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France to unveil timetable for easing COVID-19 restrictions

PARIS - France will unveil a timetable for easing COVID-19 restrictions later on Thursday (Jan 20), government spokesman Gabriel Attal said, though...

How to lower cholesterol levels: Experts explain why your diet or exercise routine isn’t working

Cholesterol. You know it as the waxy fat or lipid that exists in your blood. High cholesterol levels are a cause for...

Cheap version of Merck COVID-19 pill to be made for poorer nations

BRUSSELS - A UN-backed agency has struck a deal for nearly 30 generic drugmakers to make low-cost versions of Merck & Co's...

Artificial Intelligence in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Insights from Review in Chinese Medical Journal

BEIJING - Artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized the field of medical devices and diagnostics, transitioning us into a world of "smart medicine." Unlike...

CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder Marks 10 Years of Improving Lives

FLAGSTAFF - W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) today announced that the GORE® CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder has achieved 10 years of clinical use,...

WHO: Adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief...

What’s best for boosting your immune system? Sleep, superfoods, exercise or supplements?

If there’s one thing that probably won’t change in the new year during these pandemic times, it’s our desire for healthier practices...

EU watchdog urges vaccine developers not to focus only on Omicron

The European Union drugs regulator said pharmaceuticals companies should work on more than one upgraded COVID-19 shot, not only tailored to the...

Gilead says counterfeiting network sold US$250 million worth of its HIV drugs

Gilead Sciences said on Tuesday that tampered and counterfeit versions of its HIV treatments worth US$250 million were sold to pharmacies over...

Can Breast Milk Detect Cancer? What New Research from Clarkson University Says

Potsdam - Samples from breast milk may one day be used routinely to identify cancer, or even to detect cancer risk. That’s...

Pfizer Receives Health Canada Authorization for COVID-19 Oral Treatment

KIRKLAND - Pfizer Canada announced today that Health Canada has authorized the use of PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets) for the...

Medtech Summit announces partnership with leading fintech company

NEW YORK - Medtech Summit announces partnership with leading fintech company. Pioneering fintech company Rialto Markets will support this year's annual summit at Dana...

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Master coach Cahill plots Barty demise at Australian Open

MELBOURNE - As Ash Barty was ascending the ranks of women’s tennis, renowned Australian coach Darren Cahill regularly predicted the Queenslander was...

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas announce new baby born via surrogate

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have a new baby, the two celebrities revealed on Jan 22. The couple posted...

Tokyo hits record 11,000 COVID-19 cases, Japan over 50,000 for first time

TOKYO: Tokyo recorded its fourth record number of daily COVID-19 infections on Saturday (Jan 22), breaking above 10,000, while Japan's exceeded 50,000 for...

The incredible story of this 19-year-old who flew around the world in 155 days

She could have started college. Instead, she spent five months flying more than 32,000 miles across five continents. “My...