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High-flow nasal cannula oxygen compared to standard oxygen therapy is not associated with a significant reduction in mortality in patients with respiratory failure due to COVID-19 - The SOHO-Randomized Clinical Trial |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

High-flow nasal cannula oxygen compared to standard oxygen therapy is not associated with a significant reduction in mortality in patients with respiratory failure due to COVID-19 – The SOHO-Randomized Clinical Trial | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. In this randomized controlled trial, among 711 patients with respiratory failure due to COVID-19, day 28 mortality was 10% in the high-flow oxygen group and 11% in the oxygen therapy group standard. 2. The intubation rate was significantly lower with high flow oxygen (45%) than with standard oxygen (53%). Level of evidence assessment: 1 …

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Food labels might tell you how much exercise it takes to burn off that slice of cake

Food labels might tell you how much exercise it takes to burn off that slice of cake

Food labels should indicate the amount of exercise needed to burn calories, behavioral scientists have said. The researchers found that labels with information such as “the calories in this cake take 90 minutes of walking to burn” were much more likely to be understood, compared to a traffic light system. The Loughborough University study, presented …

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Bionic pancreas improves type 1 diabetes management over standard insulin delivery methods

Bionic pancreas improves type 1 diabetes management over standard insulin delivery methods

Press release Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Next-generation technology maintains blood glucose levels by automatically delivering insulin. A device known as the bionic pancreas, which uses next-generation technology to automatically deliver insulin, was more effective at keeping blood glucose (sugar) levels within the normal range than standard care management in patients. people with type 1 diabetes, …

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How I move: Former Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge on finding an exercise that worked for her

How I move: Former Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge on finding an exercise that worked for her

I didn’t start putting pressure on myself – about my appearance – until I joined The Saturdays in the summer of 2007. Being in a girl group can do that to you. This is what made me restrict my eating and gave me a false sense of control. But because I was still quite young, …

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Combined treatment with avelumab and axitinib for advanced type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma shows promise as second-line therapy after standard treatment.  |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Combined treatment with avelumab and axitinib for advanced type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma shows promise as second-line therapy after standard treatment. | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. Patients who had never received anti-angiogenesis therapy had longer progression-free survival 2. Adverse effects of the combination of avelumab and axitinib are mild and include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. Level of evidence assessment: 2 (Good) Summary of the study: Type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma are aggressive tumors with poor survival outcomes …

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