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FDA Approves Repatha (evolocumab) In Pediatric Patients Age 10 And Older With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

[unable to retrieve full-text content]THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Repatha® (evolocumab) as an adjunct to diet and other… Drugs.com – New Drug Approvals

Low protein diet for older cats

It has often been said that aging, in itself, is not a disease. However, aging is often associated with a variety of diseases. Nutrition can be a powerful tool in maintaining health, preventing disease, and in helping to manage disease. However, deciding on the “best” diet for an older cat can be a difficult decision;… Read More »

Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster vaccine, pneumococcal jab tested in older adults

The first participants aged 65 and older have received vaccinations in a new study assessing coadministration of a pneumococcal jab along with a COVID-19 booster shot, Pfizer announced on Monday. Trial investigators are aiming to study the safety and resulting immune response, following participants up to six months post-vaccination. The trial involves 600 adults recruited… Read More »