• 55% of Hospitalized COVID Patients Still Had Symptoms at 2 Years

    16 days ago - By MedPageToday

    More than half of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, during the initial outbreak reported at least one symptom a couple of years later, researchers found.
    The proportion of COVID-19 survivors with at least one...
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  • New smoking-cessation program helps more cancer patients to quit successfully

    New smoking-cessation program helps more cancer patients to quit successfully

    16 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a way to help more patients who want to stop smoking.
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  • New HIV PrEP Guidelines

    16 days ago - By Medscape

    This update gives healthcare providers the latest guidance on prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis - a powerful tool for HIV prevention - to their patients.
    CDC Expert Commentary
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  • Study shows Mediterranean Diet Helps Young Men With Depression

    Study shows Mediterranean Diet Helps Young Men With Depression

    16 days ago - By Web MD

    Young men with a poor diet reported a decrease in symptoms of depression when they switched to the Mediterranean diet compared to young men who underwent befriending therapy, a new study shows.
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  • New tool assessing symptoms of long COVID was developed with help from patients

    New tool assessing symptoms of long COVID was developed with help from patients

    16 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers in the United Kingdom developed a novel tool they said can assess the symptoms of long COVID and help deliver clinical care.
    With input from patients, Sarah E. Hughes, PhD, MHSc, and colleagues created the Symptom Burden Questionnaire for Long COVID to fill the need for a comprehensive, patient-reported outcome measure that is specific to long COVID, Hughes said.
    “When reviewing existing measures, individuals living with long COVID told us that these PROMs did not fully capture their lived experience,” Hughes, a research fellow in the Centre for
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