Category Archives: Education

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens, cases could soon be second highest in world

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of… Read More »

American Well pulls in $194 million to keep up with the skyrocketing demand for telemedicine

Patient talking to a doctor using a digital tablet American Well, a company that offers virtual medical visits, just raised $ 194 million to help it keep up with skyrocketing demand.  American Well CEO Ido Schoenberg said the company decided to raise now because health care is rapidly moving online. Prior to the coronavirus outbreak,… Read More »

Eating Disorders: Statistics

Eating disorders are serious and sometimes fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also signal an eating disorder. Common eating disorders include binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, and, less common but very serious, anorexia nervosa. Additional information about eating disorders can be found… Read More »

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Bristol Myers Squibb’s Pomalyst (pomalidomide) for AIDS-Related and HIV-Negative Kaposi Sarcoma

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2020 — Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Pomalyst ® (pomalidomide) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma whose disease has become resistant to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), or in patients with Kaposi sarcoma who are… Read More »