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Low Blood Oxygen Increases Risk of Early Death Manifold in Children

Children (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Sydney, Nov 3: Low blood oxygen is more common in sick children than previously thought, and increases their risk of premature death by eight times compared to those with normal blood oxygen, new research has found. The study, published in Lancet’s EclinicalMedicine journal, shows that low blood oxygen is common not only… Read More »

Vertex lands blockbuster triple combo nod for CF drug Trikafta—5 months early

The triple combo era in cystic fibrosis is here thanks to a Monday Vertex approval—and it’s here earlier than industry watchers expected. A lot earlier. Five months ahead of schedule—and just three months after the company submitted its regulatory application—the FDA green-lighted Trikafta for the treatment of CF patients over the age of 12 with… Read More »

High levels of air pollution seem to be linked to early miscarriages

By Jessica Hamzelou Exposure to air pollution may affect the development of a fetusEdward Wong/South China Morning Post via Getty Images High levels of air pollution may increase the chance of a missed miscarriage, according to data from pregnant women living and working in Beijing, China. “We have clear evidence and accumulating knowledge that there… Read More »

Study reveals bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs 'NOT linked to early deaths'

Bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs will not lead to early deaths, experts claim. A scientific study of 54,000 people failed to find any link between red and processed meats and the risk of heart disease, diabetes or cancer. And experts say it is safe to enjoy the foodstuffs three or four times a week in… Read More »

Duke leverages AI to identify patients with early stage sepsis

Time is of the essence when it comes to detecting sepsis—the deadly condition has no clear time of onset and no clear biomarker, making it difficult to diagnose. To address the problem, the Duke Institute for Health Innovation has developed an artificial intelligence system to help clinicians identify patients in the early stages of sepsis… Read More »