Vaccination

GOP's vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions

8 days ago   |   By ABC News

Republican lawmakers are under increasing pressure to persuade vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious COVID-19 variant sends caseloads soaring
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Covid Japan: Olympics could cause outbreaks to surge in vulnerable populations

Covid Japan: Olympics could cause outbreaks to surge in vulnerable populations

8 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

COVID-19's impact on Japan has been shaped by socioeconomic disparities, a new study reveals. Lower-income populations faced higher Covid rates, according to Harvard researchers.
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Many Older Adults With Severe COVID Presented With Atypical Symptoms

Many Older Adults With Severe COVID Presented With Atypical Symptoms

8 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Over a third of older adults who were hospitalized with COVID-19 during the early months of the pandemic had an atypical presentation, with a mix of typical and atypical symptoms, researchers found.
Almost a quarter of patients...
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Increased Supplement Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

Increased Supplement Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

8 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

U.S. adults seeking supplements to enhance their immunity against COVID-19 lack knowledge on their safety and must reach their physician for more help.
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Rapid COVID-19 tests could be as effective as PCR lab tests if enough people get tested

Rapid COVID-19 tests could be as effective as PCR lab tests if enough people get tested

8 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Rapid tests can be just as good at bringing down COVID-19 infections as more-accurate PCR tests, a new study finds. But a lot of people need to get tested daily, according to modeling.
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New blood test could help predict the severity of COVID-19 symptoms

8 days ago   |   By News Medical

During the height of the pandemic, some hospitals were overwhelmed with patients seeking treatment for COVID-19.
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

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... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...