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Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH), a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on organ-selective medicines, announced Monday that its Phase 2 study of 3 mg once-daily nezulcitinib did not meet the primary endpoint. Nezulcitinib, also known as TD-0903, is an investigational, inhaled, lung-selective,...

uscoronavirus jun18 The White House announced that cases of coronavirus infections and deaths in the United States are at the lowest levels since the start of the pandemic. "Instead of heading into a summer, like last summer — of isolation, uncertainty, and loss — we're headed into a summer of joy, celebration, and increasing freedom from the virus," COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said at a routine news

ussupremecourt 0618 The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act in a decision that could mark the end of the line for major legal challenges to the Obama-era health care law. It was the third major challenge that the Republicans posed against the Affordable Care Act that ensured health care coverage for millions of Americans. Some of its provisions, including coverage for pre-existing cond

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed into law a new legislation that slightly widens the state's restrictive medical marijuana program to make marijuana easily available to additional patients. House Bill 153, which was signed into law last week, will start being effective from September 1. The...

uscoronavirus jun17 The United States on Wednesday reported 12433 new coronavirus infections, taking the national total to 33,498,511. This is lower than the 7-day average of 12819. 374 new deaths reported on the same day took the total COVID death toll in the country to 600,653, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 332. Texas reported the most number of cases -

The California State Legislature has approved of a one-time $100 million grant to cities and counties in the state to help them restructure the process of cannabis business licensing. This move was done based on the recommendations of California Governor Gavin Newsom. As per reports, the $100 million...

california 061621 People of California Tuesday celebrated the grand full reopening of the state, the worst-affected by the pandemic, after lockdown for more than a year. The state had suffered the worst record in both the COVID metrics - 3,804,871 cases and 63,208 deaths - in the United States. Governor Gavin Newsom welcomed the milestone at Universal Studios Hollywood, where he highlighted the attractions Califo

uscoronavirus jun16 The United States on Tuesday reported 12580 new coronavirus infections, taking the national total to 33,486,912. This is less than the 7-day average of 13747. 353 new deaths reported on the same day took the total COVID death toll in the country to 600,287. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 341. California reported the most number of cases -1218, and most deaths - 55. A total of 28,578,701 p

usptf colon cancer 061521 The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or USPTF has given recommendations that adults with average risk of contracting colon cancer should start screening early at 45 years instead of waiting till 50 years. These findings were published in the May issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association....

uscoronavirus jun15 The United States on Monday reached the grim milestone of losing 600,000 lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. US President Joe Biden, who is in Europe to attend a series of international summits, offered tributes to the American victims of the deadly virus. "My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one. I know that black hole that seems to consume you, that fills up your chest when y

atossa 061521 Breast cancer is said to be the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer. As of January 2021, there were over 3.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S., according to BreastCancer.org. Estrogen receptor-positive (ER-positive) breast cancer accounts for 78% of the breast cancers.

uscoronavirus jun14 COVID-19 metrics in the United States fell to the levels seen during the initial stages of the pandemic. New cases and deaths recorded on Sunday were the lowest in more than a year. With 5,285 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,321,158. This is nearly one third of the weekly average of 14,288 cases.

uscoronavirus jun11 With 14880 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,275,783. The 7-day average of daily new cases is 13,412. 424 new deaths reported on Thursday took the total COVID death toll in the country to 614,007. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 387. California reported the most number of cases -1039, while most deaths - 37 - were recorded in Georgia. A t

The Ohio State Medical Board on Wednesday approved three new medical conditions for people of the state to purchase medical marijuana. The conditions are Huntington's disease, terminal illness and spasticity. These three conditions join others like HIV/AIDS, cancer and chronic pain on the list....

uscoronavirus jun10 With 14201 new cases, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. increased to 34,264,727. The 7-day average of daily new cases is 14,143, down 10 percent from the previous week. 452 new deaths reported on Wednesday took the total COVID death toll in the country to 613,494. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 417. Texas reported the most number of cases at 9231 and deaths at 37

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