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First pig kidney successfully tested in a human, doctors say functioning ‘pretty normal’

First pig kidney successfully tested in a human, doctors say functioning ‘pretty normal’

Surgeons in New York City successfully transplant a genetically engineered pig’s kidney to a deceased recipient without being rejected by the body. A team of surgeons at NYU Langone Health in N... Read more

The world's first malaria vaccine for at risk kids gets WHO nod of approval

The world's first malaria vaccine for at risk kids gets WHO nod of approval

The World Health Organization recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for at-risk children in Sub-Saharan Africa. The World Health Organization (WHO) backs the world's first vaccine to fight agains... Read more

Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology awarded to Americans David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian

Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology awarded to Americans David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian

David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology for the discovery of temperature, touch receptors The 2021 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology has been... Read more

Merck to buy rare disease drug makers Acceleron for $11.5 billion

Merck to buy rare disease drug makers Acceleron for $11.5 billion

Merck & Co. to acquire rare disease drug makers Acceleron for $11.5 billion in a bid to expand its drug portfolio. U.S pharmaceutical giants Merck & Co. will buy drugmaker Acceleron Pharma fo... Read more

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine shows 74% efficacy in a large global study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine shows 74% efficacy in a large global study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine shows 74% efficacy in a large study conducted with US, Peru, and Chile participants. UK-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine showed an ... Read more

Pfizer begins to study and test its oral drug for COVID-19 prevention

Pfizer begins to study and test its oral drug for COVID-19 prevention

Pfizer begins its mid-to-late stage study and testing of its oral drug for the prevention of COVID-19. Global pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer Inc., have stated the mid-to-late stage study and testing o... Read more

New Zealand witnessed the first death case that is associated to Pfizer

New Zealand witnessed the first death case that is associated to Pfizer

New Zealand has its first vaccine death case reported and Pfizer is held responsible because a woman died after she got vaccinated Vaccine Independent Safety Monitoring Board accused Pfizer of a wom... Read more