Month: July 2023

Packages of the weight-loss drug Wegovy from the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk lie on the sales counter in a Danish pharmacy. Stefan Trumpf | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk is set to launch its hugely popular Wegovy obesity drug in Germany this month, but it could be some time before
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In this article GSK GSK-GB Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Budrul Chukrut | Lightrocket | Getty Images GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley on Wednesday said she expects uptake for the company’s new RSV vaccine to start off slower than it did for its blockbuster shingles shot. But she is confident that the new vaccine will
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Attendees walk through an expo hall during Amazon Web Services’ Reinvent conference at the Venetian in Las Vegas on Nov. 29, 2022. Noah Berger | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Amazon Web Services on Wednesday announced a new service for health care software providers called AWS HealthScribe, which uses generative artificial intelligence and speech recognition to
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Halfpoint Images | Moment | Getty Images The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 33 years ago to protect people with disabilities from discrimination. But the disabled still face major hurdles when it comes to building wealth. To help make it easier for disabled individuals with lower incomes to save, Sen. Bob Casey,
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In this article NOVO.B-DK SAN-FR Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Packages of the weight-loss drug Wegovy from the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk lie on the sales counter in a Danish pharmacy. Stefan Trumpf | Picture Alliance | Getty Images U.K. health authorities on Wednesday said they are reviewing obesity and diabetes drugs like Novo
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In this article LLY Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT The Eli Lilly logo is shown on one of the company’s offices in San Diego, California, September 17, 2020. Mike Blake | Reuters An Eli Lilly experimental drug helped patients lose about 26% of their weight on average following extended use or intensive lifestyle changes,
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In this article JNJ Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT In this photo illustration, a container of Johnson and Johnson baby powder is displayed on April 05, 2023 in San Anselmo, California.  Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A federal bankruptcy judge on Friday rejected Johnson & Johnson‘s second attempt to resolve tens of thousands of
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In this article PFE Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Paxlovid, Pfizer’s anti-viral medication to treat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is displayed in this picture illustration taken October 7, 2022. Wolfgang Rattay | Reuters The National Institutes of Health said Monday it launched mid-stage clinical trials to test at least four treatments, including Pfizer‘s antiviral
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While the incidence of influenza-associated neuropsychiatric events in children in the United States is unknown, the controversy over the use of a common antiviral medication typically administered to treat flu in children has sparked concern among parents and medical professionals alike. The dilemma about whether the treatment causes neuropsychiatric events or if the infection itself
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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is leading an awareness campaign that aims to reduce missed or delayed diagnosis of cystic fibrosis after newborn screening, especially in non-White infants. In its first phase, the campaign targets primary care providers and public health officials, so that treatment can start earlier, which is linked
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In the largest study of its kind, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) used electronic health record (EHR) data from more than 200,000 pediatric patients to describe patterns of pediatric allergies across the United States, validating a population-level pattern of allergy development known as the “allergic march,” in which allergies first present as eczema,
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In a step forward in the development of genetic medicines, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a proof-of-concept model for delivering gene editing tools to treat blood disorders, allowing for the modification of diseased blood cells directly within the body. If
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