Rwanda: Health official dispels myths about recent flu outbreak

Rwanda: Health official dispels myths about recent flu outbreak

The influenza outbreak that affected many people at the end of 2022 and the New Year has nothing to do with the Covid-19 virus and is not related in any way to vaccination. The flu outbreak that intensified during the rainy season left children and adults sick and weak, with many recounting how severe it … Read more

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) First Quarter 2023 Earnings

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) First Quarter 2023 Earnings

Walgreens Boot Alliance reported fiscal first-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates after an early flu season boosted demand for cough and cold medicines. The company said it also raised its full-year revenue outlook due in part to its US healthcare segment’s newly sealed acquisition of Summit Health. However, for the most recent … Read more

South Africa: Breast cancer patients in South Africa may find it difficult to stick to treatment – ​​here’s what we were told

South Africa: Breast cancer patients in South Africa may find it difficult to stick to treatment – ​​here’s what we were told

Worldwide, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer. It is also the leading cause of cancer-related death among women. The incidence of breast cancer is expected to increase, with the majority of breast cancer cases occurring among women in low- and middle-income countries such as South Africa, where adherence to treatment remains a challenge. … Read more

BioRestorative Therapies Announces SBIR Phase I Grant to Explore Therapeutic Effects of ThermoStem Targeting Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome As an Indication

BioRestorative Therapies Announces SBIR Phase I Grant to Explore Therapeutic Effects of ThermoStem Targeting Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome As an Indication

BioRestorative Therapies, Inc. (‘BioRestorative’, ‘BRTX’ or the ‘Company’) (NASDAQ: BRTX), a clinical-stage company focused on stem cell-based therapies, announced today that it has received a Innovation Research for Small Businesses (SBIR) Grant Phase I of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of National Institutes of Health. This collaborative research … Read more

BioRestorative Therapies Enters into Agreement with Regenexx, Granting BRTX Exclusive License Rights to Intellectual Property Related to the Development and Commercialization of its BRTX-100 Disc Program to Treat Chronic Lumbar Disc Disease

BioRestorative Therapies Enters into Agreement with Regenexx, Granting BRTX Exclusive License Rights to Intellectual Property Related to the Development and Commercialization of its BRTX-100 Disc Program to Treat Chronic Lumbar Disc Disease

BioRestorative Therapies, Inc. (‘BioRestorative’ or the ‘Company’) (NASDAQ: BRTX), a clinical-stage company focused on stem cell-based therapies, today announced an agreement with Regenexx, LLC pursuant to which the license rights granted by Regenexx to the Company for intellectual property developed to treat chronic lumbar disc disease have become exclusive. The intellectual property now exclusively licensed … Read more

Hearing loss treatment advances despite initial disappointment

Hearing loss treatment advances despite initial disappointment

1/4 Images of inner ear hair cell regeneration (in pink), with the ear on the right after FX-322 treatment. Photo courtesy of Frequency Therapy NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) — An innovative approach to treating hearing loss could be closer to reaching the market, despite a setback in the testing process, say the researchers behind … Read more

Fêtewell founder Kate Dear goes viral for transforming Citizens National Bank into an event venue | arts and entertainment

Fêtewell founder Kate Dear goes viral for transforming Citizens National Bank into an event venue |  arts and entertainment

When Kate Dear was a child, she would stop by the Citizens National Bank in downtown Frederick every Sunday. Located at the corner of South Market and East Patrick streets, it was only a few blocks from her church. “I’ve been in love with this building forever,” said Dear, founder and CEO of Fêtewell. Now, … Read more

Opinion: What to make of Will Smith’s contrition?

Opinion: What to make of Will Smith’s contrition?

Editor’s note: Jill Filipovic is a New York-based journalist and author of the book “OK Boomer Let’s Talk: How My Generation Was Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this comment are my own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN — What does it mean to atone for a terrible mistake? At … Read more

ALX Oncology names Scott Garland to its board of directors

ALX Oncology names Scott Garland to its board of directors

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ALX Oncology Holdings Inc., (“ALX Oncology”) (Nasdaq: ALXO), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing point-blocking therapies of control CD47 way, today announced the appointment of Scott Garland to its Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective November 29, 2022. With more than 30 years of knowledge of … Read more

Flu Hospitalizations Up Nearly 30% As US Enters Holiday Season

Flu Hospitalizations Up Nearly 30% As US Enters Holiday Season

Susana Sánchez, nurse practitioner, administers a flu shot to Loisy Barrera at a CVS and MinuteClinic pharmacy in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | fake images Flu hospitalizations are up nearly 30% in one week as the spread of respiratory illness remains high in most of the US. More than 11,200 people were hospitalized with the … Read more