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Things you should think about when you hear “vaccine by end of the year”

On July 27, 2020, the Washington Post reported, Two coronavirus vaccines begin the last phase of testing: 30,000-person trials, wrapping it in historical terms: Getty Images At 6:45 a.m. Monday, a volunteer in Savannah, Ga., received a shot in the arm and became the first participant in a massive human experiment that will test the effectiveness of… Read More »

Scotland Bans Smacking of Children Under 16, Becomes First UK Nation to Give Same Protection From Assault as Adults

Scotland has banned parents from smacking their children by law. The practice which was earlier banned in the country has now become a law. With the development, the country has become the first part of the UK to outlaw physical punishment to those under 16 years of age. While parents and carers were earlier allowed… Read More »

Doctors fear more death as Dakotas experience virus ‘sorrow’

Loading the player… With coronavirus cases running rampant in the Dakotas and elected leaders refusing to forcefully intervene, the burden of pushing people to take the virus seriously has increasingly been put on the families of those killed. The ranks of those who know what it means to lose someone they love to COVID-19 are… Read More »

FDA panel urges rejection of experimental Alzheimer’s drug

WASHINGTON — Government health advisers sharply criticized a closely watched Alzheimer’s drug on Friday, concluding there wasn’t enough evidence that the experimental drug slowed the brain-destroying disease. The panel of outside experts for the Food and Drug Administration agreed that a pivotal study in patients failed to show “strong evidence” that the drug worked. The… Read More »

FDA Approves Bronchitol (mannitol) Inhalation Powder to Improve Pulmonary Function in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

FDA Approves Bronchitol (mannitol) Inhalation Powder to Improve Pulmonary Function in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis CARY, N.C., Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chiesi USA, Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A., an international research-focused healthcare Group (Chiesi Group), received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Bronchitol (mannitol) inhalation powder. Bronchitol… Read More »