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Influenza pandemics more likely to emerge in spring, summer

Influenza pandemics more likely to emerge in spring, summer
October 22, 2017

A recent modeling study showed that influenza pandemics are more likely to occur in spring and summer months than during the height of a seasonal influenza epidemic.

“These findings may improve pre-pandemic risk assessments and real-time situational awareness, particularly as we gain greater insight into the extent of immunity,” Lauren Ancel Meyers, professor at the University of Texas, and colleagues wrote in PLoS Computational Biology.

Mount Sinai palliative care specialist receives National Academy of Medicine award

October 22, 2017
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, received the National Academy of Medicine’s Gustav O. Leinhard Award for Advancement of Health Care. The award recognizes Meier’s…
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Most dietary supplements mislabeled, may cause liver injury

October 22, 2017
Mislabeling or omission of ingredients occurs frequently in herbal and dietary supplements, especially among bodybuilding and weight loss products, according to a…
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VIDEO: Expert gives advice on how to launch and protect innovative ideas and products

October 22, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Nikki Hafezi, MAS IP ETHZ, gives advice on what should and should not be

AHA partners with group to set global health agenda

October 22, 2017
The American Heart Association announced it is becoming a member of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a hub for global collaboration…
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Cataract and Refractive 360 – Fundamentals, Techniques, and Technology: Volume 2, Number 2

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.; Alcon Laboratories, Inc.; and Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Successful cataract surgery involves a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment…
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A Modified Foveal Advancement Technique in the Treatment of Persistent Large Macular Holes

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, October 2017, Volume 48 Issue 10
To evaluate the outcomes of a new surgical technique on the closure of persistent large macular holes (MHs) Data for 10…
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American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Expert suggests how to select best options for presbyopia

October 21, 2017
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