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4189 Articles Matching "gene"

We Are More Than Our DNA

Nov 18, 2018 , Forbes
A new arrival in DNA analysis combines your 'destiny' with epigenetics that make up your daily way of...
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A grandpa's hope for hemophilia cure leads him to gene therapy clinical trial

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
BioMarin's clinical trial of a gene therapy for hemophilia is providing hope to patients with the disease. It is an experimental treatment that uses a virus to deliver a healthy copy of a gene to make up for one that causes excessive...
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Glenmark gets FDA’s blessing for generic Aubagio

Nov 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received the FDA's OK for generic Aubagio, which had a market value of about $1.6 billion for the year ended September 2018, according to IQVIA. Read More...
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Novartis' blood disorder drug gets FDA approval for expanded use

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
Novartis AG said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the use of its low platelets drug to treat patients with a rare, genetic blood disorder....
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A New Approach To Detecting Cancer Earlier From Blood Tests

Nov 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cancer scientists led by principal investigator Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have combined "liquid biopsy," epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer at its earliest stages. The findings, published online today in ......
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Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way

Nov 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/15/2018 12:00:00...
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Gonorrhea Is On The Verge Of Becoming Unstoppable By Antibiotics. But A Vaccine May Offer Hope.

Nov 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Cases of gonorrhea jumped 19 percent in the U.S. last year, with similar trends noted around the world, and it's becoming resistant to all the measures doctors use to fight it. A vaccine already on the market may offer some partial protection though. In other news: fish oil and vitamin D, heart health, genetics, gut bacterium, HIV infections and...
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Nexus gets FDA nod for generic Trisenox

Nov 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Nexus is offering a generic version of Teva's Trisenox for intravenous use in leukemia patients. Read More...
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Facebook's CFO is joining the board of a biotech company trying to cure Alzheimer's disease

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Facebook CFO David Wehner is one of three new board members appointed to Alector, a company taking an innovative approach to curing Alzheimer's. The other two are 23andMe's chief science officer, Richard Scheller, and ex-Genentech CFO Louis...
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FDA clears new indication for Adcetris

Nov 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Seattle Genetics' Adcetris injection (brentuximab vedotin) has received the FDA's nod to be used in combination with chemotherapy for adult patients with certain types of peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Read More...
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NantHealth more than doubles net loss in third quarter

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
NantHealth's net loss more than doubled in the third quarter of 2018 as the company struggles to get reimbursed for genetic cancer...
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How China can fix its eyesight crisis

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
President Xi Jinping recently described myopia as an epidemic affecting China's younger generations....
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FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts....
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A Climate Change Side Effect: Earth’s Warming Could Lead To Successive Heat Waves That All But Sterilize Men

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Research suggests that heat stress appears to be associated with transgenerational fertility problems, as well. That means that organisms may bear the effects of elevated temperatures long after the initial exposure — in the form of reduced lifespans, reproductive challenges and other types of defects passed to...
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Novartis 'completely committed' to Sandoz, has no split-off plan

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is "completely committed" to its $10 billion-per-year Sandoz generics business, a spokesman said on Thursday, after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off....
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The Amazing Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Genomics and Gene Editing

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
It is predicted that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform many aspects of our life including healthcare and genomics. AI and machine learning have helped us to understand the genome of organisms and will potentially change the way we treat disease, determine effective drugs and edit...
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Lupin receives FDA nod for generic Dacogen

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin has received the FDA's green light for generic Dacogen, which has a market value of about $135.9 million. Read More...
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Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
In a study of more than 400,000 people, researcher found that the more sensitive people are to the bitter taste of caffeine, the more coffee they drink. The sensitivity is caused by a genetic...
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Rise In Polio-Like Illnesses In Kids Comes At A Time When States’ Public Health Systems Are Already Stretched

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Insufficient funding has hampered the ability of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local health departments to keep pace with the new and continuing threats to the health of the American people and to fully fund prevention initiatives,” according to the Trust for America’s Health, a nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based research organization. In other public health news: the flu, salmonella, suicide, Ebola, ticks, genetic testing, and...
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Precedex vs. Diprivan (propofol)

Nov 15, 2018 , RxList
Precedex (dexmedetomidine hydrochloride) and Propofol are sedatives Precedex is used for short-term intravenous sedation. Propofol is indicated for initiation and maintenance of Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) sedation, combined sedation and regional anesthesia, induction and/or maintenance of general anesthesia, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) sedation of intubated, mechanically ventilated...
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