Ready, set, prescribe? Doctors detail why they’ll deploy Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug—or not

At the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the phone lines were “blowing up” Monday. Alzheimer’s disease patients and family members were calling about Biogen and Eisai’s Aduhelm, approved just hours before, asking whether they could get on a list for treatment, said Erik Musiek, M.D., associate professor of neurology. It was a… Read More »

Michigan confirms first human hantavirus case

Michigan health officials on Monday reported the state’s first confirmed human case of the deadly hantavirus. The rat-borne illness, which U.S. health officials say cannot be transmitted from person-to-person, is typically passed to patients when they breathe in air contaminated with the virus through rodent droppings. The confirmed case under investigation by county and state… Read More »

FDA Approves Tembexa (brincidofovir) for the Treatment of Smallpox

FDA Approves Tembexa (brincidofovir) for the Treatment of Smallpox DURHAM, N.C., June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on accelerating the development of medicines to treat cancer and other serious diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Tembexa (brincidofovir) tablets and oral suspension approval… Read More »

Alcohol, Drugs, and Supplements

According to some Peak BioBoost reviews what you put into your body matters. Our bodies are designed to take in things that fuel our energy levels and our physical and emotional health. Putting the right things into them can make us both happier and healthier. All of this is wonderful, but knowing what to ingest… Read More »

Computer simulations of the brain can predict language recovery in stroke survivors

At Boston University, a team of researchers is working to better understand how language and speech is processed in the brain, and how to best rehabilitate people who have lost their ability to communicate due to brain damage caused by a stroke, trauma, or another type of brain injury. This type of language loss is… Read More »