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Researchers have invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine learning -- called FluSense -- which can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyse the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses and influenza trends. The FluSense creators said the new edge-computing...
Cumulative doses of oral steroids in patients with chronic inflammatory diseases are associated with increased hypertension, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. “The cumulative effect of oral steroid doses on hypertension is substantial, and given that these...
People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery, according to a study published in Annals of Surgery. Although some weight regain was common after surgery, weight regain to within 5% of baseline was...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring a Boxed Warning for montelukast (Singulair) to strengthen an existing warning about the risk of neuropsychiatric events associated with the drug. The Boxed Warning advises healthcare providers to avoid prescribing montelukast to patients with...

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