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AAFP awards highest honor to North Carolina physician Karen L. Smith

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:27:00 -0400

The American Academy of Family Physicians today awarded its highest honor to Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP, of Raeford, North Carolina.



Salk scientist Clodagh O'Shea named recipient of grant from Faculty Scholars Program

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:58:00 -0400

Clodagh O'Shea, an associate professor in the Salk Institute's Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, is among the first recipients of a grant from the Faculty Scholars Program, a new partnership of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Simons Foundation for early career researchers whose work shows the potential for groundbreaking contributions in their fields.



New study reveals doctors less likely to seek help for their own mental health issues

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:56:22 -0400

Even as doctors across America encourage their patients to share concerns about depression, anxiety and other concerns, so they can get help from modern treatments, a new study suggests the doctors may be less likely to seek help for those same concerns about themselves.



AAFP announces winners of its prestigious awards

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:46:31 -0400

The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting.



Allergan wins FDA approval to market new NATRELLE INSPIRA Cohesive breast implants

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:42:27 -0400

Allergan plc today announced the company has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market NATRELLE INSPIRA Cohesive breast implants, offering women undergoing reconstruction, augmentation or revision surgery a new breast shaping option that combines a high gel fill ratio and Allergan's highly cohesive gel1, for a customized result.



Injured veterans receive new healing perspective through Wounded Warrior Project

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:35:54 -0400

Injured veterans seeking treatment for combat stress recently received a new healing perspective through a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) multi-day mental health workshop.



The Lab offers new live resin extract pods designed for PAX Era vaporizer

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:32:04 -0400

The Lab, the concentrates production division of The Clinic and one of the leading cannabis extraction companies in Colorado, announced today its first ever live resin extract pods made exclusively for the new Era vaporizer by PAX Labs.



Veracyte announces new data suggesting ability of Afirma GEC in thyroid cancer diagnosis

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:22:16 -0400

Veracyte, Inc.today announced new data suggesting the potential to enhance the performance of the Afirma Gene Expression Classifier in thyroid cancer diagnosis by combining the test's proven RNA expression-based capabilities with gene variant and fusion information – all on a single, robust RNA sequencing platform.



Novartis gets three FDA approvals for expanded use of biologic drug to treat rare autoinflammatory diseases

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:07:27 -0400

Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted three simultaneous approvals for the expanded use of Ilaris (canakinumab) to treat three rare and distinct types of Periodic Fever Syndromes.



National Multiple Sclerosis Society calls for change to make MS drugs accessible

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:44:43 -0400

When Abigail Bostwick, 36, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013, she never thought it would hit her as hard as it has -- not physically -- but financially.