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The Coronavirus Pandemic ’s Outsized Effect on Women’s Mental Health Around the World

COVID-19 is a devilishly versatile disease, attacking all manner of body systems and doing all manner of damage—to the lungs, the heart, the liver, the kidneys. Though it doesn’t attack the mind directly, the pandemic the virus has caused has been devastating to mental health, and in many cases, the most vulnerable group is women.
In a new study conducted by CARE, a non-profit international aid organization, investigators have found that while almost nobody is spared from the anxiety, worry and overall emotional fatigue of the coronavirus pandemic, women are almost three times as likely as men to report suffering from significant mental health consequences (27% compared to 10%), including anxiety, loss of appetite, inability to sleep and trouble completing everyday tasks.

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Firm that serves Advanced Pain Management files for receivership, lays off 240

The company that provides services to the Advanced Pain Management chain in Wisconsin filed for receivership and will lay off 240 employees.

The Greenfield-based business said in a press release that APM Wisconsin MSO LLC and “certain related entities” filed a voluntary Wisconsin Chapter 128 petition for receivership in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. The company said the receivership will allow a wind-down of operations and liquid ation of its remaining assets.

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A model for an institutional response to the opioid crisis - Hanna MN, Chambers C, Punyala A, Iqbal A, Singh B, Cagla Oruc MS, Priyamvadha Prakash MS, Yash Prajapati MS, Yidong Wang MS, Zeyu Amery Ai MS, Ronen Shechter MD, Traci J. Speed MD, Colleen G. Koch MD, Kayode Williams MD.

The use of opioid analgesics for pain management has increased dramatically over the past decade, with corresponding increases in negative sequelae including overdose and death. Physicians, policymakers, and researchers are focused on finding ways to decre... (Source: SafetyLit)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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FDA Approves Qdolo (tramadol hydrochloride) Oral Solution for the Management of Severe Pain

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena Bioscience, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Qdolo™ (tramadol hydrochloride) Oral Solution 5mg/1mL C-IV, an... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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Biopharma Leaders Unite To Stand With Science

NEW YORK, September 8, 2020 — The CEOs of AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN), BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX), GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY), today announced a historic pledge, outlining a united commitment to uphold the integrity of the scientific process as they work towards potential global regulatory filings and approvals of the first COVID-19 vaccines. All nine CEOs signed the following pledge: We, the undersigned biopharmaceutical companies, want to make clear our on-going commitment to developing and testing potential vaccines for COVID-19 in accordance with high ethical st...MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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American Burn Association guidelines on the management of acute pain in the adult burn patient: a review of the literature, a compilation of expert opinion and next steps (Comment) - Romanowski KS, Carson J, Pape K, Bernal E, Sharar S, Wiechman S, Carter D, Liu YM, Nitzschke S, Bhalla P, Litt J, Przkora R, Friedman B, Popiak S, Jeng J, Ryan CM, Joe V.

The purpose of this guideline is to update the previous guideline by Drs Faucher and Furukawa.1 To accomplish this, we review the principles of acute pain management in adult burn patients and present a reasonable approach to the management of the complex ... (Source: SafetyLit)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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American Burn Association guidelines on the management of acute pain in the adult burn patient: a review of the literature, a compilation of expert opinion, and next steps - Romanowski KS, Carson J, Pape K, Bernal E, Sharar S, Wiechman S, Carter D, Liu YM, Nitzschke S, Bhalla P, Litt J, Przkora R, Friedman B, Popiak S, Jeng J, Ryan CM, Joe V.

The ABA pain guidelines were developed 14 years ago and have not been revised despite evolution in the practice of burn care. A sub-committee of the American Burn Association's Committee on the Organization and Delivery of Burn Care was created to revise t... (Source: SafetyLit)

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NIDCR's Fall 2020 E-Newsletter

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NIDCR's Fall 2020 E-Newsletter

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NIDCR Announces Availability of COVID-19 Research Funding

On May 5, NIDCR issued two Notices of Special Interest highlighting the urgent need for research on coronavirus disease 2019. This research may be conducted either via the National Dental PBRN infrastructure or independently of it. The institute is prioritizing research topics that would have an immediate and high impact on the protection and safety of dental personnel and patients,...MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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MASCC/ISOO Update Guidelines for Management of Mucositis

Topics include basic oral care, photobiomodulation therapy, cryotherapy, natural interventions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.

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Featured Review: Psychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adults

Many people experience pain that lasts more than three months that is neither cancer ‐related nor a headache. The search for a diagnosis and pain relief is often long and can be discouraging.  In this interview, lead author of the recently updated Cochrane ReviewPsychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adults  Amanda C de C Williams discusses the findings of this review.Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review and what is new about this update?This review is the third in Cochrane, and the fourth overall, attempting to answer the question of efficacy of psychological interventions to help people with chronic (persistent) pain. These interventions use a variety of methods targeting behaviour, thoughts, and emotions, to try to enable people with...

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