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Gas stove makers have a pollution solution. They're just not using it

NPR Health - Shots

Gas utilities and cooking stove manufacturers knew for decades that burners could be made that emit less pollution in homes, but they chose not to. That may may be about to change.

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Soft robotic wearable restores arm function for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Some 30,000 people in the U.S. are affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurodegenerative condition that damages cells in the brain and spinal cord necessary for movement.

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Activist Alice Wong reflects on 'The Year of the Tiger' and her hopes for 2023

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In the Year of the Tiger: An Activist's Life , Alice Wong shares pieces of her story and experience as a disabled Asian American through a collection of essays, interviews, photos and illustrations.

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Which pharmaceutical drugs have the most drug patents in France?

Drug Patent Watch

This chart shows the drugs with the most patents in France. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection is desired.… The post Which pharmaceutical drugs have the most drug patents in France? appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

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Unlocking Excellence: How Catalent Is Transforming Japan’s Clinical Research

Planning on running clinical trials in Japan? How can you reliably supply these studies? Discover Catalent’s clinical supply packaging facility in Shiga, Japan. Strategically located between Tokyo and Osaka, and one of largest in Japan, this 6,000 square meter facility offers comprehensive services including primary and secondary clinical packaging and labelling, comparator sourcing, cold chain storage, local and global distribution, local language support and white glove service to support stud

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Here's why you should make a habit of having more fun

NPR Health - Shots

Happiness can sometimes feel just out of reach. But having more fun? You've got this — and those giggles and playful moments can make a big difference to your health and well-being.

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Neighborhood walkability linked to risk of gestational diabetes

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A new study by scientists in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health's Built Environment and Health Research Group finds that higher neighborhood walkability is associated with lower risk of gestational diabetes (GD). The results of the study are published in the peer-reviewed journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.

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Feds say cyberattack caused suicide helpline's outage

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A cyberattack caused a nearly daylong outage of the nation's new 988 mental health helpline late last year, federal officials told The Associated Press Friday. Lawmakers are now calling for the federal agency that oversees the program to prevent future attacks.

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What's a spillover? A spillback? Here are definitions for the vocab of a pandemic

NPR Health - Shots

Since the pandemic was declared in 2020, many perhaps unfamiliar terms have become part of daily conversation. Here's a glossary, from antibodies to zoonosis.

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California won't require COVID vaccine to attend schools

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Children in California won't have to get the coronavirus vaccine to attend schools, state public health officials confirmed Friday, ending one of the last major restrictions of the pandemic in the nation's most populous state.

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Drug Patent Expirations for the Week of February 5, 2023

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NEXAVAR (sorafenib tosylate) Bayer hlthcare Patent: 8,618,141 Expiration: Feb 11, 2023 See More … For more information on how DrugPatentWatch can help with your pharmaceutical business intelligence needs, contact admin@DrugPatentWatch.com… The post Drug Patent Expirations for the Week of February 5, 2023 appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

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The New Age of Decentralized Clinical Trials

White paper that delves into the complex topic of Decentralized Clinical Trials and how to master them within the confines of FDA Regulations

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Sanofi Deepens Pompe Disease Focus with $150M Maze Partnership

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Sanofi Deepens Pompe Disease Focus with $150M Maze Partnership 5/2/2023

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Don't let the cold weather ruin your workout

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NPR's Life Kit has tips on how to exercise in the cold.

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A Scientist's Guide to Social Media: Using the Internet to Build a Personal Brand

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A Scientist's Guide to Social Media: Using the Internet to Build a Personal Brand 5/2/2023

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J&J Makes $245M Play to Develop Next-Gen CAR-T Therapies

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J&J Makes $245M Play to Develop Next-Gen CAR-T Therapies 5/2/2023

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Roles and Responsibilities of Specialized Clinical Supply Experts

When selecting a clinical supply provider, consideration often focuses upon the manufacturing, packaging, storage and distribution capabilities available that will, at face-value, be sufficient to meet the needs of the sponsor and their trial. However, there are human-based and knowledge-driven factors that are often overlooked that go beyond these basic physical capabilities and are integral to the development and delivery of high performing clinical supply chains.