Wonder Drug for Weight loss

A weekly injection of semaglutide, along with a special diet and fitness would suppress appetite and has led some people to lose more than a fifth of their body weight, according to a major international trial. The study conducted on 2, 000 people revealed an average 15kg weight loss during the 15-month trial. Scientists said…

How to Make Britain Great again

Respected financial journalist Alex Brummer and Brexit supporter was offering an argument for optimism in his must read book The Great British Reboot, and offers a manifesto for how to re-engineer the UK economy. Brummer’s  prescriptions align with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s political prospectus, despite the gap between strategy and implementation remains wide apart. His analysis of…

Global Stock Market rocket on vaccine hopes

  Stock Markets have rocketed on the hopes of potential breakthrough in the search for a vaccine against Covid-19. Drugs firm Pfizer’s own shares climbed 9 per cent after it had that preliminary analysis indicated that its coronavirus vaccine was 90 per cent effective. The owner of British Airways, International Airlines Group (IAG) rose 40…

Chinese vaccine granted patent for authorisation

China is now the newest country in the world following the footsteps of Russia to register its novel vaccine for Covid-19 produced by CanSino biopharmaceutical firm. Chinese authorities granted the patent after studies proved that the vaccine prototype concurred with creative and intellectual property bases set by Beijing officials. The Chinese vaccine titled Ad5-nCOV was…

UK signs for 90 million virus vaccine doses

    The UK government has signed a deal for a further 90 million coronavirus vaccine with the Belgian Pharmaceutical company Janssen and the US biotech company Novavax.  This brings the tally of UK orders for six experimental vaccines to 340 million doses including 100 million doses of  Adenovirus vaccines by Oxford University/ AstraZeneca, 30…

Covid-19 : Prevention is much easier than cure

Researches behind a global study into Hydroxychloroquine led by Oxford University have against dismissing the drug prematurely, saying it could still save lives. The study, known as Copcov, aims to enroll 40, 000 healthcare workers from across the world to determine whether the drug is effective at fighting Covid-19. Dr. Will Schilling the trail’s lead…

Fourth covid-19 vaccine deal signed for 60m doses

GSK-Sanofi vaccine A fourth coronavirus vaccine deal has been signed by the UK government, securing up to 60 million doses of an experimental treatment being developed by  GSK and Sanofi. The government has already signed up for 100 million doses of the Oxford University vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and another 90 million doses of…

Dexamethasone steroid – a major breakthrough in treating Covid-19

Dexamethasone, a cheap genetic steroid has proven to become the first life-saving drug treatment in the Covid-19 pandemic. The low-dose steroid treatment Dexamethasone is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also work for coronavirus, and found it cut the risk of death by a  third for patients on…