Awards and distinctions: September 2021

Yong Chen, PhD Yong Chen, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics, won a Titan Prize 2021 for methodological research of the Observational Health Data Sciences & Informatics program, based at Columbia University. The Methodological Research Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the development or evaluation of analytical methods for clinical characterization, population-level …

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Tiny bubbles may be a future treatment for inflammation

Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are important in intercellular communication as vectors of biological signals. These are nanoscale membrane-covered packages excreted by cells that can deliver fatty acids, proteins, and genetic material to different tissues. The tiny bubbles are found naturally in body fluids, are able to cross biological barriers, such as …

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Nationwide launches veterinary subscription for pet health

Nationwide recently launched its pet health insurance benefit, veterinary helpline, as a subscription option for people who are not members. Vethelpline offers insurance members and now subscribers 24/7 access to veterinary experts and certified veterinarians who can answer questions about care through an app with a chat function or a …

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Diadem presents data at 22nd International Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Conference, emphasizing that his blood biomarker test is 84% ​​concordant with amyloid brain imaging

Further analysis of clinical validation data shows that Diadem’s AlzoSure® prediction is highly concordant with amyloid brain imaging – the current gold standard for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease – in all people tested AlzoSure® Predict identifies people who will progress to Alzheimer’s disease with a simple blood test with great precision …

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Osteoporosis drug may be a promising treatment

Clinical trials are underway after scientists using the advanced photon source discovered that lasofoxifene may be a safer and more effective treatment for breast cancer than the current gold standard. In 2020, 2.3 million women worldwide were diagnosed with breast cancer, according to the World Health Organization, and the disease …

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Dr Jody Morris joins the All About Cats Veterinary team

LAS VEGAS, October 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – All About Cats Veterinary Hospital in Las Vegas, NV is delighted to welcome Dr. Jody Morris to its veterinary team. Dr Morris has been a veterinarian since 2017 and is looking forward to joining the cat hospital. All About Cats Veterinary Hospital …

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Does Depression Increase the Risk of Cognitive Decline?

Share on PinterestA new study has looked for links between depression and cognitive decline. Bangmaha Art / EyeEm / Getty Images The researchers studied adults with depressive symptoms and projected their risk of developing cognitive impairment later in life. People living with depression in early adulthood had a higher risk …

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Isatuximab-irfc (Sarclisa) for relapsed / refractory multiple myeloma

Isatuximab-irfc (Sarclisa; sanofi-aventis) offers patients another treatment option and significantly reduces the risk of disease progression or death. Isatuximab-irfc (Sarclisa; sanofi-aventis US LLC) is a targeted monoclonal antibody approved for patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma, the second most common cancer of the blood.1.2 More than 130,000 Americans are …

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