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Pfizer Ceases Production of Dual-Dose Weight Loss Medication Following Elevated Incidence of Adverse Effects

Pfizer Ceases Production of Dual-Dose Weight Loss Medication Following Elevated Incidence of Adverse Effects

On Friday, Pfizer announced the discontinuation of the development of the twice-daily variant of its experimental weight loss pill. This decision follows a mid-stage clinical study where obese patients experienced substantial weight loss while facing challenges in tolerating the drug. The pharmaceutical company noted elevated rates of adverse side effects, ...

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Researchers Identify ‘Microplastics’ in Human Heart for the First Time

Researchers Identify 'Microplastics' in Human Heart for the First Time

In a significant breakthrough, Chinese scientists from Beijing Anzhen Hospital uncovered a groundbreaking revelation during their examination of heart tissue from 15 patients who had undergone cardiovascular surgery. The proliferation of plastics has unleashed serious repercussions on our planet, giving rise to a multitude of environmental challenges. The insidious spread ...

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FDA Approves Jardiance and Synjardy for Enhancing Blood Sugar Control in Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Patients

FDA Approves Jardiance and Synjardy for Enhancing Blood Sugar Control in Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Synjardy (empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride) as supplementary treatments to diet and exercise. These medications aim to enhance blood sugar control in children aged 10 years and above who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This recent approval signifies ...

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COVID-19 Global Emergency Ends as Declared by WHO

COVID-19 Global Emergency Ends as Declared by WHO

After more than three years since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, the World Health Organization declared on Friday that it is no longer a global public health emergency. During a press conference on Friday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared that COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency with optimism. ...

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