Johnson & Johnson to Evaluate Its COVID-19 Vaccine Against New Omicron COVID-19 Variant
Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson & Johnson (the Company) has been closely monitoring newly emerging COVID-19 variants. In collaboration with academic groups in South Africa and around the world, the Company has been evaluating the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine across variants, including now the new and rapidly spreading Omicron variant. The Company is testing blood serum from participants in completed and ongoing booster studies to look for neutralizing activity against the Omicron variant. In addition, the Company is pursuing an Omicron-specific variant vaccine and will progress it as need...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tinnitus symptoms: The five signs your tinnitus is going away
TINNITUS can be permanent or temporary, and even in permanent cases, you might notice the symptoms subsiding until you're barely bothered by it. Here are five signs your tinnitus is going away. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tinnitus causes: The 7 possible reasons you can get tinnitus in one ear only
TINNITUS can be a very annoying experience. However, if you have tinnitus in just one ear, it could be a sign of a serious health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These high-tech head rests promise to help your condition. So what do our experts say? 
Pillows with health benefits? Whether they claim to ease tinnitus or stop you from snoring, Adrian Monti asked experts to look at a selection. We then rated them.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. CDC Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine as a Booster for All Eligible Individuals Who Receive Authorized COVID-19 Vaccines
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 21, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) today announced that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), has recommended its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster for all eligible individuals who receive an authorized COVID-19 vaccine. “Today’s recommendation supports the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as a booster for eligible individuals in the U.S. regardless of which vaccine they initially receive,” said Paul Stoffels, M.D., Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer at Jo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Authorized for Emergency Use by U.S. FDA
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 20, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for adults aged 18 and older at least two months following primary vaccination with single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine; and for eligible individuals who received a different authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine. The Johnson & Johnson booster shot will be the same formulation and dosage as the primary shot. The EUA follows a unanimous recommendat...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Unanimously Recommended for Emergency Use Authorization by U.S. FDA Advisory Committee
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 15, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) unanimously voted 19-0 to recommend Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for adults aged 18 and older at least two months following initial vaccination with the single-shot vaccine. The vote was based on findings from two Company clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study, which evaluated a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnso...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What Is In That Ear?
Discussion The external auditory canal mainly derives from the ectoderm however it abuts other structures which arise from mesodermal or endodermal tissues. The lateral 1/3 is primarily cartilaginous with the inner 2/3rd being bony with the tympanic, temporal and mastoid bone forming various parts. The canal is lined with squamous epithelium and has various structures such as sebaceous glands, hair follicles and of course ceruminous glands. It is not surprising that this structure is subject to obstruction given its small size. Cerumen, hair and other cellular debris may become impacted if they are not regularly expelled f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Submission of Emergency Use Authorization Amendment to the U.S. FDA to Support Booster of its Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 05, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) announced it has submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support use of a booster shot of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in individuals 18 years of age and older.The submission includes recent results from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study that found a booster of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine given 56 days after the primary dose provided 94 percent protection against symptomatic (moderate to severe/critical) COVID-19 in the U.S. (CI, 58%-100%) and 100 percent protection (CI, 33%-100%) again...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

How can we soothe tinnitus for my sister who has dementia? DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions
DR ELLIE CANNON: Anxiety and depression makes tinnitus (file photo) much worse, and it's common for people with dementia to suffer both. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Real-World Evidence and Phase 3 Data Confirming Strong and Long-Lasting Protection of Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S.
This study compared approximately 390,000 people who received the Company’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine versus approximately 1.52 million unvaccinated people matched on age, sex, time, three-digit zip code, and comorbidities and predictors for COVID-19 infection severity.This study is a longitudinal cohort design, using robust propensity matching methods to create a comparator cohort to assess real-world VE. All analyses were performed using the Aetion Evidence Platform, which is a scientifically validated software that is also used by regulators, payers, and health technology assessment bodies to assess the safety, eff...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Self-reported auditory problems are associated with adverse mental health outcomes and alcohol misuse in the UK Armed Forces - Parker FNH, Fear NT, Stevelink SAM, Rafferty L.
PURPOSE: Auditory problems, such as hearing loss and tinnitus, have been associated with mental health problems and alcohol misuse in the UK general population and in the US Armed Forces; however, few studies have examined these associations within the UK ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Often not considered during expert opinion: patients after accidents or noise traumata - a patient-focused, complementary perspective - Schaaf H, Kastellis G, Hesse G.
Patients who have acquired tinnitus in the context of an accident, a noise trauma or other external influences have important distinctive features in treatment. Although their suffering was in general caused by external circumstances or other people and mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

How Serious Is Pulsatile Tinnitus?
Title: How Serious Is Pulsatile Tinnitus?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/18/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - August 18, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Tinnitus symptoms: Can tinnitus make you go deaf? When to seek help
TINNITUS is a distressing disorder which presents itself in several ways. Sufferers have usually spent a long time in environments with high-volume sounds. But can tinnitus make you go deaf? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news