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AbbVie touts Humira defense strategy abroad as a positive sign for forthcoming U.S. battle

AbbVie’s strength has long been tied to the performance of megablockbuster Humira, which is facing an existential threat as U.S. copycats creep closer. Despite a “more aggressive” than expected biosimilar challenge abroad, AbbVie believes its defense strategy—and lessons learned—will help it weather the storm. In an earnings call with analysts Friday, AbbVie CEO Rick Gonzalez touted the drugmaker’s… Read More »

Biogen’s potentially game-changing Alzheimer’s drug still faces an uphill battle with the FDA

A scientist works in a lab at Biogen in Cambridge, MA on Nov. 5, 2016. Suzanne Kreiter | Boston Globe | Getty Images Biogen pleased shareholders this week after it presented more data on its late-stage Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. Shares of the biotech firm closed up 3.41% on Thursday as analysts pointed to a lack of… Read More »

Jason Rogers Won a Medal in Fencing at the Beijing Olympics. But His Toughest Battle Was in the Bedroom.

The bulge in my pants I expected was nowhere to be found. Kayla, my first high school girlfriend, gazed back at me and brushed a lock of hair from her cheek. Detecting a hint of confusion in her eyes, I ground my pelvis down hard against her. My bedsprings squeaked. I squirmed. But nothing happened.… Read More »

Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor

It’s a match! Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor after a record-breaking 10,000 people came forward Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia last year Parents Olivia Saxelby and Jamie Lee launched a desperate appeal for donors Miss Saxelby confirmed on Facebook today three people proved… Read More »

How To Battle Depression And Win

by Kaustav Ray How To Battle Depression And Win Depression is a persistent feeling of low self-esteem, worthlessness and physical fatigue for a prolonged period that may ultimately lead to suicidal thoughts. In today’s day and age, with rising levels of stress, millions around the globe are potentially suffering from depression. The good news is… Read More »