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New predictors for peripheral neuropathy found in study of people living with HIV

A study looking at peripheral neuropathy in people living with HIV has found links to both known and new variables including older age, longer duration of HIV infection, exposure to neurotoxic antiretrovirals and other chronic conditions. Dr Wei Tu’s research team at the University of Alberta used machine learning to improve data analysis. They found… Read More »

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Found to Be 79% Effective in U.S. Study

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Rollout Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Found to Be 79% Effective in U.S. Study The company is preparing to apply for emergency authorization from the Food and… Read More »

Optimized EHR flowsheets found to reduce clinician burden, burnout

Documentation burden is a common problem with modern electronic health record systems. EHRs have been linked to many benefits, from improving care quality and reducing prescription errors to facilitating biomedical research. But documentation burden is contributing to clinician burnout.  While a number of solutions have been proposed, most – such as voice recorders and motion… Read More »

How to live longer: This type of exercise found to be best for increasing life expectancy

Studies have found that a long lifespan may be linked to a number of factors with genetics being one of the main ones. One study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine looked at 500 individuals who had lived to 95 or older and identified common genotypes, rather than lifestyle variables, that caused them to… Read More »

Medical News Today: Strong link found between chronic headache and back pain

A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were twice as likely to experience the other disorder as well. New research finds a strong association between headaches and lower back pain. Chronic headaches and persistent back pain are both debilitating conditions. New findings suggest a link between the two,… Read More »