Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said Tuesday a second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to 94% in the United States against moderate to severe forms of the disease. That compare..
French artificial heartmaker Carmat (ALCAR.PA) announced on Tuesday that it had carried out the first implant of its Aeson artificial heart in a woman. The company said the procedure had been performed at the UofL Health - Jewish Hospita..
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) called for increased attention to mental health in light of the changes that accompanied the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, as human societies and their members faced a set of challenges, fears and psycholog..
Doha, September 20 (QNA) - Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is celebrating Apheresis Awareness Day -which falls on Sep. 21 annually- with the theme "Spinning to Advance Apheresis Medi..
Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said trial results showed their coronavirus vaccine is safe and produces a robust immune response in children aged five to 11, adding that they would seek regulatory approval shortly. The vaccine would be administered..
Brazil's federal government wants to halt COVID-19 vaccinations for most adolescents, citing a death under investigation and adverse events after some 3.5 million teens have already been immunized, but several state governments vowed to press on...
New data from Moderna Inc's (MRNA.O) large COVID-19 vaccine trial shows that the protection it offers wanes over time, supporting the case for booster doses, the company said in a news release on Wednesday. "This is only one est..
The United States plans to buy hundreds of millions of additional doses of the Pfizer Inc COVID-19 vaccine to donate around the world, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two unidentified people familiar with the deal. The purchase was ..
Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it was recalling all lots of its anti-smoking treatment, Chantix, due to high levels of cancer-causing agents called nitrosamines in the pills. The drugmaker paused distribution of the drug in June, and has already reca..
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