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Increased Dairy Intake in Nursing Home Residents Leads To 33% Reduced Risk of Fracture

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:24pm

Researchers from the University of Melbourne saw that increased intake of dairy foods was associated with a 33% reduced risk of fracture in nursing home residents, after just six months.

Key Points: 
  • Researchers from the University of Melbourne saw that increased intake of dairy foods was associated with a 33% reduced risk of fracture in nursing home residents, after just six months.
  • Over 7,000 nursing home residents in 60 nursing homes took part in the randomized control trial over a period of two years.
  • The other half increased dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt and skim milk powder) to 3.5 servings per day.
  • In addition to a 33% reduction in overall fracture risk, the researchers also observed that patients who increased their intake of dairy had a 46% reduction in hip fractures and an 11% reduction in falls.

Unique Patient-led and Co-authored Analysis of the Experience of Living with Myasthenia Gravis Published in Neurology and Therapy

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

"This patient analysis has unearthed the true reality of what it means to live with myasthenia gravis,"said joint lead author Kelly Davio, MG patient expert, London, UK.

Key Points: 
  • "This patient analysis has unearthed the true reality of what it means to live with myasthenia gravis,"said joint lead author Kelly Davio, MG patient expert, London, UK.
  • There is a growing wealth of published literature on myasthenia gravis, but few studies have explored the nuances of the patient experience.
  • The development of 'The Lived Experience of Myasthenia Gravis: A Patient-led Analysis' manuscript was led by two patient advocates MG, Nancy Law from Colorado, USA and Kelly Davio from London, UK.
  • Myasthenia Gravis is a rare disease with an annual incidence of 8 10 cases for every 1 million1.

Moderna Announces First Participant Dosed in Phase 3 Pivotal Registration Study of Its mRNA Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Vaccine

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:38pm

Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced the first participant has been dosed in the Phase 3 pivotal registration study of mRNA-1647, the Companys cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine candidate.

Key Points: 
  • Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced the first participant has been dosed in the Phase 3 pivotal registration study of mRNA-1647, the Companys cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine candidate.
  • We believe that our mRNA vaccine technology is well-suited to provide protection against this latent virus, said Stphane Bancel, Modernas Chief Executive Officer.
  • This study will allow us to get closer to our goal of addressing this unmet need with a preventative mRNA vaccine against primary CMV infection.
  • Based on the interim analysis of the Phase 2 study, the 100 g dose was chosen for the Phase 3 study.

Why is my Neck Killing Me All The Time: Causes and Prevention of Neck Pain

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

But neck pain is very common and often preventable, according to Kaliq Chang, MD, of Atlantic Spine Center .

Key Points: 
  • But neck pain is very common and often preventable, according to Kaliq Chang, MD, of Atlantic Spine Center .
  • "Neck pain can also worsen when we turn our heads or move our neck in other ways," Dr. Chang says.
  • With numerous possible triggers, neck pain typically stems from 3 primary causes: injury, inflammation or other abnormalities in that part of the body, Dr. Chang notes.
  • Problems and conditions that can cause neck pain include:
    "Clearly, neck pain causes are quite diverse and not always easy to pinpoint," Dr. Chang says.

PlantFuel begins clinical trials on its Performance Protein vs Whey Protein.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 2:15pm

****Additionally, a subset of research volunteers will be assessed for the effect of PlantFuel Performance Protein on blood essential amino acid bioavailability.

Key Points: 
  • ****Additionally, a subset of research volunteers will be assessed for the effect of PlantFuel Performance Protein on blood essential amino acid bioavailability.
  • PlantFuel's Performance Protein delivers 20g of complete, Plant Fueled protein with added vegan-fermented BCAAs as InstAminos and PeakO2 performance mushrooms.
  • We believe we have the first plant protein that can rival the whey protein market and give consumers a performance-based option that is plant-based," states PlantFuel founderBrad Pyatt.
  • "One of the initial clinical trials we're designing will compare a standard whey protein supplement head-to-head with a PlantFuel protein blend formulated with other bioactive ingredients, such as an adaptogenic mushroom blend and vegan fermented BCAAs, to bridge some gaps in standard vegan protein supplements."

Endo Announces First-Ever XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) Television Commercial, Bent Carrot, and Branded Campaign to Raise Awareness of Peyronie's Disease

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

DUBLIN, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) announced today the launch of their first-ever XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) television commercial, Bent Carrot. The spot introduces men to XIAFLEX as the first and only nonsurgical FDA-approved treatment for Peyronie's disease (PD) and encourages them to seek treatment if they believe they may have the condition, in which a buildup of fibrous scar tissue (plaque) causes a curvature of the penis.

Key Points: 
  • Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have sudden back pain, chest pain, or hard time walking after an injection.
  • Before receiving XIAFLEX, tell your healthcare provider if youhave had an allergic reaction to a previous XIAFLEX injection, have a bleeding problem, received XIAFLEX for another condition, or any other medical conditions.
  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the- counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
  • Endo expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements except as required by law.

Endo Announces First-Ever XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) Television Commercial, Bent Carrot, and Branded Campaign to Raise Awareness of Peyronie's Disease

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

DUBLIN, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) announced today the launch of their first-ever XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) television commercial, Bent Carrot. The spot introduces men to XIAFLEX as the first and only nonsurgical FDA-approved treatment for Peyronie's disease (PD) and encourages them to seek treatment if they believe they may have the condition, in which a buildup of fibrous scar tissue (plaque) causes a curvature of the penis.

Key Points: 
  • Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have sudden back pain, chest pain, or hard time walking after an injection.
  • Before receiving XIAFLEX, tell your healthcare provider if youhave had an allergic reaction to a previous XIAFLEX injection, have a bleeding problem, received XIAFLEX for another condition, or any other medical conditions.
  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the- counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
  • Endo expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements except as required by law.

Drinking Ketones Daily: 10-Day Drink Ketones Challenge Is the Quickest, Easiest Way to Experience Ketosis in Body and Mind

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Did you know that you can give your body and mind the experience of ketosis by simply drinking ketones?

Key Points: 
  • Did you know that you can give your body and mind the experience of ketosis by simply drinking ketones?
  • Bill and Erica Schultz are Independent Promoters for the Pruvit nutritional supplements and are excited to invite you to try the 10-Day Drink Ketones Challenge.
  • The challenge, available at Drinking Ketones Daily, provides you with daily Pruvit Ketones supplements that you can mix straight from a packet.
  • As long as the meals are low carb, the supplements will put your body and mind into a state of ketosis.

FAIR Institute Introduces FAIR-CAM™ to Help Cybersecurity Teams Assess Effectiveness of Risk Management Controls to Make More Cost-Effective Business Decisions

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:57pm

The FAIR (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) cyber risk model has already emerged as the premier Value at Risk model for cybersecurity and operational risk.

Key Points: 
  • The FAIR (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) cyber risk model has already emerged as the premier Value at Risk model for cybersecurity and operational risk.
  • Combining the two enables risk and security organizations to measure the risk reduction value of controls and controls systems more easily and reliably.
  • The FAIR Institute is an expert, non-profit organization led by information risk officers, CISOs and business executives, created to develop and share standard risk management practices based on FAIR.
  • Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) is the only international standard analytics model for information security and operational risk.

MysteryVibe Latest Study Finds that Vibrators Relieve Menopausal Symptoms including Arousal Disorder and Vaginal Atrophy

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:19am

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause is an inevitable experience for women, and so are the painful symptoms, like vaginal atrophy, vaginal dryness, and arousal disorder that accompany this biological transition. In their case study, sexual wellness company, MysteryVibe, found evidence that supports vibrators as effective therapeutic tools in managing the negative symptoms of menopause.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Menopause is an inevitable experience for women, and so are the painful symptoms, like vaginal atrophy, vaginal dryness, and arousal disorder that accompany this biological transition.
  • In their case study, sexual wellness company, MysteryVibe , found evidence that supports vibrators as effective therapeutic tools in managing the negative symptoms of menopause.
  • The average age of menopause in the United States is 51, and sexual dysfunction in menopausal women is upwards of 86.5%.
  • MysteryVibe creates award-winning medical devices that help address big issues in sexual health like pain, erectile dysfunction & arousal disorder.