Is digital the future of medicine?

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Digital medicine has been thrust into the spotlight because of the pandemic and the media hype is in overdrive. A study of some 16m American ones just reported in jama Internal Medicine , a journal, found that their use of telemedicine surged 30-fold between January and June.

Lilly pays $880M for Prevail, pushing further into genetic medicine

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The acquisition marks a significant bet by Lilly on gene therapy's potential to address tough-to-treat neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease

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A new startup gets Takeda's backing to take complex genetic medicines 'off the shelf'

Bio Pharma Dive

Ensoma Therapeutics debuts with a lucrative alliance with the Japanese pharma and an unusual way to deliver genetic medicines into the body

Taking stock of NHS medicines optimisation

Pharma Phorum

Given the rising cost of medicines as a share of the NHS budget in England, the establishment of ICSs provides a timely opportunity to take stock on delivering medicines optimisation at local level, says NHS Gloucestershire CCG’s Ellen Rule. Building a ‘One Medicines Team’.

Venture capital pours more money into RNA medicines with the launch of Replicate

Bio Pharma Dive

The company, which focuses on self-replicating RNA, comes equipped with $40 million from Apple Tree Partners and a stamp of approval from the former research head at Biogen

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Prime Medicine raises $315M to fuel 'search-and-replace' gene editing work

Bio Pharma Dive

Formed around research from the Broad Institute's David Liu and Andrew Anzalone, Prime has attracted significant funding from a wide range of high-profile biotech backers

Organicell on regenerative medicine: the pharmaphorum podcast

Pharma Phorum

In the latest episode of the podcast Dominic Tyer speaks with Dr Maria Ines ‘Mari’ Mitrani, chief science officer at the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Organicell Regenerative Medicine. The post Organicell on regenerative medicine: the pharmaphorum podcast appeared first on.

Bioengineered hybrid muscle fiber for regenerative medicine

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Journal of Nuclear Medicine impact factor surges more than 27%

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JNM ranks third among all medical imaging journals Credit: SNMMI The Journal of Nuclear Medicine has again achieved the highest impact factor ever in its history, now ranking third among all medical journals worldwide, according to new data just released in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports.

Datavant, Real Chemistry form precision medicine partnership

Outsourcing Pharma

The two firms will work together on solutions to connect de-identified, first-party data to real-world data to help advance precision medicine development.

How Covid Misinformation Created a Run on Animal Medicine

NY Times

Veterinarians, ranchers and farmers say they are struggling with the effects of the surging demand for ivermectin, a deworming drug.

Most patients confident in personalized medicine: survey

Outsourcing Pharma

A recent survey conducted by dosing technology firm found that the vast majority (85%) of patients think that personalized medicine stands to improve care.

Students win kudos for sports medicine research

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– UMass Lowell students testing a new device that could transform the way heart-rate data is collected have won praise for their work from the American College of Sports Medicine. SCIENCE EDUCATION Cardiology Diagnostics Graduate/Postgraduate Education Health Care Medicine/Health Neurobiology Public Health Pulmonary/Respiratory Medicine Sports Medicine UndergraduateStudy of heart-rate sensor earns praise for UMass Lowell team LOWELL, Mass.

Alnylam becomes new partner in the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Pharma Times

Leading RNA intereference (RNAi) therapeutics company, Alnylam, has been welcomed as the latest partner in the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, to transform the manufacturing process of oligonucleotide therapies

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Informatics useful in advancing personalized medicine: Washington University

Outsourcing Pharma

A representative from the school explains how tools like artificial intelligence and natural language processing can help elevate personalized medicine.

Wishing You More Affordable Medicine This Christmas

Pharmacy Checkers

With some stops and starts, this blog has become far more focused on policy, regulatory matters, law and politics — and less on everyday consumer issues relating to drug prices.

Obesity represents a catastrophic failure of government policy, public health, and medicine

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The post Obesity represents a catastrophic failure of government policy, public health, and medicine. SUMMARY: Obesity has many causes, and while we would like to think the answer is as easy as people exercising more and eating less, it isn’t that simple.

Personalized medicine requires complex supply chains: Marken

Outsourcing Pharma

A clinical trial logistics expert discusses specialized concerns involved in transporting cell and gene products and other personalized medicine items.

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Personalized medicine supply chain highly complex: Marken

Outsourcing Pharma

A clinical trial logistics expert discusses specialized concerns involved in transporting cell and gene products and other personalized medicine items.

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Study finds 10% of medicines in England are overprescribed

Pharma Phorum

An alarming number of people in England are being prescribed medicines unnecessarily, which could harm their health, according to a UK government review. Some medicines, such as those to reduce blood pressure, can also increase the risk of falls amongst the frail and elderly, it notes.

Blockchain: Ready to revolutionise medicinal cannabis research?

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” Therefore human beings have known the medicinal properties of cannabis since Emperor Marcus Aurelius was jotting down pithy advice for stoics between battles on the Rhine. The post Blockchain: Ready to revolutionise medicinal cannabis research?

AI precision medicine accelerates the search for rare disease treatment

Pharma R&D Today

AI and precision medicine are both changing drug discovery and development as we know it. Precision medicine that is powered by AI stands to be transformative, especially for the treatment of rare diseases.

Psychiatry on the Brink: Precision Medicine Finally Streamlines Therapeutic Selection

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Eriksson said that HMNC Brain Health is a pioneer in developing precision medicine for the psychiatric space

Lundquist investigator Chang’s study in JAMA Internal Medicine

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‘Medicine Miles’ Becoming a Concern for European Patients

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Foundation Medicine wins FDA OK for pan-tumor test as liquid biopsy market heats up

Bio Pharma Dive

The approval for the FoundationOne Liquid CDx follows the agency's nod earlier this month for Guardant Health's next-generation sequencing diagnostic

Medicine that treats gout could also battle COVID-19

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Medicine & Health battle COVID19 gout Medicine treatsAs COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket across the U.S. and the world, few options are available for treating patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2. Credit: UGA As COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket across the U.S.

Technological Innovation: The Medicine of Healthcare

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A mutual symbiotic relationship is formed between the two domains, where with the help of technology new discoveries can be made in the field of medicine for the sole purpose of helping people.

Boehringer Ingelheim awards its first Translational Medicine Award

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The Award recognizes the research that has the highest translational potential Translational medicine is an interdisciplinary branch in the biomedical field that aims to combine benchside, bedside and community to promote enhancement in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Elsevier partners with American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics to publish Genetics in Medicine

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NHS England unveils new Innovative Medicine Fund

Pharma Times

The new fund will build upon the Cancer Drugs Fund to fast-track access to promising new treatments

Machine learning uncovers “genes of importance” in agriculture and medicine

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Social & Behavioral Science Agriculture Genes importance learning machine Medicine uncoversMachine learning can pinpoint “genes of importance” that help crops to grow with less fertilizer, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.

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‘Medicine Miles’ Becoming a Concern for European Patients

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Research shows the origin of medicines becomes more important. AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The pandemic has triggered a greater interest among patients about Europe’s role in medicine manufacturing. Patients now really care about where their medicines are made.

New pandemic medicine course helped MCG adapt during COVID-19

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FSU College of Medicine research links personality traits and hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease

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New research from the Florida State University College of Medicine found that changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease are often visible early on in individuals with personality traits associated with the condition.

Foundation Medicine Announces Executive Leadership Transition

BioTech 365

Foundation Medicine Announces Executive Leadership Transition Foundation Medicine Announces Executive Leadership Transition CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foundation Medicine, Inc.

OU College of medicine partners with US Department of Defense

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Which Career Combines DNA Technology and Medicine?

BioSpace

Which career combines DNA technology and medicine? The answer to that question is medical genetics and the job titles involved around it. Some of the examples are clinical geneticists, genetics counselors and clinical laboratory geneticists

‘Living medicine’ created to treat drug-resistant infections

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have created the first ‘living medicine’ to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing on the surfaces of medical implants. Technology and Engineering created drugresistant infections living Medicine treatResearchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and Pulmobiotics S.L The researchers created the treatment by removing a common bacteria’s ability to cause disease and repurposing it to attack harmful microbes instead. Credit: María Lluch/CRG Researchers at […].

Could personalised medicine change treatment for migraine?

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The concept of personalised medicine is becoming established in cancer, with an increasing number of drugs targeting specific mutations making it to market. The post Could personalised medicine change treatment for migraine?

EHR alerts go unread, do not lead to deprescribing of medicines linked to dementia

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Baylor College of Medicine neuroscientist and geneticist recognized for re

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Chemistry AND Physics Addiction Behavior Diet/Body Weight Eating Disorders/Obesity Medicine/Health Neurobiology Neurochemistry Nutrition/NutrientsNeuroscientist and Geneticist Benjamin Arenkiel, Ph.D.,

Dr. Thea James receives Social Emergency Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award

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The inaugural award named in her honor recognizes her leadership, contributions and accomplishments in incorporating social context into the structure and practice of emergency medicine. James, MD, FACEP, associate professor of emergency medicine, has been recognized as the inaugural recipient of a national American College of Emergency Physicians award (ACEP). Medicine & Health Critical Care/Emergency Medicine Medicine/Health