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 »

20-minute Cardio Barre workout (video)

Sharing a short and sweaty barre workout you can do anywhere. All you need is some space and a water bottle.  Helloooooo from San Diego! We’re pretending we live here again, catching up with friends, and eating all the acai bowls. Thank you so much for sending your amazing recs over yesterday! I’m excited to… Read More »

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Aduhelm (aducanumab-avwa) for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Aduhelm (aducanumab-avwa) for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and TOKYO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai, Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval for Aduhelm™ (aducanumab-avwa) as the first and only Alzheimer’s… Read More »

High cholesterol: Do your nails look a certain way? Danger signs your levels are too high

According to Medicover Hospitals, black or reddish-brown spots on your nails can signal high cholesterol levels. “The condition is caused by small, damaged blood vessels under the nail,” explains the health site. The black or reddish-brown spots have the following distinguishing characteristics: Do not change appearance when you apply pressure to the nail Appear in… Read More »

Obesity and Brain Shrinkage

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Carrying excessive weight is bad for your heart, increases your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, and might decrease your lifespan. But did you ever think that obesity could shrink your brain? Tags Alzheimer's and Dementia Blog