Brainstorm Health: Biogen Alzheimer’s Drug, CVS Meets CBD, New CRISPR Company

Good afternoon, readers. It was a sad day for biopharma. Yet again, an Alzheimer’s drug hopeful crashed and burned in critical late-stage clinical trials. The victim, this time, was biotech giant Biogen (alongside Japanese partner Eisai), which had placed a massive amount of time and money in a high-risk bet on experimental Alzheimer’s treatments. The companies announced on […]

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How TV and breakfast may impact heart health

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health? Does eating a high-energy breakfast every morning affect our heart health? New research explores. Eating a breakfast rich in calories may keep heart disease at bay. Previous studies have linked sedentarism with […]

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The process of finding mental health care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Mental health treatment and the resources that are available are topics of conversation again, after a woman killed her three girls and herself last month in Solon Township. Court documents have shown that Aubrianne Moore, 28, had been diagnosed with unspecified schizophrenia in September 2018, saying that she was a potential […]

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Researchers find new clues to control HIV

Identifying the T cells that attack HIV antigens sounds simple, but Brockman says three biological factors are critical to a T cell-mediated immune response. And all three are highly genetically diverse. Researchers find new clues to control HIV (Representational Image)  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images Washington D.C: An international team of researchers is harnessing the immune system […]

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Parenting tips: 10 things you should know about weaning your baby

Weaning your child from breastfeeding? Here are a few things new moms need to know and will experience when you start weaning your little one. 10 things you should know about weaning your baby  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock  New Delhi: For a mother, the relationship that blossoms from breastfeeding her baby is the most special. It is […]

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Should you trust a DIY health test?

A brown package lands on my door. Inside, I find a plastic vial, a cotton swab and a pointed needle. This is an NHS at-home kit designed to test for sexually transmitted infections. The idea behind the DIY test is to cut down on queues and costs at local centres, and I’m all for it. Until […]

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Here are 3 healthy food companies that you need on your radar

Here are 3 healthy food companies that you need on your radar Your food choices each day affect your health, how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. A nutritious, well-balanced diet helps you maintain your body’s overall function and here are 3 companies showing you the way. Good nutrition is an important part […]

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