Sunak ‘not worried’ about Covid inquiry seeing messages

[ad_1] BBC political editor Chris Mason asked Rishi Sunak if the government was challenging the full release of messages between ministers and officials during the pandemic, to the Covid inquiry, because he was worried about something embarrassing him. The PM said: “Not at all”. He said it was “right that we learn the lessons of […]

Researchers amazed as weight loss drug proves promising in diabetes treatment

[ad_1] A person is being tested for diabetes. — Reuters/File Experts have revealed in their study the benefits of the weight loss — drug semaglutide — in treating those who have been suffering from Type 1 diabetes, as the results left the medical researchers stunned about the miracles. Largely known as Ozempic or Wegovy, the drug […]

COVID booster warning from Florida surgeon general, who advises people not to get new vaccine

[ad_1] While speaking at a Thursday news conference for Gov. Ron DeSantis in Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, that state’s surgeon general, advised people to steer clear of the updated booster vaccine for COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not yet approved the new vaccine — which is reportedly designed to protect […]

Catalent’s Indiana plant to make Novo’s Wegovy weight-loss drug 

[ad_1] Health 25 August 2023, 6:39 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported that Novo Nordisk has hired Thermo Fisher as its second contract manufacturer for its hugely popular weight-loss drug Wegovy. Novo Chief Financial Officer Karsten Munk Knudsen told Reuters in May the company had signed up a second contract manufacturer in the United States, […]

Meta’s VR technology is helping to train surgeons and treat patients

[ad_1] Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and Oculus Touch controllers during the Oculus Connect 3 event in San Jose, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Just days before assisting in his first major shoulder-replacement surgery last year, Dr. Jake […]

Kroger to pay up to $1.4 billion to settle lawsuits over its role in opioid epidemic

[ad_1] Kroger said Friday that it will pay up to $1.4 billion over 11 years to settle most of the litigation against the grocery giant stemming from the opioid epidemic that has ravaged the U.S. for more than a decade. Kroger, one of the country’s largest supermarket and drugstore chains, said the money will go […]

Electronic deathtrap

[ad_1] Within the last five years, the use of e-cigarettes has increased from 29% to over 40% in Pakistan. Despite being aware of the health risks associated with these devices, most teenagers and adults are addicted to them. Teenagers have easier access to these devices due to the absence of adequate legislation and age restrictions. […]

Cancer cases among 14-49 year-olds surge by staggering 80%, study reveals

[ad_1] In the past three decades, there has been a notable global increase in the diagnosis of cancer among individuals under the age of 50, though the reasons for this spike remain somewhat unclear, as revealed by a new study published on Wednesday. The study, featured in the journal BMJ Oncology, demonstrates that cancer cases […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023: Academic Failure Biggest Driver Of Suicides Among Indian Youth – Research | Health News

[ad_1] Academic failure and relationship issues are the biggest drivers of suicides among Indian youth, shows data at a leading suicide prevention helpline. On World Suicide Prevention Day, 1Life, a suicide prevention helpline, listed reasons which drive Indian population across age groups towards suicides. These details were announced from the experience of handling thousands of […]

Bryan Johnson: Meet the multi-millionaire trying to reverse ageing

[ad_1] Tech entrepreneur Bryan Johnson is spending millions a year trying to reduce his biological age – how old his body seems, rather than his actual chronological age, which is 45. Supported by a team of 30 scientists, his daily life is dictated by a torturous exercise regime and diet, monitoring and numerous treatments. An […]