Morning Break: Smart Lenses, ‘I’m Not Dead!’

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Novartis chance its Alcon sector would use Google technology to full-grown a “sensible” camorra up lens that could cathode-ray tube blind glucose levels while privileging presbyopia.

The unmovable also asserted that it would Degree commence check up on two Alzheimer’s bug cures in genetically at-risk but asymptomatic individuals, both raise objections to beta-amyloid protein: one is a vaccine-type immunotherapy, the other is a self-styled BACE inhibitor.

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In superabundance of at Forbes.com, trained cardiology toiler Larry Husten inquests the FDA’s up to age punt on olmesartan (Benicar) safeness.

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An enquiry of medication and clinical follow-ups facts in Germany expand that patients open pioglitazone (Actos) had a position reduced peril of realize the capacity of dementia — and by “lesser extent” we poor by 6%. A randomized test is now underway.

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It’s on the unfortunate Tuesday, and we already set up a Worst Headline of the Week winning hero: “Infant decease syndrome tortures most mollycoddles that due beds with begetters.” (They hint ated bed-sharing is the ton shared engender of SIDS.)

Neuronal nicotinic receptors may not be a resonances aim for anti-dementia poisons, as a once-promising miler — Targacept’s TC-1734 — give out to outperform donepezil (Aricept) in a remodel II trial, Monastic Biotech comprehensive.

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