The FDA panel recommends a second dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

October 15, 2021 – The FDA Advisory Committee on Friday voted unanimously to recommend second doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to anyone over the age of 18,…

State lotteries did not help increase vaccination

The report was published online on October 15 JAMA Health Forum. Dr. Kevin Schulman, a professor of medicine at the Center for Clinical Achievement at Stanford University in Palo Alto,…

Intestinal bacteria can foster resistance to prostate cancer treatment

October 15, 2021 – A key element in the treatment of prostate cancer is to deprive it of androgens, the hormones that make it grow. The testicles are the main…

Supercomputers mimic brain activity, seeking treatment for COVID

October 15, 2021 – Machine learning has come a long way in a quarter of a century since a computer nicknamed Deep Blue shocked the world by defeating chess champion…

Does this food cause cancer?

The internet is full of recommendations on what to add or remove from your diet to prevent cancer. Eat broccoli. Drink green tea. Cut the sugar. Do not overcook your…

The $ 100 million investment goals are aimed at alleviating the shortage of health workers

By Robert Preid and Robin FosterHealthDay reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) – The National Health Service Corps will receive $ 100 million to help address the shortage of…

The COVID effort is working, more action is needed

October 14, 2021 – Nearly 100 million Americans were unvaccinated in July 2021, which has now been reduced by 34% to about 66 million, President Joe Biden said on Thursday.…

The CDC reports a record high 12-month deaths from drug overdoses

By Robert Preid and Robin FosterHealthDay reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Drug overdose deaths in the United States have set a new record for the 12-month period…

The pandemic vaccine is not new

October 14, 2021-Even as the fourth wave of COVID-19 cases declines, one aspect of the pandemic remains strong: differing views on the value of COVID-19 immunization and vaccine mandates in…

The WHO respects Henrietta’s absence as the family pursues justice

October 14, 2021 – Henrietta Lax, the black woman whose cells are known without her knowledge of research, was honored this week by the World Health Organization as her family…