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FDA approves ventilator designed by particle physics community

A massive international team led by Princeton's Cristian Galbiati worked to design, test and finalize the Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM), a low-cost ventilator designed to ease device shortages caused by COVID-19. With ...

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Professor examines the fifty shades phenomenon

In a new study, Meredith G. F. Worthen, professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma, and Trenton M. Haltom (Ph.D. candidate, University of Nebraska and OU alumnus) investigate how identifying as a member of the leather ...

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Novartis profit up as world flocks to buy medecine

Swiss pharma giant Novartis on Tuesday reported higher profits for the first quarter as customers rushing to buy treatments during the coronavirus outbreak boosted the bottom line.

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Coronavirus boosts sales for French pharma giant Sanofi

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi said Friday that its first quarter sales surged in part due to stockpiling of the painkiller Doliprane, as other companies around the world struggle during the coronavirus pandemic.

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EU approves merger of Pfizer off-patent unit and Mylan

The European Commission on Wednesday authorised a merger of US drug giant Pfizer's off-patent business unit with the pharmaceutical company Mylan to create a global powerhouse for lower-cost medicines.

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Lab creates 3-D printed nasal swabs during emergency shortage

The University of South Florida (USF) Health, Formlabs, a leading 3-D printing company, and Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare provider, have announced they have successfully produced and tested a 3-D printed ...

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Pandemic offers real-time case study for students

Each day, Yun (Cherry) Lee watches as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. As one of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's 63 Master of Public Health students, she is paying close attention to how the country is managing the crisis.