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Gold Sensor Lives Under Skin for Months Measuring Drugs and Biomarkers

Researchers at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany have developed an implantable biosensor that can measure concentrations of various biomarkers and drugs in the body. Unlike many implantable devices, the sensor can reside in place under the skin for many months without being rejected by the body or losing its functionality. The system uses… Read More »

John Ivison: The math of saving lives — Canada’s drug battle leaves patients caught in the middle

Article content continued We feel that everyone is blaming someone else and patients are caught in the middle Vertex has done spectacularly well from Trikafta this year, reporting sales of US$ 918 million in second quarter of this year, from zero last year. That helped the company’s net income to soar 213 per cent year… Read More »

Here’s What You Can Do to Demand Justice for Black Lives and Support Protestors Right Now

The recent shooting of Jacob Blake, the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade, the news surrounding the October 2019 killing of Brianna Hill, and the horrifying way a white woman used her privilege to threaten Christian Cooper’s life in Central Park have sparked international protests against racism and police brutality… Read More »

BTS and Big Hit Entertainment Donated $1 Million to Black Lives Matter and Fans Are Trying to Match Them

BTS has donated $ 1 million to Black Lives Matter after making a statement that they stand against racial discrimination. The band’s incredible fanbase has raised over $ 500,000 as part of their #MatchAMillion initiative. BTS and Big Hit Entertainment donated $ 1 million to Black Lives Matter as people all over the world join… Read More »

Stalled vaccine programmes ‘putting children’s lives at risk’

Millions of children could die from preventable disease because of severe disruptions to vaccination programmes caused by coronavirus, experts warn. At least 68 countries have been affected – with some stopping vaccination campaigns completely. The World Health Organization advised many countries to suspend vaccinations to help slow the spread of coronavirus. But now it is… Read More »