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Saturday 22nd November 2014

Nicotine addiction linked to neuron

A newly discovered kind of neuron unites the buzz of nicotine and withdrawal pangs.

Bt-resistant Insects not Likely to Be a Problem for Maize Farmers – But CryF Resistance Re-emphasises the Need for Stacked Bt traits

The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Photo by Clemson University – USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org.-Cry1F resistance in fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda: single gene versus pyramided Bt maize — PLOS ONEAbstract

11-21-14 migration backup friday PharmTech

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Merkel ally warns SPD against own diplomacy towards Russia

BERLIN, Nov 22 (Reuters) - A senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned the foreign minister and his fellow Social Democrats (SPD) against pursuing a more friendly approach towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis, according to Spiegel mag...

A Quarter of Uninsured Say They Can’t Afford to Buy Coverage

(MedPage Today) -- It's the most common reason given for refusing insurance.

Germany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird

BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird.

FDA Outlines Upcoming Regulatory Changes And Urges Industry To Be Proactive And Transparent

While reviewing upcoming changes heading industry’s way through regulatory legislations, such as the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), during her keynote session at P...

Documentum Life Sciences Strategy: Helping Customers Achieve Better Solution Value And Cloud Flexibility

Life Sciences organizations are grappling with increasingly stringent regulatory requirements, globalization, pricing pressures and skyrocketing costs. The EMC Documentum for Life Sciences Solution Suite helps organizations address these challenges a...

Kidney Stones Recurrence is up to 50% within 5 Years thus Natural Dr. Allen’s Device is the Best Treatment Option, Highlights Fine Treatment

Lifetime prevalence of kidney stones in the United States is approximately 13% in men and 7% in women and without treatment, approximately 35% to 50% of those with kidney stones will experience recurrence within 5 years from the first stone, states a recent article. In order to avoid complications after ESWL and kidney surgeries, and prevent kidney stones formation in the future, Fine Treatment re...

Sprout Pharmaceuticals Presents Phase 1 Clinical Trial Data Showing Treatment With Flibanserin Results In No Next-Day Driving Impairment

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprout Pharmaceuticals today announced positive preliminary results from a Phase 1 driving study, which demonstrate that women treated with flibanserin up to 200 mg at bedtime had no next-day impairment of driving ability. The data were presented at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America in Miami. T...

Study on Efficacy and Sedation-Related Safety of Flibanserin in Premenopausal Women Released Today at Sexual Medicine Society of North America Meeting

MIAMI, Nov. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data demonstrates that flibanserin, a novel, non-hormonal medicine being investigated for the most common form of female sexual dysfunction, Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), does not impair next-day cognitive function or driving performance in premenopausal women when taken at bedtime. The data was presented at the Sexual Medicine Society of N...

Ebola: Can It End Next Summer?

(MedPage Today) -- U.N. Secretary-General says West Africa epidemic will require accelerated response.

Why Have Our Brains Started to Shrink?

—via e-mail -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Germany reports second case of bird flu - H5N8 found in wild bird

BERLIN, Nov 22 (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird.

UPDATE 1-Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse

BAMAKO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the haemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, health and medical officials said on Saturday.

Arena Pharmaceuticals: Belviq Sales Take A Modest Dip With Holiday

Inventor and InventHelp Client Designs Improved Ice Grip Cane Attachment (LGI-1875)

InventHelp, a Pittsburgh-based inventor service company, is submitting this idea, the Spike Block, to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 “Due to my knee replacement surgery, I had to use a cane,” said an inventor, from Gurnee, Ill. “While using the ice grip attachment, I noticed how dangerous the unprotected spikes could be and I thought ...

Positive Ph III results for Relypsa’s patiromer FOS for hyperkalemia

US biotech firm Relypsa announced that positive results from the pivotal Phase III program of the company's lead product candidate, patiromer for oral suspension (FOS), were published on Friday in New England Journal of Medicine.

AstraZeneca to invest $200 million in expanding US biologics manufacturing center

Anglo-Swedish pharma major AstraZeneca on Friday unveiled plants to expand its biologics manufacturing center in Frederick, Maryland, USA, near biotech subsidiary MedImmune’s headquarters.

Google Uses Neural Networks to Describe the Content of Images

The hottest area in web search is image search and analysis. Needless to say, this will be a very important component of pathology informatics because of the evolving role of digital imaging in surgical pathology (see: "Eminence-Based" Surgical Patho...

More November EMA/CHMP recommendations

A total of 10 new medicines have been recommended for approval at the November 2014 meeting of the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP).

Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the hemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, the health ministry said on Saturday.

Power Morcellator Petition Gains More than 450 Signatures Since October, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Petition Seeks to Ban Power Morcellator Due to Their Potential to Spread Uterine Cancer New York, New York (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 A petition seeking a ban on the use of power morcellators (http://www.morcellatorlawsuit2015.com) in minimally-invasive hysterectomies and fibroid removal surgeries has gained more than 450 new signatures since the end of October, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. A...

InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Breast Cancer Detector (LGI-1830)

Founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Mamo Easy to appropriate companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 "My friend went in for a mammogram and complained about the pain caused by the machine," said an inventor from Cambria Heights, N.Y. "To add insult to injury, she had to go back a second time because the first results we...

EMA advisors back AbbVie, Celgene, Sanofi and BI drugs

EMA advisors back AbbVie, Celgene, Sanofi and BI drugs


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