WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An outside advisor to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s review of the controversial Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm is now speaking out, arguing that the approval was based on dodgy science and involved questionable collaboration between regulators and the drug’s maker. “I’m not surprisedContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Republicans who say they won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine are more likely to reconsider their stance if high-profile Republicans urge them to take the jab, a new study finds. Similar vaccination pleas from Democratic sources may actually harden their resistance, researchers found. UnvaccinatedContinue Reading

TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — There’s been a sharp rise in schizophrenia cases linked with marijuana use since the mid-1990s, a new Danish study finds. Prior research has suggested that marijuana — particularly very heavy use — is associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia. Although strict cause-and-effectContinue Reading