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A latest study conducted by researchers at UT Southwestern has revealed that fat cells, or adipocytes, which grow very close to breast cancer cells, can change into other cell types, which lead to tumor growth. The findings can help in finding new method of fighting breast cancer, a disease affecting...

covidtest sep28 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it now intends to review only a small subset of new emergency use authorization or EUA requests for diagnostic tests. As per an updated COVID-19 test policy with a view to ensure continued access to tests, the regulator further urged developers of all test types seeking marketing authorization to pursue traditional premarket review for most test types.

uscoronavirus sept26 Signaling that Covid conditions are improving nationally, all the pandemic metrics except deaths continue to fall noticeably in the United States. Known coronavirus positive cases in the country have fallen by 18 percent in the last two weeks, according to the New York Times' latest data. Covid casualties rose by 15 percent during the same period. The total number of people losing their lives d

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and BioNTech SE (BNTX) announced Monday that they have completed a submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requesting Emergency Use Authorization or EUA of a 10-g booster dose of Omicron BA.4/BA.5-adapted bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 through 11 years of...

A latest study done by researchers at the Medical College of Georgia and the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University has revealed that a large number of people who have overcome cancer are living in poverty and this is taking a drastic toll on their physical and mental health. With the help...

Shares of Synairgen plc (SNG.L) were gaining more than 5 percent in the morning trading in London after the respiratory company developing SNG001 reported positive findings from the analysis of data from 60 and 90-day follow-up visits from the Phase 3 SPRINTER trial in patients hospitalised with COVID-19. SNG001...

uscoronavirus sep19 Known coronavirus positive cases in the United States have fallen significantly in the last two weeks, by 29 percent, according to the New York Times' latest data. A 6 percent decrease was recorded in Covid casualties in the country during the same period.

monkeypox sep16 The Biden administration's comprehensive strategy to fight monkeypox is returning results. By making additional vaccines, tests, treatments, and information available for large and small equity interventions across the country, new case numbers are down nearly 50 percent since early August, the White House Monkeypox Response Team claims. Over the last couple of weeks, a pilot program to address

British drug major AstraZeneca plc (AZN.L, AZN) announced Friday that its Evusheld (tixagevimab and cilgavimab, formerly AZD7442), a long-acting antibody combination, has been recommended for marketing authorisation in the European Union for the treatment of COVID-19. The Committee for Medicinal Products...

The environment in which cancer cells grow does not have enough nutrients so the cancerous cells overcome this challenge by changing their metabolism to make use of proteins as an alternative "food." It is using this mechanism that an international group of scientists identified the protein LYSET as...

uscoronavirus sept15 Known coronavirus positive cases in the United States have fallen significantly in the last two weeks, by 30 percent, according to the New York Times' latest data. A 6 percent decrease was recorded in Covid casualties in the country during the same period.

justicedepartment sept15 The U.S. Justice Department has formed three Strike Force teams to enhance its efforts to combat and prevent Covid-19 related fraud that is taking place in many parts of the country. The Strike Force teams will operate out of U.S. Attorney's Offices in the Southern District of Florida, the District of Maryland, and a joint effort between the Central and Eastern Districts of California. The teams

A senator in the state of Pennsylvania has upcoming plans to bring in legislation, which would amend the Commonwealth's medical marijuana program to provide independent grower/processors with permits to sell their goods directly to patients. Commenting on his plans, State Sen. Chris Gebhard said in...

uscoronavirus sep14 The number of Covid positive cases in the United States has fallen by 29 percent in the last fortnight, as per the New York Times' latest data. A 9 percent decrease in Covid casualties was recorded in the country during the same period.

abortion sep14 Senator Lindsay Graham (R-South Carolina) introduced a Bill that proposes a national ban on abortion after 15 months. Known as the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act, the legislation would set a federal minimum protection for unborn children and ban abortion after 15 weeks gestation. Sen. Graham claims that fetuses can feel pain at that point in development. "Wo

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