Medicina

Dynavax Hep B vaccine gets FDA approval

Dynavax Hep B vaccine gets FDA approval

Reuters reported in September that Dynavax was exploring strategic options, including a sale or licensing deal, for Heplisav-B, which is created to enhance the body's immune response to the hepatitis B virus in adults. The two doses are given over the course of a month - in contrast to the current HBV vaccine, Energix-B, which requires three doses over 6 months. The largest of the 3 trials showed statistical significance from Heplisav-B, with the drug providing a 95% rate of protection ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Widow meets man with late husband's face after transplant

Widow meets man with late husband's face after transplant

Instead, she saw a man whose life had changed through her husband's gift, newly confident after 10 years of hiding from mirrors and staring eyes. "It made me proud", Ross said of the 32-year-old Sandness. "I wouldn't go out in public". Andy says the transplant has transformed his life. "And now I'm just really spreading my wings and doing the things I missed out on; going out to restaurants and eating, going dancing." The pair wept as they hugged for the first time, and Mr Sandness ... Consulte Mais Informação

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1 in 5 Americans uses tobacco products — CDC

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said: "These results make clear that more action is needed to reduce the disease and death caused by cigarette use-and the FDA has announced a comprehensive approach to do just that". "Tobacco product use ranged from nine percent among Asians to 26.6 percent among American Indians/Alaska Natives", it added. Adults ages 25-44 were more likely to use tobacco than those 65 years and older. Consulte Mais Informação

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Antibiotic use in healthy farm animals needs to stop

Antibiotic use in healthy farm animals needs to stop

The report calls to attention the fact that in several countries almost 80 percent of the national antibiotic consumption is in the animal sector and the main aim of this is to promote growth in the animals. The WHO said healthy animals should only receive antibiotics to prevent disease if it had been diagnosed in other animals in the same flock, herd, or fish population. Consulte Mais Informação

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OshKosh B'gosh recalls baby jackets due to choking hazard

OshKosh B'gosh recalls baby jackets due to choking hazard

Consumer Product Safety Commission report found that the coats' snaps could come off and pose a choking hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says to keep the recalled jackets away from children. OshKosh will now stop selling those pink and gray Baby B'gosh quilted jackets with certain style numbers and UPC codes. The recall is for the pink jacket with style numbers 13003910 or 23003910, and the gray jacket with style numbers 12691410 or 22691410. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mushrooms contain high amounts of antioxidants that combat aging and promote health

Mushrooms contain high amounts of antioxidants that combat aging and promote health

Replenishing antioxidants in the body, then, may help protect against this oxidative stress . Researchers analyzed 13 kinds of mushrooms and found that wild variety of porcinis are packed with the potential anti-agers. The victor by far was the wild porcizni mushroom which is appropriate since it's also tasty. The body has contrivance to command majority, encompassing ergothioneine and glutathione but finally sufficient ensue to source blemishing which has been related with numerous ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Detentos iniciam motim na Casa de Detenção Provisória de Altos

Detentos iniciam motim na Casa de Detenção Provisória de Altos

Segundo informações do Sindicato dos Agentes Penitenciários do Piauí (Sinpoljspi ) a ação dos presos foi contida rapidamente pelos agentes penitenciários . Segundo a Secretaria de Justiça, o motim teve início às 7h e encerrou depois das 8h, mas o motivo não foi informado. A Secretaria de Justiça, em nota, informou que o movimento foi contido às 08h pelos agentes de plantão e com ajuda da Polícia Militar . Consulte Mais Informação

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APC: No Plans To Rig Anambra Poll

APC: No Plans To Rig Anambra Poll

However, we are by no means scared of the persecution by the Buhari administration as we are sure that the daylight is about to break after the dark night of the APC administration. "I have said that as political parties, we don't arrest". Mr. Abdullahi said a couple of former governors were being invited by the EFCC for questioning on their financial expenses during their tenure and that this might probably be the reason for this allegation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hyderabad Commissioner pulls the plug on begging

Hyderabad Commissioner pulls the plug on begging

Officials said Ivanka Trump may do some sightseeing and it is clear city officials want her to see the city in the best light possible - and not the "slum dog millionaire" stereotype that Americans often associate with India. The three-day annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) will be held in the city from November 28. The order, effective today from 6 a.m. onwards will remain in force for a period of two months, that is, up to 6 a.m. Consulte Mais Informação

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DOJ, DEA announce new measures to prosecute fentanyl traffickers in US

However, overseas producers of fentanyl often seek to dodge USA regulations by making small changes to the molecular structure of the substances they ship to the United States. "Our view is these tweaks are efforts to avoid dealing with substances under control either here or overseas". The announcement comes from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and will give the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) the ability to take immediate action to stop illicit fentanyl from coming into the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Siemens industrial profit dives ahead of year of change

The Munich-based company is preparing to unveil as early as next week a wave of job cuts at the division, among its largest in terms of revenue. The restructuring of its power unit is not the only change facing the industrial giant. Looking ahead to fiscal 2018, Siemens said it expects a mixed picture in its market environment in fiscal 2018, ranging from strong markets for its short-cycle businesses to unfavorable dynamics in energy generation markets, as well as geopolitical uncertainties ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ministro da Saúde é hospitalizado em SP após sofrer pico de pressão

Ministro da Saúde é hospitalizado em SP após sofrer pico de pressão

Segundo a coluna de Mônica Bergamo, na Folha de S.Paulo, Barros estava na mesa de debate com o médico e secretário estadual de Saúde, David Uip. Logo depois, Uip retirou-se para atendê-lo. A assessoria do hospital informou que o ministro passa bem. "Como realizou um cateterismo seguido de angioplastia na última semana, a equipe médica realizou um eletrocardiograma". Consulte Mais Informação

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33 people have died of illicit drug overdose in Kamloops this year

33 people have died of illicit drug overdose in Kamloops this year

The province is already on track to record at least 500 more than previous year. Figures also show 83 per cent of drug deaths in the province had fentanyl detected, a 147 per cent jump from past year. The service says 80 illicit drug deaths were recorded in September alone. No deaths occurred at any supervised consumption site or at any of the drug overdose prevention sites. Consulte Mais Informação

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AR police: Wipe down your shopping cart

AR police: Wipe down your shopping cart

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration , exposure to fentanyl is deadly, and it is 50 times more powerful than heroin. Earlier this year a 10-year-old Miami boy died after coming into contact with the drug. However, an investigation by our sister station KSDK in St. Louis proved that is not the case, as anyone with enough fentanyl in their system for it to transfer from the skin would likely be unconscious or dead, and in no position to come into a grocery store. Consulte Mais Informação

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