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How beneficial is a family meal?

How beneficial is a family meal?

How beneficial is a family meal? How beneficial is a family meal? Georgia Middleton: “Trying to chase the ideal of the family meal might be introducing yet more pressures to family life.” The family meal has long been associated with numerous health and wellbeing benefits for both adults and children, …

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    Ticagrelor-aspirin beneficial for mild-to-moderate stroke, TIA

    Ticagrelor-aspirin beneficial for mild-to-moderate stroke, TIA

    Ticagrelor-aspirin beneficial for mild-to-moderate stroke, TIA Ticagrelor-aspirin beneficial for mild-to-moderate stroke, TIA (HealthDay)—Ticagrelor-aspirin is associated with a reduced risk for the composite of stroke or death within 30 days of mild-to-moderate acute noncardioembolic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), according to a study published in the July 16 issue …

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      Adherence to prophylaxis for EGFRi-linked rash beneficial

      Adherence to prophylaxis for EGFRi-linked rash beneficial

      Adherence to prophylaxis for EGFRi-linked rash beneficial Adherence to prophylaxis for EGFRi-linked rash beneficial (HealthDay)—Increasing adherence to evidence-based prophylaxis protocols for epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (EGFRi)-associated rash can reduce interventions and toxicity-associated chemotherapy interruptions, according to a study published online July 1 in JAMA Dermatology. Zizi Yu, from Harvard …

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        Five-day course of remdesivir beneficial in severe COVID-19

        Five-day course of remdesivir beneficial in severe COVID-19

        Five-day course of remdesivir beneficial in severe COVID-19 Five-day course of remdesivir beneficial in severe COVID-19 (HealthDay)—There seems to be no significant difference between a five- and 10-day course of remdesivir for patients with severe COVID-19 not requiring mechanical ventilation, according to a study published online May 27 in the …

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          Antibiotics, corticosteroids beneficial in COPD exacerbations

          Antibiotics, corticosteroids beneficial in COPD exacerbations 1

          (HealthDay)—For adults with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), antibiotics and systemic corticosteroids are associated with less treatment failure, according to a review published online Feb. 25 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Claudia C. Dobler, M.D., Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues assessed the …

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            High-tempo music may make exercise easier and more beneficial

            High-tempo music may make exercise easier and more beneficial 2

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain With the start of the new year, gyms are at their busiest and many people are trying to establish a workout routine to improve their health. Getting an edge by making exercise easier and more effective could be the difference between success and guiltily returning to …

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              Holding intubated infants in ICU found to be safe, beneficial

              Holding intubated infants in ICU found to be safe, beneficial 3

              (HealthDay)—Holding intubated infants in the intensive care unit is well tolerated and does not increase adverse events, according to a study published in the December issue of Critical Care Nurse. Laura Ortmann, M.D., and Anne Dey, D.N.P., R.N., from the Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Omaha in Nebraska, examined the …

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                Treatment beneficial for nonagenarians with lung cancer

                Treatment beneficial for nonagenarians with lung cancer 4

                (HealthDay)—Receiving treatment is associated with better survival for nonagenarians with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with the greatest survival benefit for stage I patients, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, M.D., from the Stanford University Medical Center in California, …

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                  Ultrasound to guide treatment strategy not beneficial in early RA

                  Ultrasound to guide treatment strategy not beneficial in early RA 5

                  According to new research findings presented this week at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, a treatment strategy guided by ultrasound information use does not appear to provide better treatment decisions in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis. The study didn’t find any additional reduction in MRI inflammation or structural damage when …

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