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In a busy month, Pfizer extends recall of blood pressure meds to the UK

Add another country to the recall list for Pfizer’s blood pressure medicines. Monday, the company pulled one lot of Accuretic off shelves in the U.K., continuing …

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Pfizer recalls 2nd blood pressure med in a week, again on potential carcinogen fears

Pfizer issued a second round of Canadian recalls this week as the country’s drug regulator continues to weed out meds with an excess of potential …

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Scientists develop the first blood test for melanoma detection

The new blood test detects the autoantibodies produced in the body in response to the melanoma. Scientists at the Edith Cowan University (ECU), Australia, have …

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VarmX Raises € 12.5 Million to Develop Modified Blood Coagulation Factor X for Treating Severe Bleeding in Patients Using Anti-Coagulants Funding enables clinical stage trials of lead compound PseudoXa

€ 7.5 million Series A financing from lead investor BioGeneration Ventures (BGV) and Dutch regional development company InnovationQuarter Financing supplemented by € 5.0 million innovation …

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Significant blood sugar improvement with Xultophy® compared to insulin glargine U-100 when used as add-on to oral diabetes medications

Adults with type 2 diabetes treated with Xultophy® (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection) also experienced no change in body weight, lower rates of hypoglycaemia and …

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Oral semaglutide demonstrated significant reduction in blood sugar vs placebo in PIONEER 1 trial

Oral semaglutide, an investigational GLP-1 analogue taken as a once-daily tablet, achieved significant reductions in blood sugar versus placebo in adults with type 2 diabetes, …

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Proteomics and Dimerix partner to improve the treatment of kidney disease

Australia-based Proteomics International (PI) has developed PromarkerD, a predictive and diagnostic test for diabetic kidney disease that measures a protein biomarker panel in the blood. …

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