Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease worldwide and can progress to liver cirrhosis, liver failure or cancer. Currently, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) diagnosis requires an invasive liver biopsy which can lead to procedural complications. Now, researchers at Osaka University working with international collaborators have identified a noninvasive biomarker that can identify
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plinabulin Treatment for Neutropenia Associated with Chemotherapy BeyondSpring Announces U.S. FDA Acceptance And Priority Review Of New Drug Application For Plinabulin And G-CSF Combination For The Prevention Of Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia (CIN) NEW YORK, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BeyondSpring Inc. (the “Company” or “BeyondSpring”) (NASDAQ: BYSI), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative cancer
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New study results indicate that different comorbid conditions affecting individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 may impact how long they continue to receive positive SARS-CoV-2 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results. Individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 who are aged 60+, have three or more chronic medical conditions, particularly diabetes, obesity, rheumatologic disease, or an organ transplant, have positive
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Many cancer patients use alternative or complementary therapies in conjunction with their main course of treatment, but a new survey shows that many oncologists underestimate how many of their patients are using these types of therapies. It also appears that oncologists and patients disagree about how effective each type of alternative therapy may be. Complementary
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What you experience in your dreams might feel random and disjointed, but that chaos during sleep might serve a function, according to Erin Wamsley, PhD, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Furman University in Greenville, SC. In fact, evidence uncovered by Wamsley and her team suggests that dreams can prepare the mind for
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Make your voice heard, and stand up for what you believe in, with these tips for creating positive change Most of us have a cause that we believe in – be that environmentalism, anti-racism, feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, political activism, or, of course, standing up to mental health stigma – and in 2021 there are so
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The big idea The COVID-19 pandemic has led to substantial reductions in student learning in metro-Atlanta public elementary and middle schools. What’s more, these impacts have grown over time, according to our new research. By winter of 2020-21, we found that average math achievement within a grade was up to seven months behind where students
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The CDC has officially classified the delta variant of the coronavirus as a “variant of concern” to monitor in the U.S. The variant, which was first identified in India and is also known as B.1.617.2, now accounts for 10% of cases
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COVID-19 vaccine candidate efficacy in those 18 to <65 years old was preserved in influenza vaccine recipients Influenza vaccine immunogenicity preserved Study demonstrated no early safety concerns Data available ahead of publication via preprint server, medRxiv  GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced
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Treatment for Opioid Overdose Adamis Provides Update on Zimhi SAN DIEGO, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ADMP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Company’s resubmitted New Drug Application (NDA) for ZIMHI™, which is its higher naloxone injection product candidate for the treatment of opioid overdose. Adamis received
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FDA Approves Rezipres (ephedrine hydrochloride injection) for Hypotension During Anesthesia DEER PARK, Ill., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Nasdaq: ETON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rezipres (ephedrine hydrochloride injection) for the treatment of clinically important hypotension occurring in the setting of anesthesia. “We are
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SINGAPORE — Singapore’s Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said “open and free” air travel in Asia remains unlikely in the near term as parts of the region battle with an increase in Covid-19 infections. “I am somewhat less sanguine about the prospects for air travel,” Wong told Martin Soong as part of the virtual CNBC Evolve
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“America’s Got Talent” judge Howie Mandel has been open for many years about his struggles with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, in a recent interview with People magazine, the comedian discussed how painful that struggle could be: “If I’m not laughing, then I’m crying. And I still haven’t been that open about how dark
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A high-profile, Washington-based consumer advocacy group is calling for the removal of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) acting commissioner and two other top officials, saying that the agency’s approval of the Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab (Aduhelm, Biogen) was “reckless.” In a letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra,
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Tune-in to the world around you, and discover a new sense of wellbeing Our senses play a huge part in our everyday life, yet we often take them for granted. It’s only when we’re unwell and one of our senses is temporarily cut off (for instance, if we have a blocked nose), that we finally
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Jack Resneck Jr., MD, a dermatologist in the San Francisco Bay area, is the new president-elect of the American Medical Association and will take over as president in June 2022 Known for his advocacy efforts — promoting telemedicine and digital health and fighting rising prescription drug prices, among other issues — he has testified in
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