Tag Archives: First

‘I was nine when I had my first drink’

Maybe it’s the entire weekends you regularly lose to debilitating hangovers, or the negative impact drinking is having on your physical and mental health. Because the stark reality is, more than 1,000 people die from alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year — that’s three people per day. Of these three deaths per day, one is… Read More »

Peloton doubles quarterly revenue in first earnings report since IPO, shares rise

Peloton CEO John Foley, center, celebrates his company’s IPO at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in New York. Mark Lennihan | AP Peloton Interactive‘s shares jumped Tuesday after releasing its first earnings report since going public, showing that the fitness company more than doubled its revenue over the last year. In the first… Read More »

Severely injured patient becomes first African American to receive full face transplant

A 68-year-old man from Los Angeles has made medical history by becoming the first African American to receive a full face transplant. In July, Robert Chelsea also became the oldest patient to undergo the surgery, which was performed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, NBC News reports. “May God bless the donor and his… Read More »

First vaccine to protect against Ebola

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation in the European Union for Ervebo (rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP), the first vaccine for active immunisation of individuals aged 18 years and older at risk of infection with the Ebola virus. “This is an important step towards relieving the burden of this deadly disease,” said Guido Rasi, EMA’s Executive Director. “The CHMP’s… Read More »