FDA grants orphan drug designation for LHON gene therapy
Neurophth Therapeutics has received orphan drug designation from the FDA for NR082 for the treatment of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy associated with ND4 mutation...
19 hours ago - Healio
Neoadjuvant atezolizumab, chemotherapy improve outcomes in triple-negative breast cancer
The addition of atezolizumab to neoadjuvant chemotherapy improved pathologic complete response rates regardless of PD-L1 expression in early triple-negative breast cancer...
19 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
J&J's COVID-19 Vaccine Will Enter Phase 3 Testing, the Fourth To Reach That Stage
Johnson & Johnson announced today that it is launching a large-scale Phase 3 test of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, which was developed based on science supported by the...
2 days ago - Time - 3 articles
Better delivery systems needed for retinal diseases
The most common drugs injected into the vitreous to treat posterior segment disease are steroids and anti-VEGF medication. To keep it simple, I will use trade names when...
3 days ago - Healio
Study explores women's interest in long-acting injectable PrEP to prevent HIV
Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis is a highly effective method of reducing risk for HIV, yet use of PrEP is uniformly low, especially among women.
3 days ago - News Medical
Strategies for sustained anti-VEGF delivery aimed at consistent dosing, durability
Durable treatment options that ensure consistent treatment outcomes and reduce the burden of multiple injections are an unmet need for neovascular age-related macular...
3 days ago - Healio
Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2
Now, new research offers some hope for those insulin avoiders - a once-a-week insulin injection may someday replace daily shots.
3 days ago - Web MD - 2 articles
HCV screening among people who inject drugs is cost-effective, study finds
Screening people who inject drugs for hepatitis C virus may be a cost-effective way to combat HCV infection and could be preferable to universal testing when resources are...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Triamcinolone-moxifloxacin stabilizes macular thickness after cataract surgery in DR
An intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin injection during cataract surgery maintained postoperative central macular thickness stability in patients with preexisting...
4 days ago - Healio
Weekly Health Quiz: Lungs, COVID and Vaccines
1 SARS-CoV-2 has been shown to increase production of hyaluronic acid in the lungs. When combined with fluid buildup, which of the following occurs? It clears the lungs of...
5 days ago - Mercola - 2 articles
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With 85,362 New Cases, India's COVID-19 Count Reaches 5.9 Million
With a rise of 85,362 coronavirus cases and 1,089 deaths in last 24 hours, India's tally on 26th of september reached 59,03,932 cases, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare...
COVID-19 Causes Anxious and Upsetting Dreams
There is an increase in anxious and upsetting dreams due to the impact of COVID-19. The study suggests that women's dreams are more strongly affected by pandemic than men's dreams.
Pets can Boost Your Mental Health During Lockdown
Having a pet is linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during COVID-19 lockdown, reports a new study.
New, Cheap COVID-19 Test Developed
Researchers have discovered a fast, cheap, and accurate COVID-19 testing method. The new method simplifies testing from expensive reaction steps.
Essential oils for the treatment of fungal diseases
Essential oils are known for their use in aromatherapy and massage therapy. When inhaled or applied topically, these natural products exert beneficial effects on mental health...
Adequate Vitamin D Levels Could Reduce the Risk of Severe Coronavirus Infections
Having adequate vitamin D levels is linked to a lower risk of dangerous complications of COVID-19, including low oxygen levels, unconsciousness, and death, reports a new study.
Cycling Benefits Diabetes Patients
Cycling is linked to a reduced risk of both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among people with diabetes, stated a new study.
Study: Less Than 10% of U.S. Population Had COVID-19 Antibodies
Just 9.3% of U.S. adults were seropositive for COVID-19 as of July , based on a nationwide sample of dialysis patients extrapolated to the U.S. population, researchers...
Report: Trump Picks Amy Coney Barrett for Court
Amy Coney Barrett, 48, a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago since 2017, is President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, according...
FDA Warns of Danger From 'Benadryl Challenge'
The new internet dare, broadcast widely on teen-friendly TikTok, urges kids to overdose on the over-the-counter antihistamine Benadryl to achieve a hallucinatory state.