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28  mai     10h27
Bird flu vaccines for laying hens prove effective in practice
   Bird flu vaccines for laying hens are effective in practice, the Dutch government said on Tuesday, while confirming plans to vaccinate poultry against the virus that ravaged flocks around the world and is raising fears about human transmission.Highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly called bird...
    10h04
Weight-loss drug forecasts jump to 150 billion as supply grows
   As millions seek access to weight loss drugs from Novo Nordisk NOVOb.CO and Eli Lilly LLY.N , increasing supplies, possible wider usage and a growing number of would be rivals are leading some experts to raise annual global sales forecasts for the treatments to about billion by the early...
    07h16
Asahi Kasei to buy Swedish drugmaker Calliditas for 1.1 billion
   Asahi Kasei .T offered to buy Swedish drugmaker Calliditas Therapeutics CALTX.ST for around . billion on Tuesday as the Japanese maker company looks to turn itself into a global player in pharmaceuticals.A maker of specialised chemicals, including those used in batteries, the firm is...
25  mai     11h04
Explainer: What does Louisiana’s new abortion pill law mean for patients?
   The Louisiana Senate’s vote on Thursday to reclassify the two drugs used in medication abortion as controlled substances marks the latest development in a nationwide battle over abortion pills.Here is a look at what the law does, and what might happen next.The law classifies mifepristone and...
27  mai     10h22
Indian drugmakers to see FY25 revenue boost in key US market, says India Ratings and Research
   Indian drugmakers, which have the U.S. market as a key segment, will sustain their revenue improvement in fiscal due to drug shortages in the United States, Mumbai based India Ratings and Research said on Monday.India is a hub of bulk generic drug manufacturing and drugmakers including Dr...
    13h39
WHO states decide not to invite Taiwan to annual assembly
   Member states of the World Health Organization WHO on Monday decided not to invite Taiwan to the organization’s annual assembly in Geneva after China appealed for it to remain sidelined.Taiwan is excluded from most international organisations because of objections by China, which considers the...
    05h04
US, European nations consider vaccinating workers exposed to bird flu
   The United States and Europe are taking steps to acquire or manufacture H N bird flu vaccines that could be used to protect at risk poultry and dairy workers, veterinarians and lab technicians, government officials said, moves influenza experts say could curb the threat of a pandemic.U.S officials...
25  mai     11h27
Wegovy users have fewer kidney-related health problems, analysis of Novo study finds
   Novo Nordisk’s NOVOb.CO Wegovy obesity drug reduced adverse kidney related events by in overweight and obese people in a large study, according to a new analysis the Danish drugmaker published on Saturday.The analysis, from a large study for which substantial results had been released by Novo...
24  mai     22h16
Louisiana becomes first US state to classify abortion pills as controlled substances
   Louisiana’s governor on Friday signed a bill making his state the first in the U.S. to classify two abortion inducing medications as controlled substances, a category that healthcare regulators typically reserve for drugs prone to abuse or addiction.The measure, thrusting Republican led efforts to...
    21h17
US curbs certain poultry imports from Australia’s Victoria on bird flu concerns
   The U.S. has imposed import curbs on certain poultry and byproducts from Victoria, Australia after determining highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, in domestic birds.The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service said on Friday the restrictions from May ...
    20h40
US FDA panel votes against Novo Nordisk’s weekly insulin in type 1 diabetes patients
   Advisers to the U.S. health regulator on Friday voted against the use of Novo Nordisk’s NOVOb.CO weekly insulin in patients with type diabetes due to risks of low blood sugar.The Food and Drug Administration’s panel of independent experts voted to, saying the weekly insulin icodec’s...
    20h19
Novavax awaits FDA decision on whether its next COVID shot can be offered in US
   Novavax NVAX.O will only be able to offer a COVID vaccine in the United States this autumn if regulators accept the shot it has started manufacturing that targets a variant that was dominant earlier this year, the company said.Novavax’s updated vaccine targets a variant called JN. , which is...
    18h21
Bird flu detected in tissue samples of US dairy cow sent to slaughter, USDA says
   Bird flu virus particles were found in tissue samples taken from one dairy cow sent to slaughter at a U.S. meat processing plant, but none were detected in samples from other cattle, the U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA said on Friday.Meat from the animals was prevented from entering the...
    17h07
Raw milk containing bird flu virus infects mice in study
   Feeding raw milk contaminated with bird flu to mice infected them with the virus, adding to evidence that consumption of unpasteurized milk is not safe for humans, according to a study published on Friday in the New England Journal of Medicine.Bird flu has caused serious or fatal infections...
    13h35
Lilly invests further 5.3 bln in new Indiana site as obesity drug demand soars
   Eli Lilly LLY.N said on Friday it has invested another . billion in its new Lebanon, Indiana manufacturing plant, more than doubling its previous investment, as it scrambles to meet soaring demand for its weight loss and diabetes drugs.The new investment, which brings the total to billion,...
    15h00
Emcure, HDT settle legal fight over COVID vaccine technology
   Indian generic drugmaker Emcure Pharmaceuticals EMCU.NS and U.S. vaccine developer HDT Bio have settled allegations that Emcure stole HDT trade secrets during their joint work on a COVID shot, the companies said in a press release on Friday.The companies said they have signed a long term...
    10h26
UK’s Sunak confirms anti-smoking plan will not become law before election
   British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plan to ban smoking for younger generations will not become law after he called a snap election leaving no time to push through one of his flagship policies. The smoking ban, of course, disappointed not to be able to get that through at the end of the session...
    06h10
How the World Health Organization could fight future pandemics
   Health officials from the member states of the World Health Organization hope next week to complete more than two years of negotiations on new rules for responding to pandemics when they gather in Geneva.Negotiations are ongoing for two complementary deals that could be formalised at the May ...
    10h02
The FLiRT COVID variants: What are they and are they more contagious?
   The so called FLiRT variants of SARS CoV coronavirus that cause COVID have been the dominant forms of the virus circulating this year globally, according to the World Health OrganizationThe moniker FLiRT is an acronym for the locations of the mutations the variants share on the virus’ spike...
    10h33
Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic slows diabetic kidney disease progression in trial
   Novo Nordisk’s NOVOb.CO Ozempic slowed the worsening of kidney dysfunction in patients with type diabetes and lowered the risk of kidney failure, heart problems, stroke and death, according to detailed results from a late stage trial presented on Friday.The company in March reported that the...
23  mai     20h58
U.S. FDA advisers back approval for Guardant’s blood-based cancer test
   This May story has been corrected to say Shield is meant for CRC screening, not diagnosis, in paragraph, and fix a typo in paragraph . Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended for the approval of Guardant Health’s GH.O blood test to detect a cancer that...
    23h48
Louisiana lawmakers vote to reclassify abortion pills as controlled substances
   The Louisiana Senate gave final legislative approval on Thursday to a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to reclassify two abortion inducing drugs as controlled substances that carry the potential for abuse or addiction.The bill would make unprescribed possession of the abortion...
    22h18
US CDC warns of multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry
   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday that public health officials are investigating multi state outbreaks of salmonella linked to contact with backyard poultry.The CDC said that people from states have gotten sick from salmonella after touching or caring for...
    14h03
Tobacco industry aims to hook new generation on vapes, WHO says
   Tobacco companies still actively target young people via social media, sports and music festivals and new, flavoured products, the World Health Organization WHO said on Thursday, accusing companies of trying to hook a new generation on nicotine.Amid ever stricter regulation targeting cigarettes,...
    21h07
HPV vaccine provides real benefits for men, analysis shows
   Vaccination of boys and men against the human papillomavirus HPV reduces their risk of head and neck cancers and other malignancies, a new analysis shows, adding to the vaccine’s proven benefit in protecting women from cervical cancer.The study of more than . million people is one of the first...
    19h38
CVS seeks private equity funding for Oak Street Health, Bloomberg News reports
   CVS Health Corp CVS.N has been seeking a private equity partner to fund growth at Oak Street Health, a primary care provider it bought a year ago, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.The company has been working with financial advisers to help find capital to back new clinics that will be opened...
    13h41
UK’s anti-smoking laws could be lost in pre-election parliamentary rush
   Britain’s proposed law to ban smoking for younger generations could be shelved after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called a surprise election, putting one of his flagship policies in jeopardy as there is only limited time for bills to be made law.Sunak on Wednesday called an election for July,...
    17h06
Zantac not a cause of woman’s cancer, jury says in first trial over drug
   A jury in Chicago on Thursday rejected an Illinois woman’s claim that the now discontinued heartburn drug Zantac caused her colon cancer, in the first trial out of thousands of lawsuits making similar allegations.The jury in Cook County, Illinois circuit court agreed with arguments from drugmakers...
    10h52
Medtronic’s weaker-than-expected outlook clouds quarterly results beat
   Medtronic MDT.N beat estimates for fourth quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, helped by robust sales of its medical devices, but shares declined more than after its forecast for the current quarter fell short of Wall Street expectations.Investor anticipation around the sales of medical...
    17h08
EU reports no bird flu cases in humans or cows as virus spreads in US
   There have been no reports in the European Union of bird flu infecting a human or cow but research is ongoing on the virus’s transmission, an EU official said on Thursday, one day after U.S. officials confirmed that country’s second human case.Highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI , commonly...