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Dr. Keith Roach is a physician at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He writes an educational column on infectious diseases, public health and sports medicine.North America Syndicate DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been prediabetic for around 13 years and had b...




Weight loss concept. (Stock photo.) A new study confirms that treatment with Bimagrumab, an antibody that blocks activin type II receptors and stimulates skeletal muscle growth, is safe and effective for treating excess adiposity and metabolic disturbances of adult patients with obesity and t...


Published on Monday, January 10, 2022 AddGraft has developed a platform that uses skin epidermal progenitor cells to deliver one or more therapeutic agents. (Image: iStock.com/Floaria Bicher) AddGraft Therapeutics  has developed a novel platform that aims to effectively treat subst...


Newly public data show that hospital prices vary in unpredictable ways that seem out of patients’ control. A Wall Street Journal analysis has identified a kind of health coverage that leaves patients with especially high bills. Hospitals’ highest rates often aren’t for a specific insurance plan, but...



You have 4 free articles left this month. One man can lead a horse to water but 10 men cannot make him drink. This piece of wisdom has never been more true than it is today.  COVID is wreaking havoc in our nation and around the world. Sixteen months ago, we were powerless as our death tolls kept...


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Research Indirect effects of... Indirect effects of the covid-19 pandemic on childhood infection in England: population based observational study Abstract Objective To assess the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on hospital admission rates and mortality outcomes for child...



To the Editor: During the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, several new viral variants have emerged, leading to the virus becoming more contagious. However, efficient immune escape has not been observed, and vaccines have remained effective. Most recently, the B...



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