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Across the globe, 33 million people have atrial fibrillation (AF), a disorder of heart rhythm. In the United States, an estimated 3-6 million people have AF, and with our aging population, this number is expected to increase — AF occurs in 2 percent of those under...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Nasal polyps are noncancerous growths that occur in the nose. They are seen in about 20% of people who have chronic rhinosinusitis. You may not notice these growths at first. As they get bigger, nasal polyps can cause recurring postnasal drip, runny nose and congestion,...

source: Healthline

Optinose, a pharmaceutical company focused on patients treated by ear, nose and throat and allergy specialists, announced results of a new nationwide survey on chronic nasal congestion, its impact on daily activities and awareness of nasal polyps as a possible cause.

source: Optinose

COVID-19 has impacted businesses of all types, none more than the business of mental healthcare. Prior to the pandemic, one in five adults experienced a mental health issue each year and one in twenty-five adults had a serious mental condition. Now 47% of Americans report...

source: Employee Benefit News

Nobody ever believed the pandemic would go easy on children. The virus might target them less directly than it targets older people, but other challenges — the loss of school, the loss of play, the loss of time with...

source: Time Magazine

Nanopore technology shows promise for making it possible to develop small, portable, inexpensive devices that can sequence DNA in real time. One of the challenges, however, has been to make the technology more accurate. Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have...


Researchers in Japan have compiled a first-of-its-kind genetic database for autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases. This resource will allow experts to more deeply understand how immune disorders develop and plan future drug...

source: AAAS via EurekAlert!


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