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FDA Approves First Self-Test Collection Kit for HPV

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a kit that will allow...

Physicians With Disabilities May Experience Depersonalization

However, they are not more likely to experience emotional exhaustion

USDA, HHS Announce New Measures to Monitor, Prevent Bird Flu

Dairy farmers will be compensated for keeping workers, animals safe; viral research and monitoring will be funded

Cyberattack Cripples Major U.S. Health Care Network

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Ascension, a major U.S. health care system with 140 hospitals in 19 states,...

Novel Genetic Loci ID’d for Hypertension in European Ancestry

Clinically meaningful differences in BP and increased HTN risk seen in top versus bottom decile of polygenic risk scores

Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Use Has Increased for All Racial Groups

Rates of increase significantly higher for Hispanics and non-Hispanic African Americans for autologous, allogeneic HCT

GWAS Identifies 108 Independent Risk Loci for Kidney Cancer

Validated polygenic risk score generated, with area under the curve of 0.65 among European ancestry individuals

Healthy Lifestyle Can Overcome Genetic Predisposition to Premature Death

Optimal healthy lifestyles include never smoking, regular physical activity, adequate sleep duration, and a healthy diet

AI May Boost Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Disorders

Authors say AI-MARRVEL tool shows potential for primary diagnosis, reanalysis of unsolved cases, and discovery of novel disease genes

Florida Dolphin Found Infected With Bird Flu

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 30, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- H5N1 avian "bird" flu is making headlines this week, with new reports finding...