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35 kidney genes linked to chronic kidney disease risk

An international study lead by University of Manchester scientists has discovered the identity of genes that predispose people to chronic kidney disease. The discovery is a major advance in understanding of the significantly under-diagnosed disorder which, if left undetected, can lead to failing kidneys that need dialysis or kidney transplantation. The discovery of 35 kidney… Read More »

FDA Approves Yupelri (revefenacin) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

FDA Approves Yupelri (revefenacin) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Print this page DUBLIN, Ireland, HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBPH) (“Theravance Biopharma”) and Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) (“Mylan”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the  New Drug Application (NDA) for… Read More »

Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

It’s been known for a long time that Parkinson’s disease is a condition that arises in the brain. Certain nerve cells in the brain begin to break down, and levels of dopamine, a neurotransmitter, drop, resulting in coordination difficulties, muscle stiffness, changes in speech, and the tremor that is the disease’s signature symptom. But now… Read More »