Climate Health

Scientists call for legally-binding global treaty to pull out space debris

As the number of satellites skyrockets, scientists have called for a legally-binding global treaty to ensure the safety of Earth's orbit from space.

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Drugs Medical

‘Universal’ Covid-19 treatment may be on the horizon

October 19, 2022: Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a proof of principle for a “universal” method of treating Covid-19. According to.

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Health Pharma

Physical inactivity may put 500 million people at risk of diseases: WHO

HQ Team October 19, 2022: In another eight years, about 500 million people globally will develop a spate of non-communicable diseases due to.

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Pharma

Lupin gets FDA approval for osteoarthritis medicine

September 22, 2022: Lupin Ltd., one of the top Indian pharmaceutical majors, has received approval from the US drug regulator United States Food.

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Health

Reusing old toys poses health hazards for children 

HQ team Sept. 15, 2022: Hand-me-downs plastic toys and dress-up items can be a cancer risk for children, according to a new study.

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Medical

Do not mix and match Covid-19 vaccines: Swaminathan

Mixing and matching of Covid-19 vaccines is a “dangerous” trend as there is no sufficient backup data available to support its efficacy, the.

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Drugs Health Pharma

FDA gives approval for Ispen, Genfit’s drug to treat chronic liver disease

The US drug regulator has granted accelerated approval for a drug to treat chronic inflammatory liver disease to Genfit, headquartered in Nord, France,.

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Drugs Health Pharma

EU to procure 40 million doses of avian flu vaccine from CSL Seqirus 

Fifteen member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area will procure up to 40 million doses of avian influenza virus.

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Drugs Health Pharma

Child in India detected with bird flu in eastern West Bengal state: WHO 

A four-year-old child in India has been detected with avian influenza A(H9N2) in the Eastern state of West Bengal, the World Health Organization.

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Drugs Health Pharma

Person in Mexico dies after contracting avian influenza, WHO says

A 59-year-old person in Mexico died in April after contracting avian influenza A(H5N2) virus, the first such death in the country, according to.

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Drugs Health Pharma

FDA advisers reject psychedelic party drug MDMA to treat PSTD in adults

The advisory committee of the US Food and Drug Administration has rejected a therapy using party drug MDMA, or ecstasy or molly to.

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Drugs Health Pharma

AstraZeneca completes $2.4 billion acquisition of Fusion Pharma

AstraZeneca announced the completion of the acquisition of Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, for $2.4 billion.

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Drugs Health Pharma

Moderna, Merck’s skin cancer vaccine shows rise in survival rates

Moderna’s mRNA vaccine candidate in combination with Merck Co.’s, therapy, Keytruda, showed greater survival rates and efficacy in patients with skin cancer or.

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Drugs Health Pharma

NIH researchers make AI tool to read cancer responses to immunotherapy

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have developed an artificial intelligence tool that uses a simple blood test to predict if cancer.

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Drugs Health Pharma

GSK’s blood cancer test drug halves risk of disease progression: Data 

British drugmaker, GSK Plc.’s multiple myeloma drug, Blenrep, reduced the risk of disease progression or death by about 50% when compared to a.

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Drugs Health Pharma

AstraZeneca, Daiichi’s breast cancer drug trials show rise in survival

HQ Team June 3, 2024: An antibody-drug conjugate, jointly being developed by AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo, has been shown in end-stage clinical trials.

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