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The Russian-Ukrainian grain agreement extended in favor of food prices

The Russian-Ukrainian grain agreement extended in favor of food prices

A wartime deal that unblocked grain shipments from Ukraine and helped temper rising global food prices will be extended for another four months, the United Nations announced on Thursday. The extension of the deal aims to prevent a price shock in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries where many are struggling with hunger. Ukrainian …

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In turn, FDA adcomm votes in favor of Ardelyx CKD drug despite agency questions

In turn, FDA adcomm votes in favor of Ardelyx CKD drug despite agency questions

After the FDA rejected and questioned Ardelyx’s potential drug for controlling serum phosphorus levels in adults with chronic kidney disease on dialysis, the FDA’s Cardiovascular and Kidney Drug Advisory Committee voted Wednesday 9-4 in favor of the drug as monotherapy, and 10-2 (with one abstention) in favor of the drug when given in combination with …

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