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Obesity Is A Chronic Disease: Instead Of Punishing Patients, Provide Access To Treatment | Health Affairs Forefront

Weight shame entertainment first captured American audiences through reality television shows that subjected people with obesity to extreme diets and often dangerous exercise regimes. Viewership for those programs has declined, but the weight shame entertainment has persisted on television by moving out of the gym to find a new setting for its drama: the doctor’s …

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A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient’s crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn

A man with a weakened immune system got severe monkeypox that caused his nose tissue to die. Image has been edited to cover the man’s nose.Infection/Boesecke, C., Monin, M.B., van Bremen, K. et al Severe monkeypox caused the nose tissue of a man with undiagnosed AIDs to die, according to a report. A red spot, …

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A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient’s crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn

A man with a weakened immune system got severe monkeypox that caused his nose tissue to die. Image has been edited to cover the man’s nose.Infection/Boesecke, C., Monin, M.B., van Bremen, K. et al Severe monkeypox caused the nose tissue of a man with undiagnosed AIDs to die, according to a report. A red spot, …

A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient’s crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn Read More »

A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient’s crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn

Severe monkeypox caused the nose tissue of a man with undiagnosed AIDs to die, according to a report. A red spot, which was mistaken for sunburn, progressed to dead tissue within three days.  This post contains a graphic image of the man’s nose. Loading Something is loading. Monkeypox caused a man’s nose tissue to die days after …

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Ivermectin among generic drugs that failed to help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization, large study shows

A new study found three generic drugs — fluvoxamine, which is often prescribed to treat depression, the controversial antimalarial ivermectin, and the diabetes pill metformin — failed to prevent the kind of severe COVID-19 that leads to an emergency-room visit or hospitalization.  The research, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, examined whether …

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Long list of reasons ERs are overflowing with behavioral health patients – The Boston Globe

For those people who want to use health insurance, their insurers make it as difficult as possible to access care. One thing insurance companies do is require time-consuming prior authorizations for psychiatric admissions — a requirement that is almost entirely unique to psychiatry — in hopes that clinicians will be discouraged from trying to facilitate …

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COVID can impair brain function, large study suggests

Patients recovering from coronavirus infection suffer from increased rates of neurological and psychological problems, according to a wide-ranging observational study published Thursday. Researchers from Oxford University combed through more than a million patient files and discovered that, two years after infection, patients who had recovered from COVID-19 were at a higher risk of psychosis, dementia …

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COVID can impair brain function, large study suggests

Patients recovering from coronavirus infection suffer from increased rates of neurological and psychological problems, according to a wide-ranging observational study published Thursday. Researchers from Oxford University combed through more than a million patient files and discovered that, two years after infection, patients who had recovered from COVID-19 were at a higher risk of psychosis, dementia …

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Neurological and psychiatric risk trajectories after SARS-CoV-2 infection: an analysis of 2-year retrospective cohort studies including 1 284 437 patients

Summary Background COVID-19 is associated with increased risks of neurological and psychiatric sequelae in the weeks and months thereafter. How long these risks remain, whether they affect children and adults similarly, and whether SARS-CoV-2 variants differ in their risk profiles remains unclear. Methods In this analysis of 2-year retrospective cohort studies, we extracted data from …

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