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FDA Delays Decision on Sarepta Therapeutics Gene Therapy

Sarepta Therapeutics, a leading biopharmaceutical company, has provided an important update on the potential approval of its groundbreaking gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Tests Positive for COVID-19

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19, making it his first infection since the pandemic began....

Wegovy Obesity Drug Reduces Heart Disease Risk: Study

A recent study conducted in the United States suggests that Novo Nordisk's obesity drug, semaglutide (sold as Wegovy), not only aids in weight loss...

Harm Reduction Vending Machines Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Cities and local governments are taking an innovative approach to combat the opioid epidemic by repurposing vending machines to distribute life-saving supplies. These specialized...

Federal Support Urged for Historically Black Medical Schools

Historically Black medical schools are urging the federal government to increase funding and create more training slots to address the shortage of Black doctors....

FDA Approves Veozah: New Menopause Drug for Hot Flashes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its seal of approval to Veozah, a groundbreaking medication manufactured by Astellas Pharma. Designed to...

Revolutionizing Genetics: Scientists Develop Diverse Pangenome

Scientists have embarked on an ambitious project to revolutionize genetic studies by developing a more comprehensive reference genome, called a "pangenome." The current reference...

Promising Skin Patch Treats Peanut Allergy in Toddlers

An experimental skin patch called Viaskin is offering hope in the treatment of peanut allergy in highly allergic toddlers, potentially enabling their bodies to...

US Task Force Proposes Mammograms Every 2 Years after Age 40

A federal task force in the United States is proposing that women should start getting mammograms every other year at age 40, according to...