La Importancia de las Vacunas Regulares para la Salud Cardíaca

(Family Features) Si bien la mayoría de los padres son buenos para hacer un seguimiento de las vacunas que sus hijos necesitan para mantenerse saludables, muchos adultos no se dan cuenta de que las vacunas también son importantes para mantenerse saludables para el corazón. Los adultos, especialmente aquellos con antecedentes de enfermedad cardíaca o ataque cerebral, deben tomar medidas para…

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The Ignore No More: ACTe Now! Campaign to address vast health disparities by seeking more inclusive approach to recruiting Black American patients for clinical trials and research CHICAGO — The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is proud to announce the launch of the Ignore No More: ACTe Now! (Advance Clinical Trials for Equity in Sarcoidosis) campaign. The goals of this campaign are…

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Comprensión de la fibrilación auricular: Vivir con y tratar una afección común

(Family Features) Un diagnóstico de fibrilación auricular (AFib) puede ser aterrador, pero no tiene por qué impedirle disfrutar de la vida. Aprender más sobre la condición y las opciones de tratamiento puede afectar significativamente su pronóstico y calidad de vida. La AFib es el tipo más común de arritmia cardíaca o ritmo cardíaco anormal. Ocurre cuando las cavidades superiores del…

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Help Discover the Next Breakthrough Medical Treatment

(Family Features) Without clinical trials, the medicines millions of people rely on to treat or cure diseases would not have become available. Clinical trials examine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments in people, and this research plays a key role in developing ways to prevent, detect and treat diseases. Why Diversity is Important in Clinical Trials To ensure new…

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FDA Approves First Systemic Treatment for Alopecia Areata

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Olumiant (baricitinib) oral tablets to treat adult patients with severe alopecia areata, a disorder that often appears as patchy baldness and affects more than 300,000 people in the U.S. each year. Today’s action marks the first FDA approval of a systemic treatment (i.e. treats the entire body rather than a specific location)…

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CVS Health Environmental, Social and Governance Report Details 2021 Progress

WOONSOCKET, R.I. /PRNewswire/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the release of its annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report – Healthy 2030 – detailing how the company is helping create a healthier and more sustainable world. “In 2021 we made significant progress towards our Healthy 2030 goals, with a particular focus on addressing health equity and protecting the environment,” said Karen S. Lynch, President and…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA to Hold Advisory Committee Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccines to Discuss Future Boosters

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing a virtual meeting of its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) on Wed., April 6, to discuss considerations for future COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and the process for selecting specific strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus for COVID-19 vaccines to address current and emerging variants. Along with the independent experts…

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