Linda A. Johnson Associated Press Published 6:29 PM EDT Oct 5, 2018 U.S. regulators Friday expanded the use of Merck’s cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45. The vaccine was previously only for preteens and young adults through 26. The Food and Drug Administration approved Gardasil 9 for women and men through 45. The vaccine protects against the human papilloma virus – or HPV – which can cause cervical cancer, certain other cancers and genital warts. The virus is very common and is spread through sex. In most cases, HPV doesn’t cause any problems, but some infections persist and eventually lead to cancer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates about 14 million people become newly infected with HPV each year, mostly teens and young adults. Gardasil was originally approved for girls in 2006 and later for boys – partly to reduce the spread of HPV to girls. While Gardasil was approved for ages 9 through 26, the shots are … [Read more...] about FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45
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Express-News Editorial Board Published 5:27 pm, Friday, May 25, 2018 Photo: Scott Olson /Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 This is the real target of Trump administration plans to deny Title X money to organization that even refer to abortion for family planning purposes or share space with abortion providers. Pedestrians walk past a Planned Parenthood clinic last week Chicago, Illinois. less This is the real target of Trump administration plans to deny Title X money to organization that even refer to abortion for family planning purposes or share space with abortion providers. Pedestrians walk past ... more Photo: Scott Olson /Getty Images Title X funding cuts would impact those with few options 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Proposed changes to the Title X National Family Planning Program could … [Read more...] about Title X funding cuts would impact those with few options
The Australian government's 2018-19 Budget has earmarked a massive AU$2.4 billion for technology and science over the next 12 years in a bid to support "a stronger and smarter economy"."The government will invest more than AU$2.4 billion in Australia's public technology infrastructure," Treasurer Scott Morrison said in his Budget speech on Tuesday night."This includes supercomputers, world-class satellite imagery, more accurate GPS across Australia, upgrading the Bureau of Meteorology's technology platform, a national space agency, and leading research in artificial intelligence."The government will invest AU$29.9 million over four years in AI and machine learning, which it said would support business innovation across digital health, digital agriculture, cybersecurity, energy, and mining."A Technology Roadmap, a Standards Framework. and a national AI Ethics Framework will help identify opportunities in AI and machine learning for Australia and support the responsible development of … [Read more...] about Budget 2018: Tech and science gets AU$2.4 billion
BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., an affiliate of Ipsen (Euronext:IPN)(ADR:IPSEY) (Ipsen), will present Dysport ® (abobotulinumtoxinA) data across multiple therapeutic uses at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) being held April 21-27, 2018 in Los Angeles. The presentations include a safety analysis of pooled data of Dysport ® for pediatric lower limb (PLL) spasticity in patients two to 17 years old, including nearly 200 children aged two to five years. Evaluation of Physician’s Global Assessment (PGA) response to repeated Dysport ® injections in adult lower limb (ALL) spasticity will be presented. Additionally, data on the persistence of therapeutic benefits after a single injection cycle of Dysport ® on the clinical symptoms of cervical dystonia (CD) in adults will also be shared. These are three of seven Dysport ® posters being presented at the meeting.“The analyses … [Read more...] about Ipsen Announces Efficacy and Safety Data for Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) Across Multiple Therapeutic Uses at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:44 0 1. jodeci888 (Posts: 50; Member since: 14 May 2009) I find the update did WONDERS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Still gonna consider an Android. posted on 04 Nov 2009, 11:55 0 3. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008) yes the update is amazing except the browser seems rather slow. posted on 04 Nov 2009, 12:30 0 4. JackFace (Posts: 190; Member since: 03 Nov 2009) If this is true, I find that very noble of Verizon to offer such a thing. The original had a ton of Software issues, and that is nice of Big Red to compensate any issues that the customers has is great! posted on 04 Nov 2009, 15:31 0 6. YouLostTheGame (Posts: 441; Member since: 11 Dec 2008) Couldn't agree more! Although the update makes my Storm really seem like it was supposed to be originally, I won't be getting myself another version of essentially the same phone. I applaud VZW for offering this if it comes to fruition, but I too will consider an Android … [Read more...] about Comments for : BlackBerry Storm 9530 owners to get early upgrade to Storm2 9550?