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MGH researchers studying early onset celiac disease

A collaborative group of researchers has identified substantial microbial changes in the intestines of at-risk infants before disease onset in a new, long-term, prospective approach to the development of celiac disease. Using advanced genomic sequencing techniques, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers, along with colleagues from institutions in Italy and the University of Maryland, College… Read More »

FDA Approves Rezurock (belumosudil) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD)

FDA Approves Rezurock (belumosudil) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD) NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 16, 2021 / Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KDMN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rezurock™ (belumosudil) 200 mg once daily (QD) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients… Read More »

Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »

Strenuous exercise increases the risk of motor neurone disease, scientists find

Frequent strenuous exercise increases the risk of motor neurone disease, British scientists have discovered. The condition was made famous by cosmologist Stephen Hawking but also tends to disproportionately affect sports stars. Researchers analysed the UK Biobank study group of around half a million Brits which included genetic data, health records and detailed surveys on their… Read More »

Biden pitches creation of high-risk, high-reward disease research division with a massive budget

The Biden administration proposed the creation of a high-risk, high-reward disease research agency called the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health to develop breakthrough treatments for cancer and Alzheimer’s, an endeavor that the White House said will cost about $ 6.5 billion. “We want to be able to continue the basic research that has made… Read More »