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Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer didn’t reveal research showing arthritis drug could treat Alzheimer’s

Pfizer ‘deliberately buried’ data showing its arthritis drug might also prevent Alzheimer’s ‘because it wouldn’t have made the pharma giant any money’ Pfizer, based in New York, in 2015 found its drug Enbrel may have another use  An analysis found people taking it were significantly less likely to get Alzheimer’s But the company didn’t do… Read More »

How good is your eyesight? This viral photo could show if you have astigmatism

Twitter users were baffled by a comparison of two night time pictures with many realising they had the condition astigmatism for the first time. In recent years there has been an influx of viral photos blowing everyone’s mind, showing how differently we see some common objects. The most famous of course being ‘the dress’ that… Read More »

If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions that might not develop within their lifetime. A UNC School of Medicine study proposed a method for how to responsibly determine which types of conditions to include in testing and potentially return to parents. CHAPEL HILL, NC… Read More »