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The shocking truth about Step therapy

Step therapy use is increasing steadily as it’s a strategy that should minimize risks for the patient while keeping therapies’ cost under control. Step therapy, in fact, starts by administering to the patient the safest …



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How our mind works when we think?

Does the secret to transforming the everyday into the extraordinary lies in our own brain? It is not difficult to feel inspired by other people’s most amazing actions. What most people usually do not realize …



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A New Drug Shines Hope On Lung Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval for Keytruda (pembrolizumab) to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease has progressed after other treatments and with tumours that …



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Quitting smoking with ease after a stroke

A new research published in the Journal of Addictive Behaviors suggested an association between brain stroke and smoke cessation. The researchers found that smokers who suffered a brain stroke in a specific region (the insular …



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Nestle Takes On The Fight For Alzheimer’s

Food group Nestle has taken a further step into the medication business by signing a Swiss biotech company on a research cooperation agreement to come up with an Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic test. The second medical …