Zealand Pharma Submits New Drug Application to the US FDA for Glepaglutide in Short Bowel Syndrome
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 22, 2023– Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ZEAL) (“Zealand”) (CVR-no. 20045078), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines, today announced the... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 22, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Brain imaging, ChatGPT, and medicolegal topped 2023's most read list
In this study, French researchers suggested additional PET imaging with the use of translocator protein radiotracer for observing visual brain patterns and indexing the reactivity of astrocytes, starlike cells that play a key role in central nervous system functions. The research will continue.3. UnitedHealthcare sues Radiology Partners over billing disputeWhile litigation over pass-through billing in UnitedHealthcare (United) versus Radiology Partners moved closer to arbitration as of August, details from the April court filing are worth noting. The complaint centered on a small practice that Radiology Partners acquired ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 20, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Liz Carey Source Type: news

Australia, New Zealand Leaders Discuss Deepening Defense Ties
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand plans to issue NZ$136 billion in gross bonds for the four years ending in June 2027, up from NZ$129 billion in the budget
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand Government Pledges to Cut Spending, Achieve Surplus
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ANZ Survey: New Zealand Business Owner Activity Outlook Up to 29.3% in December from Previous Survey's 26.3%
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biocon Biologics completes integration of Viatris' biosimilar business in 120 countries
The company said over 10 emerging markets along with Japan, Australia and New Zealand have transitioned in this final phase of the integration of the biosimilars business acquired from Viatris. With the completion of this significant milestone, Biocon Biologics is now a fully integrated ‘lab to market’ biosimilars company committed to serving millions of patients across the globe. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 18, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RETRACTED: Adverse childhood experiences (including violence and abuse) and obesity and obesogenic behaviors: result from a population-based sample of children in New Zealand - The editors.
This is a retraction of: L Hashemi, B Mellar, M Ghasemi, Adverse childhood experiences (including violence and abuse) and obesity and obesogenic behaviors: result from a population-based sample of children in New Zealand, European Journal of Public Health,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

New Zealand ’s Aging RNZAF Jets Haunt Luxon’s First Trip Abroad
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand Westpac Consumer Survey Actual 88.9 (Forecast -, Previous 88.9)
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balancing boulders suggest San Andreas fault may shake less than once feared
SAN FRANCISCO— Someday, a great earthquake will erupt from the San Andreas fault, which cuts through Southern California from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Geologic records make it clear. It has happened, and it will happen again . But when the Big One does hit, it may be less devastating than once thought, at least near Los Angeles. According to new work presented this week at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the ground there will shake up to 65% less violently than official hazard models suggest. The good news for Angelenos stems from five rocks balanced precariously on ...
Source: ScienceNOW - December 15, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lunit targets U.S. market, expanded AI portfolio with bid for Volpara
Continuing its aggressive push for global growth, South Korean artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Lunit has inked a deal to acquire breast and lung imaging AI software firm Volpara Health Technologies for approximately $292 million Australian dollars ($193 million U.S.). For Lunit, the acquisition would bring access to Volpara’s installed base in the U.S. market; Volpara’s mammography AI software is currently in use at over 2,000 U.S. sites, according to the vendors. In addition, Lunit hopes to utilize Volpara’s repository of over 100 million mammography images to develop new AI capabilities. “Comb...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Erik L. Ridley Tags: Breast Artificial Intelligence M&A Breast Imaging Source Type: news

New Zealand Current Account QoQ Actual -11.465B (Forecast -11B, Previous -4.208B)
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ignore the Johnson and Sunak circus: these are the real lessons from the Covid inquiry | Devi Sridhar
If we are to be prepared for the next pandemic, we need competent leaders, functional testing and trust in the scienceI don ’t envy Heather Hallett, the chair of the Covid-19 inquiry. Over the months, she has patiently listened to witness after witness, and reviewed thousands of statements, emails, policy notes, diaries and WhatsApp messages. It would be easy to get lost in the details, especially when many are focused on the political blame game and in-fighting in No 10. But we can’t lose sight of the main objectives of this process: accountabilityto the public for decisions taken during the pandemic, and learning les...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Devi Sridhar Tags: Covid inquiry Boris Johnson Rishi Sunak Coronavirus Politics Science Infectious diseases UK news Source Type: news

I had terrible hangovers after two drinks at age 19 - doctors told it me it was because I had stage three CANCER
In April 2022, at the age of 19, Poppy Beguely, from Auckland, New Zealand, noticed that she was experiencing severe hangovers after a night out - often vomiting and getting a sore nose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news