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Cold water may be an effective defense against dementia

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 20 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. After years of anecdotal evidence, scientists have finally nailed down one link between brain health and the “polar bear plunge.” In a study of the blood profiles of regular winter-time swimmers in London, Cambridge […]

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Results of an individual patient data pooled analysis reported at RCT Connect

An individual patient data pooled analysis comparing the use of bivalirudin versus heparin in heart attack patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) found that bivalirudin use was associated with similar overall rates of 30-day mortality across all heart attack patients, but lower rates of serious bleeding events. Moreover, mortality was reduced in patients with ST-segment […]

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Massey scientist suggests COVID-19 should be treated as an acute inflammatory disease

The COVID-19 pandemic has had detrimental effects on global infrastructure sectors, including economic, political, health care, education and research systems, and there is still no definitive treatment strategy for the disease. A team of scientists, including VCU Massey Cancer Center researcher Masoud Manjili, D.V.M., Ph.D., conducted a comprehensive analysis of worldwide COVID-19 data to identify […]

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Is it safe to take an Uber during the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in innumerable ways. When we aren’t staying at home, we’re being as careful as possible when we go outside, remaining six feet apart from each other and wearing face masks. Lockdown restrictions are slowly easing up all over the U.S., but COVID-19 is far from gone. Things that […]

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An aspirin a day keeps the bowel doctor away

A regular dose of aspirin to reduce the risk of inherited bowel cancer lasts at least 10 years after stopping treatment, research has revealed. The international trial—known as CAPP2—involved patients with Lynch syndrome from around the world and revealed that two aspirins a day, for an average of two and a half years, reduced the […]