Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holde...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

'We feel incredibly betrayed': Thousands of Guardsmen forced to vacate Capitol
Guardsmen were later let back into facilities after an outry from lawmakers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump hires defense lawyer for second Senate impeachment trial
Trump adviser Jason Miller would not say whether others had signed on or whether South Carolina-based lawyer Butch Bowers would be the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The most important legal pathway that would allow Trump to reclaim the Presidency
(Natural News) If the 45th President of the United States is serious about addressing the 2020 election fraud that deprived him of another four years of service to the republic of the United States, then his legal team should begin to pursue a new legal strategy using a writ of quo warranto. A writ of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McConnell seeks two-week delay for impeachment trial so Trump can form legal team
WASHINGTON — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday proposed delaying Donald Trump’s impeachment trial until... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal judge blocks Parler's bid to be restored on Amazon Web Services
A federal judge has denied Parler's request for a court order blocking Amazon from kicking the social media app off its platform,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gov. Kate Brown's 2021 State of the State: Racism is 'endemic,' broadband expansion is critical
The governor delivered her annual address to lawmakers on Thursday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Appeals court revisits Texas ban on abortion procedure
Attorneys for the state of Texas have returned to a federal appeals court to argue that the state should be able to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dutch lawmakers back coronavirus curfew despite criticism
A majority of Dutch lawmakers has backed the government’s planned curfew, despite fierce criticism from some opposition legislators (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Europe's COVID Shot Party Gives Way to Pfizer Vaccine Delay Headache Europe's COVID Shot Party Gives Way to Pfizer Vaccine Delay Headache
Pfizer is facing criticism, and potential legal action, over its surprise move to temporarily delay COVID-19 vaccine shipments to European countries that fear disruptions could throw their inoculation campaigns into disarray.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

European court rules Russia responsible for crimes following 2008 war with Georgia
Russia is responsible for human rights violations in the aftermath of the 2008 war with Georgia over South Ossetia, the European Court... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another Arkansas Lawmaker Tests Positive for COVID-19
An Arkansas lawmaker on Wednesday tested positive for the coronavirus, the third to be infected since lawmakers convened this year's session last week (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

European Court of Human Rights has found Russia guilty of ethnic cleansing of Georgian civilians following the ceasefire of the August 2008 war
Georgia has won the 2008 war case against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The court released its judgement earlier... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Auris Health Announces Publication of Results from BENEFIT Study of MONARCH ® Platform in CHEST
This study was conducted using strict definitions for diagnostic yield. In previous studies, variations in the definition of yield led to overestimation of a successful bronchoscopy. Given this strict trial design, the diagnostic yield of 74.1% is promising, and we hope this sets the stage for future multicenter trials,” said Dr. Silvestri, Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology at Medical University. “We are thrilled to be making a meaningful impact on the diagnosis of lung conditions, particularly in patients with small and difficult to reach nodules that may progress to something more serious,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Study finds bilateral agreements help developing economies spur foreign investment
(University of Oregon) Developing economies suffer from a paradox: they don't receive investment flows from developed economies because they lack stability and high-quality financial and lawmaking institutions, but they can't develop those institutions without foreign funds.A new study finds that bilateral investment treaties, known as BITs, can help developing economies overcome this paradox, but only as long as those countries can demonstrate a commitment to property and contract rights. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eviction cases in California projected to double
With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, the California court system is preparing for eviction cases to double (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Liam Dillon Source Type: news

South Africa: The Medical Schemes Probe - How Racial Discrimination Denialists Get It Wrong
[Daily Maverick] Medical schemes may be hard-pressed to convince a court that the way they are dealing with fraud, waste and abuse by medical practitioners does not constitute unfair racial discrimination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Can My Employer Make Me Get a Covid-19 Vaccine?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] To speed up a return to normal, some businesses are incentivising their staff to get vaccinated. But lawyers say forcing employees to get a COVID jab could be risky (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Italy ponders suing Pfizer for vaccine delays
Italy’s virus czar is pressing ahead with plans to take legal action against Pfizer after the U.S. pharmaceutical company announced delays in delivering pre-ordered COVID-19 vaccines to Europe (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Record 43-year sentence for insulting Thai monarchy sends a chilling message to activists
A 43-year prison sentence given to a woman by a Thai court for insulting the monarchy could be seen as a "warning shot" to protesters... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Defies Lawyers, Pardons Former Top Strategist Steve Bannon: NYT
The outgoing president was repeatedly cautioned against the move but rebuffed the advice of his lawyers at the last minute. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adam Johnson, man seen carrying Nancy Pelosi's lectern during Capitol riot appears in court
The man photographed carrying Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s lectern appeared virtually in federal court Tuesday and after being... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Author from Iran who claimed to be independent expert in foreign affairs was secretly an agent for his native country, U.S. officials allege
Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi appeared in court in Boston late Tuesday afternoon. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Biden prepares to take office, Trump lawyers ask judge for help in tax return fight
President Trump's lawyers expressed concern that Democrats could seize the long-hidden filings without notice once President-elect Joe... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding the legal implications of being a practice partner
Partners in general medical practices need to understand the legal implications of partnership. From HR issues to the legal issues around collaboration, partnership agreements and premises ownership. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Texas readies for lawsuits against Joe Biden's incoming administration
(Natural News) Texas is reportedly preparing for lawsuits against Joe Biden’s incoming administration, the San Antonio Express-News reported Friday. (Article by Amy Furr republished from Breitbart.com) During his first 100 days in office, President-elect Joe Biden has “vowed to roll back the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown, push policies addressing climate change and potentially forgive student debt for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Subway can proceed with $210M defamation suit against CBC over chicken report, appeals court rules
A defamation lawsuit by the world's largest fast-food operator against Canada's public broadcaster over a report on the chain's chicken sandwiches can proceed, Ontario's top court has ruled. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Ahead of UFC 257, woman files multi-million dollar personal injury lawsuit against Conor McGregor
As Conor McGregor prepares for his return to action at UFC 257, he’s now been hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit at home by a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump talked out of pardoning kids and Republican lawmakers
President Donald Trump received an unsettling warning on his final Saturday night in the White House. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman files multimillion-dollar personal injury lawsuit against Conor McGregor, attorney says
Conor McGregor is facing a multimillion-dollar personal injury lawsuit over events that allegedly took place in 2018, the women's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mexico's eventual cannabis legalization could create immense change for citizens, global market
Mexico's Supreme Court-mandated passage of adult use cannabis continues to see delays. Now on its third extension, lawmakers have until... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More
High court blocks plaintiffs from pursuing their claims; is binding arbitration a growing trend, and is it bad for doctor –patient relationships?; hearing loss surgery creates a lot of noise.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More
High court blocks plaintiffs from pursuing their claims; is binding arbitration a growing trend, and is it bad for doctor –patient relationships?; hearing loss surgery creates a lot of noise.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Will Your Boss Require You To Get A Covid-19 Vaccine? New Data Show Employers Are Split
Private employers can legally require employees to get Covid-19 vaccinations, but will they? New data show employers are evenly split. Some employers don't want to impose mandates, while others see greater risk of not requiring vaccinations--to employees and to society. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Leadership /leadership Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Supreme Court Considers Baltimore Suit Against Oil Companies Over Climate Change
Overwhelmed sewers. Flooded streets. Deadly heat waves. Baltimore is one of many American cities where the costs of climate change far exceed local resources. Should oil companies pay?(Image credit: Ryan Kellman/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS ™ Robotic-Assisted Solution Designed for Use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL., January 19, 2021 – Today, The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced that DePuy Synthes** has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution designed for use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System and its cleared indications for use. It will become part of the broader VELYS Digital Surgery Platform of connected technologies. With a growing and aging patient population, demand for joint replacement surgery is increasing. But across the industry, data shows up to 20% of knee replacement patients aren&...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Malawi: Minister Gazettes Anti-Coronavirus Restrictions - Face Masks Compulsory in Public
[Nyasa Times] Government has gazetted Public Health and Covid-19 Containment and Management laws, which among others, criminalises non wearing of masks in public to tackle a surge in cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021
By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly supporting women’s right to drive. Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and defender of persecuted members of the LGBTQI community and political opponents of the president was arbitrarily detained on trumped up charges of ‘money laundering.’ Nicholas Opiyo was granted bail on 30 December following an outpouring of global support for his a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mandeep Tiwana Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour LGBTQ Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nothing to Learn from East Asia?
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Covid-19 infection and death rates in the Western world and many developing countries in Asia and Latin America have long overtaken East Asia since the second quarter of 2020. Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering prevailing Western accounts of the Asian financial crises, there have been no serious efforts to draw policy lessons from East Asian contagion containment. Jomo Kwame SundaramLockdowns necessary? Although most East Asian economies have successfully contained the pandemic without nationwide ‘stay in shelter lockdowns’, many governments have...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The U.S has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the world to force Facebook and Google to pay...
The U.S. government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the world to force Facebook Inc... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to find mutated sperm? Just go FISH
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) A test developed by Berkeley Lab scientists can quickly and easily detect whether sperm cells are carrying chromosomal defects, an advance that will help men who have undergone cancer treatment father healthy children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert responds to claims of Capitol tours
Three days after the Speaker of the House announced an investigation into lawmaker involvement in the insurrection, Congresswoman Lauren... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

B.C. teenager free to move forward with gender-affirming surgery after mother's lawsuit tossed
A Supreme Court justice has thrown out a woman's attempt to stop her teenager from having gender-affirming chest reconstruction surgery, finding the mother had "misled" the court during her fight against an issue that's already been settled. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Italy: Conte clears hurdle to retain power, bigger one ahead
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has won a crucial vote in Parliament’s lower house after a coalition defector’s lawmakers abstained in the balloting (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for psychotherapy with 'magic mushrooms'
As the first terminally ill cancer patient in Canada to legally use so-called magic mushrooms to treat anxiety, Thomas Hartle is hopeful that more temporary approvals from the federal government signal a permanent regulatory regime may be in the works. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Italian PM Conte seeks to save his government from falling
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has asked lawmakers for their “clear backing”  to overcome a political crisis that he said had provoked “deep dismay” among Italians whose chief concern is the COVID-19 pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kamala Harris resigns from Senate seat ahead of inauguration
Harris is one of ten Black lawmakers to have ever served in the Senate. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Capitol rioter plotted to sell stolen Pelosi laptop to Russian intelligence
Riley June Williams was turned in to the FBI by former "romantic partner," according to court documents. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As More Legal Pot Dispensaries Open, More Young Adults Start Using
MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2021 -- As more states legalize marijuana and more shops begin to sell it, more young adults are using pot and developing drug-use disorders, a new study finds. For the study, researchers looked at young adults in Los Angeles County... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Neptune Wellness Solutions to lobby for full cannabis legalization from new South Florida headquarters
Analysts predict that Florida will go recreational in the months to come, the CEO said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news