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Study Pinpoints Genetic Mechanism for Obesity

Study Pinpoints Genetic Mechanism for Obesity

Nearly half of all Europeans are genetically predisposed to obesity. A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine by an international team of researchers, took seven years and cost more than a million dollars.

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Anti-Aging Science: Despite Progress, Challenges Remain

Anti-Aging Science: Despite Progress, Challenges Remain

Last month a team of doctors and scientists made the case to regulators at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider approving anti-aging drugs as a new pharmaceutical class. Such a designation would treat aging as disease rather than a natural process, potentially opening the door to government funding for anti-aging drug trials. To some, such a drug may seem impossible. Yet, the physiol...

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India: Pharmacy to the World

India: Pharmacy to the World

Thousands of fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs – where two or more drugs are combined in a set ratio in a single dose form, usually a tablet or capsule – are formulated, made and sold within India.

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Aging And Athletic Performance

Aging And Athletic Performance

I remember the moment a few years ago while watching TV when I realized that if I were riding in the Tour de France, at age 42 I’d be the oldest person in the race.

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