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Long-Term Warfarin Use for AF Linked to Dementia Risk

May 6, 2016 12:10 pm | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

Patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AF) who were treated long term with the blood thinner, warfarin, may have higher rates of dementia, according to a recent study of more than 10,000 patients.

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Allergan Receives FDA Approval to Launch First Generic Version of Crestor

May 6, 2016 9:34 am | News | Comments

Allergan is the first company to launch a generic version of of this drug to customers in the U.S.

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Newly Revealed Epigenome Complexity Offers Clues for Regulatory Function

May 6, 2016 9:29 am | by Jonas Korlach, Chief Scientific Officer, PacBio | Articles | Comments

In recent years, it has become clear that the impact of epigenetics is more common and complex than previously suspected, underscoring the need to conduct in-depth studies of these mechanisms.

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Medivation: No to Sanofi's Renewed Press to Take $9.3B Offer

May 6, 2016 9:24 am | by Linda A. Johnson, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The swift response came hours after Paris-based Sanofi, France's biggest drugmaker, threatened Medivation's board members with possible removal if they won't discuss a deal.

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Popular Heartburn Drugs May Cause Serious Kidney Damage

May 6, 2016 9:04 am | by Washington University in St. Louis | News | Comments

More than 15 million Americans have prescriptions for so-called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which decrease gastric acid production and generally have been considered safe.

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Scripps Florida Awarded $2.5M to Advance Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics

May 6, 2016 8:51 am | by TSRI | News | Comments

The new grant will enable Disney and his team to further investigate the manipulation of microRNAs.

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Researchers Find Alternative Pathways to HIV Antibodies

May 6, 2016 8:28 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

The immune system appears to hamper an investigational vaccine from inducing antibodies that protect against HIV infection.

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Eli Lilly Granted Priority Review for Soft Tissue Sarcoma Drug

May 6, 2016 8:27 am | News | Comments

Lilly has received additional designations for olaratumab from the FDA.

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Research Suggests Diabetes Drug Acts Differently from Previous Theories

May 6, 2016 8:00 am | by Mayo Clinic | News | Comments

Metformin's action is generally related to the release of glucose from the liver.

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Scientists Use Microbes, Methane to Create Sustainable Omega 3

May 5, 2016 4:00 pm | by University of Nottingham | News | Comments

Scientists are trying to find new ways to produce the nutritional fatty acids.

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Novel Disease Model Developed to Study Multiple Myeloma

May 5, 2016 3:00 pm | by University of Miami School of Medicine | News | Comments

Multiple myeloma affects more than 30,000 Americans each year and is slightly more prevalent in men than in women.

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Gene Replacement Therapy Offers Viable Treatment Option for Fatal Disease

May 5, 2016 2:00 pm | by University of Missouri-Columbia | News | Comments

The therapy has the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier and directly targets motor neurons affected by SMARD1.

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FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

May 5, 2016 1:00 pm | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

New federal rules announced Thursday have the potential to upend the multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry.

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Timed-Release Glaucoma Drug Insert as Alternative to Daily Drops

May 5, 2016 9:40 am | by American Academy of Ophthalmology | News | Comments

A new device that slowly releases eye medication may one day be a promising option for the many glaucoma patients who struggle with administering their own daily prescription eye drops.

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'Kidney on a Chip' Could Lead to Safer Drug Dosing

May 5, 2016 9:13 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

The new technique could lead to more precise dosing of drugs, including some potentially toxic medicines often delivered in intensive care units.

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