Pandemic leave pay for COVID-free WA

Western Australians are now eligible for a $ 1500-per-fortnight government payment if they need to isolate or need to care for someone with COVID-19, despite having no community transmission in the state for more than five months. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Mark McGowan announced the deal in a joint statement on Wednesday, noting… Read More »

Vitamin A & Osteoporosis: Watch Your Intake

The American Bone Health organization, says Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is important to build strong, healthy bones. Both osteoblasts (bone building cells) and osteoclasts (bone breaking down cells) are influenced by vitamin A. Despite its good effects, most clinical research links higher vitamin A levels with lower bone density and fractures. Sources of Vitamin A One source of vitamin A is retinol,… Read More »

Takeda unveils new Boston R&D manufacturing center for cell therapy pipeline push

Japanese drugmaker Takeda has trumpeted its plan in recent years to cut billions of dollars in costs and pivot around oncology and rare diseases. A key part of that strategy is Takeda’s next-gen cell therapies, and the company is now doubling down to get those products to market.  Takeda has opened a 24,000-square-foot R&D manufacturing… Read More »