Obese patients experienced superior weight loss while taking semaglutide compared with liraglutide or placebo, in a phase 2 trial. "It is possible to achieve clinically worthwhile weight loss with medication," Dr. John P. H. Wilding reported. "However, we still need to see longer-term studies in people with a wider range of weight-related complications before semaglutide can be approved for weight management."
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A new study simulating the effects of wildfire smoke on human health finds continued increases in wildfire activity in the continental United States due to climate change could worsen air quality over the coming decades.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new formulation of Grifols' GamaSTAN immune globulin (human) for prophylaxis following exposure to hepatitis A virus (HAV) and for prevention or modification of measles in susceptible individuals exposed fewer than 6 days previously.
A George Mason University researcher is heading a scientific team that has received a sizable Department of Defense grant to combat the threat of a South American-borne disease that can cause long-term neurological problems and even death.
By developing a novel decoding technology, a team of engineers and physicians at the University of Southern California (USC) and UC San Francisco have discovered how mood variations can be decoded from neural signals in the human brain–a process that has not been demonstrated to date.
LSTM's Dr. Adam Roberts is a co-author on a new paper published in Nature Communications which reports conserved collateral susceptibility to antibiotics in the human pathogen Escherichia coli.
Chang-Sheng Ma from the Department of Cardiology, Beijing AnZhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China considers the use of direct oral anticoagulants for prevention of stroke and systemic embolic events in East Asian patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
Researchers explained that the ancient practice of tai chi may beat strength training and aerobics for preventing falls among seniors, according to the new trial
Researchers are beginning recruitment in a trial to see if changing pregnant women's hygiene habits could reduce the risks of a major cause of childhood disabilities
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