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Third Dose of COVID Vaccine Boosts Protection in Transplant Recipients

TUESDAY, June 15, 2021 — Researchers say an extra dose of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines may improve immune system protection for organ transplant patients, a group that’s so far responded poorly to two-dose vaccines. “Our findings suggest clinical trials are warranted to determine if transplant recipients should receive COVID-19 vaccine booster doses as standard clinical practice,… Read More »

Exercise Boosts Physical, Mental Well-Being of Older Cancer Survivors

FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 — Active older adults — cancer survivors included — are in better physical and mental health than their sedentary peers, a new study finds. More regular moderate to vigorous physical activity and less sedentary time improve the mental and physical health of older cancer survivors and older people without a cancer… Read More »

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »

Admissions growth boosts Tenet Q2 beat

UPDATE: Aug. 6, 2019: Tenet executives discussed the second quarter results Tuesday morning with investors. This brief has been updated with information from the call. Dive Brief: Tenet Healthcare reported $ 4.56 billion in net operating revenue for the second quarter of this year, a slight bump of 1.2% from the prior-year period, according to… Read More »