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Losing Fat Through The Skin

In June, the FDA approved Wegovy for chronic weight management. This subcutaneous injection is the first approved drug for chronic weight management in adults with a high BMI and general obesity since 2014. With 70% of American adults being overweight or obese, there certainly seems to be room for new drug entrants to this growing […]

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Development of an Effective Non-Hormonal Female Contraception

Birth control is a universal term that encompasses everything from a physical barrier to the chemical inhibition of ovulation. The most common form of contraception, according to the CDC, is female sterilization. Excluding sterilization, the second and third most common forms of birth control are oral contraceptive pills and long-acting reversible contraceptives. The commonality of […]

AstraZeneca closes mega $39B Alexion buyout despite antitrust fears, making a splash in rare diseases

AstraZeneca’s mega $39 billion takeover of Alexion Pharmaceuticals has come to a close, delivering the British pharma a lucrative portfolio of immunology medicines and a towering presence in rare diseases. AZ on Wednesday announced the completion of its Alexion acquisition, a week after securing a pivotal nod from the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Industry watchers were concerned […]