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Viking shares surge after fatty liver drug trial

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Viking Therapeutics Inc's shares more than doubled in value on Tuesday after promising data from a mid-stage trial of its fatty liver drug were seen as topping that from larger rival Madrigal Pharmaceuticals ....
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The Medical Minute: Suicide: A Public Health Crisis

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Each day in the United States, 123 people take their own lives. For each of those deaths, at least 25 more people attempt suicide. The statistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention support Dr. Ahmad Hameed’s opinion that suicide has become a public health crisis. Hameed, a psychi......
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California insurance regulator sues AbbVie alleging Humira kickbacks

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc, alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe its blockbuster drug, Humira....
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Aurora says no deal with beverage makers for weed-based drinks

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Tuesday it had not partnered with any beverage company, responding to a media report that Coca-Cola Co was in talks with the Canadian weed producer to make marijuana infused drinks....
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Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Depression, PTSD?

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Over the last 50 years, researchers have made “transformative” advances in understanding how the brain works. But there haven’t been corresponding breakthroughs in psychiatric...
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GSK grabs new drug development head from Boehringer

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline has hired Chris Corsico from German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim to fill the new role of senior vice-president development as the company reshapes its research strategy, a spokesman for the British group said on Tuesday....
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NIH Updates Website About Link Between Alcohol, Cancer After Criticism That It Soft-Pedaled The Risk

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Previously, the site warned that drinking "too much alcohol" could increase the risk, while research shows that almost any alcohol consumption a day is associated with an elevated chance of getting breast cancer. In other public health news: a look inside the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, genetic prospectors, virtual reality and phobias, ACL treatment, personality types, probiotics and...
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FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug

Sep 19, 2018 , eMedicine Health
FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention...
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FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Clovis Oncology, execs to pay $20 million to settle SEC charges

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. biotechnology company Clovis Oncology Inc and its Chief Executive Patrick Mahaffy and former CFO Erle Mast, will pay more than $20 million to settle charges of misleading investors about the efficacy of a cancer drug, the top U.S. securities regulator said on Tuesday....
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Probiotic Use May Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions, Researchers Say

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Use of probiotics is linked to reduced need for antibiotic treatment in infants and children, according to a review of studies that probed the benefits of probiotics, say researchers in the U.S., England and the Netherlands. Their study, supported in part by the International Scientific Association......
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Viewpoints: GOP’s Opioid Bill Is Not Worth Celebrating; Time To Reinvent The Failed Drug Enforcement Agency

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health issues and...
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Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The drug goes after a specific inflammatory molecule called...
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Researchers Find Children Experience Concussion Symptoms Three Times Longer Than Adults

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Concussion symptoms for children under 13 years old typically last three times longer than they do for older teens and adults, but keeping them out of the classroom during recovery is not necessarily the preferred treatment, according to a comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American......
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FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug

Sep 19, 2018 , RxList
The FDA has approved Ajovy, a new drug for migraine prevention in adults, the manufacturer, Teva Pharmaceuticals, has...
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The CEO's Guide to Retirement

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
“I don’t quite know what to do next,” said Simon, a media CEO. Simon had been a chief executive for 15 years, and CFO before he was 30. He had turned around private and public companies, quadrupled...
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Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against GoutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Women's sexual health after menopause may be best treated by gynecologists

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who experience problems like vaginal dryness, painful intercourse or urinary incontinence may want to see a gynecologist instead of a primary care provider for help, a recent study suggests....
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Injuries Associated With Infant Walkers Still Sending Children To The Emergency Department

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined characteristics of infant walker-related injuries and evaluated the effect of the 2010 federal mandatory safety standard on these injuries. The study, published in Pediatrics, found ......
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Middle-aged drinkers more concerned about reputation than health risks, study says

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Middle-aged drinkers are more concerned about their embarrassing or childish behavior resulting from drinking alcohol than about the health risks associated with it, a new study has found....
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