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A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

India accounts for 1 in 3 new Covid cases being recorded. Here is its second wave in 5 charts

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a graffiti, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on a street in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2021. Francis Mascarenhas | Reuters India’s second wave of Covid-19 infections shows no signs of slowing down as the country’s overwhelmed health-care system faces supply shortages for hospital… Read More »

Pfizer’s Ibrance kisses early breast cancer hopes goodbye with second study failure

After Pfizer’s Ibrance failed a crucial study in HR-positive, HR-negative postsurgery breast cancer patients, the company clung to hope that it could still show a benefit in a high-risk subset of those patients. But new data have officially snuffed out those hopes. There’s “no saving adjuvant for Ibrance,” SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges wrote in… Read More »

There are signs that Europe’s second wave might have peaked in UK and elsewhere

Visitors watch the dolphins show while keeping one bench as safety distance at the Madrid Zoo Aquarium Park on August 25, 2020, in Madrid, Spain. Miguel Pereira | Getty Images News | Getty Images There is cause for cautious optimism in some European countries battling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, as the rate… Read More »

With a Second Health Center, Walmart Hopes to Solidify Itself as a Care Provider

Most people go to Walmart to buy groceries, electronics or other merchandise. But Americans across the country may soon be able to see a primary care doctor at the department store. The country’s largest retailer recently opened a second Walmart Health center in Calhoun, Georgia, and has plans to open more medical care facilities, CNN… Read More »