Tag Archives: U.S.

Biden says U.S. will seek to ‘end cancer as we know it’ after Covid pandemic

President Joe Biden said Friday that once the coronavirus pandemic has been defeated, his administration will target another deadly disease: cancer. “I want you to know that, once we beat Covid, we’re going to do everything we can to end cancer as we know it,” Biden said in a speech after touring Pfizer’s massive coronavirus… Read More »

Trump isn’t the first sitting U.S. president to contract a potentially deadly virus in middle of a pandemic, so did Woodrow Wilson in 1918

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has tested positive for Covid-19, and he isn’t the first sitting president to contract a highly contagious and potentially deadly virus in the middle of a pandemic. Former President Woodrow Wilson became ill with the 1918 flu when he was in Paris in April of 1919 organizing a peace… Read More »

More U.S. Women Using Marijuana to Help Ease Menopause: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 — A growing number of middle-aged women are turning to marijuana to help soothe symptoms of menopause, new research indicates. About one-third of older female U.S. veterans said they had either tried to treat their menopause symptoms with cannabis products or planned to experiment with marijuana in the future, according to… Read More »

No End in Sight as U.S. Cases Pass 5 Million

Carlos Del Rio, MD, professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta Amesh Adalja, MD, senior scholar, The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Baltimore Harry Heiman, MD, clinical associate professor of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences at Georgia State University, Atlanta Tom Frieden, MD, president and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives, New… Read More »

Hologic Releases SuperSonic MACH 40 Breast Ultrasound in U.S.

July 10th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Radiology Hologic is launching in the U.S. its first cart-based breast ultrasound system, the SuperSonic MACH 40. The company touts the device as a premium ultrasound that produces high fidelity images and features a number of capabilities that improve clinical efficiency and diagnostic accuracy. Some of these features… Read More »