Here’s why Biogen’s promising Alzheimer’s drug data is also good news for Eli Lilly

We don’t own Eli Lilly exclusively for its potential Alzheimer’s treatment. However, we still find Biogen’s topline data to be very encouraging for Lilly. Source link

Israel has one of the lowest death rates from prostate cancer in the world

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Men in Israel have one the highest survivability rates against prostate cancer compared to other countries around the world.  The country’s Health Ministry announced this week that Israel’s death rate from the disease is one of the lowest globally, ranking at 143, according to Jerusalem Post. Moreover, … Read more

US finds monkeypox vaccine highly effective in early data

Mock-up vials labeled “Monkeypox vaccine” and medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken, May 25, 2022. — Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Results were based on confirmed infections from 32 jurisdictions across the country. Unvaccinated people had 14 times the risk of acquiring monkeypox disease compared to people who were vaccinated. More than 66,000 cases of monkeypox … Read more

A single dose of monkeypox vaccine provides some protection against infection, CDC says

Los Angeles, CA – August 10: Luis Garcia, a registered nurse, prepares Monkeypox virus vaccine at St.John’s Well Child & Family Center on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA. Irfan Khan | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images People at risk for monkeypox who have not received a single dose of vaccine are … Read more

Scientists test new malaria vaccine with box full of mosquitoes: ‘Whole forearm swelled’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Scientists are trying to find a new malaria vaccine by sticking people’s forearms over a box full of mosquitoes.  Researchers at the University of Washington are using mosquitoes to inject human participants with genetically modified Plasmodium parasites that stop them from getting sick. However, their bodies produce … Read more

2 takeaways from our daily meeting: What’s behind the bounce and Club stocks in the news

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Wednesday’s key moments. Market gets an oversold bounce Quick Club mentions: AAPL, LLY, EL 1. Market gets an oversold bounce U.S. stocks recovered after falling earlier Wednesday. Treasury yields pulled back from their highs and … Read more

Covid vaccination linked to slight increase in menstrual cycle, NIH study confirms

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. Vanessa Leroy | Bloomberg | Getty Images Covid-19 vaccination is linked to a slight increase in the length of a women’s menstrual cycle, delaying the beginning … Read more

Uganda is racing to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak

A member of the Ugandan medical staff of the Ebola Treatment Unit stands inside the ward in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda on September 24, 2022. BADRU KATUMBA/AFP/Getty Johannesburg, South Africa — Two weeks ago, a 24-year-old man in Uganda felt ill. He went to a private clinic several times … Read more

Biogen shares rally as Alzheimer’s drug results show promise

Shares of Biogen and Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai jumped Wednesday after the drug makers said their potential treatment for Alzheimer’s showed promise in slowing the fatal disease that afflicts more than 6 million Americans.   The companies late Tuesday announced results from a late-stage study of nearly 1,800 people with early-stage Alzheimer’s. The infused treatment, … Read more