In an open letter published this week, 1,044 former and current officers of the Centres for Disease Control and Preventions Epidemic Intelligence Service, a renowned fellowship program that focuses on research and emergency response, expressed concern over the diminished role of the public health agency during the coronavirus pandemic. The letter had one clear demand: Take the CDC off the bench.
The letter, published in the journal Epidemiology Monitor, was written by physicians, nurses, scien…
What will sway Americans to take a COVID-19 vaccine? Efficacy, adverse effects and politics, survey says – USA TODAY
According to the survey of nearly 2,000 adults, people were most swayed by vaccine efficacy, adverse effects, duration of protection and politics.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said during a stop in Texas Monday that a vaccine against COVID-19 could be ready as soon as the end of this year or early 2021. But he isn’t saying when Americans might be able to get it. (Sept. 28)
A recent survey found Americans willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine may be determined by its medical effectiveness as well as politics.
According to the survey of nearly 2,000 adults, published Tuesday in JAMA Network Open awaiting peer review, peop…
Access to the latest and most effective diabetes drugs depends on where you live and what you earn – ABC News
A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconom…
Access to the latest and most effective drugs for Australians with diabetes can depend on where they live and how much they earn, new data shows.
- People in remote and lower-socioeconomic areas are more likely to be using older and less efficient medications
- The study tracked all 1.2 million Australians being treated for type 2 diabetes between 2007 and 2015
- The Federal Government says it provides considerable support to Australians with diabetes through subs…
Higher physical activity, lower sitting time linked with better physical and mental health in older adults – News-Medical.Net
Older adults with higher physical activity and lower sitting time have better overall physical and mental health, according to a new study from the American Can…
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 20 2020
Older adults with higher physical activity and lower sitting time have better overall physical and mental health, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The study, appearing in the journal, CANCER, suggests that higher amounts of regular moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity (MVPA) and lower duration of sedentary time is associated with higher global mental and physical health for older cancer survivors and olde…
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