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Bayer version of COVID-19 antimalarial hopeful may come with quality concerns: report

Drugmakers are rushing to supply millions of doses of hydroxychloroquine, a cheap generic in testing as a possible treatment for COVID-19, after public interest sent demand through the roof. But donated batches of the antimalarial drug from Bayer—which haven’t been approved by the FDA—are drawing quality concerns.  The U.S. government has grown worried that millions of doses of… Read More »

AstraZeneca investors to revolt against CEO Pascal Soriot’s pay yet again: report

AstraZeneca investors are once again taking issues with CEO Pascal Soriot’s compensation package, just like they have repeatedly in the past few years. Institutional investors in London are planning to vote against AZ’s remuneration report and policy at its annual meeting on April 29, Sky News reported. This time, despite the company’s stellar financial performance… Read More »

Who report on malaria 2018

15 days after the infective mosquito bite. Read more about World Malaria Report 2018 is out! 2018 has gingered Ghana to assemble health professionals in Accra to develop strategies who report on malaria 2018 help reduce the high impact of malaria infections on the country. To view PDF files, get Adobe Acrobat Reader. I recognise… Read More »

Who malaria report 2017

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, who goes by Tedros, said, “Without urgent action, we risk going backwards, and missing the global malaria targets for 2020 and beyond. Deaths reached 445 000, a similar number to the previous year. 7 billion was invested in malaria control and elimination efforts globally by governments of malaria endemic countries… Read More »

Investment in medical and health R&D not keeping up with needs of nation, report finds

Total U.S. investment in medical and health research and development grew by 6.4% from 2017 to 2018, reaching $ 194.2 billion. For the third straight year, the growth-rate of medical and health R&D investment outpaced the growth-rate of overall health spending. Yet R&D spending still represents only about 5 cents of every health dollar spent.… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »