Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Healthcare

How The CURE Drug Repurposing Collaboratory Helps COVID-19 Research

A partnership between government agencies is determined to provide researchers with additional dimensions of real-time data for some COVID-19 research.

FDA Issues New Guidance For Testing Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients

Even with no outward signs of COVID-19, individuals may still have the virus and exhale viral particles.

FDA Reissues Emergency Use Authorizations Regarding Respirators

Due to the available respirator shortages, these revised recommendations are essential.

FDA Authorizes First Next Generation Sequencing Test For Diagnosing COVID-19

Using next-generation sequencing tools means that the test can generate information about the genomic sequence of the virus present in a sample. 

FDA Issues Guidance On Prescription Drug Marketing Act

The relevance of this modification affects health care providers, patients affected by COVID-19 and related conditions, and the life science companies themselves.

Can Medical Marijuana Help Treat Clinical Burnout?

The intensity of the global response to the conditions of COVID-19 has prompted a need to address the high levels of burnout experienced by medical professionals. 

FDA Publishes New Updates For Healthcare Professionals

The FDA staff, researchers, and partners are working virtually around the clock to keep medical professionals updated with the absolute latest information.

What The FDA Is Doing For Better COVID-19 Data Dashboards

Real-time information has never been more critical than in response to the ongoing public health emergency, wrought by the spread of COVID-19.

FDA Issues June 2020 Statistical Guidance Report, Available For Download

This latest document is a series of FDA guidance reports that are created to keep healthcare professionals informed on the latest in the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).

FDA Pursues Action Against Companies Offering Misleading Antibody Tests

The FDA issued advisory letters to three companies that have allegedly been promoting faux antibody tests for the treatment of COVID-19.

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5 Most Common Questions About CBD Topicals

Despite the fact that CBD makes a lot of money for both big and independent companies, a surprising amount of people don’t know what the compound does or where it comes from.

Does Habitual Marijuana Use Make You Anti-Social?

Studies have shown that marijuana can help patients feel less lonely and depressed, but that doesn’t equate to cannabis making you a social butterfly.

VA Mental Health Commission Recommends Federal Marijuana Research

Despite the unique recommendations of its drug policy findings, the document has gone mostly unnoticed by reform advocates and the media.

Israel: Cannabis Powerhouse

While cannabis has been used for thousands of years in ancient sites in Israel, the country’s developments in the last few decades have been extremely significant.