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First Blood Test for Alzheimer Disease Available in U.S.

The first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer disease is now available in the United States, but some experts have a number of concerns about it. The...

Cocoa Might Give Your Brain a Boost: Study

Could the main ingredient found in chocolate super-charge your brain, help young, healthy adults think better, faster and more efficiently? Just maybe,...

'Repeat After Me' for Better Diabetes Care

Repeat this: The key to helping people with diabetes stay healthier and out of the hospital could be as simple as better communication. And an underutilized...

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...

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...

AHA News: Eating Foods That Promote Inflammation May Worsen Heart Failure

People with heart failure who eat a diet high in foods that cause inflammation are twice as likely to end up in the hospital or die as those who eat foods...

Ventilators May Leave COVID Survivors With Windpipe Injuries

COVID-19 patients who end up on a ventilator may be at risk of rare but serious injuries to the throat, a new study suggests. The study, at one hospital...

Some Talc Products Contain Asbestos: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2020 – Nearly 15% of talc-based cosmetic products analyzed in a recent study contained asbestos. Environmental Working Group (EWG)...

Women Have Poorer Survival Than Men in Years After First Heart Attack

Here's a good reason for women to take a heart attack more seriously than they might: A new study shows that women are more likely to develop heart failure...

Novavax Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Development Progress

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation...

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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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