Only Lyme disease vaccine in development moves to phase 3 trials

Only Lyme disease vaccine in development moves to phase 3 trials

Participants will receive three doses of the vaccine, called VLA15, or a placebo, followed by a booster dose. “With rising global rates of Lyme disease, it’s more important than ever to give people a new option to protect themselves against the disease,” said Annaliesa Anderson, senior vice president and chief research officer and of vaccine … Read more

Monkeypox vaccines could be given in different ways under Biden’s new administration plan

Monkeypox vaccines could be given in different ways under Biden’s new administration plan

The Biden administration is expected to announce a new emergency declaration as early as Tuesday afternoon that would allow providers to inject a fifth of the currently allowed dose into the skin, rather than a full dose into the underlying fat. This decision was first reported by the New York Times. The move comes less … Read more

what we know and what we don’t know, according to experts

what we know and what we don’t know, according to experts

We’ve entered the third year of the pandemic, and experts still know very little about the long Covid, including how to cure its symptoms. On July 20-21, the Global Virus Network hosted the first-ever conference devoted solely to the science of long Covid. There, scientists spoke openly about what is known about the mysterious condition … Read more

Dangerous artificial marijuana is used less in states where weed is legal

Dangerous artificial marijuana is used less in states where weed is legal

Sometimes packaged as e-liquid for vaping or as edibles, most synthetic cannabinoids are sold as dried plant material sprayed with acetone, embalming fluid, or other solvents containing psychoactive substances made in laboratory. Between 2010 and 2015, synthetic cannabis poisonings increased, according to the ToxIC Case Registry, with more than 42,000 cases of toxic exposure reported … Read more

Monkeypox vaccine: where to get it | New

Monkeypox vaccine: where to get it |  New

The worldwide epidemic of monkeypox affects homosexuals, bisexuals and other men who have sex with multiple male partners. Currently, the risk of contracting monkeypox for the public remains very low. Vaccination is an important prevention strategy to contain the epidemic. Nevertheless, the supply of monkeypox vaccines continues to be low relative to demand nationwide. However, … Read more

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are looking for thousands of volunteers in the United States and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine 20 years from now – in hopes of better combating the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, cases increasing and global warming helping ticks expand their habitat. While a … Read more

Getting more sun may reduce risk of diabetes and heart disease, study finds

Getting more sun may reduce risk of diabetes and heart disease, study finds

The Sun IS Really Good For You: Getting The Recommended Daily Dose Of Vitamin D From Natural Light May Reduce The Risk Of Diabetes And Heart Disease, Study Finds Getting the recommended daily dose of vitamin D may reduce the risk of developing heart disease or diabetes, new research suggests Sunlight is an excellent source … Read more

Wall Street ends flat as investors await inflation updates

Wall Street ends flat as investors await inflation updates

Wall Street’s major stock indexes gave up early gains and ended a choppy trading day with little changed on Monday. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq each slipped 0.1% after losing gains of 1% and 1.6%, respectively. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.1%. Shares of small companies outperformed the broader market, a sign that … Read more