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FDA OKs first new ADHD drug in over a decade for children

FDA OKs first new ADHD drug in over a decade for children

The Food and Drug Administration late Friday OK’d Qelbree (KELL’-bree) for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children ages 6 to 17. It comes as a capsule that’s taken daily.

FDA OKs first new ADHD drug in over a decade for children

Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms

Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms

The main message: “This should not prevent patients from getting the vaccine,” stressed Chen, one of the coauthors.

Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms

PepsiCo goes Beyond Meat in new partnership

PepsiCo goes Beyond Meat in new partnership

The join venture gives Pepsi access to one of the leading plant-based meat companies at a time when consumers are increasingly cutting back on meat consumption and looking for healthier, more sustainable foods.

PepsiCo goes Beyond Meat in new partnership

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

Each new infection gives the virus a chance to mutate as it makes copies of itself, threatening to undo the progress made so far to control the pandemic.

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

Docs urge pregnant women to get vaccinated

Docs urge pregnant women to get vaccinated

Dr. Samantha Hill, a cardiac surgeon in Toronto, says because pregnant and breastfeeding women haven't been included in clinical trials yet she is worried the message many pregnant women are getting is to not get vaccinated.

Docs urge pregnant women to get vaccinated

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

More than 5 million people in the United States and millions more around the world have Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia.

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

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