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Tackling Overdose and Addiction with Novel Treatments

In a few weeks, on August 31, the world will recognize International Overdose Awareness Day, which takes place each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and to reduce the stigma of a drug-…

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Advancing Mental Health by Reducing Stigma and Improving Treatment

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced suicide rates in the U.S. increased by 25 percent over the last two decades, and more than half of those who died by the disease had…

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Researcher Profile: Jirong Lu

Dr. Jirong Lu, a distinguished research fellow at Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), traces the beginnings of her career to a high school fascination with chemistry.

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Looking Ahead Toward a Bright Future

Today, August 1, marks World Lung Cancer Day, which aims to raise awareness not only of the devastating effects of the disease, but also of the hope provided to patients through advances in…

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Reflecting on Progress this World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day, which takes places every year on July 28, aims to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis.

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Researcher Profile: Rajeev Venkayya

Dr. Rajeev Venkayya joined Takeda in 2012, to launch the company's global vaccine business.

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Innovation Spotlight: AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, Mass.

Biopharmaceutical innovation has emerged as a leading area of state economic development. Take Massachusetts, for example.

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How the New Era of Medicine is Disrupting Health Care

We are on the cusp of a major, positive disruption in the U.S. health care system due in part to the exponential growth in clinical data, advent and incorporation of artificial intelligence and the…

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Researcher Profile: Axel Hoos

"In simple terms, we're making new medicines that can have a transformational impact on cancer," says Dr. Axel Hoos about his day-to-day work.

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Getting Ahead of Migraines

Understanding migraines fully can give patients back time taken by the disease.

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Innovative Medicines Deserve an Innovative Payment System

Over the past several years, we've witnessed an unprecedented pace of innovation which has ushered in a new era of medicine.

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Vaccines: Cutting Health Care Costs While Saving Countless Lives

In the United States, 16 diseases are now preventable as a result of childhood vaccines, resulting in an estimated $1.4 trillion in societal costs saved.

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Progress Treating Diabetes

It is important to remember that while significant progress has been made in treatment, diabetes remains the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Currently, 30 million Americans have…

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Destroying the Cancer Threat

It is sometimes said that after a researcher has studied one cancer patient, he or she is left with the understanding of exactly one cancer patient.

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Ensuring Innovation To Diseases Affecting Women

This week is National Women's Health Week, when millions of women take steps to improve their health, make wellness a priority and build positive habits for life.

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Clinical Trials: The Key to Innovative New Medicines

As we celebrate Clinical Trials Awareness Week, we're taking a moment to recognize the important role these research studies play in the development of innovative new medicines.

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World IP Day: How Intellectual Property Protections Spur Innovation

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day as a way to remember the critical role intellectual property (IP) protections play in encouraging innovation.

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Researcher Profile: Luiz Miguel Camargo

As director of innovation networks at UCB, Dr. Luiz Miguel Camargo helps identify tools that researchers use to discover transformative medicines.

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Researcher Profile: Victor Sloan

As vice president and development strategy lead at UCB, Victor Sloan has worked in the field of rheumatology since the early 1990's.

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Taking Down Type 1 Diabetes

New developments are transforming treatments for people living with type 1 diabetes.

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Tackling Neurological Disorders in New Ways

Chronic pain. Alzheimer's disease. Multiple Sclerosis. Brain tumors. These are some of the most well-known and prevalent diseases afflicting the more than 100 million Americans who are impacted by a…

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