Judge set to hear challenge of Mississippi abortion law – ABC News

JACKSON, Miss. — A judge is holding a hearing Tuesday to consider a lawsuit filed by Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, which is trying to remain open by blocking a law that would ban most abortions in the state. The law — which state lawmakers passed before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the 1973 ruling that allowed abortions nationwide — is […]

Scientists offer a set of recommendations to improve future research on diet and dementia – News-Medical.Net

Anyone searching the internet for brain healthy foods will find no shortage of stories making dietary recommendations. Some of those stories point to observational studies that have suggested a link between the lower or greater intake of certain foods and the risk of dementia. But clinical research attempting to connect specific nutrients or diets to cognitive function have not found […]

Health: Medical prescriptions now also available in digital form – RTL Today

Since 1 July, patients can make use of digital prescriptions to acquire medication from Luxembourgish pharmacies. MP Marc Spautz from the Christian Social People’s Party (CSV) recently filed a parliamentary enquiry concerned with digitalisation in the medical sector. He thus wanted to know if patients are already able to use digital prescriptions in pharmacies, or if they still have to […]

Key to Hepatitis A Replication Discovered – Technology Networks

The viral replication cycle is crucial for a virus to spread inside the body and cause disease. Focusing on that cycle in the hepatitis A virus (HAV), UNC School of Medicine scientists discovered that replication requires specific interactions between the human protein ZCCHC14 and a group of enzymes called TENT4 poly(A) polymerases. They also found that the oral compound RG7834 […]

Machine learning predicts clinically significant health related quality of life improvement after sensorimotor rehabilitation interventions in chronic stroke | Scientific Reports – Nature.com

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Discussing tools and resources to support the bladder cancer patient community – News-Medical.Net

insights from industryDr. Ignacio Duran & Alex FilicevasMedical Oncologist & Executive DirectorMarques de Valdecilla University Hospital & World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition In this interview, Dr. Ignacio Duran & Alex Filicevas discuss the bladder cancer patient support landscape, including a review of the tools and resources available to the community, as well as key unmet needs to address. [embedded content] […]

Magic mushrooms: BC production facility one of a handful licensed to grow – CTV News

In southern B.C, there’s a new 20,000 square foot production facility where one particular product is generating a lot of buzz. Psilocybin — better known as magic mushrooms — are grown here legally in a high-tech lab, where cultivators are hoping to contribute to medical research that suggests these mushrooms could have huge medical benefits. “There’s lots of clinical studies […]

A Clunky, Reusable Mask May be the Answer to N95 Waste – The New York Times

Experts say the U. S. government has unintentionally encouraged a dependency on imported masks by failing to promote elastomeric respirators, a reusable mask that is domestically produced. In the early 1990s, long before P. P. E., N95 and asymptomatic transmission became household terms, federal health officials issued guidelines for how medical workers should protect themselves from tuberculosis during a resurgence […]