European Medicines Agency recommends licensing Ebola vaccine

LONDON (AP) — The European Medicines Agency has recommended that the world’s first Ebola vaccine be approved, after it was administered to hundreds of thousands of people in Africa. The agency on Friday described licensing the vaccine as “an important step toward relieving the burden of this deadly disease.” The Ebola vaccine was originally developed […]

Advances in Health: Precision Medicine in Cancer Care

Connecticut has the second-highest breast cancer rate in the nation. The state has a critical need for the best-available treatment, supplemented by the latest advancements from the country’s top cancer researchers. Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute offers nationally recognized treatments as part of our partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering– the country’s premier cancer center – that gives you […]

US restricts visas for Cubans involved in overseas medicine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Cuban officials involved in a program that sends doctors around the world. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the program forces Cuban medical professionals to work long hours and live in unsafe areas while advancing what he calls the Cuban government’s “political agenda.” He did […]

Medicine and care guide for transgender patients

When it comes to medicine and care for transgender patients, there's a great deal of information to process when it comes to transitioning. Dr. Melissa Goldstein with Stamford Health is here to help.  

UK planning post-Brexit freight service for vital medicines

LONDON (AP) — The British government wants to create an “express freight service” to ensure essential medicines are still available if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. The Department of Health said Thursday it is inviting potential providers to submit offers for a contract lasting at least a year. The department […]

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