Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Statement: Department of Health Care Services Decision on Medi-Cal Contract Award is Disservice to Vulnerable Californians | Blue Shield of California

August 30, 2022 MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (August 30, 2022) – Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan adamantly disagrees with the Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) failure to issue…

A ‘weak spot’ discovered that potentially makes multi-drug resistant tumors vulnerable — ScienceDaily

One of the greatest challenges facing cancer researchers is to understand why some patients don’t respond to treatments. In some cases, tumors exhibit what is known as multidrug resistance (MDR),…

Using olfactory cues to protect vulnerable species — ScienceDaily

Animals — both herbivores and predators — follow their noses for a broad range of food sources. The principle applies to hunters trying to ferret out easy prey or grazers…

Vulnerable Americans are desperate to find this Covid-19 drug. Thousands of boxes are sitting around unused

A few weeks later, a reader wrote back that she’d been able to find the drug. “Congratulations on getting this medication,” Henry responded. “I know it is in short supply.”…

More Than Half of Ukrainians Vulnerable to Health Risks

March 23, 2022 — The numbers can be daunting: 3.5 million Ukrainians have fled to other countries since the war with Russia began a month ago. Another 6 million have…

The strategy may make tumors more vulnerable to anti-cancer therapies — ScienceDaily

Tiny structures called nanoparticles can be used to carry substances to certain parts of the body — for example, to deliver a chemotherapy drug to a tumor. Although such “nanomedicine”…

Antibody Drug to Protect the Vulnerable From Covid Goes Unused

Sasha Mallett, Sue Taylor and Kimberly Cooley all have immune deficiencies that make them especially vulnerable to Covid-19, and all have tried to get the same thing: a new treatment…

COVID focus now: Protect the vulnerable, doctor says as widespread mitigation measures subside | State and Regional News

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, doctors had limited knowledge of how to respond to this new disease. Physicians in hard-hit regions across the world had…

Vulnerable to Covid, High-Risk Americans Feel Left Behind

Denisse Takes’s world is very small these days. She makes a living by producing songs from her living room, plays “Animal Crossing” online with friends and leaves her home in…