Vaccination

Saudi Arabia approves Pfizer-BioNTech virus vaccine

Saudi Arabia on Thursday approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech novel coronavirus vaccine, state media reported, becoming the second Gulf country after Bahrain to green-light the drug.

Oncology & Cancer

How care pathways contribute to improving oncological care

Care pathways for cancer patients play an important role in improving the quality of care and the outcomes of this care. This is the conclusion of Jolanda van Hoeve in her doctoral thesis that she will defend at the University ...

Medications

FDA OKs blood pressure drug to ease shortage due to recalls

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new generic version of the high blood pressure/heart failure drug valsartan, saying the move might help ease the current medication shortage.

Health

District policy with support ups drink quality in schools

(HealthDay)—A policy introducing nutrition standards for competitive beverages can improve the nutritional quality of beverages sold in schools, according to a study published online March 3 in the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

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