Slovakian PM's Prognosis; Kate Middleton's Treatment; Drug Test Cheating

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Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico was and gravely wounded, but is expected to survive. (AP)

AstraZeneca said its investigational long-acting antibody therapy reduced symptomatic COVID-19 cases in the SUPERNOVA trial of immunocompromised patients.

The FDA gave accelerated approval to for adults with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma who have received two or more prior lines of systemic therapy.

Here's what's known about so far. (Newsweek)

An Oregon nurse is one of after Israel closed the Rafah border crossing into Egypt. (KATU)

A whopping had cognitive impairment in a population-based study. (Alzheimer's & Dementia)

A STAT reporter described the ease of .

Quest Diagnostics reported that surged in 2023.

In a phase Ib trial, a once-weekly injection of the led to placebo-adjusted weight loss of 18.8% over 24 weeks, Roche said.

Walgreens said it will soon start selling a two-dose pack of for $34.99 -- around $10 cheaper than brand-name Narcan. (CNBC)

Insiders said Neuralink has long known about the possibility of the company's of implant recipients. (Reuters)

The FDA alerted that the is under class I recall following complaints of blood leakage and air entry, including two related deaths.

Pfizer agreed to pay up to over cancer claims related to heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac). (Reuters)

Maui residents reported in the aftermath of the Lahaina fire last summer. (Washington Post)

New York City's stands in limbo between potential closure and the unrelenting arrival of new patients. (New York Times)

Here's what happened after Rochester Regional Health in New York decided to on patients who can't pay their medical bills. (KFF Health News)

The unveiled a new building simulating a "luxurious" apartment complex as part of the Texas state psychiatric hospital system. (Texas Tribune)

The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics released new data on key health indicators from the .