With J&J Vaccine Restrictions, Experts Say We Need More Options Beyond mRNA
The FDA restricted the use of J&J COVID-19 vaccines for certain people, but health experts say it's essential to have more than just mRNA vaccine options. Key TakeawaysThe FDA recently limited its use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine. It is only authorized for certain people. Experts say the J&J vaccine can benefit people allergic to mRNA vaccines like Pfizer or Moderna and people with
Lymphangitis occurs when the lymphatic system, which is a part of the immune system, becomes inflamed. Lymphangitis is an infection or inflammation of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is a crucial part of the immune system. It is designed to collect fluids from cells and tissues in the body and help them re-enter the bloodstream.The organs
FDA Approves the First Nonstimulant Medication for Adults With ADHD in 20 Years
This FDA approval opens up non-addictive medication options for adults with ADHD. Key TakeawaysFor the first time in 20 years, the FDA has approved a nonstimulant drug to treat adults with ADHD. It was long assumed that most children may outgrow the condition, but many don’t, though it may present differently in adults. The
Can You Get the Shingles Vaccine With Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Medical advice about RA and the Shingrix vaccine isn’t always clear due to potential drug interactions. Learn about autoimmune disease and shingles. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that older and immunocompromised adults get two doses of Shingrix (the recombinant zoster vaccine, or RZV) to prevent shingles and related complications. Some people with rheumatoid