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Coronavirus testing will keep a Royal Caribbean cruise ship’s passengers in NJ until Monday, company says

The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, which has been docked in Bayonne, N.J., since Friday over coronavirus concerns, will remain there until Monday, company officials said Saturday. That will allow enough time for all testing for the virus to be conducted and to obtain “conclusive results” before the ship moves on, a… Read More »

Should newborns get genetic testing for adult-onset conditions?

Screening should be limited to conditions that affect children, UChicago ethicist argues In the last decade, genome sequencing has provided a wealth of information about risks for certain diseases. But should parents be able to get all of the sequence results of their children’s genomes, especially if the variants would not cause illness or symptoms… Read More »

FDA Overlooked Red Flags In Drugmaker’s Testing of New Depression Medicine – Kaiser Health News

Ketamine is a darling of combat medics and clubgoers, an anesthetic that can quiet your pain without suppressing breathing and a hallucinogenic that can get you high with little risk of a fatal overdose. For some patients, it also has dwelled in the shadows of conventional medicine as a depression treatment — prescribed by their… Read More »