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Whether you are a young couple building a nest or seasoned parents looking for a change of scenery, there are number of places around the country that should be avoided, according to personal finance website WalletHub. They looked at mainly five categories for more practical considerations across...
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CVS-Vending-Machines-091217.jpg CVS Pharmacy will be launching health and wellness vending machines across the country to offer healthy snacks, personal care items as well as over-the-counter products to the customers on the go. The automated machines will be placed in airports, hotels, transportation hubs etc. and can be accessed using credit and debit cards. Aug2017-072717.jpg We are well into the second half of 2017. Now, let's take a look at the biotech stocks awaiting word from the FDA in August. untreatable-gonorrhea-071017.jpg There is a growing concern among the medical experts on the spread of antibiotic resistant and untreatable gonorrhea. Read More
Acupuncture-Breastcancer-012218.jpg One of the major drawback of aromatase inhibitors, a class of drugs, commonly used in the management of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer is the debilitating joint pain. A large clinical trial, which involved a total of 226 patients from 11 cancer centers, has found that acupuncture can significantly reduce the troublesome joint pain caused by the aromatase inhibitors. Scientists-Discussion-010318.jpg Hysterectomy, which refers to the surgical removal of a woman's uterus, is the second most common gynecologic surgery performed in the United States, next only to Caesarean Sections. Pharma-122617.jpg A new study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that there is an increased risk of uterine fibroids in African-American women with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. Read More
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Researchers Find Link Between Protein In Breast Cancer And Metastasis



A study conducted on mice by researchers of the University of Montreal, led by Jean-François Côté, have found a link between a certain protein called AXL and metastases in HER2-positive breast cancer.
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Bill Gates Gives Big Donation To Fight Alzheimer's



Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is making a personal investment of $50 million into the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that invests in projects and companies to develop treatments for the brain-wasting disease. The investment is not part of Gates' philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has focused primarily on infectious diseases.
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Food Preservative: A New Hope For Refractory Schizophrenia?



A study conducted by researchers of the China Medical University, Taiwan, has found that adding the common food preservative Sodium benzoate as an adjuvant to Clozapine, the "gold standard" treatment for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia improved the symptoms in patients with refractory schizophrenia.
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Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
08/16/18BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for small cell lung cancer
08/13/18FOLDGalafold (NDA)FDA decision on Galafold for treatment of Fabry disease
08/11/18ALNYPatisiran (NDA)FDA decision on Patisiran for the treatment of hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis
08/11/18ABUSPatisiran (NDA)FDA decision on Alnylam's Patisiran for hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis
08/08/18SIGAOral formulation of TPOXX (NDA)FDA decision on TPOXX for smallpox infection
08/07/18PTIEREMOXY ER (Resubmitted NDA)FDA's final decision on REMOXY ER for Management of severe pain
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