Archives for: March 2021

Pfizer Begins Oral COVID-19 Drug Trial

March 31st, 2021
  Pfizer announced on March 23, it has begun a U.S. based early-stage study of an oral anti-viral drug to treat COVID-19.   Oral COVID-19 Treatment   The Phase 1 trial involves healthy adults to evaluate safety and tolerability of the drug.   T… more »

CDC Releases Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People

March 24th, 2021
  On March 8 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a set of recommendations on activities that fully vaccinated people can resume.   Recommendations   About 26.1 million people have received both doses of the two-dose Moderna… more »

Pandemic Stress Worsens Eating Disorder Symptoms

March 17th, 2021
  The stress and isolation brought on by the pandemic has led to worsening symptoms among those with eating disorders.   Covid-19 and Eating Disorders   A new study found that a lack of structure and more time spent in a triggering environment, am… more »

FDA Warns Against Homemade Formula

March 11th, 2021
  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics warn against using recipes to make homemade infant formula. Using homemade infant formula can lead to serious health problems for your baby.   Homemade Formula Sends Infa… more »

Chronic Heartburn Could Lead to Higher Cancer Risk

March 3rd, 2021
  People with chronic heartburn may be twice as likely to develop throat and esophageal cancers as those without the condition, according to a new study.   Heartburn and Cancer   The new study links gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD to a sec… more »