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Loxley House gives patients their first COVID-19 shots

GENERAL practitioners in Bathurst are now able to vaccinate residents against COVID-19. On Monday, Loxley House Family Practice’s Dr Vidya Murugiah administered the facility’s first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to Stuart Simmons. The 72-year-old said he felt a responsibility to get the vaccine now that it is available and he is eligible. “I think… Read More »

FDA Approves Kimyrsa (oritavancin) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI)

FDA Approves Kimyrsa (oritavancin) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melinta Therapeutics, LLC (Melinta), a commercial-stage company focused on the development and commercialization of novel antibiotics, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved… Read More »

Health bosses warn of ‘hidden’ waiting list of six million patients

Health bosses warn of ‘hidden’ waiting list of six million patients who haven’t come forward for treatment could flood NHS Head of the NHS Confederation Danny Mortimer warned of unprecedented waits It is thought that there are 5.9 million ‘hidden’ patients still require treatment  Mr Mortimer said patients should expect to wait months or a… Read More »

Eligibility Guidelines for Black Kidney Patients on Transplant Waitlists Must Change

Disparities in regard to kidney transplant access in the United States remain persistent. But new findings published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggests that waitlist policies play a role in whether Black patients are able to get transplants before their disease progresses to organ failure, according to a recent press release.… Read More »