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Bill Clinton Expected to Be Discharged From Hospital on Sunday

A spokesperson for former President Bill Clinton said late Saturday that the 75-year-old will be discharged from a California hospital on Sunday, CNN reported....

RSV Is Common, Dangerous Infection: What Parents Need to Know

Watch closely if your kids appear to have a common cold this fall or winter. It could instead be respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV, and that makes...

U.S. FDA Approves Cyltezo (adalimumab-adbm) as First Interchangeable Biosimilar with Humira

Regulatory approval for Interchangeability was supported by positive data from Boehringer Ingelheim’s Phase III randomized VOLTAIRE-X clinical...

FDA Approves Merck’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab) Plus Chemotherapy, With or Without Bevacizumab, as Treatment for Patients With Persistent, Recurrent or Metastatic Cervical Cancer Whose Tumors Express PD-L1 (CPS ≥1)

(BUSINESS WIRE) October 13, 2021 -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Lupin Issues Voluntarily Nationwide Recall of All Irbesartan Tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Due to Potential Presence of N-nitrosoirbesartan Impurity

Baltimore, Maryland, October 14, 2021: Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. is voluntarily recalling the below-mentioned batches of Irbesartan Tablets and Irbesartan...

Bill Clinton Hospitalized for Sepsis

Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized after developing sepsis that was triggered by a urological infection. Sepsis occurs when the body...

Americans Are Eating More Ultra-Processed Foods

Americans' increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods is putting their health at risk, researchers warn. Ultra-processed foods are ready-to-eat or...

Another Study Finds Pfizer, Moderna Shots Effective Against COVID Variants

The Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccines protect against a number of coronavirus variants, including highly contagious Delta, another study confirms. The...

AHA News: Carrying a Tune Could Lead to Better Health

Not everyone can sing like a nightingale. When some of us try to carry a tune, we sound like Bob Dylan imitating Elmer Fudd. Still, no matter the sound,...

Horseback Riding Carries Big Risk for Serious Injury: Study

Days in the saddle can be risky, with horseback riding a potentially deadly activity, according to a new study. "Hospital admission risk from horseback...

Biden Administration to Invest $100 Million to Ease Health Worker Shortage

The National Health Service Corps will receive $100 million to help tackle the U.S. health care worker shortage, the White House announced Thursday. That's...

FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Johnson & Johnson Booster Shot

In a unanimous vote, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory panel on Friday recommended that the agency grant emergency use of booster...

Health Highlights: Oct. 15, 2021

  Bill Clinton hospitalized with sepsis. Former President Bill Clinton, 75, is in a California hospital after falling ill with what his medical team...

Lyme Disease Often Spotted at Later Stage in Black Patients

The tell-tale sign of Lyme disease is its bulls-eye rash, but that might be harder to spot in Black people, who are often diagnosed with more advanced...

Vaccinated Foreign Travelers Can Enter United States Beginning Nov. 8

All international travelers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will be able to enter the United States beginning Nov. 8, an official at the...

Nature Helped Many Kids Cope During Lockdown: Study

Children who spent more time in nature during pandemic lockdowns suffered fewer behavioral and emotional problems, British researchers say. The investigators...

Heart Defibs in Schools Are Saving Staff Lives: Study

Adult staff in schools are more likely than students to suffer sudden cardiac arrest, but automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are often used and improve...

State Lotteries Didn't Help Boost Vaccination Rates

A shot at winning $1 million did nothing to budge the number of people who got the COVID-19 jab. According to a new study, lotteries in 19 states designed...

Two-Thirds of Parents of Kids Ages 5-11 Plan to Get Them Vaccinated Against COVID: Poll

In some heartening news on the vaccine front, two-thirds of American parents of children ages 5 to 11 plan to get their youngsters vaccinated when COVID-19...

Despite Pressures of Pandemic, U.S. Nursing School Enrollment Climbs

Even as large numbers of U.S. nurses leave their jobs due to the stress of the pandemic, there's been a big uptick in applications to nursing schools,...

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  • Cyltezo Cyltezo (adalimumab-adbm) is an anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody biosimilar to Humira, approved for the treatment of various inflammatory...
  • Tavneos Tavneos (avacopan) is a complement 5a receptor (C5aR) antagonist for the adjunctive treatment of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody...
  • Rethymic Rethymic (allogeneic processed thymus tissue-agdc) is a one-time regenerative tissue-based therapy indicated for immune reconstitution in...

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