Researchers define best practices of genome sequencing for patients with rare diseases

Genome sequencing has shown promise in becoming a first-tier diagnostic test for patients with rare genetic disorders, but standards addressing the definition and deployment of a best-in-class test are lacking. Two recent manuscripts published in npj Genomic Medicine present consensus…

Lung scans for stroke patients could provide earlier COVID-19 detection

Research Highlights: Examination of the lungs via computed tomography angiogram (CTA) scans helped researchers screen for and detect COVID-19 earlier than traditional nasal swab tests in acute stroke patients. Using CTA scan results in combination… COVID-19 – American Heart Association…

Disparities in Health Care for Black Patients in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the U.S.

Mount Sinai Health System BREAKING NEWS: American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) works hard to supply much needed assistance to consumers who are looking for a way to cut costs on prescription drug ,medical and life insurance cost Due to…

Patient groups urge U.S. District Court to prevent discrimination against LGBTQ and Limited English Proficiency patients

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2020 — More than a dozen patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious and chronic health conditions are urging the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to preserve protections in the……

Giving Tuesday offers opportunity to support heart disease and stroke patients who may be at higher risk of COVID-19 complications

DALLAS, December 1, 2020 — Today is #GivingTuesday, a national day of philanthropic action to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association – the leading global public health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives – is……

VIH en République centrafricaine : un groupe d’entraide pour les patients séropositifs

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COVID-19 cardiovascular registry details disparities among patients hospitalized with COVID

Research Highlights: A national COVID-19 cardiovascular disease registry was established on April 3, 2020, by staff and volunteers of the American Heart Association to collect and provide generalizable insights on patients hospitalized with the novel… COVID-19 – American Heart Association…

Patient groups urge U.S. Supreme Court to prioritize patients and uphold health care law

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 9, 2020 — Twenty patient groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to prioritize patient protections, including those for people with pre-existing conditions, when… Advisories & Comments – American Heart…

Online course to facilitate improved outcomes of stroke for patients impacted by pandemic

DALLAS, November 5, 2020— In response to the need for quality care guidance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association is offering an education course for healthcare professionals on stroke care with considerations for… COVID-19 –…

Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 8 patients with cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations

Genetic testing can uncover inherited genetic mutations, and could individualize cancer therapies, improve survival, manage cancer in loved ones and push the boundaries of precision medicine. In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, scientists with Mayo Clinic’s Center for…

Lung scans for stroke patients could provide earlier COVID-19 detection

Research Highlights: Examination of the lungs via computed tomography angiogram (CTA) scans helped researchers screen for and detect COVID-19 earlier than traditional nasal swab tests in acute stroke patients. Using CTA scan results in combination… COVID-19 – American Heart Association…

During pandemic, nation’s top public health organizations urge patients to get flu vaccinations to prevent serious health risks, reduce burden on hospitals

DALLAS, October 14, 2020 – As the nation continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, leading national public health organizations warn that this year’s influenza (flu) season amid the pandemic may pose a looming double threat for the health of……

Breast Cancer – A Patient’s Journey with Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 topics for Pulmonary Medicine Patients and Families

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Research on the impact of ACE-i and ARBs for patients with COVID-19 continues to evolve

Research Highlights from three separate studies: Low blood pressure, or hypotension, in COVID-19 patients with a history of hypertension appears to be a risk factor for kidney damage and death. Reducing hypertension medications if and when COVID-19 … COVID-19 –…

NASCAR Driver Jesse Little talks with Shriners Hospitals for Children patients before his race

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Immunotherapy Side Effects: What Patients Need to Know with Dr. Jeffery Weber

Cancer Research Institute BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a…

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Strategic Management and Resource Team keeps patients safe during COVID-19

Mayo Clinic BREAKING NEWS: American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) works hard to supply much needed assistance to consumers who are looking for a way to cut costs on prescription drug ,medical and life insurance cost Due to the rising…

Cox’s Bazar: ICRC backs emergency wing renovation catering to 100,000 patients in a year

Article | In Bangladesh, the ICRC has been helping in the delivery of emergency health-care services in Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital in the times of COVID-19. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute &…

Epilepsy Therapy Project Presents: Treatments for Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Roundtable

Epilepsy Foundation of America BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for…

A Promising New Treatment for Breast Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases

Breast Cancer Research Foundation BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for…

More than 200 patient groups call on Administration to take additional action to alleviate critical shortage of ventilators, PPE, ensure safety of providers, patients

Today, more than patient advocacy, medical and public health organizations sent a letter to senior Trump Administration officials, appealing to the Administration to take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation ventilators… Advisories & Comments – American…

Epilepsy Therapy Project: Treatments for Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome – Introduction

Epilepsy Foundation of America BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for…

Older, critically ill patients with COVID-19 may have increased risk of bradycardia with lopinavir and ritonavir

AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   Research Highlights: The combined use of antiretroviral medications lopinavir and ritonavir, previously used to treat SARS-Cov-1 and MERS-Cov patients, appeared to cause bradycardia in 22% of elderly, critically ill COVID-19… COVID-19 – American Heart Association BREAKING…

Guidance to improve pre-hospital triage, routing of suspected stroke patients amid COVID-19

May is American Stroke Month   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 13, 2020 — Leading stroke experts from the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council today issued a new framework/guidance, “Pre-hospital Triage of Acute Stroke Patients During the… COVID-19 –…

Stroke rates among COVID-19 patients are low, but cases are more severe; overall stroke hospital admissions are down globally

May is American Stroke Month | AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 21, 2020 — The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often…

No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S…. COVID-19 – American Heart…

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…

4.23 – What Easing of Social Restrictions Means for Patients and Caregivers

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation – MMRF BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are…

Listen to your body: A young-onset colorectal cancer patient’s journey

Prevent Cancer Foundation BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a…

Care of Chronic Liver Disease Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

American Liver Foundation BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a…

American Heart Association urges patients to quickly call 911 for chest pain or heart symptoms

Circulation Journal Report AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET, Saturday, May 2, 2020   DALLAS, May 2, 2020 — American Heart Association volunteer experts issued Temporary Emergency Guidance to STEMI Systems of Care… COVID-19…

No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S…. COVID-19 – American Heart…

Get Ready with St. Jude Patients for Prom 2020 with this Lancôme Makeup Tutorial

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital SPECIAL CHARITY NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest…

Stroke rates among COVID-19 patients are low, but cases are more severe; overall stroke hospital admissions are down globally

May is American Stroke Month | AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 21, 2020 — The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often…