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A Japanese biotech firm says it has developed the world’s first early screening test for pancreatic cancer, using the powerful noses of tiny worms.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday it is awarding more than $3 billion to help strengthen public health workforce and infrastructure across the United States after the COVID-19 pandemic put severe stress on them.

Matt Reynolds, IQVIA

Matthew W. Reynolds, Ph.D., vice president, scientific affairs, real world solutions, IQVIA explains how RWE evidence platforms can provide a greater picture of a disease’s progression as well as a blueprint for future outbreaks.

As the FDA cracks down on accelerated approvals, Genentech, a Roche company, voluntarily withdrew its monoclonal antibody Tecentriq (atezolizumab) for a specific type of previously untreated metastatic bladder cancer.  

Britain’s medicines regulator said on Tuesday that any new or worsening reactions in patients’ eyes arising from use of Sanofi’s best-selling asthma and eczema drug Dupixent should be promptly reviewed by healthcare professionals.

Bristol Myers Squibb is terminating a seven-year-old gene therapy collaboration to develop potential treatments for congestive heart failure with uniQure N.V. valued at $1 billion.