‘A Big Step in Combating a Pervasive Myth’: What We Heard This Week

“It is a large step in combating a pervasive delusion that continues to trigger very actual harms to People.” — Ryan Marino, MD, of College Hospitals in Cleveland, on a video taken down by the CDC after complaints it misled legislation enforcement officers about their threat of fentanyl overdose on the job.
“As our [monkeypox] an infection charges proceed to rise, the system as it’s now makes it almost unimaginable to adequately scale up therapy.” — Mary Foote, MD, MPH, of New York Metropolis’s Workplace of Emergency Preparedness and Response, on red tape and supply limitations round monkeypox vaccines and coverings.
“It is unsurprising that individuals who have been beforehand extremely functioning, who are actually debilitated, cannot work, and might’t financially help themselves, would search remedies elsewhere.” — Shamil Haroon, MBChB, of the College of Birmingham in England, on lengthy COVID sufferers seeking unproven apheresis remedies.
“It was some of the unbelievable issues to see a pig coronary heart pounding away and beating contained in the chest of a human being.” — Robert Montgomery, MD, PhD, of NYU Langone Well being, on two xenotransplants given to brain-dead individuals to advance the science.
“The concept of blocking senescence has super implications for your complete physique.” — Abdhish Bhavsar, MD, of Retina Consultants of Minnesota in Minneapolis, on pilot results with an investigational drug concentrating on senescent cells for macular situations.
“You are going to, merely, for generations simply repeat the cycle of generational poverty, low [economic] mobility, and every part else that comes with that.” — Camille Busette, PhD, of the Brookings Establishment, talking throughout a webinar in regards to the implications of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade.
“We view our work as contributing to the emergence of digital biomarkers for Alzheimer’s and dementia.” — Ioannis Paschalidis, PhD, of Boston College, on a machine-learning mannequin that identified mild cognitive impairment and dementia from digital voice recordings.