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FDA Approves Danyelza (naxitamab-gqgk) for the Treatment of Neuroblastoma

Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company” or “Y-mAbs”) (Nasdaq: YMAB) a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the...

Opioid Deaths in Young Americans Often Involve Other Drugs

Opioid overdose deaths involving more than one substance are more common among American teens and young adults than deaths caused by opioids alone, researchers...

Frozen Eggs Help Breast Cancer Survivors Conceive

Freezing their eggs or ovarian tissue before breast cancer treatment increases survivors' chances of having children after recovery, a new study finds. Nearly...

FDA Approves Oxlumo (lumasiran) for the Treatment of Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 2020-- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALNY), the leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that the U.S. Food...

Women More Likely to Survive Lung Cancer After Surgery: Study

Women have higher survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, according to a new study. Previous research on sex differences in survival after...

Preemie Babies End Up Hospitalized More as Kids

Children born prematurely have a higher risk of hospitalization later on than those born at full term, a new study says. Health problems are common in...

FDA Approves Imcivree (setmelanotide) for Chronic Weight Management in Patients with Obesity Due to POMC, PCSK1 or LEPR Deficiency

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:RYTM), a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of rare genetic...

Could the TB Vaccine Help Prevent COVID-19?

A widely used tuberculosis vaccine may help protect people against the new coronavirus or reduce the severity of COVID-19, a new study suggests. The Bacillus...

Delirium May Be Only Sign of Severe COVID-19 in Elderly: Study

Delirium is often the first symptom of COVID-19 to appear in older people, a new study finds. They may have confusion with an altered level of consciousness,...

Most Americans Over 50 Would Get COVID-19 Vaccine: Poll

The majority of older Americans say they're likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine, but many would want to wait a bit before getting the shot, a new survey reveals. Older...

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How has the Pandemic Affected the Epidemic?

Covid has changed our lives. Lockdowns, self-isolation, canceled events, and mask-wearing….could anyone have imagined this last Columbus day? Everyone is under stress. Some notably more than others. But perhaps those who have been destabilized the most are the ones who struggle with addiction disorders. Experts are predicting a record year for opioid-related overdosages, surpassing lasts […]

BPA – Still widespread and still a concern.

In 2008, the Washington Post made national headline news with its front-page news article about the dangers of BPA  (Bisphenol-A), a chemical used to make sealants and a hard clear plastic called polycarbonate.  The FDA investigated, but according to their most recent safety assessment in 2014, still considers BPA  safe at the current levels occurring […]

Feeling the heat? Maybe your medication is to blame.

With the weather heating up across the U.S. it seems good timing that most states are easing their lockdown restrictions. Escaping into the sun is something we are all looking forward to, especially after a winter of confinement at home. But did you know that heat-related deaths are one of the deadliest weather-related outcomes in […]

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