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Amgen And AstraZeneca Announce Positive Results From Third And Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study Of Brodalumab

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and LONDON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) and AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced that AMAGINE-2TM, a pivotal, multi-arm Phase 3 trial evaluating two doses of brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, met its primary endpoints when compared with both Stelara® (ustekinumab)...

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Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

-- While Thanksgiving usually is a time of indulgence, there are plenty of nutritious traditional foods. The Harvard Medical School suggests this healthier Thanksgiving fare: Stick to turkey, as it's lean and nutrient-rich. But avoid the skin, which is higher in saturated fat. Make your own cranberry dish to reap the benefits of the antioxidant-rich...

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Onexton Gel for Acne Vulgaris

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced today that it has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Onexton Gel (clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide), 1.2%/3.75%, for the once-daily treatment of comedonal (non-inflammatory) and inflammatory acne in patients 12 and older. Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder...

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Avaxia Biologics Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for AVX-470 for Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis

LEXINGTON, Mass. – November 21, 2014 – Avaxia Biologics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing gut-targeted antibody therapeutics for gastrointestinal diseases, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug Designation to AVX-470 for the treatment of pediatric ulcerative colitis. AVX-470...

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Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits

-- Healthy habits are key to a healthier lifestyle and weight loss, but it's not always easy. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions: Eat breakfast every morning, and make it a healthy one. Opt for lean proteins, whole grains, and fruit and vegetables. Limit coffee intake to no more than three cups per day, and avoid adding...

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Health Highlights: Nov. 26, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Lower Ozone Emission Limits Proposed by EPA New regulations to reduce emissions of the smog-causing pollutant ozone from power plants and factories are expected to be released Wednesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Ozone has been...

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No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Taking acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, during pregnancy or giving it to young children does not raise the risk of childhood asthma, a new study finds. Concerns have been raised that the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and/or early in a child's life may be associated with the development of asthma. But the study authors say that respiratory...

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Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

People with rheumatoid arthritis may be more likely to achieve remission if they maintain a healthy body weight, according to new research. The study found that those who were heaviest had almost 65 percent reduced odds of disease remission. Being underweight also lowered the odds of remission. "Medication for rheumatoid arthritis is not as effective...

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Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

Obesity is associated with close to 500,000 new cancer cases worldwide each year, and nearly two-thirds of obesity-related cancers occur in North America and Europe, a new report shows. The analysis of data from 184 countries showed that excess weight was associated with 345,000 (5.4 percent) of new cancers in women in 2012, and 136,000 (1.9 percent)...

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Your Dog Really Is Listening to You

While people have long believed their dogs understand what they're saying, a new study suggests they are processing the meaning and emotion of words in a human-like way. Past research has shown that dogs respond to different parts of human speech -- including the actual content and the emotional tone, said study author Victoria Ratcliffe. But her team's...

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Drugs.com Adds Mayo Clinic Disease Reference

Drugs.com is pleased to announce it has licensed select content from Mayo Clinic to provide more timely and trustworthy medical condition and disease information. The articles include detailed information about medical diseases such as allergies, back pain, depression, erectile dysfunction, and type 2 diabetes. Each article includes informative sections which may include an overview, symptoms, when […]

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Fox News Features Drugs.com Medication Guide app

Thanks to Fox News for showcasing the Drugs.com Medication Guide app today. Very much appreciated. Available in both the Apple App store and the Google Play store, this is a great app for ultra-quick research and/or keeping track of multiple meds. Check out the video at the link below… http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/07/13/drugscom-app-provides-medical-information-on-go/ And check out the apps here… http://www.drugs.com/apps/

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Heartbleed Update

Drugs.com utilizes the Akamai content delivery network to serve our website to end users. Akamai patched the announced Heartbleed vulnerability prior to its public announcement. Akamai, like all users of OpenSSL, could have exposed passwords or session cookies transiting our network from August 2012 through 4 April 2014. Their custom memory allocator protected against nearly […]

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