Fri.Apr 16, 2021

Lilly asks FDA to revoke clearance of first COVID-19 antibody drug

Bio Pharma Dive

The request comes less than six months after the FDA authorized Lilly's bamlanivimab, reflecting the spread of virus variants that can elude the drug

Pharma agency challenges and opportunities

World of DTC Marketing

QUICK READ: According to Setup 30% of Brand marketers say they’re likely/somewhat likely to switch Agencies in the next 6 months. While the consolidation of agencies may be a priority for some pharma companies a good digital agency can add a lot of value.

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Relay buys AI startup to aid unorthodox drug discovery quest

Bio Pharma Dive

The $85 million acquisition is an unusual and early step for a company like Relay, which went public last July and only just began clinical testing of its lead drugs last year

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USU researchers develop power converter for long-distance, underwater electric grids

Scienmag

Credit: Photo by Steve Johnson News Release — Logan, UT — Apr. 16, 2021 — A team of researchers from Utah State University’s Power Electronics Lab have developed a DC current-to-DC voltage power converter.

US clears AstraZeneca buyout of Alexion amid closer scrutiny of biopharma M&A

Bio Pharma Dive

FTC authorization of the $39 billion deal — the sector's largest in 2020 — may ease concerns over the agency's plans to more intently inspect pharma deals

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On the pulse of pulsars and polar light

Scienmag

Reimagined telescopes may fill the void left by Arecibo’s collapse Credit: Robert Schwarz Faced with the tragic loss of the Arecibo observatory in Puerto Rico and the often prohibitive cost of satellite missions, astronomers are searching for savvy alternatives to continue answering fundamental questions in physics.

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Best throat numbing lozenges | Get rid of sore throat

Druggist

For many customers, throat numbing lozenges are the first choice in the management of sore and irritated throat. Throat numbing lozenges contain a local anaesthetic which numbs the area and hence help with pain and irritation.

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Magic mushroom compound matches antidepressant in clinical trial

Pharma Phorum

The active compound in magic mushrooms – psilocybin – seems to be at least as effective as a commercially-available antidepressant in a phase 2 trial, and may work more quickly. .

Study identifies new targets in the angiogenesis process

Scienmag

Credit: Universidad de Sevilla Angiogenesis is a process of new vessel formation that is activated both in physiological (tissue repair, reproduction, etc.) and pathological (myocardial infarction, diabetic retinopathy, cancer, etc.) conditions.

Microsoft puts AI at heart of digital health strategy with Nuance deal

Pharma Phorum

Microsoft has made its aspirations in digital health clear with a whopping $19.7 billion deal to buy Nuance Communications and its artificial intelligence platform for speech recognition that is increasingly being used for clinical applications. .

New tech builds ultralow-loss integrated photonic circuits

Scienmag

Credit: Jijun He, Junqiu Liu (EPFL) Encoding information into light, and transmitting it through optical fibers lies at the core of optical communications. With an incredibly low loss of 0.2

Inside Intouch: Building a Diverse Employee Community

Intouch Solutions

Learn how and why the organization keeps inclusion and diversity top of mind, and how this affects not only our employees, but the work we do for clients every day. The post Inside Intouch: Building a Diverse Employee Community appeared first on Intouch Solutions.

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New nanoscale device for spin technology

Scienmag

Spin waves could unlock the next generation of computer technology, a new component allows physicists to control them Credit: Matt Allinson, Aalto University Researchers at Aalto University have developed a new device for spintronics.

Risk of brain clots higher with COVID than vaccine, study suggests

Pharma Phorum

A study has suggested that the risk of getting a serious brain clot is eight to 10 times higher in people with COVID-19 than those who get a vaccine.

A new guide for communicating plant science

Scienmag

Credit: Iowa State University News Service AMES, Iowa – A lot is riding on the continued advancement of plant sciences. Take the food supply, for starters.

Sesen Bio Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

BioTech 365

Sesen Bio Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) Sesen Bio Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS

Scientists may detect signs of extraterrestrial life in the next 5 to 10 years

Scienmag

Telescope launching this autumn could spot biosignatures on other planets within three days Credit: ESA / Hubble, M. Kornmesser, CC BY 4.0 Research shows that a new telescope could detect a potential signature of life on other planets in as little as 60 hours.

Gyroscope Therapeutics Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering in the United States

BioTech 365

The fate of the planet

Scienmag

Unconventional takes on pandemics and nuclear defense could protect humanity from catastrophic failure Credit: U.S. Navy From engineered pandemics to city-toppling cyber attacks to nuclear annihilation, life on Earth could radically change, and soon.

Global COVID-19 Vaccine Inequalities Are Scandalous, Says AHF

BioTech 365

New understanding of the deleterious immune response in rheumatoid arthritis

Scienmag

Credit: (C) Erica Tandori Researchers within the Biomedicine Discovery Institute at Monash University have made a breakthrough in understanding the role played by high-risk immune genes associated with the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Publix COVID-19 Vaccination Online Reservation System to Remain Open

BioTech 365

Publix COVID-19 Vaccination Online Reservation System to Remain Open Publix COVID-19 Vaccination Online Reservation System to Remain Open Four states currently booking; three states to be added Monday LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS

COVID-19: Scientists identify human genes that fight infection

Scienmag

Credit: Dotted Yeti LA JOLLA, CALIF. – April 16, 2021 – Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified a set of human genes that fight SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Carbon Health Administers More Than 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccines

BioTech 365

Carbon Health Administers More Than 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Carbon Health Administers More Than 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccines National healthcare provider teams up with local governments to provide operational efficiencies and facilitate vaccine distribution during critical time in the pandemic … Continue reading → Business Wire

New amphibious centipede species discovered in Okinawa and Taiwan

Scienmag

Godly proportions for rare jade Scolopendra named after local gods, one of the largest arthropods in Japan Credit: Tokyo Metropolitan University Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University and Hosei University have discovered a new species of large, tropical centipede of genus Scolopendra in Okinawa and Taiwan.

Aegis Life Announces Start of Phase 1/2 Trial of the Entos COVID-19 DNA Vaccine, Covigenix VAX-001, with First Participants Dosed

BioTech 365

Aegis Life Announces Start of Phase 1/2 Trial of the Entos COVID-19 DNA Vaccine, Covigenix VAX-001, with First Participants Dosed Aegis Life Announces Start of Phase 1/2 Trial of the Entos COVID-19 DNA Vaccine, Covigenix VAX-001, with First Participants Dosed … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Simulations reveal how dominant SARS-CoV-2 strain binds to host, succumbs to antibodies

Scienmag

Dominant G-form Spike protein ‘puts its head up’ more frequently to latch on to receptors, but that makes it more vulnerable to neutralization Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory. LOS ALAMOS, N.M.,

Medical Equipment: Should You Buy, Lease, or Just Wait?

Pharma Mirror

Running a healthcare business is a tricky thing. Certain equipment is often being requested by physicians who are insisting it’s needed to improve patient diagnosis and care. Yet, it’s not always affordable.

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University of Colorado inter-campus collaboration wins R01 award for salivary gland cancer

Scienmag

Antonio Jimeno, MD, Ph.D., received a grant of nearly $500K from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate a potential drug treatment for salivary gland cancer, in collaboration with researcher Tin Tin Su, Ph.D.

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Rising Demand for Customized Medication To Transform Compounding Pharmacies Market Outlook

Pharma Mirror

Compounding pharmacies, which involve the preparation and selling of prescribed medicines are gaining massive popularity across the healthcare sector owing to the rising awareness regarding the benefits of compounded medications.

The future of particle accelerators is here

Scienmag

Behind the scenes of the Electron-Ion Collider, green accelerators that waste no energy, and chiral magnetic effect results debuting this summer Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory When the Electron Ion Collider received the go-ahead in January 2020, it became the only new major accelerator in the works anywhere in the world.

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Labcorp to Webcast Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders

BioTech 365

Labcorp to Webcast Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders Labcorp to Webcast Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders BURLINGTON, N.C.–(BUSINESS

Quality and quantity of enrichments influence well-being of aquaculture fishes

Scienmag

Credit: Pekka Hyvärinen/Luke Collaborative research of the University of Jyvaskyla and Natural Research Institute Finland presents new evidence of the effects of enriched rearing on well-being of aquaculture fishes.

Twist Bioscience to Expand Oregon Lease, Supporting Future Growth

BioTech 365

Twist Bioscience to Expand Oregon Lease, Supporting Future Growth Twist Bioscience to Expand Oregon Lease, Supporting Future Growth SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS

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A new super-Earth detected orbiting a red dwarf star

Scienmag

Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC). In recent years there has been an exhaustive study of red dwarf stars to find exoplanets in orbit around them. These stars have effective surface temperatures between 2400 and 3700 K (over 2000 degrees cooler than the Sun), and masses between 0.08 and 0.45

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Modernizing Medicine Acquires TRAKnet to Accelerate Innovation in Podiatry

BioTech 365

Cloudbyz Resolves End-to-End Study Management Requirement of a Fortune 500 Company

Cloudbyz

Overview. Cloudbyz was approached by a US-based global Fortune 500, a wholesale drug distribution company with a business requirement for end-to-end study management.