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High Drug Prices? Pharma Startup Thinks It Has the Right Medicine – Wall Street Journal

Startup EQRx is taking on high-price prescription drugs with plans to bring ‘me too’ drugs to market at as little as one-third to one-fifth the price of their rivals. Photo: Mark Hertzberg/Zuma Press By Joseph Walker Joseph Walker The Wall Street Journal Biography @joewalkerWSJ joseph.walker@wsj.com Jan. 12, 2020 10:14 am ET A startup pharmaceuticals company… Read More »

Gut bacteria may be linked to high blood pressure and depression

A study of bacteria in the gut identified differences between people with high blood pressure compared to those with high blood pressure plus depression, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions. “People are ‘meta-organisms’ made up of roughly equal numbers of human cells and bacteria. Gut bacteria ecology… Read More »

U.S. high court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights. FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »