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Chronic stress has been hypothesised as potential risk factor for hypertension

As per data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study of 2016, hypertension was the reason for 1.63 million deaths in India. (Written by Gunjit Dinesh Madra) Hypertension, also known as the ‘silent killer’, can have pernicious effects on human health. Exposure to chronic stress has been hypothesized as a potential risk factor– and […]

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Heart attack symptoms: Making a certain sound while breathing could indicate an attack

The heart muscle is an organ that needs oxygen and nutrient to survive; without adequate blood flow to the heart, a heart attack can occur. Here are the warning signs of the deadly event. LiveScience explained how dependent our body is on the heart functioning well. The human heart pumps blood throughout the body via […]

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How to sleep: Nine foods to avoid if you want to fall asleep easily

The research team at Sleepscore Labs understand the power of a restful night’s sleep. And certain foods can cause trouble sleeping. What are they? Sleep is paramount to “flush out toxins, replace cells and repair damaged tissues”. Moreover, it’s your body’s way of restoring your energy supply to live an optimum life. Long-term deficits in […]

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Sanofi and GSK Initiate Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Adjuvanted Recombinant Protein-Based Vaccine Candidate

London, UK and Paris, France 03 September 2020 — Sanofi and GSK announce today the start of the Phase 1/2 clinical trial for their adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine candidate, developed in partnership by Sanofi and GSK, uses the same recombinant protein-based technology as one of Sanofi’s seasonal influenza vaccines with GSK’s established pandemic adjuvant […]

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Lilly Announces Proof of Concept Data for Neutralizing Antibody LY-CoV555 in the COVID-19 Outpatient Setting

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced proof of concept data from an interim analysis of the BLAZE-1 clinical trial, showing a reduced rate of hospitalization for patients treated with LY-CoV555. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study evaluated LY-CoV555, a SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody, for the treatment of symptomatic COVID-19 […]