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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Chemistry AND Physics Biomechanics/Biophysics Cell Biology Medicine/Health Musculature Orthopedic Medicine Physiology Rehabilitation/Prosthetics/Plastic Surgery Trauma/Injury

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.

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.

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

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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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New study examines addiction medicine treatment in Vietnam

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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 […].

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.

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.

Center for Psychedelic Medicine established at NYU Langone Health

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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 […].

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

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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

Not your grandparents’ nuclear medicine

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Now, a new form of nuclear medicine is on the scene and it looks nothing like the radiation therapy of the past. Novartis is investing in this emerging form of nuclear medicine because it has the potential to become a foundational pillar of cancer therapy.

Bioelectric Medicine Ready for Prime Time as Companies Advance Therapies

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

Johns Hopkins Researchers engineer tiny machines that deliver medicine efficiently

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Are Gene Therapies the Medicine of the Future?

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

Top diversity and equity leaders in psychiatry offer guidelines for academic medicine

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New article and commentary from American Journal of Psychiatry Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders in academic medicine are subject to increasing expectations with limited resources and there is an urgent need for psychiatry departments to commit to fully supporting their efforts, according to an article now available in the American Journal of Psychiatry written […].

OU College of medicine partners with US Department of Defense

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

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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.

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

Penn Medicine researchers discover a rare genetic form of dementia

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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

Canada must dismantle anti-Black racism in medicine

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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.

Ensuring medicines work safely for everyone

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For medicines to work safely, it’s vital to have strong systems in place to report any undesired side effects or “adverse drug reactions“. Many undesired drug reactions may be due to factors independent of the medicine. Assessing medicines before and after they reach patients.

Medicine-carriers made from human cells can cure lung infections

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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.

Tuning the circadian clock, boosting rhythms may be key to future treatments and medicines

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Fourth Bioelectronic Medicine Summit Showcases Broad Innovation

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PwC joins Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

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The global professional services firm has signed on the newest partner in the collaboration, aimed toward promoting innovation in pharma manufacturing. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

Civica to Build an Essential Medicines Manufacturing Facility in Virginia

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Civica to Build an Essential Medicines Manufacturing Facility in Virginia Civica to Build an Essential Medicines Manufacturing Facility in Virginia The new facility, part of a partnership with Virginia-based Phlow Corp.,

MHRA Grants Promising Innovative Medicine Designation to Nirsevimab

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MHRA Grants Promising Innovative Medicine Designation to Nirsevimab MHRA Grants Promising Innovative Medicine Designation to Nirsevimab Nirsevimab is an innovative monoclonal antibody in Phase 2 and Phase 3 trials for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in healthy … Continue reading → Business Wire

Researchers call for clarity on the definition of medicine misuse

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Medicine misuse is a public health issue, but the term has different meanings to people in different settings. A recent analysis of published studies provides a comprehensive overview of the terms and definitions used to characterize medicine misuse. Chemistry AND Physics Internal Medicine Medicine/Health Pharmaceutical Chemistry Pharmaceutical Science Public Health

Five Penn faculty elected to the National Academy of Medicine

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Five faculty members from Penn have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the nation’s highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. William Beltran of the School of Veterinary Medicine, Matthew McHugh […]. Medicine & Health Epidemiology Genetics Internal Medicine Medicine/Health Pets/Ethology Public Health Zoology/Veterinary Science

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

Global Regenerative Medicine Partnering Terms and Agreements Directory 2020: Deals and Contract Documents for Over 1300 Regenerative Medicine Deals – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Global Regenerative Medicine Partnering Terms and Agreements Directory 2020: Deals and Contract Documents for Over 1300 Regenerative Medicine Deals – ResearchAndMarkets.com Global Regenerative Medicine Partnering Terms and Agreements Directory 2020: Deals and Contract Documents for Over 1300 Regenerative Medicine Deals … Continue reading → Business Wire

#news #biotech MaxiVAX and Minaris Regenerative Medicine ink contract

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: MaxiVAX and Minaris Regenerative Medicine ink contract. from European Biotechnology – first and foremost in European biotech [link].

Potential jurors favor use of artificial intelligence in precision medicine

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Ethics Diagnostics Health Care Systems/Services Health Professionals Medicine/Health Science/Health and the LawCredit: Video created by Alexander Stremitzer and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich Center for Law and Economics. Reston, Virginia–Physicians who follow artificial intelligence (AI) advice may be considered less liable for medical malpractice than is commonly thought, according to a new study of potential jury candidates in the U.S.

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.

DHR Health and Cipherome to Pioneer Personalized Medicine Project in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

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DHR Health and Cipherome to Pioneer Personalized Medicine Project in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions DHR Health and Cipherome to Pioneer Personalized Medicine Project in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions The First Gene Based Project to be conducted in the … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Six new medicines leap towards EU approval

Pharma Times

The recommendations include new treatments for cancer and intraocular pressure and prevention of uncomplicated flu

Ten new medicines backed for EU approval

Pharma Times

Dupixent, Forxiga and Opdivo were also recommended for therapeutic extensions

Everest Medicines Announces Amended Agreement with Spero Therapeutics

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Spero will assign relevant SPR206 patents to Everest Medicines in Greater China, South Korea and certain Southeast Asian countries. About Everest Medicines. SOURCE Everest Medicines.

UCLA physician-scientist elected to National Academy of Medicine

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Academy honors Dr. Antoni Ribas for his contributions to cancer research LOS ANGELES – Dr. Antoni Ribas, a world-renowned physician-scientist and professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been named to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Cancer cancer Clinical Trials Medicine/Health

Automatic Gelatin and Medicine Preparation System for Softgel Manufacturing Technology

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Joysun Automatic Smart Softgel Gelatin Melting and Medicine Preparation System. WENZHOU, CHINA, January 12, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Joysun Mech-Tech introduces the smart softgel manufacturing equipment for gelatin and medicine preparation.