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New Spanish study investigates clinical and virological characteristics of confirmed human #monkeypox among 181 patients:
Hoy se publica este artículo sobre la viruela del mono en @TheLancet. Vemos que el 40% de los pacientes necesitan tratamiento para el #dolor, y que las lesiones de piel son mucho más #infecciosas que las gotas respiratorias. Link aquí:…
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Food prices are at near record levels globally, and the implications are dire. @CorinnaHawkes and colleagues discuss ways of tackling the political inequalities at the heart of an unequal food system:
What is happening with #monkeypox in Africa? Why wasn't it tackled previously? Will the PHEIC declaration have an impact? Prof @YapBoum2 joins @GavinCleaver and guest host Dr. @mimilewissabin in a new #LancetVoice 🔊
"Ethnic inequalities sprawl across specialties." One year after its founding, the NHS Race & Health Observatory is shining a light on issues policymakers may want to avoid. @NHS_RHO
For this year’s International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we are proud to offer a publicly available special issue with more than 45 book chapters and journal articles. Download and share � #WeAreIndigenouss#UNPFIIIS
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📢Call for abstracts is open!…t Share your experience and learning online at#LancetSummitObesityy – Childhood obesity: consequences across the life course, Mar 2-3, 2023. Submit abstracts by Oct 21.#childobesityy#DOHADD3
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New Review: Respiratory syncytial virus prevention within reach: the vaccine and monoclonal antibody landscape…
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The Lancet Group has just launched a new #Monkeypox Collection, with content spanning epidemiology, treatments, and more. All of our monkeypox content is free to access:
"How many people over 60 do you know? If you know six or eight, then chances are at least one of them has been a victim of elder abuse." What we do about elder abuse will be our legacy, writes Fiona Ecarnot in @LancetLongevity.
#LongCOVID: which symptoms can be attributed to SARS-CoV-2 infection? Christopher E Brightling and @REvans_Breathe discuss.
For #SouthAsianHeritageMonth, join Angela Saini, @BinitaKane, and @RaoMala as they discuss their heritage, research, and improving inclusion and diversity in health and science. 📅 18 Aug, 12 pm BST Register today �
The worldwide prevalence of #NAFLD is substantially higher than previously estimated, and continues to increase - read the latest systematic review and meta-analysis from researchers at @UCalgaryMed here:… #LiverTwitter #MedTwitter #fattyliver #NASH
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#Depression rates in young people have risen sharply in the past decade, especially in females. @anita_thapar1 and colleagues provide a Seminar, focusing mainly on major depressive disorder:
"Proven strategies exist to prevent much physical and mental ill health. Putting these strategies into action is not something that should be left to policy makers. Psychiatric associations are leading with advocacy." Our August Editorial…
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A new Tunisian constitution grants the president sweeping powers; rights groups have expressed concern over a reversal of democratic gains and impacts on health. Sharmila Devi reports.
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Select an answer from the options below: 1⃣ Mismatched deceased donor 2⃣ Mismatched living donor 3⃣ Matched deceased donor 4⃣ Zero-mismatched living donor
According to studies published to date, which recipient type is most likely to be successfully weaned off immunosuppression after a combined haematopoietic stem-cell transplant and kidney transplant? /2
"The cost of health care remains unaffordable for the majority of Kenyans." On Aug 9, Kenya will go to the polls in a general election. @MunyaWaMakoni reports on the parties' pledges on health.
A year since our #HeatHealth Series ⁦@TheLancet,⁩ this week’s leader⁩ urges prompt action to reduce immediate vulnerability to extreme #heat Editorial: Reducing health effects of extreme heat:
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In patients hospitalised with #COVID19, baricitinib significantly reduced the risk of death but the size of benefit was somewhat smaller than that suggested by previous trials. Learn more:
New correspondence> Why is there expanding community transmission of #monkeypox in 2022?…
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"We need to make concerted efforts now to finally eliminate #tuberculosis everywhere." @Marks1Guy and colleagues on an epidemiological approach in high-burden countries:
Our Aug issue is online! In the backdrop of the current heatwaves, our Editorial discusses how we can prepare for a hotter world & our Cover highlights a Swedish cohort study on risk factors for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in over 2M children 👇…dO
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There are gaping deficiencies in the response to extreme heat. Most countries have failed to adequately plan, adapt, and use evidence-based information to protect their populations.
"The #longCOVID case definition needs to be further improved... better mechanistic understanding is crucial. This will lead to personalised multimodality treatments." Christopher E Brightling and @REvans_Breathe provide a linked Comment.
Elsevier's Embrace and The Lancet's Group for Racial Equality welcomes you and three panelists @federAngela, @BinitaKane, and @RaoMala to share their South Asian heritage, research and experiences to improve inclusion and diversity in health & science.
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The heatwaves and wildfires in 2022 were forecast, yet preparation and risk mitigation were shockingly poor. Only global political action will alter the trajectory of rising heat-related harms to health. More in our new issue:
In our new issue: night-time #heat & #mortality under future warming; ethics and economics of #plantbased #beef substitutes in #USA; household #overcrowding across #Africa; #ONEHealth & #infectious disease; #conservation & #planetaryhealth, plus more!…
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EDITORIAL: Reaching a balance with wild species “By affirming the full contribution of nature to human wellbeing, and the right of wild species to thrive alongside us, we can avoid irrevocable losses to the richness of life” @IPBES #conservation…
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NEW—Most reliable estimates to date suggest 1 in 8 COVID-19 patients develop #longCOVID symptoms.
New correspondence: Is the #UK prepared for seasonal influenza in 2022–23 and beyond?…
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"Employers and governments have a duty to care for their staff and to investigate and sanction when attacks on healthcare occur." New report sheds light on rising violence against health workers. More from @Jacquithornton 👇
Osteoporosis is a process of bone loss, present in almost all individuals over 50–60 years. The goal of #osteoporosis management is to prevent fractures; several interventions and treatments are available ⤵️
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Our September issue is out NOW at… — we have content on optimising trial designs for #AI in #endoscopy, #EOE, #NAFLD, #HCC, #HBV, #PFIC, pouch neoplasia, and much more #livertwitter #gitwitter #medtwitter
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We are bringing together world-renowned experts to advise our #ConfidenceInResearch initiative via 3 expert forums including a Global Advisory Board, chaired by @economistimpact. Delegates include @richardhorton1 of @TheLancet Find out more here:
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"While scientists race to explain this phenomenon, paediatricians, hepatologists, virologists, and infectious disease experts must collaborate to stay ahead of any surge in cases." @LancetChildAdol editors on severe acute #hepatitis in children:
Elsevier's Embrace and The Lancet's Group for Racial Equality welcomes you and three panelists @federAngela, @BinitaKane, and @RaoMala to share their South Asian heritage, research and experiences to improve inclusion and diversity in health & science.
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The @WPA_Psychiatry-Lancet Commission "Time for united action on depression" calls for a whole-of-society approach to alleviate one of the world's leading causes of avoidable suffering & premature deaths #UniteAgainstDepression ➡️Read for free #WCP22…
🚨New today 🚨 Monkeypox as a PHEIC: implications for global health governance - out now in@TheLancetet⁩ w/@MarkRTurnerer⁩…pp
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New Comment: #Monkepox virus isolation from a semen sample collected in the early phase of infection in a patient with prolonged seminal viral shedding…
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In @TheLancet article about ICN, @ICRC, @IHF_FIH, & @medwma study, ICN CEO @HowardCatton: “Threats and violence #nurses face have got even worse during the #COVID19 #pandemic. Employers & govts must take concrete actions to protect their nurses.” More:
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For a comprehensive overview of drug therapy for #osteoporosis in older adults, read this Therapeutics paper: Authored by Ian R Reid and Emma O Billington.
Pharmacological agents can lower fracture risk by reducing bone resorption or by stimulating bone formation. Considerations and adverse effects are outlined below ⤵️
Osteoporosis is a process of bone loss, present in almost all individuals over 50–60 years. The goal of #osteoporosis management is to prevent fractures; several interventions and treatments are available ⤵️
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