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Thanks to the 'tripledemic,' it can be hard to find kids' fever-reducing medicines

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Makers of products like Children's Tylenol say they're trying to keep up with big demand as RSV, flu, and COVID spread. But medical experts note that kids' fevers don't always call for medicine.

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Overweight women may be at highest risk of long COVID—new research

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While hundreds of thousands of people are still getting COVID every day across the globe, reassuringly, the number of people dying as a result of the infection has dropped significantly thanks to effective vaccines and treatments.

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After record election year, some LGBTQ lawmakers face a new challenge: GOP majorities

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Montana state Rep.-elect Zooey Zephyr is the first openly trans woman elected to the state legislature. She and other lawmakers across the country are now faced with trying to curb anti-LGBTQ bills.

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Study: U.S. gun death rates hit highest levels in decades

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The U.S. gun death rate last year hit its highest mark in nearly three decades, and the rate among women has been growing faster than that of men, according to study published Tuesday.

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Unlocking Excellence: How Catalent Is Transforming Japan’s Clinical Research

Planning on running clinical trials in Japan? How can you reliably supply these studies? Discover Catalent’s clinical supply packaging facility in Shiga, Japan. Strategically located between Tokyo and Osaka, and one of largest in Japan, this 6,000 square meter facility offers comprehensive services including primary and secondary clinical packaging and labelling, comparator sourcing, cold chain storage, local and global distribution, local language support and white glove service to support stud

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Mpox will not be renewed as a public health emergency next year

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Cases of Mpox, which was previously named monkeypox, peaked in August and fell steadily over the past months to a daily average of seven new cases by the end of November.

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Which pharmaceutical drugs have the most drug patents in Sweden?

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This chart shows the drugs with the most patents in Sweden. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection is desired.…. The post Which pharmaceutical drugs have the most drug patents in Sweden? appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

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Biden administration says it is making progress slowing the rate of fentanyl deaths

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There were a record number of fatal drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2021. The Biden administration says it is making progress slowing the rate of deaths linked to fentanyl.

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Beijing, Shenzhen scrap COVID-19 tests for public transport

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Chinese authorities on Saturday announced a further easing of COVID-19 curbs with major cities such as Shenzhen and Beijing no longer requiring negative tests to take public transport.

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Beijing and other cities in China end required COVID-19 tests for public transit

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The slight relaxation of testing requirements comes follows protests across China by residents frustrated by the rigid enforcement of anti-virus restrictions.

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Research suggests one way to prevent depression and anxiety is a strong sense of connection in high school

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About 1 in 5 young Australians will experience a mental health problem like depression or anxiety each year. The COVID pandemic has only intensified mental health concerns in young people.

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The New Age of Decentralized Clinical Trials

White paper that delves into the complex topic of Decentralized Clinical Trials and how to master them within the confines of FDA Regulations

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New patent expiration for Sucampo Pharma drug AMITIZA

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Annual Drug Patent Expirations for AMITIZA Amitiza is a drug marketed by Sucampo Pharma Llc and is included in one NDA. It is available from four suppliers. There are nine…. The post New patent expiration for Sucampo Pharma drug AMITIZA appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

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US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January

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The federal government plans to end in January the public health emergency it declared earlier this year after an outbreak of mpox infected more than 29,000 people across the U.S.

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New tentative approval for Teva Pharms drug eltrombopag

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[![eltrombopag structure]([link] Eltrombopag is the generic ingredient in two branded drugs marketed by Novartis and is included in two NDAs. There are eight patents protecting this compound. There are four…. The post New tentative approval for Teva Pharms drug eltrombopag appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

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Flu season worsens as 44 states report high activity

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The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse.

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Roles and Responsibilities of Specialized Clinical Supply Experts

When selecting a clinical supply provider, consideration often focuses upon the manufacturing, packaging, storage and distribution capabilities available that will, at face-value, be sufficient to meet the needs of the sponsor and their trial. However, there are human-based and knowledge-driven factors that are often overlooked that go beyond these basic physical capabilities and are integral to the development and delivery of high performing clinical supply chains.

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New tentative approval for Amneal Pharms drug saxagliptin

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[![saxagliptin structure]([link] Saxagliptin is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Astrazeneca Ab and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this compound. There are…. The post New tentative approval for Amneal Pharms drug saxagliptin appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

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