India will need to look at its international commitments while considering rolling out booster doses.
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- LA Times
Federal health officials aren't giving any specific recommendations, but there are options for COVID-19 boosters, and it's OK if you mix vaccines.
- Good Housekeeping
Check Your Medicine Cabinet: Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Ingredients
Lupin Pharmaceuticals is recalling all Irbesartan tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets, which might have carcinogenic impurities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in updated guidelines Tuesday that some immunocompromised people who have received either Pfizer or Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines will be able to get a fourth shot. Details: People over 18 who are "moderately to severely immunocompromised" and have received three doses of an mRNA vaccine may get a fourth shot (of either the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccines) at least six months after getting their third Pfizer or Moderna dose, per th
- Motley Fool
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of "mix-and-match" COVID-19 vaccine boosters. Any person eligible to receive a booster won't have to stick with the same vaccine used in their primary vaccination. This FDA decision opens the door to even more of a contest between the three COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the U.S. That's especially the case between the two most widely adopted vaccines.
- USA TODAY
Once believed to be rare, the "flesh eating" STI known as donovanosis is beginning to show up more in the UK, prompting a concern for spreading.
- CBS News
The CDC recently recommended additional doses for millions of Americans, including all adults who were first vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson's shot.
At least 300 bikers and hundreds others gathered on Saturday and raised at least $5,000 for Alex Hook's recovery
- Women's Health
Wendy Williams is facing major complications related to her Graves’ disease diagnosis. Guest hosts will replace her in the purple chair starting on October 18.
Long COVID ‘affects every single aspect of a person’s daily life and daily functioning,’ including employment: study
A new study from researchers at Mount Sinai shows just how serious long COVID can be, and how long it can last --- even for patients who weren't hospitalized.
- The Telegraph
An air filtration machine made all traces of Covid-19 “disappear” from the air in a hospital ward, a study has revealed, which scientists say could signal the end of in-hospital transmission.
Getting at least five hours of moderate-intensity activity per week may prevent certain types of cancers, new research suggests.
Foreign travelers will be allowed entry to the U.S. beginning Nov. 8 if they can provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a shot authorized by the World Health Organization and a negative test within three days of departure, the White House announced Monday.Why it matters: The updated guidance, which exempts children under the age of 18 from the vaccine requirement, is intended to provide further clarity for airlines and foreign nationals who have been restricted from traveling to the U.S
- USA TODAY
Breast cancer patients say 'cold capping' saved their hair. What is it and why aren't more people doing it?
Scalp cooling therapy is available to all cancer patients except those battling certain blood-related cancers, but many don’t know the option exists.
Rosacea is more than just redness, and it's not the easiest of skin conditions to treat. In fact, it can be pretty frustrating, which is why we called on three different skin-care experts to share their insights on the skin condition, as well as their top tips for how to manage your rosacea flare-ups for a calmer, healthier complexion.
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have launched a first-of-its-kind study for a vaccine aimed at preventing lethal breast cancer.Why it matters: Triple-negative breast cancer is considered one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer because it does not typically respond to hormonal or targeted therapies, researchers say. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeIt represents roughly 10% to 15% of all breast cancers, but accounts
Amanda Nelson and her mom, Terry Wulf, have a history of breast cancer in their family and "it was just always a matter of when" they were going to get diagnosed
(Reuters) -Eli Lilly said on Tuesday it has started the application process for a U.S. approval of its closely watched experimental Alzheimer's drug and expects a regulatory decision by the second half of 2022, potentially setting it up against rival Biogen's recently approved Aduhelm. Lilly said it has started a real-time submission for its donanemab to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for accelerated approval for use in early Alzheimer's disease. Biogen used the same regulatory pathway, which requires a study to confirm the drug works as intended against the fatal mind-wasting disease, to get approval for its treatment in June.
- Motley Fool
Mental illnesses are tough to treat, and researchers are always looking for better ways to pull through for patients. In this vein, novel interventions based on the illicit psychedelic drugs of yesteryear could well become the advanced mental health therapies of tomorrow. Right now, there's a rapidly growing field of biotech companies developing treatments with psychedelics, and there's money to be made for investors who can identify the future winners.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
This lawsuit was filed as a multistate outbreak of salmonella infections linked to onions is under investigation.
- Business Insider
The US has a record number of sexually transmitted diseases and COVID-19 is making things worse, experts say
People are now less inclined to use condoms, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases isn't as readily available, one expert told The Guardian.