Pharmacy

Auburn Pharmacy’s Calderon Investigates Safety of Common Ashwagandha Supplement

Item body When adding herbal remedies to a drug regimen, there is always a concern about how the drug and the supplement will interact. To help understand the safety of some of these interactions, Angela Calderón of Auburn University is conducting a study on potential interactions between certain drugs and the common supplement ashwagandha. Calderón, […]

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The future of clinical trials

Dr Nick Scott Ram, Managing Director of Life Sciences at Sensyne Health, examines technologies that advance clinical trials. Over the past 10 years we have seen tremendous progress in genomics at large and in CRISPR genome editing in particular, diagnostics, biomarkers, imaging, stem cell research, therapy targeted against cancer and immunotherapy. In this context of […]

Health science

Using probiotics to maintain a healthy vagina

Probiotics are all the rage these days. In addition to being used on the skin to maintain its youthful appearance, they are also extremely beneficial for fighting indigestion or preventing infections. According to the medical site Healthline, probiotics are found to be extremely beneficial not only for your intestines, but also for your vagina. Although […]

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Scientist Pulkit Kumar aims to improve the quality of human life through his research

Medical science has made a lot of progress in recent years. These have been made possible by great people who work hard to make the lives of others easier. They know the pain and suffering involved in the whole medication process when the disease is severe. One of those people is Pulkit Kumar. Pulkit Kumar […]

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5 questions: Kevin Schulman on whether taxpayers should pay for controversial new Alzheimer’s drug | Information Center

The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of aducanumab on June 7 for Alzheimer’s disease sparked a storm of controversy over the drug’s effectiveness – and its price. The FDA’s independent advisory committee recommended against approval of the drug due to concerns about its effectiveness, but the FDA took the unusual step of overriding the committee’s […]

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News scan of July 23, 2021

India reports first human case of bird flu Following Indian media reports that the country detected its first case of human avian influenza, the Department of Health today confirmed that H5 was found in a child with underlying health conditions who died July 12. The ministry’s report in Hindi was translated and published by Avian […]

Pharmacy

Pharmacists Award, New Veterinarians, Honored SF Advisor

Three local pharmacists win awards at conference The Alachua County Pharmacists Association, a nonprofit dedicated to the pharmacy profession, announced earlier this month that three county pharmacists received awards at the 131st Florida Pharmacy Convention Association, held from July 7 to 11 in Ponte Vedra. Paul Ackerman received the APhA NASPA Bowl of Hygeia, awarded […]

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Hinckley Virtual Anatomy Lab, a crush on the health sciences

Louisiana Tech students in all fields of health sciences will benefit from another unprecedented collaborative educational experience starting this fall with the opening of the Justin and Jeanette Hinckley Virtual Anatomy Lab at Carson-Taylor Hall. The heart of the lab is the Anatomy Table, the most technologically advanced 3D anatomy visualization and virtual dissection tool […]

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RareStone Inc.Announces New Drug Application (NDA) for Wakix® (Pitolisant) for Narcolepsy With and Without Cataplexy in China

BOSTON and SHANGHAI, July 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – RareStone Inc., formerly Citrine Medicine, a Chinese rare disease treatment company, today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for Wakix® (pitolisant). Wakix® will be considered for approval in the treatment of narcolepsy with and without cataplexy in Greater China. “We are very […]

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Dr Chris Damman Joins Nutrition Brand Gut-Health Muniq as Medical and Scientific Director

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Muniq, the innovative consumer health and food technology brand today announced the hiring of Dr. Chris Damman as medical and scientific director. Dr Damman joins the brand after five years leading the Gut Health, Microbiome and Functional Foods initiative at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. […]