Medications

EU approves Sanofi drug for chronic lung disease

The European Union has approved Sanofi and Regeneron's blockbuster drug Dupixent for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the French pharmaceutical giant said on Wednesday.

HIV & AIDS

Know your status: The importance of HIV testing

It's not making major news headlines like in the '80s, but HIV remains a significant health concern. About 38 million people are living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, according to the World Health Organization.

Medical research

Further transparency needed in cancer clinical trials

Despite significant improvements in data sharing for cancer clinical trials over the last 10 years, further changes are still needed to ensure patient-centered care, medical advancements, and trust in the pharmaceutical industry, ...

Overweight & Obesity

WHO, Lilly issue warnings about fake weight-loss drugs

Both the World Health Organization and Eli Lilly Co. warned Thursday that consumers should avoid fake versions of weight-loss drugs that are circulating in numerous countries.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bird flu shows world not ready for future pandemics: Report

Surging cases of bird flu among mammals, including US cattle, offer a stark warning that the world is not ready to fend off future pandemics, a report said on Tuesday, urging leaders to act quickly.

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