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U.S. biotech companies Alnylam, Dicerna settle trade secrets case

BOSTON (Reuters) – Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc will pay it $25 million in cash and stock to resolve a lawsuit claiming it stole trade secrets about gene-silencing technology used to develop drug treatments.

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April 21st, 2018

Many approaches may help children improve self-regulation

(Reuters Health) – Yoga, exercise, education and personal skills training are among the many types of interventions that may help kids improve what’s known as self-regulation, or their ability to manage their behavior and emotions, a study suggests.

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April 21st, 2018

Wrist Device Shows Promise for Hand Tremors

Essential tremor affects upwards of 7 million Americans, according to the American Academy of Neurology. Its cause is unknown, and there is no cure. Read more…

April 21st, 2018

Can Marijuana Be The Answer For Pain?

As patients and doctors look for alternatives to addictive pain killers, many are turning to marijuana. While the plant is increasingly legal across the United States, research is limited into its effectiveness and potential side effects. Read more…

April 21st, 2018

Opioids overprescribed to patients taking certain sedatives

(Reuters Health) – Narcotic painkillers can be particularly dangerous for patients who also take tranquilizing drugs known as benzodiazepines, but a study suggests doctors are still over-prescribing this combination of medicines.

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April 21st, 2018
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