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Insomnia may be a potential risk factor for intracranial aneurysm and aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, along with more well known risk factors of smoking and high blood pressure, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “Ruptured aneurysms are...
Researchers have created an algorithm that can predict suicidal thoughts and behaviour among adolescents with 91% accuracy. The researchers outline their machine learning approach in PLOS ONE, where they also detail risk factors that are leading predictors of suicidal ideation and behavior among...
Use of prescription stimulant medications in older adults increased the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events by 40% within the first 30 days of medication use, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. The study is one of the first to explore the connection between CV events among older...
By Denise Baez NEW YORK -- October 26, 2021 -- The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) has voted in favour of issuing an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to the Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...
A treatment combining 2 antibodies -- casirivimab and imdevimab -- is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for patients with non-severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who are at highest risk of hospitalisation and for patients with severe or critical COVID-19 who are seronegative...

Conference Reports

By Louise Gagnon

VIRTUAL -- November 3, 2021 -- Results of a randomised trial presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) suggest that of 3 possible doses of nebulised...

By Louise Gagnon

VIRTUAL -- November 3, 2021 -- Abnormal blood glucose levels in young children presenting to the emergency department with fever was not indicative of a serious bacterial infection, according to a study presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American College of...

By Erin Burns, PhD

VIRTUAL -- October 28, 2021 -- STRAUMA, a novel alert, allows for the expedited assessment of stroke and trauma, facilitating the timely administration of lifesaving interventions, according to a study presented at the 2021 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical...

By Brian Hoyle

VIRTUAL -- October 4, 2021 -- A 3-day course of intravenous remdesivir was safe, well tolerated, and highly effective at preventing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) related hospitalisation or death in high-risk non-hospitalised individuals, according to a study presented...

By Brian Hoyle

VIRTUAL -- October 2, 2021 -- Primary efficacy analysis of the phase 3 PROVENT has demonstrated the effectiveness of the prophylactic administration of AZD7442, a long-acting antibody combination of tixagevimab and cilgavimab, in significantly lessening the development of...

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