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sugarydrinks-july11.jpgSugary drinks are associated with a number of health problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes to name a few, and yet they are a beverage of choice for many. The findings from the French NutriNet-Santé cohort study suggest a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer.
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curaleaf-july22.jpgCannabis company Curaleaf Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire privately-held GR Companies, Inc. or Grassroots, for about $875 million in cash and stock. The acquisition will make Wakefield, Massachusetts-based Curaleaf the world's largest cannabis company by revenue and the largest in the U.S. by other key operating metrics. It will also expand Curaleaf's presence to 19 states.
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First-of-kind Study Eliminates HIV From Infected Animals

Finding a cure for AIDS has been elusive. That said, there is always some hope as a new study aimed at finding a magic bullet to cure HIV has shown some promising results.
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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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mekinist-april30.jpgScientists at the Université de Montréal and CHU Sainte-Justine Research Cente are said to have made a discovery, which could be a promising treatment for patients with Noonan Syndrome.
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
10/19/19CLSDXIPERE (NDA)FDA decision on XIPERE for Suprachoroidal Injection for macular edema associated with uveitis
10/14/19FLXNZILRETTA (sNDA)FDA decision on the repeat administration of ZILRETTA for patients with osteoarthritis knee pain
09/28/19AMRN Vascepa (sNDA) FDA decision on Vascepa to reduce residual cardiovascular risk in patients with statin-managed LDL-C cholesterol
09/27/19ITCILumateperone (NDA)FDA decision on Lumateperone for the treatment of schizophrenia
09/15/19AVDLAV001 (NDA)FDA decision on AV001 for Hospital product
09/13/19AIMTAR101 (BLA)FDA panel to review AR101 for Peanut Allergy
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