Novartis extends operations at U.K. plant for another year, keeping some 200 workers on board

As Novartis shifts away from the production of older, less profitable drugs, the drugmaker has placed a slew of production facilities in the cost-cutting crosshairs. But with the company facing increased demand for two unnamed products, one plant is set to keep on churning through next year. More than 200 Novartis manufacturing workers will keep their jobs for… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

Study finds novel evidence that dreams reflect multiple memories, anticipate future events

Dreams result from a process that often combines fragments of multiple life experiences and anticipates future events, according to novel evidence from a new study. Results show that 53.5% of dreams were traced to a memory, and nearly 50% of reports with a memory source were connected to multiple past experiences. The study also found… Read More »

Localized Prostate Cancer Therapy: Interview with Shyam Natarajan, CEO of Avenda Health

Avenda Health, a medtech company based in Santa Monica, California has developed the Focal Therapy System. It provides AI-powered prostate cancer therapy with the aim of treating only tumorous tissues, while reducing side-effects compared with conventional therapies. The system recently received FDA breakthrough designation.   At present, there are limited treatment options for men with… Read More »

Residential school remains could reveal how 215 children lived — and died, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News National Health Canadian Politics Canada A team might be able to identify — just from bones — the signs of disease like tuberculosis, evidence of abuse or malnutrition. DNA would provide more information Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Jun 02, 2021  •  5 days ago  •  5 minute read… Read More »