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New Mexico warns on wound botulism among drug users after several suspected cases

Health officials in New Mexico are investigating two suspected cases of wound botulism in residents with reported injection drug use. The state noted that two prior cases were reported in January, with cases primarily linked to injecting black tar heroin and methamphetamines.  On average, about 20 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with wound botulism… Read More »

After breakout year, Moderna on track to generate $15B+ in 2022 thanks to more demand, higher prices: analysts

Moderna is hard at work ramping up production of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, which is projected to reap over $ 19 billion for the company by year’s end. But given that the pandemic is easing in parts of the world, what’s less certain is how 2022 will play out. After a breakout year, Moderna sees strong… Read More »

Researchers identify protein produced after stroke that triggers neurodegeneration

Researchers with the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern have identified a new protein implicated in cell death that provides a potential therapeutic target that could prevent or delay the progress of neurodegenerative diseases following a stroke. Scientists from the departments of pathology, neurology, biochemistry, and pharmacology at UTSW have identified and named… Read More »

São Paulo patient experiences apparent viral rebound a year and a half after stopping HIV treatment

A Brazilian man who last summer had no evidence of remaining HIV after more than 15 months off antiretroviral therapy once again had detectable viral load a few months later, according to a report last week at the virtual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Work is underway to determine whether he experienced viral… Read More »