The FDA approved a drug to improve growth in children five years of age and older with achondroplasia and open growth plates, meaning these children still have
On Friday, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), endorsed booster shots of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for adults 18 and older who received a second shot of either vaccine at least six months ago. All adults are now eligible for a booster dose. Walensky’s decision comes after an advisory panel to the CDC voted to approve the expansion of booster shots for adults on Friday. Ahead of the CDC’s decision, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended their Emergency Use Authorization orders for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for adults who are vaccinated.
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This cohort study investigates whether use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors is associated with a reduction in the relative risk of mortality for patients with COVID-19.
The company announced a deal that could help significantly expand access to the Covid-19 treatment, but the agreement excludes a number of countries hit hard by the pandemic.
Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Angiotensin Receptor–Neprilysin Inhibition in Acute Myocardial Infarction
This cohort study compares the risk of sudden cardiac death with respiratory fluoroquinolone vs amoxicillin-based antibiotic treatment in patients with hemodialysis-dependent kidney failure.