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F.D.A. to Release Stricter Guidelines for Emergency Vaccine Authorization

The Food and Drug Administration plans to soon issue stricter guidelines for the emergency authorization of any new coronavirus vaccine, adding a new layer of caution to the vetting process even as President Trump continues to contradict his own scientific experts and promise that a vaccine will be available as early as next month. The… Read More »

Proposed guidelines likely to identify more early lung cancers

Lung cancer is the second most prevalent cancer in the US, and the deadliest cancer killer. In 2020, an estimated 135,720 people will die from the disease — more than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. I’ll never forget meeting new, advanced-stage lung cancer patients who ask if their diagnosis could have somehow been made… Read More »

What are cholesterol guidelines

However, are these fears unfounded? There are methods people can use to reduce cholesterol levels and prevent them from increasing. How often should I get a cholesterol test? Not being physically active is a risk factor for heart disease. Your doctor will also take other risk factors into account, such as age, family history, smoking… Read More »

Who guidelines for flu vaccine

Influenza circulates continuously, causing seasonal epidemics in temperate regions and year-round epidemics in some tropical regions. Influenza viruses are continuously changing, necessitating annual change in vaccine strains to better match with currently circulating influenza strains globally. Influenza A viruses may also cause pandemics characterized by rapid dissemination of a new, virulent influenza A subtypes to… Read More »