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Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Nutrition for eye health – Washington Daily News – thewashingtondailynews.com

GWYN THOMPSON Among many other health awareness topics in June, one this month is Cataract Awareness Month. As many health-related appointments have been postponed due to COVID-19, it’s important to do what you can to take extra self-care measures through this uncertain time. According to an organization called Prevent Blindness, women are at higher risk… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Opinion: Why Michigan needs more pharmacy reform – The Detroit News

opinion James Broughel Published 11:00 PM EDT Jun 14, 2020 During the month of May, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two executive orders unleashing the talents of Michigan pharmacists in the fight against COVID-19. The first one, which was signed on May 19 and extended several past orders, expanded pharmacists’ operational capacity and authority to dispense… Read More »

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »