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Corporations: “get healthcare costs under control”

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SUMMARY: A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Purchaser Business Group on Health shows signs that corporate executives might be warming to the idea of government getting more involved to rein in the excesses of the healthcare system.

FDA INTERACT Meetings: Early Interactions for Cell and Gene Therapy Sponsors

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Advances in scientific knowledge and growth in the cell and gene therapy space have led to a new and exciting era of medicine for patients, as well as a new motivation for regulators to provide clear, efficient pathways for product developers.

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Technique to automatically discover simulation configurations for behaviors hard to test

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AstraZeneca Celebrates a First as FDA Approves Farxiga for Chronic Kidney Disease

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The regulatory nod marks the first time the FDA approved an SGLT2 inhibitor for the treatment of CKD regardless of diabetes status

Election campaigns: attacks and smearing backfire and can benefit other candidates

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Six Dementia Patients Received Controversial Gene Therapy Injection in Mexico, BioVia Says

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If actually administered to these patients, this could represent the first recorded attempt to manage dementia that uses an injectable gene therapy technique

Advanced Clinical Continues Global Expansion into Asia-Pacific with New Singapore Office

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GenSight Biologics Announces Publication of Results from the REALITY LHON Natural History Study in the Journal Eye

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GenSight Biologics Announces Publication of Results from the REALITY LHON Natural History Study in the Journal Eye GenSight Biologics Announces Publication of Results from the REALITY LHON Natural History Study in the Journal Eye Confirms that untreated ND4 LHON patients … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Clinical Rockstar Pamela Tenaerts Advancing Patient-Centric Trials at Medable

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As Tenaerts takes the scientific helm at Medable, she will leverage the company’s proprietary platform to advance decentralized research methodologies with evidence-based best practices for patient-centric clinical trials

Study Investigates the Ability of Masimo PVi® to Predict Preload Responsiveness in Patients On Nasal High-Flow Therapy

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Study Investigates the Ability of Masimo PVi® to Predict Preload Responsiveness in Patients On Nasal High-Flow Therapy Study Investigates the Ability of Masimo PVi® to Predict Preload Responsiveness in Patients On Nasal High-Flow Therapy Researchers Found That PVi May Be … Continue reading → Business Wire

Structural racism contributes to the racial inequities in social determinants of psychosis

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Review in The American Journal of Psychiatry The legacy of systemic racism in the U.S impacts psychosis risk at the individual and neighborhood level, according to a definitive review published online today. Researchers examined U.S. based evidence connecting social and environmental factors with outcomes relating to psychotic experiences, including schizophrenia. The review examined potential risk […].

Already on Fast Track, Aceragen Launches with $35 Million and Farber Disease Drug

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Grabbing a fast-tracked novel enzyme replacement therapy for a rare pediatric disease, new biopharma Aceragen launched with $35 million in hand for product financing

Pulmonary endarterectomy achieves excellent results for patients with segmental CTEPH

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Proportion of patients with segmental disease has increased dramatically over the last 15 years; 76% of patients with segmental disease treated with PEA were highly functional within 12 months of procedure Boston, MA (April 30, 2021) – A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, found that patients treated surgically for segmental […]. Medicine & Health Cardiology Education Health Care Medical Education Medicine/Health Surgery

New Hope for Sickle Cell Disease Patients as FDA Approves Chiesi's Ferriprox

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The U.S. FDA approved Chiesi Global Rare Diseases’ Ferriprox for treatment of transfusional iron overload caused by sickle cell disease (SCD) or other anemias in adults and children ages three years and older. This approval expands the use of the drug for patients with SCD or other anemias

Oceans’ microscopic plants — diatoms — capture carbon dioxide via biophysical pathways

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Diatoms are tiny unicellular plants — no bigger than half a millimeter — which inhabit the surface water of the world’s oceans where sunlight penetration is plenty. Despite their modest size, they are one of the world’s most powerful resources for removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. They currently remove, or “fix,” 10-20 billion […].

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Clinical Catch-Up: April 26-30

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Although clinical trial news related to COVID-19 was slow last week, there’s quite a bit of news on studies for other indications

Planned cesarean births safe for low-risk pregnancies

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New research shows that planned cesarean deliveries on maternal request are safe for low-risk pregnancies and may be associated with a lower risk of adverse delivery outcomes than planned vaginal deliveries. The study is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The study used province-wide data from the Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN), Ontario’s […]. Medicine & Health Gynecology Health Care Systems/Services Medicine/Health Surgery

Addex Therapeutics to Release Q1 2021 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on May 5, 2021

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Addex Therapeutics to Release Q1 2021 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on May 5, 2021 Addex Therapeutics to Release Q1 2021 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on May 5, 2021 Geneva, Switzerland, May 3, 2021 – Addex Therapeutics Ltd … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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Screening healthcare workers could serve as early warning system for future viruses

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New research has shown that COVID-19 infections in healthcare workers during the first wave of the pandemic provided an accurate sample of the general population, suggesting that data from healthcare workers could be used to estimate the severity of future viruses more quickly. The study, led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health […].

Santhera Announces Settlement of Convertible Bond Exchange Offer on May 4, 2021

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Santhera Announces Settlement of Convertible Bond Exchange Offer on May 4, 2021 Santhera Announces Settlement of Convertible Bond Exchange Offer on May 4, 2021 NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH IT WOULD BE UNLAWFUL TO … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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Volunteer firefighters have higher levels of ‘forever chemicals’

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Levels of potentially health-threatening chemicals rise with years of service, Rutgers study finds Volunteer firefighters — who comprise more than 65 percent of the U.S. fire service — have higher levels of “forever chemicals,” per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in their bodies than the general public, according to a Rutgers study. The study, which was […]. Cancer cancer Cardiology Environmental Health Medicine/Health

Telix Pharmaceuticals Appoints Mr. Richard Valeix as EMEA President

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Telix Pharmaceuticals Appoints Mr. Richard Valeix as EMEA President Telix Pharmaceuticals Appoints Mr. Richard Valeix as EMEA President MELBOURNE, Australia and HERSTAL, Belgium, May 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: TLX, Telix, the Company) today announces that … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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Study finds heart transplantation using donation after cardiac death with NRP

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Can increase organ availability by 20% Boston, MA (May 2, 2021) – A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, found that heart transplantation using donation after cardiac death (DCD) with normothermic regional perfusion (NRP) is feasible in the United States. Broader application of DCD heart transplantation has the potential to increase […]. Medicine & Health Cardiology Medicine/Health

Relay Therapeutics Appoints Key Leadership Members Following Acquisition

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?Clinical-stage precision medicine company Relay Therapeutics has brought two new senior level management team members into the fold, including Tara O’Meara and Charles Ferté

Atrial fenestration during AVSD repair is associated with increased mortality

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Boston, MA (May 2, 2021) – A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, shows an association between decreased survival at five years and leaving an atrial communication at biventricular repair of unbalanced AVSD after adjusting for other known risk factors. During repair of atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD), surgeons may leave an […]. Medicine & Health Cardiology Education Health Care Medical Education Medicine/Health

Delay of Pregnancy Among Physicians vs Nonphysicians

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cohort study compares patterns of childbirth among physicians vs nonphysicians

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AATS Foundation scholarships shown to support success in academic surgery

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More than 40 percent of recipients received multiple NIH grants Boston, MA (May 2, 2021) – A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, finds that AATS Foundation fellowships support success in academic surgery career tracks. The AATS Foundation has two primary grant funding mechanisms: the AATS Foundation Scholarship and the Surgical […].

Astellas Pulls the Plug on R&D Partnership with Cytokinetics

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One year after Astellas and California-based Cytokinetics extended an agreement to develop Skeletal Sarcomere Activators, the Japanese pharma company is walking away from the deal

Sandoz confirms late-stage clinical development plans for proposed biosimilar aflibercept, a key ophthalmology medicine | Novartis

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Sandoz to begin enrolling patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration in MYLIGHT Phase lll confirmatory efficacy and safety study 1. Neovascular age-related macular degeneration accounts for 10% of age-related macular degeneration cases, but is responsible for 90% of AMD-related blindness 2. With eight marketed biosimilar medicines globally and 15+ molecules in pipeline, Sandoz is investing in future of biosimilars for patients and healthcare systems.

The Seven Stages of Alzheimer's Disease Explained

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There are seven stages of Alzheimer’s disease, and understanding each stage is a useful aid in setting your expectations whether you might have the disease or you’re caring for someone with the illness

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Capsule dosed drug patent expirations by year

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This chart shows the patent expirations for capsule dosed drugs over the next decade. The term of drug patents varies. The basic term for a patent is 20 years from…. The post Capsule dosed drug patent expirations by year appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions. Infographic

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