Health News

US population growth smallest in at least 120 years

The U.S. population grew by the smallest rate in at least 120 years from 2019 to 2020, according to figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau—a trend that demographers say provides a glimpse of the coronavirus pandemic’s toll. Population growth in the U.S. already was stagnant over the past several years due to immigration […]

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Baby Girl Born From Embryo Frozen for 27 Years

FRIDAY, Dec. 4, 2020 — A baby girl born in Tennessee from a 27-year frozen embryo broke the record for the longest-frozen embryo to result in a live birth, which was held by her older sister, Emma. Molly Gibson was 6 pounds, 13 ounces, when she was born in October to Tina Gibson and her […]

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Brace for TWO YEARS of mask-wearing, warns Spanish virologist

Brace for TWO YEARS of mask-wearing, warns Spanish virologist who says that fighting COVID-19 will be a ‘marathon’ Spain has had to reinstate lockdowns after relaxing restrictions as cases there surge  People there became more lax about social distancing and mask-wearing, said prominent Spanish virologist Dr Margarita del Val She warned that it could take […]

Medications

Simponi Aria (golimumab) Approved by the FDA for Active Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Extension of Its Active Psoriatic Arthritis Indication in Patients 2 Years of Age and Older

HORSHAM, PA, September 30, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Simponi Aria (golimumab) for patients 2 years of age and older for the treatment of active pJIA and has extended the PsA indication for this same patient population. “This […]