‘Impressive’ Results for Novel Antidepressant, So Why the FDA Delay?

A novel antidepressant (AXS-05, Axsome Therapeutics) appears to have a rapid and durable effect in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), results of an open label, phase 3 trial, show. Yet, its new drug application (NDA) remains in limbo with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for reasons that are unclear. In the study,

The best medicine for COVID-19 is prevention

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals have worked hard to develop treatments for patients, and they have learned to manage the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. From protective measures to monoclonal antibody therapy and other treatments, Dr. Raymund Razonable, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, discusses the current treatments

US daily COVID-19 deaths decline 12% over 2 weeks

Dr. Siegel: AstraZeneca drug could protect unvaccinated individuals against COVID AstraZeneca seeks U.S. approval for coronavirus drug. Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel with insight on ‘Fox & Friends.’ The U.S. is experiencing a decline in daily COVID-19 deaths after a two-month steady increase to mid-September, according to data compiled by the Centers for

Menopause diet: The four best exercises to minimise symptoms

Penny Lancaster went to see a GP to help with the menopause We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Menopause normally occurs

Q and A: Immunotherapy and breast cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The doctor mentioned using immunotherapy. What is immunotherapy, and how does it differ from chemotherapy, which I’ve traditionally heard about for treating cancer? ANSWER: Immunotherapy is a newer therapy in the current treatment landscape for breast cancer. It also has been used in treating other

Cardiac CTA parameters predict mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement

According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), cardiac CTA-derived left atrium emptying fraction (LAEF) improves predictive performance of established clinical risk scores and may be used to assess patients' risk during pre-transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) workup and postprocedural surveillance. LAEF derived from preprocedural cardiac CTA independently predicts mortality in patients with severe aortic

Is it safe to get flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same time?

It is safe to have an influenza vaccine at the same time as a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study. The coadministration of the two vaccines did not affect the immune response. Only a few people reported mild side effects, such as fatigue or soreness at the injection site. The United

NHS waiting list reaches record 5.7million

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The figure was up by around 100,000 on July, but the number waiting over a

Valneva reports ‘positive’ COVID vaccine results

Franco-Austrian biotech lab Valneva announced Monday positive results from clinical trials of its COVID vaccine candidate, a month after the UK government terminated a supply deal with the company. Britain had ordered 100 million doses of the vaccine for 2021-2022—the only order so far for Valneva, which has a production facility in Scotland. The French

Gabrielle Union's Foot-Long Braid Was Made to Whip Back and Forth

Truthfully, we do not know how Gabrielle Union manages to accomplish so many things at once. Among being a mother to one of the funniest toddlers on Earth and two other lovely children, relaunching her own hair-care brand, and laying her life out candidly in her latest memoir, You Got Anything Stronger? the actor definitely

NYU Langone launches new center to advance scientific discovery and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

NYU Langone Health announced today the launch of the Parekh Center for Interdisciplinary Neurology, made possible by a gift provided by Deven and Monika Parekh through the Psquared Charitable Foundation. The center helps bridge neuroscientific knowledge across the institution to advance scientific discovery and treatment of neurodegenerative conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy,

Bioinformation tool improves the precision of personalized nutrition

Researchers at the Genomics and Health Department at the Foundation for the Promotion of Health and Biomedical Research of Valencia Region—FISABIO) have published an article in Nature Communications presenting the bioinformation tool AGREDA, a system for developing personalized nutrition programs that accounts for the composition of each individual’s microbiota. The study included the participation of

Stem cells and their role in lung transplant rejection

A lung transplant can mean the difference between life and death for people with diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and even severe COVID-19. Yet, recipients of donor lungs must take daily medications to stave off damage caused by their own immune system, which attacks the organs it recognizes as foreign—a