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Relyvrio: ALS drug gets FDA approval despite uncertainty about effectiveness
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Relyvrio: ALS drug gets FDA approval despite uncertainty about effectiveness

CNN  —  A new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced approval of Relyvrio, developed by Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, on Thursday. The oral medication can be taken as a standalone therapy or with other treatments, according to the company, and it has been...

When to get your flu shot : Shots
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When to get your flu shot : Shots

Gustavo Perez got his influenza vaccine from pharmacist Patricia Pernal in early September during an event hosted by the Chicago Department of Public Health at the city’s Southwest Senior Center. This year’s flu season may strike earlier and harder than usual, experts warn. A flu shot’s your best protection. Scott Olson/ Getty Images hide caption...

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‘We are expected to be OK with not having children’: how gay parenthood through surrogacy became a battleground | Surrogacy

Corey Briskin and Nicholas Maggipinto met in law school in 2011, were engaged by 2014, and had their 2016 wedding announced in the New York Times. They moved to a waterfront apartment block in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with a bright playroom for families on the ground floor. “We got married and then we wanted all the...

IBD Appears More Prevalent in Men Who Have Sex With Men
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IBD Appears More Prevalent in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Men who have sex with men have an increased prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, according to a new report. In particular, those with high-risk sexual activity, such as engaging in unprotected sex or having multiple sexual partners, were more likely to have IBD diagnoses than men who...

CDC Warns of Severe Monkeypox in People With HIV, the Immunocompromised
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CDC Warns of Severe Monkeypox in People With HIV, the Immunocompromised

Be alert for potentially severe manifestations of monkeypox in patients who are immunocompromised or co-infected with HIV, the CDC told healthcare workers on Thursday. “People who are immunocompromised due to HIV or other conditions are at higher risk for severe manifestations of monkeypox than people who are immunocompetent,” the agency said in a health advisory...

Hyper Products Recalls HyperJuice USB-C Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard
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Hyper Products Recalls HyperJuice USB-C Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product: HyperJuice 130W USB-C Battery Packs Hazard: The battery pack can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard to consumers.    Recall Date: September 29, 2022 Units: About 13,700 (In addition, about 151 were sold in Canada and about 7 were sold in Mexico) Recall Details Description: This recall involves Hyper Products HyperJuice...

Hillsdale Furniture Recalls Flynn Twin Full Bunk Beds With Ladder Due to Entrapment Hazard; Sold Only at Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture Stores (Recall Alert)
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Hillsdale Furniture Recalls Flynn Twin Full Bunk Beds With Ladder Due to Entrapment Hazard; Sold Only at Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture Stores (Recall Alert)

Name of Product: Flynn Twin Full Bunk Beds With Ladders Hazard: The space between the second rung of the bed’s ladder and the lower bunk frame is wider than 3.5 inches, posing an entrapment hazard to children, when the mattress is removed.    Recall Date: September 29, 2022 Recall Details Description: This recall involves the Flynn...