would delay the policy shift until the pandemic had ended.
Sentiment: negative
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Hospital Bosses Recruit Replacements for Striking Nurses

Hospital Bosses Recruit Replacements for Striking Nurses
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Tenet, the for-profit company that owns St. Vincent’s, chose to “improve their cash position” rather than meet the needs of nurses who worked through the pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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OG Yields Hosts Missouri's Medical Marijuana Director and Regulators for an Exclusive Glass Greenhouse Tour and Conversation

OG Yields Hosts Missouri's Medical Marijuana Director and Regulators for an Exclusive Glass Greenhouse Tour and Conversation
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Highlights cultivator's commitment to improving the industry through transparency, education and partnership VIENNA, MO / ACCESSWIRE / June 10, 2021 / OG Yields, one of Missouri's fastest-growing licensed medical marijuana companies, welcomed the state's Medical Marijuana Director Lyndall Fraker and his team of Regulators, for an exclusive "behind-the-grow" facility tour and Q&A session last Wednesday, June 2nd. Situated in the Ozark
Sentiment: positive
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Study: Severe COVID-19 Patients at Risk of Reduced Grey Matter Volume

Study: Severe COVID-19 Patients at Risk of Reduced Grey Matter Volume
Added 2 days ago
Summary: A new study has revealed some serious implications that contracting coronavirus can have on the brain.
Sentiment: negative
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How Johnson & Johnson Made Hard Decisions During Covid

How Johnson & Johnson Made Hard Decisions During Covid
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The company had to decide: Should a drug designed to treat HIV patients be diverted to people with Covid-19 instead?
Sentiment: positive
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No more kidney dialysis? Lebanese hospitals issue warning

No more kidney dialysis? Lebanese hospitals issue warning
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Hospitals in Lebanon are warning that they may be forced to suspend kidney dialysis amid severe shortages in supplies
Sentiment: negative
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India reports record rise in Covid-19 deaths after Bihar state revises its toll

India reports record rise in Covid-19 deaths after Bihar state revises its toll
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The adjustment of Bihar's death toll suggests India's official tally underestimates fatalities.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Sentiment: negative
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Preparing Hospitals for the Next Pandemic

Preparing Hospitals for the Next Pandemic
Added 2 days ago
Summary: A plan to remedy the shortage of U.S. hospital beds in a crisis.
Sentiment: positive
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UK warned it is going in wrong direction on Covid cases with ‘pockets’ of unvaccinated people

UK warned it is going in wrong direction on Covid cases with ‘pockets’ of unvaccinated people
Added 2 days ago
Summary: UK faces a ‘knife edge’ decision on ending lockdown on 21 June as coronavirus cases rise
Sentiment: positive
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Jessica Morris, whose brain cancer was her cause, dies at 57

Jessica Morris, whose brain cancer was her cause, dies at 57
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Glioblastoma is a particularly aggressive type of brain tumor that seems to defy treatment. It is what killed President Joe Biden’s son Beau in 2015 and Sen. John McCain in 2017.
Sentiment: negative
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Covid: Birmingham NHS worker stole dead patient's bank card to buy snacks

Covid: Birmingham NHS worker stole dead patient's bank card to buy snacks
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Ayesha Basharat used the card to buy crisps and sweets in the hospital, police say.
Sentiment: negative
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UK healthcare assistant stole dead Covid patient’s bank card and bought fizzy pop

UK healthcare assistant stole dead Covid patient’s bank card and bought fizzy pop
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Ayesha Basharat, who used the card just 17 minutes after the patient died, has been handed a suspended jail term.
Sentiment: negative
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Apple wants to own the interface between you and your doctor

Apple wants to own the interface between you and your doctor
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The company has announced an array of features that will pit it against medical records giant Epic.
Sentiment: positive
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4 killed, 9 hurt in fiery multi-vehicle crash at Loop 202 near 52nd Street

4 killed, 9 hurt in fiery multi-vehicle crash at Loop 202 near 52nd Street
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Multiple people were hurt and killed in a serious crash late Wednesday night.
Sentiment: negative
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Meet the Young People Shaping Health Care's Post-Pandemic Future

Meet the Young People Shaping Health Care's Post-Pandemic Future
Added 2 days ago
Summary: 'I truly did find my calling'
Sentiment: positive
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Low doses of 'laughing gas' could be fast, effective treatment for severe depression

Low doses of 'laughing gas' could be fast, effective treatment for severe depression
Added 2 days ago
Summary: A new study at the University of Chicago Medicine and Washington University found that a single inhalation session with 25% nitrous oxide gas was nearly as effective as 50% nitrous oxide at rapidly relieving symptoms of treatment-resistant depression, with fewer adverse side effects. The study, published June 9 in Science Translational Medicine, also found that the effects lasted much longer than previously suspected, with some participants experiencing improvements for upwards of two weeks.
Sentiment: positive
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The Future of Healthcare is Digital

The Future of Healthcare is Digital
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The NHS loses £1 billion every year to problems caused by poor communication about healthcare. In England alone, 10 million physician appointments are wasted each year due to patients’ failure to a
Sentiment: negative
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FDA Approves First New Alzheimer’s Disease Drug in Nearly 20 Years | All About Arizona News

FDA Approves First New Alzheimer’s Disease Drug in Nearly 20 Years | All About Arizona News
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aduhelm (aducanumab) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, a debilitating disease affecting 6.2 million Americans. Aduhelm was approved using the…
Sentiment: positive
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Indian Innovators Develop Three Different Robots To Assist Healthcare Workers, Patients Amid COVID

Indian Innovators Develop Three Different Robots To Assist Healthcare Workers, Patients Amid COVID
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Amid the second wave of the coronavirus, over 600 doctors lost their lives while treating COVID patients in India. With the shortage of medical equipment across the...
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University Medical Center Gives Update on Visitation Guidelines

University Medical Center Gives Update on Visitation Guidelines
Added 3 days ago
Summary: On Tuesday, June 8th, the University Medical Center Health System provided an update on their visitation and mask protocols.
Sentiment: positive
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Hydroxychloroquine & Azithromycin Boosted Survival Of Ventilated COVID-19 Patients By 200%: New Study Confirms

Hydroxychloroquine & Azithromycin Boosted Survival Of Ventilated COVID-19 Patients By 200%: New Study Confirms
Added 3 days ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: positive
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Introducing a New “Freakonomics of Medicine” Podcast (Ep. 465) - Freakonomics

Introducing a New “Freakonomics of Medicine” Podcast (Ep. 465) - Freakonomics
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Bapu Jena was already a double threat: a doctor who’s also an economist. Now he’s a podcast host too. In this sneak preview of the Freakonomics Radio Network’s newest show, Bapu discovers that marathons can be deadly — but not for the reasons you may think.
Sentiment: positive
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Phoenix chef struggles to reopen diner serving meals to cancer patients

Phoenix chef struggles to reopen diner serving meals to cancer patients
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Chef Caraway named the JoyBus after her dear friend Joy, who struggled with the debilitating side effects of ovarian cancer.
Sentiment: positive
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Anger as Indian hospital says it turned off oxygen supply in ‘drill’

Anger as Indian hospital says it turned off oxygen supply in ‘drill’
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The owner claimed they “identified ‘’ 22 patients that they thought “they would die” and interrupted their oxygen supply
Sentiment: negative
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Many critically-injured weren’t taken to hospital for hours after Manchester arena bomb

Many critically-injured weren’t taken to hospital for hours after Manchester arena bomb
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Ambulance service tells inquiry delay was due to stabilising patients
Sentiment: negative
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Laughing gas relieves symptoms in people with treatment-resistant depression: Single treatment provides patients with rapid, lasting antidepressant effects

Laughing gas relieves symptoms in people with treatment-resistant depression: Single treatment provides patients with rapid, lasting antidepressant effects
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Researchers have found that a single, one-hour treatment that involves breathing in a mixture of oxygen and the anesthetic drug nitrous oxide -- otherwise known as laughing gas -- can significantly improve symptoms in people with treatment-resistant depression.
Sentiment: positive
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Japan Solves Coronavirus Crisis With Magical Math

Japan Solves Coronavirus Crisis With Magical Math
Added 3 days ago
Summary: By Chihiro Kai. Edited by Jake Adelstein Suddenly, Japan which was facing a severe fourth wave of coronavirus infections, serious illnesses and death seems to be out of the woods! The number of prefectures (Japan’s equivalent of a state) that were ranked as having the worst coronavirus infection category have suddenly dropped in half. Just...
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Drug Users Use A Lot Of Drugs

Drug Users Use A Lot Of Drugs
Added 3 days ago
Summary: ...
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Letters to the Editor: Grave error in judge's assault weapon decision

Letters to the Editor: Grave error in judge's assault weapon decision
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Voting for strict emission standards, San Francisco General Hospital and the Second...
Sentiment: negative
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TheraPsil: The Non-Profit Advocating For Doctors And Therapists To Legally Trip On Magic Mushrooms

TheraPsil: The Non-Profit Advocating For Doctors And Therapists To Legally Trip On Magic Mushrooms
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Last month, five healthcare practitioners were the first in Canada to undergo psilocybin-assisted therapy legally, as part of an experiential training program offered through the non-profit organization TheraPsil.
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Laughing gas shows promise for treatment-resistant depression, small trial finds

Laughing gas shows promise for treatment-resistant depression, small trial finds
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Nearly one-third of people with depression don't respond to widely available treatments, highlighting the need for medications that work in different ways.
Sentiment: positive
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‘Cautionary tale’: Haiti sees COVID surge as it awaits vaccines

‘Cautionary tale’: Haiti sees COVID surge as it awaits vaccines
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Hospitals are being stretched to their limits amid a rise in cases while Haiti has not yet received any vaccine doses.
Sentiment: negative
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Study Finds Low Doses of "Laughing Gas" a Fast, Effective Treatment for Severe Depression

Study Finds Low Doses of "Laughing Gas" a Fast, Effective Treatment for Severe Depression
Added 3 days ago
Summary: In a phase 2 clinical trial, researchers found a one-hour inhalation session with 25% nitrous oxide gas improved depression symptoms for over two weeks. A new study at the University of Chicago Medicine and Washington University found that a single inhalation session with 25% nitrous oxide gas wa
Sentiment: positive
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Coronavirus cases spike in Haiti with vaccines yet to be delivered

Coronavirus cases spike in Haiti with vaccines yet to be delivered
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The country is dealing with the largest rise in cases since the start of the pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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Haiti fights large COVID-19 spike as it awaits vaccines

Haiti fights large COVID-19 spike as it awaits vaccines
Added 3 days ago
Summary: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Ever since the pandemic began, Haiti had perplexed experts with seemingly low infection and death rates from COVID-19 des...
Sentiment: negative
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Hospital patient in Pakistan dies after security guard performs surgery

Hospital patient in Pakistan dies after security guard performs surgery
Added 3 days ago
Summary: LAHORE (Pakistan) — A woman died after an ex-security guard at a Pakistani hospital posed as a doctor and performed surgery on her, police said Monday (June 7).
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus wave takes Haiti, yet to begin vaccinations, by surprise

Coronavirus wave takes Haiti, yet to begin vaccinations, by surprise
Added 3 days ago
Summary: For more than a year, Haiti escaped the worst ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting few cases and fatalities - a rare break for the poorest country in the Americas, which has so often been beset by misfortune.
Sentiment: negative
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Celcuity Announces Appointment of Dr. Igor Gorbatchevsky as VP of Clinical Development and Jill Krause as VP of Clinical Operations

Celcuity Announces Appointment of Dr. Igor Gorbatchevsky as VP of Clinical Development  and Jill Krause as VP of Clinical Operations
Added 3 days ago
Summary: MINNEAPOLIS, MN / ACCESSWIRE / June 9, 2021 / Celcuity Inc. (NASDAQ:CELC), a clinical-stage biotechnology company pursuing an integrated companion diagnostic and therapeutic strategy for treating patients with cancer, today announced the addition of two new senior executives to its clinical drug development and operations team. Igor Gorbatchevsky, MD, joined Celcuity as VP of Clinical Development and Jill Krause joined as VP of Clinical
Sentiment: positive
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Agra: In 'Mock Drill', Hospital Cut off Oxygen to ICU Patients for Five Minutes

Agra: In 'Mock Drill', Hospital Cut off Oxygen to ICU Patients for Five Minutes
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The owner of Paras Hospital can be heard saying in an audio clip that 22 patients 'turned blue' during this drill. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.
Sentiment: negative
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CoinGeek Zurich: How blockchain can improve healthcare data management - CoinGeek

CoinGeek Zurich: How blockchain can improve healthcare data management - CoinGeek
Added 3 days ago
Summary: On hand at CoinGeek Conference in Zurich to discuss their respective efforts in the healthcare sector were EHR Data Vice President of Integrations Meghann Chilcott and VXPASS founder Zachary Weiner.
Sentiment: positive
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Diabetes Vaccine Gives Promising Results in Clinical Study

Diabetes Vaccine Gives Promising Results in Clinical Study
Added 3 days ago
Summary: A clinical study led by Linköping University and financed by pharmaceuticals company Diamyd Medical has investigated whether immunotherapy against type 1 diabetes can preserve the body's own production of insulin. The results suggest that injection of a protein, GAD, into lymph nodes can be effectiv
Sentiment: positive
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Government Warns Doctors and Insurers: Don’t Bill for Covid Vaccines

Government Warns Doctors and Insurers: Don’t Bill for Covid Vaccines
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Such billing has been rare, but public concern about it may be contributing to hesitancy about getting the shot.
Sentiment: negative
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Aspirin does not improve survival chances for hospitalized Covid patients, British study finds

Aspirin does not improve survival chances for hospitalized Covid patients, British study finds
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Summary: The cheap and widely-available drug aspirin does not improve survival for patients hospitalized with Covid-19, a U.K. study has found.
Sentiment: negative
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Indian Bar Association Threatens to Sue WHO Chief Scientist for Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation

Indian Bar Association Threatens to Sue WHO Chief Scientist for Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation
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Summary: The Indian Bar Association has taken legal action against the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya ...
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Covid horror: Indian doctors see rise in gangrene cases sparking fears over Delta strain

Covid horror: Indian doctors see rise in gangrene cases sparking fears over Delta strain
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Summary: DOCTORS in India are reporting a rise in Covid patients suffering from deafness and severe blood clots which in some cases go on to cause gangrene.
Sentiment: negative
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Joy Bus founder struggles to reopen diner to help cancer patients | AZ Big Media

Joy Bus founder struggles to reopen diner to help cancer patients | AZ Big Media
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Summary: As the founder and creator of The Joy Bus, Jennifer never lost sight of her goal using her talents as a chef to help those affected by cancer.
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A call for global oversight of unproven stem cell therapies

A call for global oversight of unproven stem cell therapies
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Summary: The promotion and marketing of unproven stem cell therapies is a global problem that needs a global solution, say experts. The authors of the paper call for the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish an advisory committee on regenerative medicine to tackle this issue and provide guidance for countries around the world.
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WHO Chief Scientist Served Legal Notice In India For Allegedly Suppressing Data On Drug To Treat COVID-19

WHO Chief Scientist Served Legal Notice In India For Allegedly Suppressing Data On Drug To Treat COVID-19
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Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: positive
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10 Most Expensive Drugs in the U.S., Period - GoodRx

10 Most Expensive Drugs in the U.S., Period - GoodRx
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Summary: The GoodRx Research team has created a list of the most expensive drugs that takes into account drugs you can get at a pharmacy as well as drugs only a healthcare provider can administer. Some of these drugs can cost almost $1 million or more for a year’s worth of treatment.
Sentiment: positive
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Landmark Alzheimer's Drug Approval Confounds Research Community

Landmark Alzheimer's Drug Approval Confounds Research Community
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Summary: Many scientists say there is not enough evidence that Biogen’s aducanumab is an effective therapy for the disease
Sentiment: positive
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Alzheimer Drug News: Biogen to start shipping Alzheimer's drug in about two weeks | World News - Times of India

Alzheimer Drug News: Biogen to start shipping Alzheimer's drug in about two weeks | World News - Times of India
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Summary: US News: Biogen Inc said on Tuesday it expects to begin shipping its newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm in about two weeks and that over 900 infusion cent.
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Former pharmacist who tried to spoil COVID-19 vaccine doses sentenced to prison | TheHill

Former pharmacist who tried to spoil COVID-19 vaccine doses sentenced to prison | TheHill
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Summary: A former Wisconsin pharmacist who purposely sabotaged hundreds of COVID-19 vaccine doses last yea...
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Biogen is pricing aducanumab at $56,000 but it's worth less than $10,000

Biogen is pricing aducanumab at $56,000 but it's worth less than $10,000
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Summary: Biogen has set the price of its Alzheimer's treatment Aduhelm at $56,000 a year. It is worth a lot less
Sentiment: positive
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In Stage III lung cancer study, AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi increased five-year survival to 43%. - The Sun Dispatch

In Stage III lung cancer study, AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi increased five-year survival to 43%. - The Sun Dispatch
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Summary: Imfinzi (durvalumab) is a human monoclonal antibody that binds to PD-L1 and disrupts its interaction with PD-1 and CD80, limiting tumour immune evasion and thereby relieving the suppression of anti-tumour immune responses.
Sentiment: positive
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WHO Celebrates As Indian Health Regulator Removes Ivermectin From Its COVID-19 Protocol

WHO Celebrates As Indian Health Regulator Removes Ivermectin From Its COVID-19 Protocol
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Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
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On Top of Everything Else, the Pandemic Messed With Our Morals

On Top of Everything Else, the Pandemic Messed With Our Morals
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Summary: The traumas of the past year have left some people wrestling with an awful question: Am I still a good person?
Sentiment: negative
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Biogen expects its $56,000 Alzheimer's drug to be covered by Medicare for 'most' patients

Biogen expects its $56,000 Alzheimer's drug to be covered by Medicare for 'most' patients
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Summary: Shares Biogen Inc. undefined pulled back 1.4% in afternoon trading Tuesday, in the wake of the company's conference call with analysts following the approval...
Sentiment: positive
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Don't Skip Your Routine Health Check-Up – Here's Why

Don't Skip Your Routine Health Check-Up – Here's Why
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Summary: Some headlines say 'skip your annual physical,' but routine check-ups have many benefits. Some leaders in health care have called for an end to annual health check visits, saying they're a waste of time for patients and overworked primary care physicians and don't reduce the risk of death. A
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Deadly Covid-linked black fungus outbreak brings India to its knees with devastating ’50 per cent death r...

Deadly Covid-linked black fungus outbreak brings India to its knees with devastating ’50 per cent death r...
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Summary: INDIA is battling a plague of black fungus infections linked to the mutant coronavirus variant – with a mortality rate over 50 per cent. Doctors have sounded the alarm after tens of thousands…
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Biogen will charge $56,000-a-year for Alzheimer’s drug

Biogen will charge $56,000-a-year for Alzheimer’s drug
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Summary: Price over double the highest indusutry analyst estimate triggers renewed criticism
Sentiment: positive
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New symptoms linked to Delta variant as doctors report gangrene and hearing loss

New symptoms linked to Delta variant as doctors report gangrene and hearing loss
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Summary: Ganesh Manudhane, a Mumbai cardiologist, said some patients develop severe small blood clots that led affected tissue to die and develop gangrene. Other common symptoms include nausea and vomiting
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The Aducanumab Approval

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Summary: As the world knows, the FDA approved Biogen's anti-amyloid antibody today, surely the first marketed drug whose Phase III trial was stopped for futility. I think this is one of the worst FDA decisions I have ever seen, because - like the advisory committee that reviewed the application, and like the
Sentiment: positive
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Controversial scheme to collect and share patient data delayed

Controversial scheme to collect and share patient data delayed
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Summary: Ministers to use extra time to consult with the public and doctors
Sentiment: positive
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We just got the first new Alzheimer's drug in nearly 2 decades

We just got the first new Alzheimer's drug in nearly 2 decades
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Summary: These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for June 8.
Sentiment: positive
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