Medical science

UVM holds inauguration ceremony for $ 45 million research center

BURLINGTON, Vermont – On Thursday, local leaders inaugurated the Firestone medical research building at the University of Vermont, expressing hope the facility will provide next-generation medical students with cutting-edge education. Although this is a groundbreaking ceremony, construction of the facility began in October 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the campus community was unable to […]

Medical drugs

USC ordered photos and videos of former medical school dean using DESTROYED drugs in $ 1.5 million settlement

Sarah Warren and her family signed a $ 1.5 million settlement with the University of Southern California in 2018 The University of Southern California ordered Sarah Warren and her family to turn over their devices and have them cleaned of anything that showed a former dean of a medical school taking drugs as part of […]

Pharmacy

Bi-Mart Pharmacy Prescriptions Now Filled by Walgreens After Recent Acquisition | New

Bi-Mart Pharmacy customers can expect their prescriptions to be transferred to Walgreens, as it was recently acquired by Walgreens. Prescription records from most Bi-Mart pharmacies will be transferred to nearby Walgreens pharmacies. Customers can expect prescription file transfers to begin in October and be completed by January 2022. Bi-Mart’s retail stores will remain open to […]

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for all visitors to KHSC

Kingston General Hospital, a KHSC site. Photo by Lucas Mulder. All people visiting hospital patients at Kingston General Hospital or Hotel Dieu Hospital will soon be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. The Kingston Health Science Center (KHSC) said the new policy is part of their ongoing efforts to protect patients, families and […]

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Caroline Chung, MD, appointed MD Anderson’s Senior Data Director

Newswise – HOUSTON The MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas today appointed Caroline Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Diagnostic Radiology, the new Vice President and Chief Data Officer (CDO), effective October 1. As the institution’s very first CDO, Chung will be responsible for shaping MD Anderson’s data strategy and […]

Pharmacy

Sheridan pharmacy works to improve low vaccination areas

Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:00 a.m. Sheridan and the surrounding rural areas have fallen behind on COVID-19 vaccinations compared to other cities in Hamilton County. A local pharmacy that has served the community of Sheridan for decades is hoping it can make an impact.“Our staff actively encourage our patients to get vaccinated,” said Lindsey Angelotti, […]

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List of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize Winners in Science and Technology-India News, Firstpost

During the CSIR 80th Foundation Day celebrations, Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu spoke of the research center reinventing itself and focusing on challenges that require long-term scientific and technological solutions. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award. The winners of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB Prize) for Science and Technology have been announced. The award is presented […]

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CytoReason and Summit Pharmaceuticals International Announce Introducing AI Platform at One of Japan’s Top Pharmaceutical Companies

TOKYO and TEL AVIV, Israel, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – CytoReason, an AI company that develops computer models of diseases for clinical drug discovery and development, and International Pharmaceutical Summit (SPI), a Japanese company providing services and products to the pharmaceutical industry (a 100% subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation), today announced that CytoReason has […]

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Research indicates new opportunities to prevent treatment resistance in fragile X syndrome

Mark Bear, Picower Professor of Neuroscience at MIT, recalls the “eureka moment” 20 years ago when he realized that a serious developmental brain disorder – fragile X syndrome – could be treated with drugs that inhibit a neurotransmitter receptor called mGluR5. The idea, that mGluR5 stimulates excessive protein synthesis in fragile X neurons that disrupts […]

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Cook County Health Expands Fight Against Opioid Crisis With Drug Collection Bins – NBC Chicago

Even as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, the ongoing opioid epidemic continues to worsen, studies show. Last year, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reported an almost 30% increase in overdose deaths since 2019. Locally, a health system is now expanding its efforts to fight the crisis. In the coming weeks, Cook County Health […]