THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence to support administering antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive dental procedures (IDP) in patients with prosthetic joints, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in JAMA Network Open.
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THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Having a child with type 1 diabetes can be a challenging health condition for parents to manage, but new research suggests an "artificial pancreas" system may beat standard treatment in controlling the blood sugar disease in young children.
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most emergency department interventions aimed at cutting opioid prescribing cut the prescription rate but not the prescribed opioid quantity, according to a review published online Jan. 13 in JAMA Network Open.
THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A fourth dose of an mRNA-based anti-severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine may increase antispike immunoglobulin (Ig)G titers in kidney transplant recipients, according to a research letter published online Jan. 11 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- If COVID-19 vaccines and medicines are shared equally worldwide, the pandemic could ease this year, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rinvoq (upadacitinib) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in patients aged 12 years and older, the manufacturer announced Friday.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There are racial and ethnic disparities in receipt of monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment among patients with COVID-19, according to research published in the Jan. 14 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Two doses of the BNT162b2 vaccine are highly effective against COVID-19-related hospitalization and critical disease in adolescents aged 12 to 18 years, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- The way freelance photographer Donna Dymally sees it, snapping pictures imparts important life lessons.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A rare and serious inflammatory condition called MIS-C can strike kids weeks after they've recovered from their COVID infection.