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According to Reuters, a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine has found that consuming copious amounts of tea, iced or hot, can lead to a buildup of crystals in the kidneys. Tea consumption was previously thought to combat the occurrence of kidney stones (scientifically known as...
The Food and Drug Administration approved a two-in-one Type-2 Diabetes pill from AstraZeneca, reports Reuters. The pill contains Xigduo XR, a combination of dapagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride, which removes glucose from the body. Xigduo XR is the first drug to combine an SGLT2 inhibitor and metformin...
We may be one step closer to obtaining an Ebola vaccine, Reuters reports. A 5 million dollar grant was given in order to allow trials of an experimental vaccine, called rVSV-EBOV, developed by the Canadian government and licensed to NewLink Genetics, in volunteers in Europe, Gabon, and Kenya. Trials of the...