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Wegovy hype driving demand

World of DTC Marketing

The demand quickly exceeded supply after the FDA approved once-weekly semaglutide injections. Semaglutide’s study results were enough to warrant plenty of hype for obesity treatment.

J. & J. Booster Protects Against Severe Omicron, Study Says

NY Times

Two shots of the vaccine reduced the risk of hospitalization from the fast-spreading variant by 85 percent, a clinical trial found. Coronavirus Omicron Variant Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Johnson & Johnson South Africa

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Kidney damage as a result of coronavirus infection

Scienmag

The Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infects the kidneys and contributes to tissue scarring, as shown by researchers from the RWTH Uniklinik Aachen, Germany, and Radboudumc, The Netherlands. The developed scar tissue in the infected kidneys may suggest a possible impact on kidney outcomes in the long term.

J&J goes after another FDA approval for a cancer bispecific

Pharma Phorum

Johnson & Johnson’s much-touted crop of bispecific antibodies for cancer generated its first commercial product in May, and the drugmaker has now filed for FDA approval of a second candidate.

2022 Research: The Rapid Rise of Ocean Freight Visibility

Download this a benchmark study from FourKites and The Journal of Commerce exploring how international shippers’ usage of global supply chain visibility technology has evolved since the onset of global disruptions caused by COVID-19.

The cancer screening time bomb

World of DTC Marketing

Routine cancer screening is essential to detect cancers early when it is most curable. The consequence of millions of people missing cancer screenings because of the COVID pandemic is a delay in detecting cancer, which results in cancer progressing to a more advanced stage.

F.D.A. Plans to Allow 12- to 15-Year-Olds to Receive Pfizer Boosters

NY Times

Regulators will also allow even younger children with immune deficiencies to get an extra shot.

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Leo puts target on Dupixent in US as FDA clears tralokinumab

Pharma Phorum

Sanofi and Regeneron have another challenger to their big-selling drug Dupixent for atopic dermatitis, now that the FDA has approved Leo Pharma’s rival antibody tralokinumab.

Google Reveals Top Food Searches of 2021

XTalks

Each year, Google reveals its annual list of top food searches, which are representative of the most popular food trends and recipes of the year.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Found Liable in Landmark Opioid Trial

NY Times

The case was the first of its kind, targeting every point of the prescription opioid supply chain, from manufacturers to pharmacy chains that filled prescriptions.

Is energy the key to Alzheimer’s disease?

Scienmag

A team of researchers at the University of Adelaide has found a link between the way that cells produce energy for brain function and the mutated genes found in Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: Pixabay. Photo by Pete Linforth.

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Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

Xeris Biopharma Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Recorlev® (levoketoconazole) for the Treatment of Endogenous Hypercortisolemia in Adult Patients With Cushing’s Syndrome

BioTech 365

Xeris Biopharma Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Recorlev® (levoketoconazole) for the Treatment of Endogenous Hypercortisolemia in Adult Patients With Cushing’s Syndrome Xeris Biopharma Announces U.S.

What to Keep an Eye on!

Riverside Clinical Research

Unfortunately, there is a wide array of health issues one can experience over a lifetime. Fortunately, there are certain things we can look out for that can indicate changes in our health status. Often, with health issues, the sooner we can diagnose and treat a condition, the better the end result.

Alzheimer's Drug Aduhelm Faces Crucial Medicare Decision

NY Times

Medicare officials are trying to determine whether to cover Aduhelm, which the F.D.A. approved despite unclear evidence that it helps patients.

NAU scientists and students will utilize newly launched James Webb Space Telescope for solar system research

Scienmag

In one of the most exciting developments in astronomy in the 21st century, NASA is launching the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) today—and Northern Arizona University astronomers, planetary astronomers and their students will be using the massive observatory to expand their research and advance our understanding of the solar system.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Titan Medical Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notification Regarding Minimum Bid Price Deficiency

BioTech 365

Titan Medical Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notification Regarding Minimum Bid Price Deficiency Titan Medical Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notification Regarding Minimum Bid Price Deficiency TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Titan Medical Inc.

Myeloid Cell Targeting Therapies: Budding Therapy Against Cancer

Roots Analysis

The global cancer burden is increasing rapidly with over 19 million new cancer cases and 10 million deaths reported in the year 2020. Given the rising prevalence, researchers have made significant efforts in discovering new approaches for the treatment of oncological diseases.

Una alternativa a las gafas: gotas para los ojos

NY Times

Un tratamiento que puede ayudar a la gente que necesita anteojos para ver de cerca, sin afectar su visión de largo alcance, salió al mercado en diciembre tras ser aprobado por la FDA en octubre. Eyes and Eyesight Eyeglasses Drugs (Pharmaceuticals

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Cylindrical vector beam multiplexer/demultiplexer using off-axis polarization control

Scienmag

Cylindrical vector beam (CVB) multiplexing has emerged as a powerful technique to boost signal channels. Coupling and separating CVBs are two pivotal elements in CVB multiplexing communication.

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Leonhardt Ventures Files Patent for Bioelectric Diabetes Reversal Treatment via FABp4 Regulation and Klotho Regulation

BioTech 365

Leonhardt Ventures Files Patent for Bioelectric Diabetes Reversal Treatment via FABp4 Regulation and Klotho Regulation Leonhardt Ventures Files Patent for Bioelectric Diabetes Reversal Treatment via FABp4 Regulation and Klotho Regulation Mission Viejo, California, United States, Dec.

Association Between Immune Dysfunction and Breakthrough COVID-19 Infection After Vaccination

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cohort study compares COVID-19 incidence, risk, outcome severity, and treatment response between immunocompromised individuals and those without immune dysfunction conditions before and after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

South Korea approves Pfizer’s coronavirus pill for emergency use.

NY Times

It is the first pill approved in the nation to treat symptoms of the coronavirus. South Korea Paxlovid (Drug) Pfizer Inc Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals

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Stopping dementia at the nose with combination of rifampicin and resveratrol

Scienmag

Dementia is thought to occur when proteins called amyloid-?, tau, and ?-synuclein synuclein accumulate in the brain and form oligomers.

Teva Statement Following New York Jury Ruling in Opioids Trial

BioTech 365

Teva Statement Following New York Jury Ruling in Opioids Trial Teva Statement Following New York Jury Ruling in Opioids Trial PARSIPPANY, N.J.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teva Pharmaceuticals, a U.S. affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.

Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Spain?

Drug Patent Watch

This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most patents in Spain. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection is…. The post Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Spain?

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Vaccine and Antibiotics: What Do Patients Need to Know?

DM Clinical Research

Both antibiotics and also vaccines have revolutionized public health. However, there are plenty of myths floating around about both of these tools. Can patients get vaccinated while on antibiotics? Can antibiotics make a vaccine less effective? And most importantly- do I really need these treatments? We’ll answer your top questions about getting a vaccine and antibiotics in the article below. What’s the Difference Between a Vaccine and Antibiotics?

Easy-to-take medicine better at suppressing HIV in children

Scienmag

Legend Biotech Announces Appointment of Dr. Ying Huang to the Board of Directors

BioTech 365

Legend Biotech Announces Appointment of Dr. Ying Huang to the Board of Directors Legend Biotech Announces Appointment of Dr. Ying Huang to the Board of Directors SOMERSET, N.J.–(BUSINESS

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Bayer Commits to 100 Percent Green Packaging by 2030

XTalks

Bayer has announced that all of its products will have 100 percent green packaging by 2030.

Vaccine and Antibiotics: What Do Patients Need to Know?

DM Clinical Research

Both antibiotics and also vaccines have revolutionized public health. However, there are plenty of myths floating around about both of these tools. Can patients get vaccinated while on antibiotics? Can antibiotics make a vaccine less effective? And most importantly- do I really need these treatments? We’ll answer your top questions about getting a vaccine and antibiotics in the article below. What’s the Difference Between a Vaccine and Antibiotics?

Vitamin D supplementation does not improve symptoms in people with psychosis, study finds

Scienmag

New research involving 149 participants found no evidence that vitamin D supplementation taken over six months improves mental or physical health symptoms in people with psychosis.

FSD Pharma Announces Share Repurchase Program

BioTech 365

FSD Pharma Announces Share Repurchase Program FSD Pharma Announces Share Repurchase Program TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$HUGE #FSDPharma–FSD Pharma Inc.

Teva will appeal opioid liability ruling in New York trial

Pharma Phorum

The jury in a new York trial has found that Teva Pharmaceuticals played a role in fuelling the opioid crisis in the US, and should be held liable for damages, which will be decided later.

Wearables in Clinical Trials: An Overview of Challenges

Cloudbyz

Wearable Tech-What’s It All About? Let’s start from the very beginning. What are people talking about when they say “wearables”, “wearable biosensors”, “wearable devices”, or “wearable technology” in clinical trials?

Nits on ancient mummies shed light on South American ancestry

Scienmag

Human DNA can be extracted from the ‘cement’ head lice used to glue their eggs to hairs thousands of years ago, scientists have found, which could provide an important new window into the past.

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