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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. 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

Alzheimer's Tau Protein Raises Risk Of Cancer Too: Study



One of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease is the presence of neurofibrillary tangles inside neurons - i.e., the cells that make up the brain and the nervous system. The neurofibrillary tangles are composed of mutated Tau protein. So Tau is an attractive target for developing a new Alzheimer's therapy.
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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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Largest Ever Study Finds Early Risers Have Lower Risk Of Depression



In the largest study ever to analyse the possible link between chronotype and mood disorders, researchers have found that early risers are significantly less likely to develop depression.
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Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
10/06/18AKCAInotersen (NDA)FDA decision on Tegsedi (Inotersen) for hereditary TTR amyloidosis (hATTR)
10/06/18IONSInotersen (NDA)FDA decision on Tegsedi (Inotersen) for hereditary TTR amyloidosis (hATTR)
10/05/18ACORINBRIJA (NDA)FDA decision on INBRIJA as a treatment for symptoms of OFF periods in people with Parkinson’s disease taking a carbidopa/levodopa regimen.
10/05/18VSTM Duvelisib (NDA)FDA decision on Duvelisib for relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
10/04/18RHHBYHEMLIBRA (sBLA)FDA decision on HEMLIBRA (emicizumab-kxwh) for hemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors
09/29/18ATRSXYOSTED injection(Resubmitted NDA)FDA decision on XYOSTED injection for adult men with testosterone deficiency
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