Health

The recent statement by the CDC regarding the potential increased risk of the H5N1 virus to human health has sparked concerns about a possible pandemic. While the current risk remains low, the agency is gearing up for the possibility that the influenza A(H5N1) viruses could mutate and become easily transmissible among humans, leading to a
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Recent pharmacy data revealed a substantial surge in the prescription of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists among adolescents and young adults. Between 2020 and 2023, the number of individuals aged 12 to 25 years receiving these prescriptions experienced a remarkable 594.4% increase. This surge contrasts with the overall prescription rate of other pharmacy drugs, which
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The news of a fatal incident on board a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore is undoubtedly heartbreaking. One person lost their life, and several others sustained injuries due to severe turbulence. This serves as a reminder of the unpredictability of air travel and the importance of safety measures in place to protect passengers.
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Recently, health officials issued a warning that an employee at a Whole Foods store in Beverly Hills may have put customers at risk of hepatitis A. This news serves as a stark reminder of the importance of food safety and proper hygiene practices in retail environments. While shortages of ADHD medications are starting to improve,
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex condition that can lead to a variety of serious complications, including gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. A recent retrospective study presented by Mingyue He, MD, at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring Clinical meeting revealed that individuals with advanced CKD, particularly those in stage 5, faced a significantly higher risk
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