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Novo’s Ozempic scores major win with heart-helping FDA approval. Is Rybelsus next?

After racing out to a fast start in its first year on the market, Novo Nordisk’s GLP-1 diabetes superstar Ozempic is already proving a darling for the Danish drugmaker. Now, a heart-helping FDA approval will likely spell even more success for the standout––and bodes well for Novo’s other much-touted diabetes launch. The FDA approved Ozempic to reduce the… Read More »

Assistance during first years of biology major leads to higher retention of first-gen students

For many young college students, the first years are a time of wonder and excitement and early steps toward long-term goals. These years, for some students, are equally fraught with anxiety, as the realities of rigorous curricula set in alongside feelings of unpreparedness and impostor syndrome. In the STEM fields, this results in roughly 50%… Read More »

Sun Avoidance Is a Major Cause of Mortality

With the coming of spring and summer, you don’t have to look very far to find “experts” insisting that if you plan to spend any time outdoors, you should limit your sun exposure as much as possible. Many doctors advise their patients to cover up or slather themselves with sunscreen. The warnings aren’t just for… Read More »