Medications

Loxo Oncology Announces Initiation of Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for Highly Selective, Non-Covalent BTK Inhibitor, LOXO-305

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of highly selective medicines for patients with genomically defined cancers, today announced that it has initiated a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of LOXO-305. LOXO-305 is an investigational, highly selective, non-covalent Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) […]

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The joy of giving lasts longer than the joy of getting

The happiness we feel after a particular event or activity diminishes each time we experience that event, a phenomenon known as hedonic adaptation. But giving to others may be the exception to this rule, according to research forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. In two studies, psychology researchers Ed […]

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Verona Pharma Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate Dry Powder Inhaler Formulation of RPL554 for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP) (NASDAQ: VRNA) (“Verona Pharma”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases, announces today the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the pharmacokinetic (“PK”) profile, efficacy and safety of a dry powder inhaler (“DPI”) […]

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Do’s and don’ts of helping loved ones pay medical bills

Relief from medical debt doesn’t top the typical holiday wish list. But help with unexpected medical bills could be a welcome gift for millions of Americans. Four in 10 U.S. adults received a surprisingly high medical invoice within the last year, according to a September survey from the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. And medical bills […]

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Menlo Therapeutics’ Successful Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Serlopitant Demonstrates Reduction of Pruritus Associated with Psoriasis

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Menlo Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: MNLO), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of serlopitant for the treatment of pruritus (itch), today announced positive top-line results from MTI-109 (PSORIXA), a 204-patient Phase 2 clinical trial of serlopitant for the treatment of pruritus associated with psoriasis.  The […]

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Genetically modified foods: harmful or not? – The official site of programs Health, Live healthy with Elena Malysheva

The verbal battle around genetically modified foods are in the last years. Some scientists believe that the salvation of mankind, while others fear that their use could lead to unknown negative consequences for the body. Meanwhile, the General public, without going into the subject, believes that this “time bomb”, which causes genetic mutations in humans. […]

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Can back pain be a symptom of prostate cancer?

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that sits below the bladder and wraps around the urethra. This gland is part of the male reproductive system and is involved in the production of semen. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer among American males, affecting 1 […]

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This form of brain training may help treat severe schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is one of the 15 leading causes of disability globally. In the United States, this condition affects more than 3 million people. Symptoms of schizophrenia include psychoses, hallucinations, delusions, and unusual thinking patterns. Emotional numbing, reduced motivation, difficulty forming and maintaining social relationships, and cognitive impairment are also among the symptoms that tend to […]