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Medical marijuana businesses in Ohio are proposing a new step to legalize the use of cannabis so that it can be available to more people. The business owners have drawn up a state law and plan to present it before the legislators before it is put in front of the voters. The attempt this time around...

uscoronavirus july28 As coronavirus infections in the United States continue to surge at an alarming speed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an update reversing its indoor mask policy. The CDC on Tuesday recommended that fully vaccinated people should wear masks indoors in places where there is risk of high transmission or currently high transmission. That currently covers about 63 percent

Drug major GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) and Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR) announced Wednesday that they have signed a Joint Procurement Agreement with the European Commission to supply up to 220,000 doses of COVID-19 treatment sotrovimab. Sotrovimab is an investigational single dose SARS-CoV-2...

Research done at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has identified an important protein named transcription factor TAF12, which has an important role in the formation of a preinitiation complex. This preinitiation complex is known to have more than one hundred proteins, which are required for...

uscoronavirus july27 Giving strong indications of a third wave, new coronavirus infections in the United States are surging at an alarming speed. With a whopping 89418 new cases reporting on Monday, the national total has increased to 34,533,187, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The unusually high Monday toll may be attributed to adding weekend backlog due to reporting delays. However, this is t

uscoronavirus july26 The seven day average of daily coronavirus infections in the United States has more than quadrupled from the levels recorded a month ago. From an average of 11000-plus cases reported on June 25, the seven- day average has surged to 51939 on Sunday, according to data analyzed by the New York Times. This is the highest weekly average recorded since April 28. There is also significant rise in the

According to a study published recently, Cannabis Sativa was first found in Northwestern China. According to a study by Science Advances, the "Devil's Lettuce" did not originate in Southern Asia. The study shows the presence of Cannabis in the regions as early as the Neolithic age. It was one of the...

uscoronavirus july23 Amid a new surge in coronavirus infections in the United States, the Government revealed that the Delta variant is spreading with "incredible efficiency," and now represents more than 83 percent of the virus circulating in the country. "Compared to the virus we had circulating initially in the United States at the start of the pandemic, the Delta variant is more aggressive and much more transmi

Researchers of Silent Spring Institute in Newton, Massachusetts have recently discovered that exposure to some chemicals that are used in our daily lives can increase the chances of breast cancer. In an article published in Medical News Today, the researchers have gone through 2000 chemicals in the...

New rules regarding the do's and don'ts that doctors must adhere to while certifying patients to smoke medical marijuana came into effect in the second week of July, but still many doctors and patients are not completely aware of all the fine details of the rules. In such a situation, it becomes highly...

uscoronavirus july22 Daily coronavirus cases in the United States crossed the 50000-plus mark for the third consecutive day. With 52032 additional cases reporting on Wednesday, the national total has increased to 34,226,889, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The seven day average of daily infections in the United States touched the highest level - 41310 - since May 8. With 333 additional deaths

Cannabis farmers all over the United States are making use of modern technology to bring down their water and energy use, thus lowering their labor costs and in the process, improving their yield and productivity. Some of the ways in which modern technology has been helpful for cannabis farmers...

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and BioNTech SE (BNTX) announced Wednesday the signing of a letter of intent with Biovac Institute (Pty) Ltd, a South African biopharmaceutical company, to manufacture the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for distribution within the African Union. Under the deal, Biovac will do manufacturing...

uscoronavirus july21 As new coronavirus infections continue to surge in the United States, indicating a third wave, a recently unprecedented 61965 new cases were reported by New York Times on Tuesday. It is the highest daily infection rate recorded in the country since April 23. The seven-day average of daily infections in the United States is the highest - 37968 - since the levels recorded on May 12. However, t

Researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia Department of Otolaryngology have developed a new robotic neck brace, which will prove helpful for doctors in understanding the effect of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients. This new robotic neck brace will also help doctors guide cancer...

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