• Patient complaints of illnesses after eating Lucky Charms top 550

    7 days ago - By Food Safety

    More people have been added to the patient list in an outbreak of “adverse events” linked to dry cereal, according to the FDA.
    The agency is now reporting 555 complaints of what it is describing as “adverse events” after eating un unnamed dry cereal. Although the cereal is not identified in the Food and Drug Administration's outbreak update, a spokesperson has confirmed to Food Safety News that it is investigating complaints about Lucky Charms breakfast cereal.
    This past week the FDA had collected 529 reports of illnesses that consumers believe to be linked to the cereal. That was up from...
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  • Study shows link between abnormal blood clotting and impaired exercise capacity in people with long COVID

    Study shows link between abnormal blood clotting and impaired exercise capacity in people with long COVID

    7 days ago - By News Medical

    According to a study published today in Blood Advances, people suffering from long COVID may face an increased risk of abnormal blood clotting.
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  • Limiting resident-physician work hours reduces medical errors and adverse events

    7 days ago - By News Medical

    In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education limited first-year resident-physicians' work hours to no more than 16 consecutive hours after studies indicated that longer shifts may increase risk of medical errors and other adverse outcomes.
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  • Fatigue in patients with advanced NASH may increase risk for adverse events

    Fatigue in patients with advanced NASH may increase risk for adverse events

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Worse fatigue at baseline among patients with nonalcohol steatohepatitis-related advanced fibrosis and cirrhosis correlated with a higher risk adverse clinical events, according to published results.
    “Although generally considered asymptomatic, almost half of patients with NASH have clinically significant fatigue which, in turn, has a profound negative impact on the overall patient experience,” Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, president of Inova Medicine Services and professor and chairman of the department of medicine at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Virginia, and colleagues wrote
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