Clinical

Moderna Ships Doses of Variant Specific Vaccine to NIH for Testing

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:35 am by pj

February 24, 2021   Company also provides update on strategy for addressing SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern CAMBRIDGE - Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a.... Read More

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:21 am by pj

  Christina Jewett and JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News and Rachana Pradhan Covid-19 infections from variant strains are quickly spreading across the U.S., but there.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Feb 24, 2021 at 04:00 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 1,885,661 Total resident deaths: 30,340 Total resident hospitalizations: 78,47.... Read More

Calling All Vaccinators: Closing the Next Gap in Covid Supply and Demand

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:52 am by pj

  Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Beating back covid right now comes down to balancing supply and demand. With hopes pinned to vaccines, demand has far outstripped t.... Read More

After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:43 am by pj

  Rachana Pradhan and Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News   The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times.... Read More

Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving Covid-Infected Lungs

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:39 am by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted covid-19 and died last fall two months after receiving a tainted double-lung transplant f.... Read More

Countless Homebound Patients Still Wait for Covid Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:29 am by pj

  Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sendi.... Read More

Cannabis Demonstrates Improvement in Opioid Addiction Outcomes

Feb 18, 2021 at 06:50 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   Cannabis demonstrates improved treatment outcomes for people suffering from opioid addiction and reduced risk from accidental fentanyl.... Read More

New National Cancer Genetic Screening Program

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:54 pm by pj

  National Cancer Initiative Offers a Comprehensive Testing Panel to Analyze the BRCA Genes and Over 60 Other Cancer Susceptibility Genes   JScreen, a national pu.... Read More

‘I Wanted to Go in There and Help’ Nursing Schools See Enrollment Bump Amid Pandemic

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:15 pm by pj

  Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News    Last December, Mirande Gross graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, with a bachelor’s.... Read More

Prominent Scientists Call on CDC to Better Protect Workers From Covid

Feb 18, 2021 at 05:06 pm by pj

  Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News   A prominent group of academics is pressing the Biden administration to move faster and take stronger action to protect hi.... Read More

Orlando Health Cancer Institute Launches Bone Marrow Transplant Services

Feb 17, 2021 at 10:40 am by pj

  Cancer patients Kimberly Smythe, 34, and Brita Edlbauer, 70, rang the bell today and are going home less than three weeks after becoming the first patients to receiv.... Read More

Anti-Immigrant Vitriol Complicates Vaccine Rollout in Southern States

Feb 16, 2021 at 12:08 pm by pj

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News    In eastern Tennessee, doctors have seen firsthand how a hard-line immigration policy can affect the health and.... Read More

UF Health First to Test New Drug to Prevent Excessive Bleeding

Feb 16, 2021 at 10:38 am by pj

  By Jesef Williams JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UF Health Jacksonville is the first site in the world to test a new drug designed to prevent excessive bleeding.... Read More

Health Workers and Hospitals Grapple With Millions of Counterfeit N95 Masks

Feb 16, 2021 at 03:02 am by pj

  Christina Jewett Kaiser Health News   Thousands of counterfeit 3M respirators have slipped past U.S. investigators in recent months, making it to the cheeks and.... Read More

Gene Screenings Hold Disease Clues, but Unexplained Anomalies Often Raise Fears

Feb 16, 2021 at 02:56 am by pj

  Christina Bennett Kaiser Health News When her gynecologist recommended genetic testing, Mai Tran was reluctant. “I didn’t really want to do it,” re.... Read More

Vaccine Equity Is ‘North Star,’ Feds Say, and Clinics Are Key to Fair Distribution

Feb 11, 2021 at 06:35 pm by pj

  Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio , Kaiser Health News   Mary Barnett is one of about a dozen seniors who got a covid vaccine on a recent morning at Nei.... Read More

Medical Training Confidently Moves Beyond Cadavers

Feb 11, 2021 at 06:29 pm by SBedwell

The Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences published results of a study into Cadaver versus Simulator Based Arthroscopic Training in Shoulder Surgery, showing significant improve.... Read More

Pandemic-Fueled Alcohol Abuse Creates Wave of Hospitalizations for Liver Disease

Feb 11, 2021 at 01:40 am by pj

  Eli Cahan Kaiser Health News    As the pandemic sends thousands of recovering alcoholics into relapse, hospitals across the country have reported dramatic.... Read More

Vaccine Hesitancy vs. Vaccine Refusal: Nursing Home Staffers Say There’s a Difference

Feb 11, 2021 at 01:30 am by pj

  Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News  It had been months since Tremellia Hobbs had an excuse to bring out the pompoms. Before the pandemic, they were a crowd favori.... Read More