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COVID-19 Update: FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Antigen Test

COVID-19 Update: FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Antigen Test

1 minute ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 antigen diagnostic test, the Becton Dickinson Veritor System for Rapid Detection of...
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India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market

7 minutes ago   |   BBC

Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.
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Who Is Getting Rich Off Coronavirus Pandemic?

45 minutes ago   |   Mercola

In May 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate was 13.3%, 1 which means 21 million Americans were unemployed. Not surprisingly, financial stress is a major concern, with 88% of...
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Common Blood Pressure Drugs may Down Colorectal Cancer Risk

Common Blood Pressure Drugs may Down Colorectal Cancer Risk

1 hour ago   |   Medindia Health

New study results provide new insights on a potential role of blood pressure medications for colorectal cancer prevention.
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Sprung 'drug dealers' try to flee Manning home as police bust uncovers 10 kilos of meth

3 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Four accused drug dealers tried to escape police as they descended on a short-stay accommodation in Perth's south, where they uncovered a large amount of drugs and cash.
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Alert status changed because of pesticides, color additives and Salmonella

4 hours ago   |   Food Safety

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as...
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Pew's Eskin suggests ways to reduce romaine risk from surrounding threats

4 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Outbreaks A, B, and C sickened at least 188 people in 2019 when they ate romaine lettuce contaminated with E Coli O157:H7. The Food and Drug Administration announced on May 21...
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Shawn Johnson says she found ‘purpose' in sharing past eating disorder, prescription drug use

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

The former Olympic gymnast opened up about her personal struggles after the 2008 Olympics and how all of that impacts her role as a mother.
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Chinese company mandates that employees take part in vaccine experiments, violating the Nuremburg code of medical ethics

Chinese company mandates that employees take part in vaccine experiments, violating the Nuremburg code of medical ethics

4 hours ago   |   Natural News

Clamped down by communist control, the Chinese people are being marched toward permanent bodily requirements - their DNA surrendered over to the state and their immune systems...
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Study provides insights into molecular factories of bacterial natural products

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

The active agents of many drugs are natural products, so called because often only microorganisms are able to produce the complex structures.
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India's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 6.73%

India's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 6.73%

As India's COVID-19 tally crosses the seven lakh-mark, the Centre said the national positivity rate of novel coronavirus infected patients is 6.73 percent, while Punjab with... Read more ...

UN Report Provides Recommendations to Prevent Future Pandemics

UN Report Provides Recommendations to Prevent Future Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and disrupt economies across the world, a new UN report warns further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active... Read more ...

NOT A HOAX: Study shows coronavirus pandemic led to 18% rise in overall...

NOT A HOAX: Study shows coronavirus pandemic led to 18% rise in overall deaths in the U.S., from any cause

One of the uninformed comments we hear a lot these days about coronavirus is that people who are dying of COVID-19 would have died of something else sooner rather than later... Read more ...

1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and...

1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and newborns: Study

Exposure to probiotics within the first 1,000 days after conception has been linked to profound positive effects on the health of infants. Birgit Michelsen, chief technical... Read more ...

COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic

COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic

Lapses in refills for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis skyrocketed during the COVID-19 outbreak, with significant declines in PrEP initiations, as well as testing for sexually... Read more ...

Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, helping blood pressure and keeping colon cancer away, too. Read more ...

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next... Read more ...

Brain-Eating Amoeba Case Confirmed in Florida

Brain-Eating Amoeba Case Confirmed in Florida

A case of brain-eating amoeba has been confirmed in the Tampa area, according to the Florida Department of Health. Read more ...

Scientists Urge WHO To Reduce Airborne Spread of COVID-19

Scientists Urge WHO To Reduce Airborne Spread of COVID-19

It is time to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19, says a plea to the World Health Organization issued by 239 scientists from around the world. Read more ...

Sobering Data on Risks of Short-Term Oral Corticosteroids

Sobering Data on Risks of Short-Term Oral Corticosteroids

Corticosteroid bursts as short as 2 weeks or less were still linked to severe adverse events among relatively healthy users, according to a large study from Taiwan. For people... Read more ...