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One Year Into Pandemic, Biden Promises Vaccines for All U.S. Adults by May 1

FRIDAY, March 12, 2021 — During a speech reassuring Americans that the pandemic could be nearing its end in this country, President Joe Biden on Thursday promised that all U.S. adults will be eligible for a coronavirus vaccine by May 1. His remarks came on the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19… Read More »

Higher rates of psychotic disorders in young adults with perinatally acquired HIV

Healthcare professionals supporting young people born with HIV must consider their mental health support needs and integrate HIV and mental health care, argue Indira Mallik of Imperial College and colleagues in the Psychological Medicine. Their UK study showed that young people who acquired HIV perinatally are more likely to experience psychotic disorders than their peers… Read More »

Danish TV show that pairs kids and naked adults slammed as depraved

On one TV show, the truth is actually naked. In Denmark, an award-winning television program called “Ultra Strips Down,” puts nude adults in front of school-age children. The series allows its young participants, ages 11 to 13, to ask the grown-up volunteers whatever questions are on their minds in order to promote body positivity and… Read More »

FDA Approves Merck’s Recarbrio (imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam) for the Treatment of Adults with Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia (HABP/VABP)

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 5, 2020 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Recarbrio™ (imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam) for the treatment of patients 18 years of age… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »