Friday, October 15, 2021

Health

Study: 30% of infants with COVID-19 may have caught it from mother

A published finding in Nature Communications, suggests that 30% of the reported cases may have been acquired from the mother. The paper cites that environmental exposure to SARS-CoV-2 was responsible for the majority of infections detected in...

Johnson & Johnson’s late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial halted

Johnson & Johnson has paused its COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial following an “unexplained illness” in a study participant. The company said it had voluntarily put its ENSEMBLE trial, currently in its 3rd phase of...

FDA Gives Go-Ahead for a Clinical Trial Evaluating a novel anti-inflammatory Drug for those Hospitalized with COVID-19

The FDA has authorized the initiation of a Phase 2 study for the use of an anti-inflammatory drug called FSD201 (ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide, or ultramicronized PEA) to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The trials...

Current Data Shows No Evidence of COVID-19 Spread in Gyms

After analyzing millions of member check-in data across 2,873 gyms, sports clubs and boutique fitness centers over the course of three months, The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and MXM, a technology and knowledge transfer...
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BioBiz: Immusoft inks deal with Takeda Pharma; Affyimmune closes $30M Series A Funding

Rare disease therapy developer, Immusoft, has signed a licensing agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical with a total potential...
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WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for African children at risk

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the malaria vaccine Mosquirix, the first step in a process that should lead to wide...

COVID-19’s Vaccine and Drug Innovators Chosen as Recipients of the Galien Foundation 2021 Roy Vagelos Pro Bono Humanum Award for Global Health Equity

The Prix Galien Awards Committee announced that six world-leading biopharma companies responsible for the development of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics will jointly...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to garner full FDA approval next week

According to media reports, the Food and Drug Administration is pushing to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine by early next week, further...

WWE® issues John Cena NFTs Leading Into SummerSlam

The WWE will create non-fungible-tokens (NFTs) inspired by WWE Superstar John Cena, along with never-before-sold memorabilia and experiences, just in time for...