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September 11, 2014

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4:31 PM | Mylan buys US rights to blood clot drug
$300m deal to acquire Arixtra from South Africa’s Aspen
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3:57 PM | Association between sunshine and suicide examined in study
Lower rates of suicide are associated with more daily sunshine […]
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3:53 PM | Last decade’s slow-down in global warming enhanced by an unusual climate anomaly
A hiatus in global warming ongoing since 2001 is due […]
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3:51 PM | Some male scientists willing to forsake careers for family
One third of men in academic science are willing to […]
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3:49 PM | Is The Pattern Of Brain Folding A ‘Fingerprint’ For Schizophrenia?
Anyone who has seen pictures or models of the human […]
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2:02 PM | Second time lucky for Takeda’s obesity drug
FDA approves Contrave three years after initial rejection
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1:50 PM | Baxter names biopharma spin-off Baxalta
Will separate from medical technology business
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1:29 PM | Lantus faces first biosimilar rival in Europe
Sanofi prepares for insulin challenge from Boehringer and Lilly
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1:18 PM | Liver Regeneration Revealed: Hepatocytes Beget Hepatocytes
The regenerating liver is center stage in a modern story about how science similarly reinvents and readjusts itself, with a paper out in an early September issue of Cell Stem Cell from the lab of Ben Stanger.
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1:04 PM | Hallucinogen in ‘magic mushrooms’ helps longtime smokers quit
Johns Hopkins researchers report that a small number of longtime […]
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12:58 PM | Will the real unemployment rate please stand up?
America’s unemployment rate — most recently reported as 6.1 percent […]
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12:56 PM | NASA sees a significant flare surge off the sun
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 1:48 […]
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11:00 AM | Side effects may include liver failure
“Safe and natural.” It’s a marketing phrase attached to dietary supplements that’s often accepted as self-evident. The marketing works. Supplements have a strong health halo. But evidence suggests that this reputation may be undeserved. Not only are there continued questions about whether most supplements have any health benefits whatsoever, there is also evidence that they […]
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10:57 AM | FICAM director Tuula Heinonen awarded international science prize for non-animal testing methods
Docent Tuula Heinonen, the director of FICAM, has received the annual Björn Ekwall Memorial Award for her research. Heinonen develops tissue models based on human cells and promotes the replacement...
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6:30 AM | Prenatal SSRI exposure and autism risk: a dilemma for mums-to-be with depression
Amy Green summarises a population-based study of young children which looks at prenatal exposure to SSRI antidepressants and the social responsiveness symptoms of autism. The post Prenatal SSRI exposure and autism risk: a dilemma for mums-to-be with depression appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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5:01 AM | Sealing non-cavitated proximal lesions- review suggests it can reduce caries progression
Interest in the use of sealants to protect smooth tooth surfaces is growing. This review of 10 small short-term studies found some evidence to suggest if could be effective in preventing caries progression but larger better quality long-term studies are needed. The post Sealing non-cavitated proximal lesions- review suggests it can reduce caries progression appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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5:00 AM | New Article Makes Recommendations to Combat Obesity
Paper makes recommendations for biological, lifestyle and environmental changes for attaining a healthy weight.
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5:00 AM | AHPA Develops Recommendations for Cannabis Oversight
AHPA offers guidance for the safe use and responsible commerce of legally-marketed Cannabis products.
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5:00 AM | Green Coffee Bean Manufacturer Settles FTC Charges for $3.5 Million
Complaint alleges Applied Food Sciences promoted product on flawed weight loss study.

September 10, 2014

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11:32 PM | Liberation strengthens team with new member
Edward Mullin has been appointed as account coordinator
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11:32 PM | Pharma spent $342m on journal advertising in first half of 2014
J&J led spending and Invokana was most advertised brand
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11:31 PM | Bayer partners with Glamour on female empowerment
Campaign to support the contraception Skyla
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11:03 PM | Pharma deals during August 2014
Deal Watch: Major pharma collaborations, acquisitions and agreements in the past month
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11:02 PM | Deal Watch table for August 2014
Table listing all the major pharma mergers, acquisitions and collaborations in the past month
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8:26 PM | The Deafening Silence of Ovarian Cancer
It’s called a “silent killer” because it doesn’t announce its presence. There is no chest pain or difficulty breathing like there is with lung cancer. You won’t have mood swings or nausea like you might with brain cancer. The most noticeable early symptoms of ovarian cancer might be as simple...
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5:29 PM | Where to grab space debris
Algorithm tested aboard the International Space Station analyzes the rotation […]
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5:26 PM | Even small stressors may be harmful to men’s health
Older men who lead high-stress lives, either from chronic everyday […]
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4:06 PM | HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Shows Success
The rate of genital warts in young Australian women decreased by 61 percent after the initiation of a program to give free human papillomarivus vaccine.
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3:29 PM | Training Dogs to Sniff Out Cancer
Scientists hope to isolate cancer chemicals that only dogs can smell, leading to the manufacture of nanotechnology sensors that are capable of detecting cancerous tissue.
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1:15 PM | Back to School Suicides
Back to school suicides. No, it’s not the name of the latest band. Worryingly, it is a heavily underreported, and barely understood or investigated, yet wholeheartedly devastating new age phenomenon. Having more than tripled since the 1950s, a recent study may indicate that the rise in youth suicide is strongly linked with attending school, lending […]
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