Tag: effective

Dec 01 2018

‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa – The New York Times

Supported by Global health ‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa Already used in Western countries, hydroxyurea eased painful episodes in African children with the condition. It also reduced the risk of malaria infection. ImageA doctor evaluating a young patient with sickle-cell disease at a clinic in Kinshasa, Democratic […]

Nov 26 2018

Mike Zimmer's deviation from blitz scheme is effective against Packers and Aaron Rodgers

The popularization of Mike Zimmer’s double-A gap blitz within NFL circles caused the Vikings coach to veer in a different direction as offenses caught on and devised schemes to counter that defensive alignment. “I don’t think we’ve run hardly any double-A blitzes [this season],” Zimmer noted recently. He showed that familiar look plenty of times […]

Nov 01 2018

Minimally Invasive Surgery Is Standard for Cervical Cancer. But A New Study Shows It's Not Effective

Minimally invasive surgery may lead to higher death rates than open surgery More In a demonstration that newer isn’t always better, two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine show that minimally invasive surgery techniques, including robotic surgery, lead to higher death rates from any cause than traditional, open surgery done through an […]

Oct 25 2018

NFL fires down judge Hugo Cruz, effective immediately

3:32 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 The NFL has taken the highly unusual step of firing down judge Hugo Cruz for performance reasons, sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Cruz last worked in Week 6 and is no […]

Oct 18 2018

How Long Does It Take for the Flu Shot to Be Effective?

How Long Does It Take for the Flu Shot to Be Effective? More Flu season has arrived—and if you haven’t gone for your annual flu shot yet, you’ve probably at least penciled it into your calendar (hint hint). Seriously, there’s no reason not to. The flu vaccine is simple, takes zero time, and is the […]

Oct 05 2018

Vitamin D supplements not effective against osteoporosis in older adults

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 — Vitamin D supplements have long been touted as a way to improve bone health and possibly ward off the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis in older adults. But a new study contends that claims of benefits from supplements of the “sunshine vitamin” fall flat. A review of previously published studies found that […]

Sep 29 2018

The 2018 Flu Season Is Here, But How Effective Is the Flu Shot?

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Sep 20 2018

Traina Thoughts: LeBron James Takes Subtle, Yet Effective Shot At Donald Trump's Behavior

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Aug 29 2018

Which is more effective, FluMist or flu shot?

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3/KSPR) – FluMist is making a comeback this year, after a three year hiatus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stopped recommending the nasal spray option of the vaccine in 2015 because it was not protecting patients against the H1N1 strain of the flu. Since then, it’s been reformulated. So, which […]