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Get a Complete Arm Workout

Panatta Standing Total Arms is a dual-function machine that enables a complete arm workout, perfectly reproducing the curling movement for the biceps and the push-down movement for the triceps. The main benefits are optimal tension over the entire ROM guaranteed by the CAM and greater safety compared to the use of free weights such as […]

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The Covid pandemic drives Pfizer’s 2022 revenue to a record $100 billion

Empty vials of Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) children’s vaccines are pictured at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., May 19, 2022.  Hannah Beier | Reuters The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic propelled pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s earnings to a record $100 billion last year, almost $57 billion of which was driven by its vaccine and antiviral pill Paxlovid, […]

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Pfizer expects 2023 sales to decline as much as 33% compared with record-breaking 2022

Vials containing the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are displayed before being used at a mobile vaccine clinic, in Valparaiso, Chile, January 3, 2022. Rodrigo Garrido | Reuters Pfizer on Tuesday issued sales guidance of $67 billion to $71 billion for 2023, a decline from its record-breaking 2022 results. The pharmaceutical company booked […]

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Google’s ex-CEO Eric Schmidt tapped for federal biotech commission that allows members to keep biotech investments

On Dec. 30, leaders of the House and Senate Armed Services committees announced the selection of former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and 11 others to serve on a new federal commission on biotechnology. Tasked with reviewing the biotech industry and suggesting investments that would benefit U.S. security, the National Security Commission on Emerging Biotechnology is […]

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Biden administration plans to end Covid public health emergency in May

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before receiving a second COVID-19 booster vaccination in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 30, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The Biden administration plans to end the Covid public health emergency this spring, as […]

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Best Time to Take Protein Supplements

Supplementation either before or after a weight-training session will increase muscle protein synthesis. Q: I take a protein supplement right after my weight-training sessions. Is this one of the better times to take a protein supplement to increase lean body mass? A: There’s discussion concerning whether taking a protein supplement immediately prior to, or right […]

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WHO says Covid remains a global emergency but pandemic could near its end in 2023

Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends an ACANU briefing on global health issues, including COVID-19 pandemic and war in Ukraine in Geneva, Switzerland, December 14, 2022.  Denis Balibouse | Reuters The World Health Organization on Monday said Covid-19 remains an global health emergency as the world enters the fourth […]

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CDC urges people with weak immune systems to take extra precautions after Covid subvariants knock out Evusheld

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday urged people with weak immune systems to take extra precautions to avoid Covid after the dominant omicron subvariants knocked out a key antibody treatment. These precautions include wearing a high quality mask and social distancing when it’s not possible to avoid crowded indoor spaces, according to […]

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FDA withdraws Covid antibody treatment Evusheld because it’s not effective against 93% of subvariants

Evusheld (tixagevimab and cilgavimab) injection, a new COVID-19 treatment that people can take before becoming symptomatic. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Chris Sweda | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday pulled its authorization for AstraZeneca‘s Evusheld, an antibody injection that people with weak immune systems […]