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ICU admission Associated with increased risk of Potential suicide and self-harm

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Admission to an intensive care unit (ICU) is associated with a small increased risk of future suicide or self-harm after discharge compared with non-ICU hospital admissions, finds a study published in The BMJ today. The findings are particularly relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the number of ICU admissions around the…

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Flea Collar May Be Linked to 1,700 Pet Deaths

March 19, 2021 — A top-selling flea collar that may be linked to the deaths of nearly 1,700 pets and hundreds of injuries to people should be recalled, a U.S. lawmaker says. Since the Seresto collars were introduced in 2012, there have been more than 75,000 incidents — ranging from skin irritation to seizures to…

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Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

New analyses of both observational and genetic data have provided convincing evidence’ that type 2 diabetes predisposes people to an increased risk for Parkinson’s disease. Medscape Medical News

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Welsh FA boss Connected to Recruiting of controversial former Post Office executive to step down

Welsh FA boss linked to recruitment of controversial former Post Office executive to step down

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Sun Exposure Linked to Reduced Pediatric MS Risk

The findings are consistent with the known role of low sun exposure as a risk factor for adult MS; the reduced risk is apparent even with the use of sun protection. Medscape Medical News

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Anti-CD20s Linked to Higher COVID-19 Severity at MS

Because other DMTs were not linked to extra risk, experts are recommending their continued use in treating MS. Medscape Medical News

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NfL Levels Linked to Worse Disability in Real-World MS

Greater brain atrophy and disability were observed in a real-world study of people with multiple sclerosis and elevation of serum neurofilament light chain levels. Medscape Medical News