ACR releases position statement on telemedicine

ATLANTA — The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released an official position statement supporting the role of telemedicine as a tool with the potential to increase access and improve care for patients with rheumatic diseases. It also highlights the significant barriers and opportunities presented to patients and rheumatology professionals. «The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic has…

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Hackensack Meridian CDI scientists uncover signposts in DNA for cancer, disease risk

June 29, 2020 — Nutley, NJ — By sequencing entire genomes for DNA modifications, and analyzing both cancer tissues and healthy ones, Hackensack Meridian Health researchers and doctors have found what could be a key to risks for cancer and other diseases: specific locations in the DNA where those expression changes (methylation) are imbalanced, according…

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The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage

PHILADELPHIA — After one consumes food or a beverage containing fructose, the gastrointestinal system, or gut, helps to shield the liver from damage by breaking down the sugar before it reaches the liver, according to a new multi-center study led by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. However, the…

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Mask Exemption Cards From the ‘Freedom to Breathe Agency’? They’re Fake

Cards for sale that claim to exempt people from wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic are fraudulent, federal officials said. The cards — featuring a red, white and blue eagle logo and approximately the size of a business card — say the bearer is exempt from ordinances requiring them to wear masks in public. “Wearing…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Cases Pass 10 Million

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, on Friday.Credit…Bruno Kelly/Reuters Coronavirus cases surpass 10 million worldwide, as deaths approach 500,000. The global total of coronavirus cases passed 10 million on Sunday, according to a New York Times database, as countries around the world struggled to keep new infection rates from reaching…

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TikTok Is Shaping Politics. But How?

As a place where millions of young Americans perform and explore their identities in public, TikTok has become a prominent venue for ideological formation, political activism and trolling. It has homegrown pundits, and despite its parent company’s reluctance to being involved with politics — the service does not allow political ads — it has attracted interest…

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Signs That Your Man Is the ONE

Is your man the right one? Have you made the right choice? Are you perfect for each other? There is a way to understand this: there are fairly obvious signs of a perfect couple that you might have overlooked. Mutual attraction You are comfortable, calm, and pleasant together. You have a strong sexual interest in…

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