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uscoronavirus may20 For the fourth consecutive day this month, U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. With 109,740 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 83,060,981.

abortion may20 Oklahoma's legislature passed a bill that would ban abortions from the stage of fertilization, effectively prohibiting almost all abortions in the state. Oklahoma House of Representatives approved HB 4327 by a vote of 73-16, and it will become law after signed by Governor Kevin Stitt. The Republican Governor is a strong supporter of legislation limiting abortion, who says Oklahoma should be "the

LumiraDx Ltd. (LMDX), a diagnostics company, announced Friday that its rapid COVID-19 antigen assay, LumiraDx SARS-CoV-2 Ag Test has successfully received the Emergency Use Listing or EUL by the World Health Organization in their latest response effort to combat COVID-19. The decision by the WHO to...

When the coronavirus pandemic spread rapidly in the US in the year 2020, the number of people taking cancer screenings fell drastically. While most of the screening centers were temporarily closed, others were facing severe staff shortages. Moreover, people were scared of going to the hospital for non-emergency...

uscoronavirus may19 A new omicron subvariant that is spreading in a large chunk of the United States is poised to take over BA.2 as the dominant strain circulating in the country, according to White House COVID-?19 Response Team. The new strain, BA.2.12.1., "is more contagious with more immune escape, and they are driving a lot of the increases in infection that we're seeing across the nation right now", White House

babyfood may19 In order to combat baby formula shortage caused by Abbott Nutrition's voluntary recall, President Joe Biden has announced a set of additional actions. To ensure that U.S. manufacturers have the necessary ingredients to make safe, healthy infant formula, the President is invoking the Defense Production Act. He is requiring suppliers to direct needed resources to infant formula manufacturers before

Beginning June, Thai people can grow marijuana in their garden as the Thai government plans to distribute one million cannabis plants to households across the country in that month. The new rules come into play from June 9 onwards. One of Thailand's biggest supporters for decriminalizing cannabis,...

uscoronavirus may18 For the seventh day this month U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. With 112487 new cases reporting on tUESday, the total number of people infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 82,731,284. With 349 additional Covid deaths, the total U.S. Covid casualties reached 1,000,207, crossing the tragic 1 million mark, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. Dr

Initial research done by doctors at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center has found that the oral medication zanubrutinib was very helpful for patients suffering from a slow-growing type of cancer known as marginal zone lymphoma. Among the 20 patients who took the clinical trial,...

uscoronavirus may17 The New York City health department has issued an advisory on Monday urging people to again wear face mask in indoor settings as the region is approaching a Covid alert level of "high", representing high community spread and increasing pressure on the health care system. This is on the basis of three CDC Covid-19 community level indicators: new cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days, ne

covidtestgov may17 As the highly transmissible subvariants of Omicron drive a rise in cases in parts of the country, the Biden Administration announced that every home in the U.S. is now eligible to order a third round of free at-home rapid Covid diagnostic tests. U.S. households are now be able to order an additional eight free at-home tests at COVIDTests.gov, bringing the total number of free tests available to e

uscovid dec08 16may22 US Covid cases increased by 60 percent in the last fortnight, according to the New York Times' latest tally. With 30890 new cases reporting on Sunday, the total number of people infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 82,476,893, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. With 32 Covid deaths, the total U.S. Covid casualties reached 999,607. All other Covid metrics in the U

uscoronavirus may13 For the second consecutive day, U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. This is the fifth time this month alone the infection rate has soared above that level. With 102,513 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 82,325,714, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

babyformulashortage may13 President Joe Biden has announced steps to combat baby formula shortage in the United States after meeting with retailers and infant formula manufacturers Thursday. The country has been experiencing widespread shortage of infant formula after a voluntary recall of infant powdered formula by Abbott Nutrition, the largest U.S. infant formula manufacturer, and the subsequent closure of its manufactu

Inflammatory cell death is a critical part of the body's immune response. When the cell death happens in controlled levels, then everything is normal but when it is reaches uncontrollable levels, it can cause dangerous levels of inflammation in organs and tissues, which are otherwise very healthy. Researchers...

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