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Life & Style - Health
11/30/2022 12:00:21 PM
Experts hailed full data Wednesday showing a new drug can slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients, but warned improvements were comparatively small and the treatment can have serious side effects.

World - International
8/31/2022 6:26:16 PM
US health officials on Wednesday authorized updated Covid-19 vaccinations by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech that specifically target the latest strains of the Omicron variant, with the goal of jump-starting a new booster campaign.

World - Region
8/4/2022 10:46:59 PM
The United States on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that should free up new funds, assist in data gathering and allow the deployment of additional personnel in the fight against the disease.

Life & Style - Health
7/29/2022 1:30:00 PM
Millions around the world and in Egypt who are living with Vitiligo — a condition that causes patches of discoloured skin — see hope in a newly approved treatment.

World - International
7/27/2022 8:57:16 PM
After weeks of delays, nearly 800,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine will soon be available for distribution, US health regulators said Wednesday.

World - International
6/15/2022 10:57:02 PM
A panel of experts convened by the US Food and Drug Administration unanimously recommended Covid-19 vaccines Wednesday for children under five, the final age group awaiting immunization in most countries.

Life & Style - Health
5/30/2022 10:01:44 PM
US and Canadian regulators are investigating a hepatitis outbreak that may be linked to fresh organic strawberries.

Life & Style - Health
5/25/2022 4:47:13 PM
In an exclusive interview with Sarah Ibrahim — associate director for Global Generic Drug Affairs at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the first Egyptian-American in such a leading position — Ahram Online discussed Ibrahim’s journey from Cairo University to her current position.

World - International
5/23/2022 10:02:26 PM
Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 got some encouraging news Monday.

World - International
5/23/2022 5:57:06 PM
Three doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots.

World - International
3/23/2022 5:59:08 PM
US biotech firm Moderna on Wednesday said it was pursuing regulatory approval for its Covid vaccine in children under six years old after the two-shot regimen was found to be safe and produced a strong immune response.

World - International
1/31/2022 9:49:17 PM
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that it has granted full approval to Moderna's Covid-19 "Spikevax" vaccine, which had previously received an emergency use authorization in the United States.

World - International
1/3/2022 7:19:52 PM
The U.S. is expanding COVID-19 boosters as it confronts the omicron surge, with the Food and Drug Administration allowing extra Pfizer shots for children as young as 12.

World - International
12/23/2021 6:50:51 PM
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday authorized Merck's Covid pill for high risk adults, a day after giving the green light to a similar pill by Pfizer.

World - International
12/22/2021 7:52:44 PM
US health regulators on Wednesday authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans will be able to take at home to head off the worst effects of the virus.

World - International
12/14/2021 9:44:34 PM
Pfizer said Tuesday that clinical trials confirmed its Covid pill -- a new type of treatment that should withstand the mutations seen with Omicron -- drastically reduced hospitalizations and deaths among at-risk people by almost 90 percent.

Egypt - Health
12/14/2021 4:53:00 PM
AstraZeneca has signed a procurement agreement with the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement, Medical Supply, and Technology Management (UPA) for the recently authorized long-acting antibody (LAAB) combination, Evusheld, a statement by the company announced on Monday.

World - International
11/19/2021 5:00:47 PM
The United States on Friday authorized Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine boosters to all people aged 18 and older, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.

World - International
11/16/2021 2:29:00 PM
Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has signed a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow other manufacturers to make its experimental COVID-19 pill, a move that could make the treatment available to more than half of the world's population.

Life & Style - Health
10/25/2021 5:33:43 PM
Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.

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