Amgen, AstraZeneca say experimental asthma drug meets trial goal

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FILE PHOTO: The company logo for pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Drugmakers Amgen Inc and AstraZeneca Plc said on Tuesday a pivotal trial found that their experimental medication tezepelumab significantly reduced asthma attacks for people with severe forms of the respiratory condition compared to a placebo.

The partners said that the year-long trial met its primary goal in patients with severe asthma who were also receiving standard care, including medium- or high-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus at

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Timex launches first fashion fitness band in India, price starts at Rs 4495

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Watch manufacturer Timex had unveiled its new range of fitness bands in India. The company on Tuesday released its first fashion fitness band. Timex had previously rolled out many fitness bands and smartwatches in the budget segment but this time it has taken cognizance of the style-conscious buyers. The new range of fitness bands by Timex comes with a stainless steel mesh band as well as a silicone strap.

Talking about the launch of fitness bands by Timex, Ajay Dhyani, Head- Marketing and E-Commerce, Timex Group said, “We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first-ever fitness band in

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Treating Opioid Addiction in Primary Care Benefits Both Patients and Cash-Strapped Medical Practices

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Annals of Family Medicine: Treating Opioid Addiction in Primary Care Benefits Both Patients and Cash-Strapped Medical Practices

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ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 11, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Buprenorphine-based treatment for opioid addiction is in short supply in many areas of the United States. And while many physicians want to offer it, clinics are unsure how to offer buprenorphine therapy in a financially sustainable way. Cost and revenue analysis from a team of Harvard Medical School researchers finds that even cash-strapped primary practices in high-poverty rural and urban communities can offer financially sustainable

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Phoenix-area dentist’s office delivers 100+ greetings cards to WWII veteran | Featured Articles

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) –¬†This Veterans Day looks a lot different than years past. Because of the pandemic, so many veterans are celebrating alone. A Phoenix-area dental office went above and beyond for one of their patients.

Robert Larson is 101 years young. He spent 22 years in the Air Force and is a proud WWII veteran.

“I loved to fly. My job during the war was teaching, teaching people how to fly, to the point where I felt like I was part of the airplane,” said Larson.

This year has been tough for Larson. He lost his wife of

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VeChain, Renji Hospital and DNV GL Held Strategic Partnership Signing Ceremony To Launch World’s First Blockchain Intelligent Tumor Treatment Center

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As strategic partners of this new initiative, VeChain and DNV GL will jointly support the hospital in the quest to improve global public health through state-of-the-art blockchain technology and professional advisory.

VeChain ToolChainTM Powers The World’s First Intelligent Tumor Treatment Center¬†

The Intelligent Tumor Treatment Center combines the advantages of VeChain blockchain technology with DNV GL’s professional services. It enables full patient ownership of personal medical records, allowing patients to take control of the authorization and medical records data management. Research institutions inside and outside the hospital can use authorized data to improve the efficiency of clinical research, and

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