New England Journal of Medicine publishes Phase III data showing Xolair significantly reduced allergic reactions across multiple foods in people with food allergies
Detailed results from the NIH-sponsored Phase III OUtMATCH study showed treatment with Xolair increased the amount of peanuts, tree nuts, egg, milk and wheat that people as young as 1 year consumed without an allergic reactionThe U.S. FDA recently approved Xolair as the first and only medicine for children and adults with one or more food allergiesAllergic reactions can be life-threatening and it is estimated that food-related anaphylaxis results in 30,000 medical events treated in emergency rooms in the U.S. each year1-3Basel, 25 February 2024 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today data from Stage 1 of the N...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 25, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New England Journal of Medicine publishes Phase III data showing Xolair significantly reduced allergic reactions across multiple foods in people with food allergies
Detailed results from the NIH-sponsored Phase III OUtMATCH study showed treatment with Xolair increased the amount of peanuts, tree nuts, egg, milk and wheat that people as young as 1 year consumed without an allergic reactionThe U.S. FDA recently approved Xolair as the first and only medicine for children and adults with one or more food allergiesAllergic reactions can be life-threatening and it is estimated that food-related anaphylaxis results in 30,000 medical events treated in emergency rooms in the U.S. each year1-3Basel, 25 February 2024 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today data from Stage 1 of the N...
Source: Roche Media News - February 25, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

I have a superbug infection that leaves me in pain every day and can't be cured - but the NHS won't take me seriously. And a damning report says I'm just one of thousands being failed
Patients with excruciating superbug infections are being failed by the NHS and may be missing out on crucial drugs, a major study has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opinion: Toward Solving the Long COVID Puzzle Opinion: Toward Solving the Long COVID Puzzle
In recent days, there were several important new reports that help explain the pathophysiology of long COVID. The new findings are summarized here.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 23, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Florida Defies CDC Amid Measles Outbreak, Says Unvaccinated Kids Can Attend School
(MedPage Today) -- With a brief memo, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, has subverted a public health standard that's long kept measles outbreaks under control. On February 20, as measles spread through Manatee Bay Elementary in... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 23, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Europe Greenlights Two Avian Flu Vaccines Europe Greenlights Two Avian Flu Vaccines
The vaccines, Celldemic and Incellipan, protect against the H5N1 subtype of the influenza A virus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 23, 2024 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Curbing Antibiotic Use Works Curbing Antibiotic Use Works
European agencies published evidence that reducing antibiotic use in humans and food-producing animals leads to a decline in antimicrobial resistance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - February 23, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Brain Dysfunction, Immune Abnormalities Seen in Post-Infectious Chronic Fatigue
(MedPage Today) -- Fatigue in post-infectious myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) may stem from dysfunction of integrative brain regions that drive the motor cortex, a deep phenotyping study suggested. In an exploratory... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 23, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

A deadly viral illness is exploding in West Africa. Researchers are scrambling to figure out why
Reporting for this story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. Irrua, Nigeria, and Kenema, Sierra Leone— Sitting on a bench outside the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) in Edo state in southwestern Nigeria in September 2023, Muhammed Luqman Dagana recounted his ordeal earlier in the year with Lassa fever, a deadly hemorrhagic disease of West Africa. At first the 33-year-old wasn’t alarmed—his fever, headache, body aches, and cough were innocuous enough. A doctor at his local clinic gave him antibiotics for typhoid fever and antimalarial drugs. But his symptoms persisted, so he tried anoth...
Source: ScienceNOW - February 22, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

News at a glance: Protecting a queen, cell therapy for solid tumors, and a UV telescope
CONSERVATION U.S. protects iconic marine snail The queen conch, a large marine snail known for its showy shell and delectable flesh, has been added to the U.S. government’s list of species threatened with extinction. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said the species ( Strombus gigas , pictured), which is native to the Caribbean region and grows up to 35 centimeters long, needs protection because populations are sparse, scattered, and heavily overfished. NOAA’s listing decision, issued on 14 February, has no immediate impact but authorizes the age...
Source: ScienceNOW - February 22, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Italy Spent Around 45% Of EU COVID Recovery Cash Received So Far, Report Shows Italy Spent Around 45% Of EU COVID Recovery Cash Received So Far, Report Shows
Italy has spent around 45% of the almost 102 billion euros ($110.7 billion) it has received so far from European Union COVID-19 recovery funds, short of a target set in...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 22, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Business of Medicine Source Type: news

Accelerated Epigenetic Aging Seen in Women With HIV
THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2024 -- Accelerated epigenetic aging is seen in women with HIV versus women without HIV, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.Stephanie Shiau, Ph.D., from the Rutgers School of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Remembering Paul Farmer, Pioneer In Global Public Health
Paul Farmer, a physician-anthropologist, left a remarkable legacy across multiple fields, including infectious diseases, medical anthropology and global public health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

Study IDs Immune Abnormality Possibly Causing Long COVID Study IDs Immune Abnormality Possibly Causing Long COVID
Dysfunctional complement system proteins could explain chronic inflammation, fatigue, and other long COVID symptoms, leading to new treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - February 22, 2024 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

What to Know About COVID Rebound What to Know About COVID Rebound
The CDC ' s Pragna Patel, MD, MPH, and Dallas Smith, PharmD, answer common questions on COVID-19 rebound cases and antiviral treatment.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 21, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news