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Doctors Baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in Healthy Young People

Doctors baffled by rise in Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). Image: Claire Smith/Unsplash Australian DOCTORS are developing the country’s first SADS registry after recent incidents of healthy young people dying from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, or Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome (SADS), is an “umbrella term to describe unexpected deaths in young …

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‘It’s Gonna Hurt’: An Honest Look at How Doctors Suffer in a Punitive System

Adam (Ben Whishaw) in the hospital delivery room. Anika Molnar/Sister Pictures/BBC Studios/AMC hide caption toggle caption Anika Molnar/Sister Pictures/BBC Studios/AMC Adam (Ben Whishaw) in the hospital delivery room. Anika Molnar/Sister Pictures/BBC Studios/AMC The first plan of the new series This will hurt finds a man who we later learn is Adam, played by Ben Whishaw, …

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As pandemic wanes, long-haul Covid still drains patients and confuses doctors

Elongtime physiotherapist and athlete mily Caffee gave her primary care provider a hard time for suggesting an antidepressant when she complained of fatigue, body aches and brain fog in the months after her illness with Covid-19 in March 2020. “She did a very thorough medical workup and many lab values ​​came back ‘normal,’” said Caffee, …

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Girls are hitting puberty at an earlier age, doctors say | The daily thread

It seems that girls are experiencing puberty at a younger age than in the past. As early as the 1990s, researchers began document that girls began to develop breasts around age 10, more than a year earlier than recorded in previous medical literature. The same study noted that black girls started puberty even earlier, around …

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US doctors reconsider Pfizer’s Paxlovid for low-risk COVID patients

May 28 (Reuters) – Use of Pfizer Inc. (PFE.N) COVID-19 antiviral Paxlovid peaked this week, but some doctors are reconsidering the pills for low-risk patients after a US public health agency warned symptoms may return after people finish treatment with the drug, and that they should then self-isolate a second time. More quarantine time “is …

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