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After positive early data, Pfizer, BioNTech CEOs sound off on coronavirus vaccine timelines

On the heels of early positive COVID-19 vaccine data, the CEOs at BioNTech and Pfizer are gearing up for a late-stage trial and talking up potential approvals later this year.  In separate interviews this week, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla and BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin said their mRNA vaccine candidate could be ready to submit to regulators in the fall or winter, respectively, pending success in… Read More »

Muscle pain early pregnancy

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. For many women, one of the biggest complaints during pregnancy is that aching back! Somewhere between half and three-quarters of all pregnant women will experience back pain. There are many contributors to the back pain you… Read More »

ASCO: Pfizer, Astellas show Xtandi helps early prostate cancer patients live longer

Pfizer and Astellas’ Xtandi is already approved to treat non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, thanks to data showing it can stop tumors from spreading. But now it’s adding results that show it can help patients live longer, too. When paired with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), Xtandi cut patients’ risk of death by 27%, a study abstract… Read More »

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Both pregnancy and breastfeeding may protect women against early menopause, new research suggests. The risk was lowest among those who breast-fed exclusively, meaning the baby received breast milk only — no liquids or solid foods. Early menopause is the end of menstruation before… Read More »