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FIRST: Johns Hopkins receives grant for psilocybin research

Johns Hopkins was recently awarded the first federal grant for psychedelic treatment research in more than 50 years.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome pledge $300m to combat Covid-19

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome this week each pledged $150m for a total of $300m to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global partnership launched five years ago by the governments of Norway and India, the...

21 Jan 2022

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Combined Covid-19 and flu booster could be available within two years

A combined Covid-19 and flu booster shot from Moderna could be available in some countries by September 2023 at the earliest, CEO Stéphane Bancel said.

18 Jan 2022

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Man receives a genetically-modified pig heart in the world's first transplant of its kind

In a medical first, doctors have transplanted a pig's heart into a human patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life.

17 Jan 2022

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GlaxoSmithKline rejects Unilever's £50bn bid for consumer health unit

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the owner of Aquafresh, Voltaren and Eno, has rejected a proposal from Unilever to acquire GSK's Consumer Healthcare business for a total acquisition value of £50bn, comprising £41.7bn in cash and £8.3bn in Unilever shares.

17 Jan 2022

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