Woman had three brain surgeries due to blood clots after J&J vaccine

Vegas woman, 18, was placed in a coma and had to undergo THREE brain surgeries for blood clots one week after getting J&J COVID vaccine Emma Burkey, 18, of Las Vegas, Nevada, received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on April 1 One week later, she started experiencing seizures and was rushed to St Rose Dominican Hospital Burkey was airlifted […]

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Researchers find a way to mend a broken heart

A Monash University study has uncovered for the first time a way to prevent and reverse damage caused by broken-heart syndrome, also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Using mouse models, the pre-clinical study published in the acclaimed journal Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy, has shown the cardioprotective benefit of a drug called Suberanilohydroxamic acid, or SAHA, dramatically improved cardiac health and […]

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Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock

Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Our study found that for each hour the work schedule was out of sync with an employee’s body clock, the risk of heart disease […]

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Israel to scrap outdoor mask mandate from Sunday

Israelis will no longer have to wear masks outdoors starting from Sunday as the number of virus infections plummets, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said. “The rate of infection in Israel is very low thanks to the successful vaccine campaign in Israel, and therefore it is possible to ease (restrictions),” Edelstein said in a statement Thursday. He said however that masks […]

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Using thumbprints and vaccination records to save children’s lives

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up in developing nations, accurate and accessible vaccination records are critical for children who often lack official identification necessary for the delivery of government or medical assistance. Fortunately, the solution to this problem and the broader need for child identification has been researched for years now by Anil Jain, a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor […]

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FDA Approves Trodelvy, the First Treatment for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Shown to Improve Progression-Free Survival and Overall Survival

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 7, 2021– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have received two or more prior systemic therapies, at least one of them for metastatic disease. The approval is supported by data […]

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Two groups pitch plans to make health insurance affordable in one of Colorado’s priciest markets

Two groups with very different ideas about what drives the cost of health insurance both have their eyes on Garfield County, where residents pay significantly more than similar people living on Colorado’s Front Range. At a community meeting this week, Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky said residents have told him for years that they can’t afford the cost of health […]

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Georgia site is fourth in US to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Lawrence Jones: Georgia boycott is cancel culture gone wrong FOX News political analyst says black businesses are suffering in Atlanta due to boycott on ‘Fox News Primetime’ A coronavirus vaccine site in Georgia became the fourth US location this week to pause its administration of the Johnson & Johnson jab after concerns over possible adverse reactions, a report said. Eight people experienced […]

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