Tuesday, 5 Jul 2022

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Analyzing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

In recent years, there has been an increased awareness of what mental health is and how it can be addressed in order to reduce its stigmatization. These strategies will be vital to tackling mental health going forward, improving the rates at which people seek out help, and increasing the efficacy of treatment. Here, we discuss […]

Priorix

GSK Files for Licensure of Priorix MMR Vaccine in the US August 2, 2021 — GSK today announced it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Priorix (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine, Live) and is seeking approval for use in active immunization against infection by […]

Libervant

Aquestive Therapeutics Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application (NDA) Resubmission for Libervant (diazepam) Buccal Film WARREN, N.J., July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQST), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing differentiated products that address patients’ unmet needs and solve therapeutic problems, announced today that the U.S. Food and […]

NHL Goalie Matiss Kivlenieks Dies in Tragic Accident with Errant Firework

On Monday, the Columbus Blue Jackets made an announcement on social media about Kivlenieks' death, saying,  "It's with a very heavy heart that we share the news that goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks passed away last night at the age of 24. We are heartbroken. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, […]

Cell-based immunotherapy shows promise against melanoma

An immunotherapy based on supercharging the immune system’s natural killer cells has been effective in treating patients with recurrent leukemia and other difficult to treat blood cancers. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown in preclinical studies conducted in mice and human cells that this type of cell-based immunotherapy […]

COVID-19 dual-antibody therapies effective against variants in animal study

COVID-19 therapies made from antibodies often are given to patients who are at high risk of severe illness and hospitalization. However, there have been nagging questions about whether such antibody therapies retain their effectiveness as worrisome new virus variants arise. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that many, but […]

Great Meditation Gifts You Can Give This Holiday Season!

Meditation itself is a great gift you can give not only to yourself but also to another person. You can unwind from the chronic pain and stress we’re suffering from the daily grind at work and even in our personal lives. It’s also a great opportunity for us to take a break from the constant […]

A Guide to Healthy Aging

In high-income countries, advances in technology and science have resulted in increased life expectancy. Prospective estimates suggest that by 2050, one-third of the world’s population will exceed 60 years of age. As a risk factor for chronic disease, aging correlates with diminished productivity and an increasing health burden – by 2050, age-related public spending is […]

tezepelumab

tezepelumab Amgen Announces Tezepelumab Biologics License Application Submitted To U.S. FDA THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced its partner AstraZeneca (NASDAQ:AZN) submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for tezepelumab, a potential first-in-class medicine in severe asthma. The submission is supported by positive clinical trial results from the PATHFINDER clinical program […]

Opioid overdose reduced in patients taking buprenorphine

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid misuse has continued unabated in the United States, with an estimated 2.5 million or more Americans suffering from opioid use disorder. Most people treated for the disorder are given medications, such as buprenorphine, that activate opioid receptors. But there is disagreement about whether it’s safe to prescribe buprenorphine for […]

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