Month: June 2021

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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Activated charcoal are all the rage these days, used in teeth whitening products like toothpaste, toothbrushes and many more. pixabay (CC0) Are you conscious about your teeth? Get a picture-perfect smile with charcoal-infused teeth whitening products, which have become a growing trend in the beauty industry. Activated charcoal has a natural bleaching agent, which can remove teeth stains caused
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Sponsored Content by EntegrisJun 15 2021 insights from industryMark BumillerTechnology Manager Entegris In this interview, Mark Bumiller, Technology Manager at Entegris talks to News Medical Life Sciences about the role nanoparticles can play in drug delivery. Could you give our readers some background on Entegris? With over 50 years of experience, Entegris is a global
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ruxolitinib Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis, Vitiligo Incyte Announces U.S. FDA Has Extended the New Drug Application Review Period for Ruxolitinib Cream for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 11, 2021 — Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the review period for the New
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BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 7, 2021– Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expanded use of Ultomiris (ravulizumab-cwvz) to include children (one month of age and older) and adolescents with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). Ultomiris, a long-acting C5 inhibitor that offers immediate, complete and sustained complement inhibition, is now the first and only
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Nepal’s second wave of Covid infections is tapering off — but the country needs more vaccines to handle the pandemic, Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli told CNBC. “The wave is under control and it is going down,” he told “Street Signs Asia” on Monday. He said there’s been a 75% decrease in cases. Nepal reported
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A recent JAMA Pediatrics paper discusses the positive association that exists between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and adiposity measurements from British children. What are ultra-processed foods? The NOVA Food Classification system classifies food products according to the extent to which industrial processing has been used to alter their physical, biological, and/or chemical composition. According
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