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Don’t use ibuprofen for coronavirus symptoms, some health officials recommend

A World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson recommended this week that those suffering from the symptoms of COVID-19 avoid taking ibuprofen. The suggestion came after French officials warned that the drug could actually worsen the effects of the virus. When asked about the study, WHO spokesman Christian Lindemeier told reporters in Geneva that United Nations health agency experts… Read More »

Amgen likely win Enbrel patent appeal, but Novartis scored some points: analyst

Amgen last summer scored a major patent win to defend its blockbuster immunology med Enbrel from impending biosimilar competition. Now, Novartis is challenging that ruling in appeals court, but analysts figure Amgen still holds an edge. At an appeals hearing Wednesday, judges heard arguments from Amgen and Novartis’ Sandoz unit over patents protecting big-selling Enbrel until 2029. While Sandoz’s… Read More »

Why do some athletes use diuretics

It was previously believed that the primary mechanism of osmotic diuretics such as mannitol is that they are filtered in the glomerulus, but cannot be reabsorbed. They work primarily why do some athletes use diuretics expanding extracellular fluid and plasma volume, therefore increasing blood flow to the kidney, particularly the peritubular capillaries. UCI announces adverse… Read More »

Meet Your New California State Budget! Lots of Spending on Health Care, Education, Housing and the Working Poor; Not as Many New Taxes as Some Had Feared – Lost Coast Outpost

Incoming Gov. Gavin Newsom, left, and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, center, watch their children operate robot games during an Inaugural Family Event at the California Railroad Museum, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 in Sacramento. This year’s budget has a lot in it for California families. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli, Associated Press. ### Despite speculation about bold moves… Read More »