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Father's X chromosome has clues to autoimmune disease in females.

While males inherit their mother's X chromosome and father's Y chromosome, females inherit X chromosomes from both parents. New research, which shows differences in how each of those X chromosomes is regulated, suggests that the X chromosome that females get from their father may help to explain their more active immune system.

Approval of new treatment for adults with partial-onset seizures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved XCOPRI (cenobamate tablets) to treat partial-onset seizures in adults.

Capnocytophaga infection

A Capnocytophaga infection can cause flu-like symptoms like Blisters, fever, confusion, vomiting, and muscle and joint pain

Man Died of Sepsis and Organ Failure Within Weeks of Being Licked by His Pet

A 63 year old man lost his life due to sepsis and multiple organ failure with in weeks of being licked by his pet dog.

Givosiran approved for acute hepatic porphyria

On November 20, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration approved givosiran (GIVLAARI, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) for adults with acute hepatic porphyria (AHP).

Crizanlizumab-tmca approved for sickle cell disease

On November 15, 2019, Food and Drug Administration approved crizanlizumab-tmca (ADAKVEO, Novartis) to reduce the frequency of vaso-occlusive crises (VOCs) in adults...

Nature’s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10 Male Enhancement Capsules

Company Announcement Date: November 13, 2019 FDA Publish Date: November 13, 2019 Product Type: Dietary Supplements Drugs Reason for Announcement: Due to unapproved...

Weekends cardiac arrest has fewer chances of survival

People who experience cardiac arrests during weekends have fewer chances of survival, compared to those who undergo the same medical emergency over weekdays, claims...

Biotin May Interfere with Lab Tests: FDA Safety Communication

Biotin in blood or other samples taken from patients who are ingesting high levels of biotin in dietary supplements can cause clinically significant incorrect lab...

Is acne only associated with oily skin?

When it comes to acne, internet is flooded with terms like oily skin, sebum, dead skin cells, clogged pores. Everyone is only talking about how to deal with oily...
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