Saturday, May 18, 2024


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce


FDA Adds Boxed Warning to Merck’s Asthma Drug Singulair About Suicide, Neuropsychiatric Side Effects

by Rishma Parpia
on a ledge
In 2008, the FDA issued a warning advising that it would investigate a possible risk of suicide associated with Merck & Co.'s ...

Pfizer Stock Posts Big Drop as Demand for COVID Shots and Paxlovid Dries Up

by Rishma Parpia
stock price down
The value of shares in Pfizer, Inc. stock has dropped by over eight percent in recent weeks, bringing it to ...

Blood Pressure Drug Recalled After Oxycodone Found on Production Line

by Amber Baker
betaxolol pills
Drug manufacturer KVK-Tech, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of blood pressure drug betaxolol after oxycodone was discovered on the ...

Pfizer Will Charge Patients $1,390 for COVID Anti-Viral Paxlovid

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
Paxlovid capsules
Pfizer, Inc. plans to charge consumers more than double the price charged to the U.S. government for its COVID-19 anti-viral ...

U.S. Vaccine Industry Harvesting Blood from Horseshoe Crabs

by Rishma Parpia
horseshoe crabs
For many decades, the blue colored blood from horseshoe crabs has been harvested for purposes of medical research and for ...

Novavax to Receive $350 Million for Cancelled COVID Vaccine Orders in Canada

by Rishma Parpia
Novavax COVID vaccines
According to a securities filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by Novavax Inc. of Gaithersburg, Maryland on ...

FDA Panel Endorses New Alzheimer’s Drug After Accelerated Approval

by Natasha Hobley
elderly man
The newest Alzheimer’s drug is on its way for full regulatory approval after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...

Global Pediatric Vaccines Market to Exceed $69 Billion by 2030

by Rishma Parpia
vaccinating the world
A report released by Coherent Market Insights showed that pediatric vaccines market will surpass $69.482 billion by 2030. The main ...

Coronavirus Testing Lab Defrauded U.S. Government of $83 Million

by Rishma Parpia
scientist in lab
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced criminal charges against Zishan Alvia, owner of Laboratory Elite, a SARS-CoV-2 virus ...

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