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Scientists have concluded that the effect of marijuana can cause greater dysfunctions in adolescents and it can also affect cognitive actions in the longer run. According to an article published in Addiction journal on Thursday, the effects of smoking cannabis stays in the blood for longer than people...

Health care startup Faeth Therapeutics is planning to come up with a meal that is going to have a serious therapeutic effect against cancer. The researchers told TechCrunch during an interview that they have designed this meal to starve the tumors out of nutrition and fill the body with the important...

uscoronavirus jan20 The United States on Wednesday reported the highest single-day Covid death toll - 3810 - in nearly a year, taking the national total to 857,778. The last time a higher number of Covid casualties reported in a day was on February 12, as per records maintained by the New York Times. The rate of rise in Covid deaths in the country has increased to 42 percent in a fortnight. As the delta and omicro

In Florida, more and more patients are looking for approval of marijuana cards as part of the state's medical marijuana program and in this context, lawmakers are making the process easier for them. Certain state lawmakers are introducing changes to the medical marijuana program to make easier the access...

uscoronavirus jan19 A week after setting an all-time world record of 1.48 million new Covid cases in a day in the United States, daily cases again broke the dreaded 1 million mark on Tuesday. With 10,63000 new cases, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. has risen to 67,597,794, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. North Carolina reported the most number of cases -

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, in collaboration with international scientists, have finished an extensive international validation of artificial intelligence or AI for the diagnosis and grading of prostate cancer. The study shows that AI systems can identify and grade prostate cancer...

californiacovid jan18 Covid-19 positive case rate in California, the worst-affected state in the United States, has jumped to its highest level yet. The Omicron variant-driven surge in numbers is evident from the fact that daily case toll multiplied by more than 300 percent in the state within a month. From a stage of 8729 new cases reporting on December 17, 221235 new cases were reported on Monday. It is more than

moderna jan18 Moderna Inc. plans to market a combined COVID-19 and flu booster as soon as the fall of 2023, according to Chief Executive Officer Stephane Bancel. The one-yearly booster would also work against Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV, a common respiratory virus, in single shot that would be administered before winter. While speaking on a panel at the World Economic Forum, Bancel said the combination..

Molecular Partners AG (MOLN), a clinical-stage biotech company developing DARPin therapeutics, Tuesday said it has entered into a license agreement with Novartis AG (NVS), under which the Swiss drug major will in-license global rights to ensovibep from Molecular Partners. Ensovibep is a DARPin antiviral...

uscoronavirus jan17 With 260173 new cases reporting on Sunday, the total number of coronavirus infections in the United States has increased to 65,700,210, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. 545 more people died of the killer virus the same day, taking the national total to 850,605. New York is the worst affected state, reporting 51,264 cases and 66 deaths. The unusually low figures in

Oregon states researchers have ungrounded new research which suggests that there are some compounds found in hemp, a close cousin of cannabis, which are biologically active and do not let the SARS-Covid virus affect the human cells. A paper published in the Journal of Nature Products on Monday shows...

pentagon jan14 The Pentagon has announced that an additional 1,000 military personnel will be made available to help the Biden administration combat the nationwide Omicron-driven surge in the pandemic. During a meeting with the media Thursday, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said that the first of an additional 1,000 active duty service members will be teamed up next week to deploy in civilian hospital

uscoronavirus jan14 For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic in the United States, the weekly average of Covid-positive cases has crossed the 800,000 mark. An average of 803,736 people have been tested positive in the country, marking an increase of 133 percent in the past fortnight, according to data compiled by the New York Times.

PARP inhibitors, an acronym for poly adenosine diphosphate-ribose polymerase, an enzyme that repairs the damages caused by the cancer cells in the body, have been the go-to treatment for doctors treating thousands of patients worldwide. But a recent study shows that cancer cells can learn to resist PART...

Researchers at the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy have studied about a vaccine stimulating production of a protein, which is important to the skin's antioxidant network and could provide a workable defense against skin cancer. Professor of pharmaceutical sciences at OSU and leader...

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