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U.S. court rules in favor of Mylan over Biogen's key MS drug patent

19 Jun 2020

A U.S. district court on Thursday ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent dispute over Biogen Inc's blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera, sending Biogen's shares down nearly 6%.

Young U.S. men having a lot less sex in the 21st century, study shows

13 Jun 2020

Sexual activity among young American men has declined sharply since 2000, with nearly a third reporting no sex with a partner in the prior year, according to a survey study published on Friday that suggests social media and electronic gaming might be filling the void.

U.S. CDC warns that restrictions may be needed again if COVID-19 cases spike

13 Jun 2020

U.S. health officials on Friday urged Americans to continue adhering to social distancing and other COVID-19 safety measures, and warned that states may need to reimpose strict restrictions if COVID-19 cases spike.

U.S. officials reiterate COVID-19 safety advice, warn of more restrictions if cases spike

12 Jun 2020

U.S. health officials said on Friday that Americans should continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 safety measures as some states have begun to ease restrictions on movement.

AstraZeneca taps Emergent as U.S. partner for potential COVID-19 vaccine

11 Jun 2020

AstraZeneca Plc on Thursday picked Emergent BioSolutions Inc to help produce the 300 million doses of the British drugmaker's potential COVID-19 vaccine pledged to the United States.

Short-term ventilator sharing may be viable for COVID-19 patients - study

11 Jun 2020

Ventilators could be safely shared by two COVID-19 patients for up to two days, a small U.S. study found, validating an experimental method followed by hospitals struggling to handle the onslaught of lung failure cases with limited equipment.

J&J moves up start of coronavirus vaccine human trials to July

10 Jun 2020

Johnson & Johnson moved up the start of human clinical trials for its experimental vaccine against the highly contagious coronavirus by two months to the second half of July, as the drugmaker rushes to develop a prevention for COVID-19, the company said on Wednesday.

Blood pressure drugs linked to lower COVID-19 mortality: study

05 Jun 2020

Widely used drugs to control high blood pressure may help protect against severe COVID-19, a new study found, allaying concerns that they could make the illness caused by the coronavirus worse.

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