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ecigeratte-oct18.jpgAt a time, when e-cigarettes have been getting a lot of bad press, a new study has found a positive association between the number of people using e-cigarettes and the success rate of giving up smoking. The study led by Dr. Emma Beard, UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, showed that...
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A marijuana-review website is looking to hire a cannabis product reviewer and is willing to pay up to $36,000 a year in salary for the job. American Marijuana said that the job involves reviewing a wide variety of cannabis products and giving "honest and reliable insights" on the products to the website's...
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Interstitial Cystitis Drug Linked To Retinal Damage: Study

Elmiron, the only FDA-approved oral drug to treat interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome, has been found to be associated with a vision-threatening eye condition, according to a new study.
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No Piggy Tale: Some Brain Functions Restored Even Hours After Death

The conventional wisdom is that if the brain cells of humans and other mammals are deprived of oxygen for 4-5 min, they begin to die, and that the loss of brain functions after death is irreversible. But the findings of a study conducted by Yale University researchers challenge these long-held assumptions.
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bornbaby-sept30.jpgA recent study, done by researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UCL, the University of Birmingham and their collaborators, found that there is a difference in the gut bacteria of babies delivered vaginally and those born via caesarean.
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
02/16/20AGRXTwirla (Resubmitted NDA)FDA decision on Twirla for use as a low-dose combined hormonal contraceptive patch
02/14/20BPMCAvapritinib (NDA)FDA decision on Avapritinib for the treatment of adult patients with PDGFRA Exon 18 mutant gastrointestinal stromal tumors
02/04/20ALNYGivosiran (NDA)FDA decision on Givosiran for the treatment of acute hepatic porphyria
01/24/20MRK DIFICID (NDA)FDA decision on DIFICID for oral suspension for Clostridium difficile infections
01/24/20MRKDIFICID (sNDA) FDA decision on DIFICID tablets and oral suspension for Clostridium difficile infections in children
01/23/20EPZMTazemetostat (NDA)FDA decision on Tazemetostat for the treatment of Epithelioid sarcoma
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