Stop being stingy with naloxone; new technique targets pandemic flu

Thursday, August 8, 2019

mRNA technology for respiratory vaccines impresses

First-ever mRNA vaccines against avian H10N8 and H7N9 influenza viruses show favorable safety and immunogenicity.

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    Many patients at risk for overdose are not offered the potentially life-saving treatment, according to an analysis of national retail pharmacy data.
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    The task force reaffirmed its 2004 guideline against screening in asymptomatic adults.
  3. When normal urinalysis is a red flag
    Experts zeroed in on three presenting features as potential predictors of invasive bacterial infection outcomes.
  4. Benzodiazepines, hypnotics don't increase Alzheimer's pathology
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