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A drug for Alzheimer's, lecanemab has been hailed as a momentous breakthrough

A drug for Alzheimer's, lecanemab has been hailed as a momentous breakthrough

Lecanemab, the first drug to slow the destruction of the brain in Alzheimer's disease has been heralded as momentous. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and researchers tried for d... Read more

Thousands of cups and bottles for toddlers recalled over lead poisoning risk

Thousands of cups and bottles for toddlers recalled over lead poisoning risk

A firm that makes natural products for babies has recalled nearly 10,500 bottles and cups after learning children could be exposed to material containing lead if the base breaks off, the USA Consumer ... Read more

Roche’s Alzheimer’s medication fails to meet long-awaited trial goal

Roche’s Alzheimer’s medication fails to meet long-awaited trial goal

Roche announced its Alzheimer’s drug candidate could not clearly be shown to slow dementia progression in two drug trials, failing to draw level with a recent development success by rivals Eisai... Read more

Walgreens unit close to nearly $9B merger with Summit Health

Walgreens unit close to nearly $9B merger with Summit Health

A unit of Walgreens Boot Alliance Inc. is nearing a deal to merge with a big owner of medical practices and urgent-care centers in a transaction worth roughly $9 billion including debt, according to s... Read more

J&J to purchase medical-device maker Abiomed

J&J to purchase medical-device maker Abiomed

Johnson & Johnson said it had agreed to purchase heart-device maker Abiomed Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at $16.6 billion upfront including cash. Under the terms of the agreement, J&J agre... Read more

Cholera affects displaced children in flood-ravaged Nigerian state

Cholera affects displaced children in flood-ravaged Nigerian state

The Nigerian government declared a cholera outbreak in the northeastern state of Borno after cases were confirmed in seven local government areas. The rapid spread of cholera appears to be linked to ... Read more

Now Americans can buy hearing aids without a prescription over the counter

Now Americans can buy hearing aids without a prescription over the counter

People with hearing loss in America can now purchase hearing aids without a medical exam or prescription from Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and Best Buy Walgreens started selling hearing aids over-the-cou... Read more


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