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More trouble for Biocon insulin plant in Malaysia as FDA flags six Form 483 observations

The road to certification for Biocon’s insulin facility in Malaysia was long, winding and full of potholes. Now comes a detour. The FDA has slapped the factory with Form 483, citing six observations that need to be addressed, the company said. The site makes the high-profile interchangeable insulin Semglee, but Biocon doesn’t expect the latest inspection… Read More »

People over 50 years old or with existing kidney dysfunction are more likely to get kidney damage when using tenofovir disoproxil-based PrEP

A study published in AIDS found that people who already had some evidence of decreased kidney function on blood tests or who were aged over 50 were significantly more likely to develop kidney impairment when taking tenofovir disoproxil as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The risk of kidney damage when taking PrEP was found to be low,… Read More »

Covid: ‘Millions more people can die’ – 100 million vaccines to expire by December

Continuing his crusade on vaccinating people worldwide, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned: “Millions more people can die.” According to Airfinity, only two percent of the population in Africa is vaccinated. “We have extra vaccines,” Mr Brown assured, even after considering the Covid jabs due to be given to 12 to 15 year olds… Read More »

Firefighters working at World Trade Center during 9/11 are 13% more likely to develop cancer

Firefighters working at World Trade Center during 9/11 are 13% more likely to develop cancer, study finds Researchers compared 10,786 firefighters who worked at the WTC site to 8,813 firefighters who didn’t work at the site  They found firefighters at Ground Zero were 13% more likely of being diagnosed with cancer than their colleagues First responders had higher… Read More »

Men fart more when eating a plant-based diet due to good gut bacteria

By Alice Klein Plant-based foods promotes “good” gut bacteria Shutterstock / Megan Betteridge Plant-based diets cause men to fart more and have larger stools, researchers have found – but that seems to be a good thing, because it means these foods are promoting healthy gut bacteria. Anecdotally, it is well-known that eating more plants –… Read More »