ASTRO updates the guideline for the treatment of endometrial cancer

Important updates include consideration of the role of surgical staging and molecular profiling techniques to help determine whether patients should receive postoperative therapy. The guideline will be available in the January/February 2023 issue of Practical radiation oncology. The guideline includes treatment algorithms for stage I-II endometrial cancer, stage I-II cancer with high-risk histology … Read more

Flu shots for children: drop-ins at Metro Vancouver clinics

Health authorities in Metro Vancouver are opening walk-in clinics for children under 12 to receive the flu vaccine as the province launches a so-called “blitz” in response to an alarming increase in hospitalizations among children. Announcing the ramp-up of efforts to get children vaccinated on Monday, officials said only 21 percent of children aged six … Read more

Deliciously, Ella reveals strep A scare when her daughter had ‘signs’ of the deadly bacteria

Deliciously Ella Reveals Strep A Scare After Spending The Night In The ER With Her Daughter Who ‘Had Signs’ Of The Deadly Bacteria Deliciously Ella, 31, revealed she spent 7 hours in hospital with her daughter The mother of two said she had ‘strep’ but is much better now Fitness guru Ella praised “angel” doctors … Read more

Some forms of childhood malnutrition, dwarfism can be prevented with vaccines – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the news hub In mice, vaccination prevents intestinal damage related to toxin from diarrhea-causing bacteria Alullah Sheikh The lining of a healthy gut has tightly packed projections called microvilli that absorb nutrients (left), but exposure to a bacterial toxin damages the microvilli (right) and impairs nutrient absorption. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine … Read more

New Clinical Practice Guideline provides recommendations to manage hypoglycemia in people with diabetes

People with diabetes are taking advantage of advances in medicines and technologies to lower their risk of hypoglycemia, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline released today by the Endocrine Society. The directive, titled “Management of Individuals with Diabetes at High Risk for Hypoglycemia: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the Endocrine Society,” was published online and … Read more

A possible link between oral bacteria and brain abscesses

Overview: Previous research has linked oral bacteria and poor oral hygiene to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers have discovered a link between Streptococcus anginosus, a bacteria found in oral abscesses, and an increased risk of brain abscesses. Source: University of Plymouth Bacteria known to cause oral infections may also be a contributing … Read more

Streptococcus on the rise in UK: Scarlet fever cases rise tenfold amid fears of antibiotic shortage at GPs

What is Strep A and what are the symptoms? Stay on top of the trend in fashion and beyond with our free weekly Lifestyle Edit newsletter Stay on top of the trend in fashion and beyond with our free weekly Lifestyle Edit newsletter Cases of scarlet fever have increased tenfold this year, official figures show … Read more