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12:38 EDT 19th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Tuesday 19th June 2018

A Gene Therapy Appears ToReplaceMissing ProteinIn Muscular Dystrophy Patients

An experimental gene therapy appeared to dramatically increase the production of a muscle-making protein in three young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a deadly and irreversible disease, according to results being presented by the drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics at an investor event.

Walgreens Partners With Humana On Primary Care For Seniors

Walgreens and Humana say they are partnering to operate “senior-focused primary care clinics” inside drugstores .

New York Judge's Ruling Could Be Painful For Opioid-Makers Sued Over Addiction Crisis

The judge denied all of the arguments made by companies sued over their role in the opioid crisis, allowing claims made by New York counties to continue.

What Would You Pay For Extra Years Of Perfect Health?

Will money help you live forever? Probably not, but the more money you have the longer you will expect to live, a new study shows. The value of a few extra years of perfect health also increase as your net worth grows. How much would you pay for a longer life with perfect health?

Personalizing Medicine: the Case for Connecting the Dots Inside

The burgeoning market in personalized nutrition and personalized medicine has run to date mostly on premature, false promises. But the real promise in the domain is catching up.

As Amazon Lurks, Walgreens To Open Big Chicago Tech Center

Walgreens will open a new office for 1,800 technology and digital employees in Chicago's downtown Old Post Office building in 2019.

New Drugs Promise Hope This World Sickle Cell Day

This year brings a bit of good news regarding the drug pipeline for sickle cell disease, but pain management is a growing problem.

Monday 18th June 2018

An Immigrant And An Immigrant's Son Saved Americans From Polio

If Jonas Salk’s mother and Albert Sabin did not immigrate to the U.S., American children would continue to be paralyzed for life by polio.

Have Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Students Solved The Nuisance Of Nasal Congestion?

A team of five biomedical engineering undergraduates at John Hopkins University (JHU) plan to manufacture and sell a device that they say would achieve the same effect as nasal reconstructive surgery for sufferers of chronic nasal obstruction - a condition that affects tens of millions of Americans.

Kellogg's Recalls Honey Smacks Cereal: Now 10 Salmonella Outbreaks In 2018

If you bought these cereal boxes with a “best if used by” date from June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019, you may want to replace that date with a "never" until further notice.

The Share Cost: You + Your Family Members + Shared Genetic Data

Should you get to choose if you share your genetic testing information with your relatives, or should your medical center and/or genetic testing company make that decision for you? And how would you feel if your relative shared your personal health and contact information without your consent?

Giant Hogweed: What To Do About This Plant That Can Burn, Blind You

Even just brushing up against this plant (which has become established in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Northwest Regions of the U.S.) can cause serious burns.

Giant Hogweed, The Plant That Can Burn, Blind You, Has Spread To Virginia

Even just brushing up against this plant (which has become established in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Northwest Regions of the U.S.) can cause serious burns.

Female Sex Drive Booster Addyi Is Back, But Will Second Time Around Be Different?

Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc. is relaunching Addyi (flibanserin), the first-ever approved drug for low libido, or hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). Addyi's sales success will depend on whether the modest benefits are considered adequate in relation to cost.

More Doctor Pay Tied To Patient Satisfaction And Outcomes

More physicians are earning bonuses and higher pay based on value-based metrics such as patient satisfaction and outcome measures.

Facilitated Communication Has Been Called An Abuse Of Human Rights. Why Is It Still Around?

The University of Northern Iowa is hosting a conference promoting Facilitated Communication, a thoroughly debunked practice that has led to false charges of child abuse and other harms. FC has been called an abuse of human rights. Why is UNI sponsoring this conference?

Sunday 17th June 2018

What Does 'The Incredibles 2' Have To Do With Migraines Or Seizures?

Concerns about some flashy scenes in The Incredibles 2 movie hit social media, and Disney issued a warning for moviegoers with epilepsy.

A New Healthcare Poll Is Bad News For Ted Cruz And Texas' GOP

Nearly two-thirds of Texans say the state isn’t doing enough to help low-income residents get healthcare, a Kaiser Family Foundation and Episcopal Health Foundation poll shows.

Friday 15th June 2018

Creating New Worlds for People with Dementia

The fourth article in a series on dementia, this time focusing on how we can each create environments that support autonomy, independence, and quality of life for people living with dementia.

UN Director Faremo & Ex-Microsoft Lawyer Eyes 'AI Potential' At IPsoft Digital Summit

A former Norwegian government minister for 10 years and a lawyer for Microsoft, Greta Faremo, says that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has “undeniable potential” and could help the United Nation's Office for Project Services with a $1.8 billion annual budget, fulfill its sustainable development goals.

UN's Director Faremo & Ex-Microsoft Lawyer Eyes 'AI Potential' At IPsoft Digital Summit

A former Norwegian government minister for 10 years and a lawyer for Microsoft, Greta Faremo, says that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has “undeniable potential” and could help the United Nation's Office for Project Services with a $1.8 billion annual budget, fulfill its sustainable development goals.

Premier League "Concussion Bins" Proposal Makes Good Sense

The proposal by English Premier League club doctors to tweak the substitution system in the interest of player health is spot on.

Suicide Isn't A U.S. Problem. It's A Global Health Epidemic

In recent weeks suicide has been written about extensively in the United States, with high profile individuals giving a renewed focus to the tragic loss of life. But new data shows suicide is a global epidemic. Especially among the world’s young people where it's the 2nd leading cause of death.

Suicide Isn't A U.S. Problem - It's A Global Health Epidemic

In recent weeks suicide has been written about extensively in the United States, with high profile individuals giving a renewed focus to the tragic loss of life. But new data shows suicide is a global epidemic. Especially among the world’s young people where it's the 2nd leading cause of death.

One-Stop Shop For Cancer Patients Raises $7 Million To Solve "Neglected" Issues From Skincare To Sex

Day-to-day activities like caring for the kids, bathing or having sex can be difficult for cancer patients. This is why Tamara Rajah launched her online shop Live Better With which has just raised $7 million from Downing Ventures, Forward Partners, and the Daily Mail’s investment arm.


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