Patient with Severe Depression Successfully Treated with Electrical Brain Implant

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) on Monday have successfully treated a woman with severe depression using an experimental brain implant that detects and resets negative brain activity. The researchers published the study in the Nature Medicine …

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WHO Calls for Moratorium on COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a moratorium on Wednesday on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots to enable at least 10% of the population of every country to be vaccinated. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged countries for a …

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Investment Firm Vanguard to Pay Vaccinated Employees $1,000

Investment firm Vanguard Group Inc. is offering a $1,000 incentive to their US-based employees who get vaccinated by October. Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that the offer will apply to staff who got vaccinated before the incentive was extended as well …

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AstraZeneca’s Experimental Antibody Treatment Fails Preventing Exposed Patients from Acquiring COVID-19

AstraZeneca announced on Tuesday that its experimental monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19, also known as AZD7442, failed to hit the pharmaceutical giant’s primary aim of preventing symptoms in individuals who recently became exposed to the coronavirus disease. The company said …

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WHO Recommends Against Using Remdesivir for COVID-19 Patients

A panel of the World Health Organization (WHO) has advised against using remdesivir from American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences as treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, citing the drug to have “no important outcome for patients.”

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US Hospitals Will Restrict Lilly COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

US hospitals said on Tuesday they may limit the use of the new Eli Lilly antibody drug to COVID-19 patients with multiple risk factors for serious illness or to those patients whose immune systems have not begun to fight the infection.

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