Tag Archives: Adults

FDA panel endorses second shot for adults who received J&J vaccine

For the second time in two days, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel unanimously recommended booster shots for more Americans, this time for all recipients of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose coronavirus vaccine. In a 19-0 vote, the panel supported authorization of a second J&J shot for adults 18 and over, clearing the way for… Read More »

U.S. FDA Approves Kite’s Tecartus as the First and Only CAR-T for Adults with Relapsed or Refractory B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

[unable to retrieve full-text content]SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) October 01, 2021 — Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Tecartus® (brexucabtagene autoleucel) for the treatment of… Drugs.com – New Drug Approvals

Bike-Linked Head Injuries Decline for Kids, But Not Adults

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — There’s good news and bad on rates of head injuries among America’s bike-riding public: Rates for these injuries have sharply declined among kids but barely budged among the growing number of adult bike riders. Between 2009 and 2018, increasing helmet use, construction of… Read More »