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Covid-19: how doctors and healthcare systems are tackling coronavirus worldwide
As coronavirus continues to spread, doctors and healthcare systems are facing a multitude of challenges at all stages of the pandemic
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Timebomb:The Global Epidemic of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
"This is an excellent book. It should be read by all who are interested in any aspect of Tuberculosis, including the growing problem of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis." "Journal of AmericanExpand
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President Obama apologises to Guatemala over 1940s syphilis study
  • J. Tanne
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 4 October 2010
President Barack Obama has expressed his deep regret to Alvaro Colon, president of Guatemala, about a 1940s study in which 696 Guatemalans were deliberately infected with syphilis. The presidentExpand
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SAFE: Design Takes on Risk
  • J. Tanne
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 3 November 2005
An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019, until 2 January 2006. Admission $20 www.moma.org/exhibitions/2005/safe.html
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Light-controlled bioelectrochemical sensor based on CdSe/ZnS quantum dots.
This study reports on the oxygen sensitivity of quantum dot electrodes modified with CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals. The photocurrent behavior is analyzed for dependence on pH and applied potential byExpand
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FDA cancels approval for bevacizumab in advanced breast cancer
  • J. Tanne
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 25 November 2011
The US Food and Drug Administration last week revoked its approval of bevacizumab (Avastin) for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. The drug costs about $90 000 (£58 000; €68 000) a year andExpand
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FDA places “black box” warning on antidiabetes drugs
  • J. Tanne
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 14 June 2007
The US Food and Drug Administration has asked the makers of two antidiabetes drugs—rosiglitazone (marketed as Avandia), made by GlaxoSmithKline, and pioglitazone (Actos), made by Takeda—to placeExpand
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Direct to consumer drug advertising is billion dollar business in US
Advertising prescription drugs to consumers benefits the public, improves their knowledge of health, and may reduce healthcare costs, Mike Magee, senior medical adviser to Pfizer and a urologist atExpand
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Nearly 40 million people worldwide are infected with HIV
  • J. Tanne
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 1 June 2006
The world is doing better than it was to combat AIDS but is still not doing enough, says the 2006 report on the global epidemic by UNAIDS, the joint United Nations project on HIV and AIDS. TheExpand
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Covid-19: FDA panel votes to approve Pfizer BioNTech vaccine
The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) independent panel of experts voted on 10 December in favour of emergency use authorisation for the Pfizer BioNTech covid-19 vaccine. The FDA is expected toExpand
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