Extra COVID-19 vaccine may help protect transplant patients

Fox News Flash top headlines for June 15 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A small study offers the first hint that an extra dose of COVID-19 vaccines just might give some organ transplant recipients a needed boost in protection. Even as most vaccinated people celebrate a return

Carbon-based antimicrobial nanoweapons to fight COVID-19

In a recent review article published in the journal ACS Nano, interdisciplinary researchers from across the world evaluated the role of carbon-based nanomaterials (CBNs), such as fullerene, carbon dots, graphene, and their derivatives as promising alternatives to combat COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and other microbial infections. Due to the mainly physical mode of action of

‘Ice’ flavored e-cig use may be linked to nicotine dependence among the young

The use of ‘ice’ flavored e-cigarettes may be common and positively associated with conventional smoking and nicotine dependence among young adults, suggests research published online in the journal Tobacco Control. And it’s unclear where these’ hybrid’ vapes, combining fruit/sweet and cooling flavors, fit into current or future regulatory frameworks, which apply restrictions according to distinct

Here’s What You Should Know Before Buying A Mattress Online

Buying a mattress online is tempting. Many companies now offer free shipping, vacuum-sealed mattresses that are easy to set up, long-term warranties, 100-night trials, and free returns on their products to entice new customers to take the plunge and buy online instead of in-store. Online shoppers like to avoid the hassle of shopping in person

Twincretin Meets Primary Endpoints in Pivotal Diabetes Trials

The investigational, novel, injected once-weekly “twincretin” tirzepatide met its primary efficacy endpoint of significantly cutting hemoglobin A1c as well as its secondary weight-loss endpoint in patients with type 2 diabetes when compared with control patients in top-line results from each of five discrete pivotal trials. The company developing tirzepatide, Lilly, announced these results in a

Walking Just 30 Minutes Every Day Helped This Guy Lose 200 Pounds

When he was a teenager, Alex Rubalcada struggled with his weight, and found himself frequently labeled the “funny fat guy.” In a recent episode of Truly’s Brand New Me series, Alex explains how the combination of a junk food-heavy diet and an inactive lifestyle led to him gaining weight—until a wakeup call changed everything. “It

ED visits for leiomyomas increased from 2006 to 2017

From 2006 to 2017, there was an increase in the number of emergency department visits for leiomyomas, but the admission rate for these visits decreased, according to a study published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Chelsea N. Fortin, M.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues described trends in

An analysis links COVID-19 to brain microvascular injury and inflammation

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome-2 (SARS-CoV-2), an RNA virus that belongs to the family Coronaviridae.  According to research, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients often suffer from neurological disorders like strokes, lost taste or smell, memory loss, confusion, and delirium. By comparing the symptoms associated with other coronavirus infections,

Luspatercept Benefit Also in Non-Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia

The first-in-class erythroid maturation agent luspatercept (Reblozyl) is already approved for the treatment of anemia in adult patients with beta thalassemia who require red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. Now it has also shown to be beneficial for patients with beta thalassemia who are not dependent on transfusions. There is no drug specifically indicated as yet

Would you like a fertility consult with your lipstick?

Once upon a time, if you had a sore stomach, you’d go see your doctor. If you fancied the latest lip gloss, you’d hit up the beauty counter. But now, more and more customers – particularly women – are visiting their local rouge retailer, seeking everything from fertility advice to products that “balance brain chemistry”

Living With Crohn\u2019s Inspired Me To Change My Life

Not everyone would refer to a chronic inflammatory bowel disease with no cure as a blessing, but not everyone is a warrior like Natalie Hayden. A former TV news anchor, Hayden first noticed symptoms in 2005. As a then-college senior, she chalked up abdominal pain to too many late-night tacos. But her pain, weight loss,