Moderna to start final testing stage of coronavirus vaccine in July

FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) on Thursday confirmed it plans to start a trial of 30,000 volunteers of its much-anticipated coronavirus vaccine in July… Read More »

Potential treatment for Rett Syndrome

An experimental cancer drug can extend the life of mice with Rett Syndrome, a devastating genetic disorder that afflicts about one of every 10,000 to 15,000 girls within 6 to 18 months after birth, Yale researchers report June 10 in the journal Molecular Cell. In addition, the drug JQ1 also restores the cellular function of… Read More »

Trump administration suggests restarting electives, but reliance on telemedicine, safety measures

Dive Brief: CMS on Tuesday released guidelines for health facilities to resume nonemergency services in states ready to begin the second phase of reopening under the Trump administration’s general guidance. The document promotes continued use of telemedicine as much as possible and states facilities must maintain the necessary space, equipment and workforce in case of… Read More »

MINT Dentistry Feeding Those in Need with Grocery Giveaways – Patch.com

 MINT dentistry’s goal of putting smiles on people’s faces doesn’t stop during a pandemic: To help a community in need, the dentistry practice is providing groceries for people who are experiencing food insecurity. MINT dentistry founder Dr. Field Harrison and his wife, Sabrina Harrison, have joined employees and volunteers to give away boxes of groceries… Read More »