Semaglutide reduces excess body fat in people with obesity

In adults with obesity or overweight, weekly treatment with the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) receptor agonist semaglutide leads to reduced excess body fat and increased lean body mass, according to an industry-sponsored study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. “Our findings suggest that semaglutide, through body weight loss and improvement of body composition, has the potential […]

TGA approves use of Trikafta to treat cystic fibrosis F508del mutation in Australia – Vertex

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FDA approves supplemental NDA for Exparel for postsurgical local analgesia in pediatric patients – Pacira BioSciences

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Insulet’s Omnipod 5 automated insulin delivery system improves clinical outcomes in type 1 diabetes

Insulet Corporation (Insulet or the Company), the global leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod brand of products, announced positive results from the first pivotal trial for the Omnipod 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System. Omnipod 5, the world’s first tubeless, wearable system that continuously adapts insulin delivery based on glucose levels and trends, significantly improved time in range […]

AZD 1222 US Phase III primary analysis confirms safety and efficacy for prevention of COVID-19 – AstraZeneca

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AbbVie announces extension of review for supplemental NDA of upadacitinib to treat psoriatic arthritis

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Protocol violations in Colombian ivermectin study compromise results

Interview and article by Christine Clark Dr David Scheim explains how multiple protocol violations and widespread use of over-the-counter ivermectin could have compromised the results of a recent controlled trial of ivermectin for covid-19 in Colombia. [embedded content] The results of a recent randomised, placebo-controlled trial of ivermectin for covid-19 appeared to show that ivermectin was no better than placebo […]

Real world evidence from Israeli Ministry of Health analysis confirms high effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID 19 vaccine

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Merck announces filing of form 10 registration statement in connection with planned spinoff of Organon & Co

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