Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston published research that found an injectable hormone called tesamorelin decreases liver fat and prevented liver fibrosis in HIV patients affected by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s glucagon pen Gvoke, which aims to treat severely low sugar levels in diabetes patients.
The FDA approved Eli Lilly’s Baqsimi (glucagon) nasal powder 3 mg to treat severe hypoglycemia in diabetics 4 years of age and older.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. expanded a partnership with Kaleo Inc. to include the company’s epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers in the drugstore chain’s pharmacies amid a national shortage of the emergency allergy shots.
EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, according to a study that concludes patients might need expensive refills less often.
As pharma companies struggle with developing a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers continue to find evidence that links the dreaded form of dementia to other medical and health issues. The latest news suggests a potential link between Alzheimer’s and menopause.
Eli Lilly’s new two-in-one diabetes drug was successful in lowering blood sugar and reducing weight, sending the company’s shares to a record high and weighing on those of arch-rival Novo Nordisk.
Children who do not get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests.