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'

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

Bioengineered hybrid muscle fiber for regenerative medicine


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Lundquist investigator Chang’s study in JAMA Internal Medicine


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Students win kudos for sports medicine research


– 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.

Wishing You More Affordable Medicine This Christmas

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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.

New pandemic medicine course helped MCG adapt during COVID-19


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Essential Medicines and Patents

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Mark Schultz and Jaci McDole recently used DrugPatentWatch to complete a report on recent trends in the latest editions of the world health organization essential medicines list. The post Essential Medicines and Patents appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

Praxis Precision Medicines to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

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Praxis Precision Medicines to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences Praxis Precision Medicines to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Foundation Medicine Announces Executive Leadership Transition

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

Gustave Roussy joins the WIN Consortium in personalized cancer medicine


Gustave Roussy and Worldwide Innovative Network (WIN) in personalised cancer medicine consortium join forces to advance innovative cancer research. Chemistry AND Physics cancer Clinical Trials Diagnostics Medicine/Health Pharmaceutical Science“By joining the global network of WIN, Gustave Roussy is expecting to increase its global impact and to help improve cancer outcomes across the world,” said Prof. Jean-Charles Soria, General Director of Gustave Roussy.

Baylor College of Medicine neuroscientist and geneticist recognized for re


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

Praxis Precision Medicines Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

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Praxis Precision Medicines Prices Public Offering of Common Stock Praxis Precision Medicines Prices Public Offering of Common Stock CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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

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

New study examines addiction medicine treatment in Vietnam


Medicine & Health Addiction AIDS/HIV Developing Countries Drugs Health Care Systems/Services Medicine/Health Social/Behavioral ScienceOHSU lead author finds lessons to apply in rural counties across Oregon An assessment published this week in the journal The Lancet HIV provides new insight about an initiative to integrate treatment of opioid use disorder along with HIV in Vietnam. The study marks one of the first scientifically robust assessments of a new model […].

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?

Bioelectric Medicine Ready for Prime Time as Companies Advance Therapies


Bioelectric medicine is coming into its own as a combination or stand-alone therapy for a growing cohort of conditions

Modernizing Medicine Acquires TRAKnet to Accelerate Innovation in Podiatry

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Sanofi and Stanford Medicine collaborate on immunology research

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Sanofi and Stanford University School of Medicine have established a three-year research collaboration: focusing on autoimmune diseases and inflammatory conditions.

NICE unveils five year plan promising faster access to medicines

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But it has also faced criticism from pharma companies that say it undervalues medicines – patients in the country were denied access to the expensive cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi for four years because of a pricing row with NICE and the NHS.

Four medicines accepted for use by NHS Scotland

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Newly accepted medicines include treatments for multiple myeloma and severe migraine

Johns Hopkins Researchers engineer tiny machines that deliver medicine efficiently


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Precigen CEO Envisions a Transformative 2021 with Precision Medicine Therapy


The year 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic created a number of challenges for individuals and companies. Despite these hurdles, Maryland-based Precigen still managed to achieve its clinical milestones in oncology

IU School of Medicine researchers develop blood test for depression, bipolar disorder


Credit: IU School of Medicine INDIANAPOLIS–Worldwide, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a depressive episode in their lifetime.

Physicians and scientists join forces to develop the longevity medicine curriculum


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OU College of medicine partners with US Department of Defense


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Are Gene Therapies the Medicine of the Future?


Gene therapies offer great reward in the form of treating various devastating diseases, but there are also significant risks

European Medicines Agency Accepts Marketing Authorization Application for Enfortumab Vedotin

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$3.5 million grant supports effort led by Penn Medicine to diversify Alzheimer’s research


Medicine & Health Alzheimer Clinical Trials Medicine/HealthPenn and community organizations partnering to address Alzheimer’s disease health disparities PHILADELPHIA–Black adults are more likely than other groups to develop Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders but are poorly represented in Alzheimer’s disease research, including recent clinical trials.

Penn Medicine researchers discover a rare genetic form of dementia


Credit: Edward Lee PHILADELPHIA — A new, rare genetic form of dementia has been discovered by a team of Penn Medicine researchers. Medicine & Health Alzheimer Cell Biology Death/Dying Genetics Medicine/Health Mortality/Longevity Neurobiology

Leaders in stem cell science, regenerative medicine combine courses in 2021


Regenerative Medicine Foundation and Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine to present a co-located World Stem Cell Summit and Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course Credit: WFIRM WINSTON-SALEM, NC, Dec.

Fourth Bioelectronic Medicine Summit Showcases Broad Innovation

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A new hub for developing medicines of the future at the University of Gothenburg


The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine at the University of Gothenburg has now been awarded SEK 54 million by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, and […]. Medicine & Health Medicine/Health Pharmaceutical Chemistry Pharmaceutical Science

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Genialis, BioLab Partner to Improve Precision Medicine Using Data Mining

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Genialis, BioLab Partner to Improve Precision Medicine Using Data Mining Genialis, BioLab Partner to Improve Precision Medicine Using Data Mining Long-standing relationship between the two organizations expands to develop new methods and tools for the discovery of clinically actionable biomarkers … Continue reading → Business Wire

Euro Convergence: EU pediatric medicines regulatory framework needs simplification, optimization

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Industry would like to see some “pragmatic” changes to the regulatory process for pediatric medicines in the EU, according to a recent presentation at RAPS Euro Convergence 2021. . Posted 12 May 2021 | By Jeff Craven .

Health at every size – making medicine weight inclusive

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UK-based doctor, Dr Natasha Larmie is on a mission to make medicine weight inclusive. We would never use such a useless screening tool in any other area of medicine, so why do we still use BMI?” The post Health at every size – making medicine weight inclusive appeared first on.

FSU College of Medicine researcher develops new possibilities to prevent sudden cardiac death


Credit: Mark Bauer/FSU College of Medicine Nearly a half-million people a year die from sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the U.S. Medicine & Health Cardiology Medicine/Health

Center for Psychedelic Medicine established at NYU Langone Health


New program builds on notable achievements and offers first-ever dedicated training program for early career investigators Philanthropic support from several donors totaling over $10 million will allow NYU Langone Health to advance its already world-renowned reputation in the field of psychedelic medicine through the establishment of a one-of-a-kind center dedicated to expanding research and professional […].

The future of genomic medicine: can it fulfil its promises?

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Here he gives us a deeper look at how genomic medicine is evolving and the barriers that are preventing it from reaching its full potential. At that time, we thought this would be the holy grail for medicine. Now, however, the field is changing with respect to genomic medicine.

Medicine-carriers made from human cells can cure lung infections


Medicine & Health Infectious/Emerging Diseases Medicine/Health Pharmaceutical Science Pulmonary/Respiratory MedicineSPOKANE, Wash. – Scientists used human white blood cell membranes to carry two drugs, an antibiotic and an anti-inflammatory, directly to infected lungs in mice. The nano-sized drug delivery method developed at Washington State University successfully treated both the bacterial growth and inflammation in the mice’s lungs.

Canada must dismantle anti-Black racism in medicine


Medicine & Health Behavior Health Care Systems/Services Health Professionals Medicine/Health MinoritiesCanada must dismantle anti-Black racism in health care to address its harmful effects on people’s health, argue authors of a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) [link] Racism has significant negative effects on the physical and mental health of Black people and people of nondominant racial groups.

March/April 2021 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet


Cancer Aging cancer Health Care Systems/Services Information Management/Tracking Systems Management Science/Operations Research Medicine/Health Mental Health Metabolism/Metabolic Diseases Public Health Sex-Linked ConditionsStudy Reveals New Hope for Men With Common Urinary Issues A new systematic review of evidence recommends the use of behavioral self-management treatments for common urinary issues experienced by upwards of 70 percent of older men.