Depression Susceptibility Controlled By Gene Networks

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Depression involves alterations in coordinated networks of hundreds of genes across key brain circuits, suggests a study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Earlier research suggested that multiple brain regions play a role in depression, but the exact mechanism behind gene activity control of brain circuits had not been investigated. Most studies …

AbbVie Gets FDA Approval Of Viekira Pak sNDA For HCV Genotype 1b

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AbbVie (ABBV) has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the use of VIEKIRA PAK® without ribavirin in patients with genotype 1b (GT1b) chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and compensated cirrhosis. The FDA accepted the application under Priority Review in January. This designation is given …

IVF Using Frozen Eggs Less Successful Than Fresh Ones

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When fresh, instead of frozen, donor eggs are used, chances of a successful pregnancy and birth is higher,according to a new study. Use of eggs, or oocytes, donated for in vitro fertilization (IVF) has grown in recent years. Traditionally, donated fresh oocytes have been used immediately, creating embryos for transfer into the uterus, with extra …