FDA Panel Recommends Second Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Dose

October 15, 2021 – An FDA advisory committee voted Friday unanimously to recommend a second dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for anyone over 18, the second vote in as many days to support the change to the COVID vaccine schedule. The committee recommends that the second J&J dose come at least two … Read more

State Lotteries Didn’t Help Boost Vaccination Rates

Written by Stephen Rheinberg HealthDay reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The $1 million winning shot has done nothing to change the number of people who have taken the COVID-19 hit. According to a new study, lotteries in 19 states designed to encourage people to receive the COVID-19 vaccination did not change the … Read more

Gut Bacteria May Fuel Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance

Oct 15, 2021 – A mainstay of prostate cancer treatment is to deprive it of androgens, the hormones that make it grow. The testicles are the main source of these hormones, so treatment can consist of either surgical removal of these organs or the use of medications to block the production of hormones. Over time, … Read more

Goldman Sachs (GS) earnings Q3 2021

Goldman Sachs on Friday reported third-quarter results that beat analysts’ expectations, with investment banking revenue up nearly 90% and the bank reaping record fees from equity financing. Here are the numbers: Earnings: $14.93 per share versus $10.18 consensus estimate, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $13.61 billion versus $11.68 billion consensus estimate The bank’s earnings rose 63% … Read more

Michael Burry of ‘The Big Short’ asked about shorting crypto days before bitcoin hit $60,000

Andrew Toth | Magic movie | Getty Images “The Big Short” investor Michael Berry inquired about ways to bet on bitcoin before the world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a six-month high to break through the $60,000 level. “Well, I’ve never done this before, how do you sell cryptocurrency,” Puri said in a tweet on Wednesday. “Do … Read more

Supercomputers Mimic Brain Activity, Hunt for COVID Treatments

Oct 15, 2021 – Machine learning has come a long way in the quarter century since the computer nicknamed Deep Blue shocked the world by defeating chess champion Garry Kasparov. Today, when our smartphones have far more computing power than Deep Blue, scientists have set their sights on even greater adversaries, including killer diseases like … Read more

$100 Million Investment Aims to Ease Health Worker Shortage

Written by Robert Pridet and Robin FosterHealthDay reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The White House announced Thursday that the National Health Service will receive $100 million to help address the shortage of health care workers in the United States. That’s a fivefold increase in funding over previous years for a program that … Read more

Ashamed but not Alone: Trauma Therapy Can Help with the Healing Process

cite this Noel McDermott (2021, October 14). Shyness but not alone: ​​Trauma treatment can aid the healing process. Psychreg on psychotherapy. https://www.psychreg.org/ashhamed-alone-trauma-therapy-can-help-healing-process/ reading time: 6 Minutes There were questions at the time about why Sarah Everard’s death had sparked such a strong influx of women across the UK, including public displays of solidarity by a … Read more