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The number of breakthrough COVID infections among vaccinated keeps surfacing, but experts say that it does not mean the vaccines are a failure; in fact, they say the vaccines are working. Most breakthrough infections are mild and symptomatic – a sign that the vaccines are working.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given clearance to an Investigational New Drug application to Viracta Therapeutics’ Phase Ib/II trial of all-combo treatment in advanced malignancies associated with Epstein-Barr Virus.
Johnson & Johnson has voluntarily recalled five of its sunscreen products after its independent lab testing found that the products were tainted with benzene – a potential carcinogen. The recalled products include Aveeno Protect + Refresh, and Neutrogena’s Beach Defense, CoolDry Sport, Invisible Daily Defense, and UltraSheer.
High blood pressure drug losartan could benefits patients with vestibular schwannoma or neurofibromatosis type 2, a noncancerous brain tumor associated with hearing impairment. The study, conducted on a mouse model, supports the need for human trials of losartan in patients with vestibular schwannoma.
A new study has found that smoking high-potency cannabis or vaped concentrates is linked to memory impairments, source memory, and false memory. Using memory states, Washington State University researchers studied the effects of cannabis on cognitive function and memory.
A new study has estimated that more than 8 billion people could be at risk of malaria and dengue by the end of this century. The study, which was publishedin The Lancet Planetary Health, has also predicted that this worst-case scenario will put most people at risk if the temperatures continue to rise.
Generic pet meds are as safe and effective as their branded counterparts are – thanks to the FDA. The agency requires all generic animal drugs to undergo a strict manufacturing process as brand-name drugs. Plus, it approves a generic pet drug only after reviewing the information provided by the manufacturer.