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‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »

Don’t Forget About Brexanolone’s Little Sister: Zuranolone

While we have been talking about using brexanolone, marketed by Sage Therapeutics as Zulresso, for the treatment of postpartum depression, an oral version of this novel antidepressant – SAGE 217 or zuranolone – has been finishing up its Phase 3 trials. Like brexanolone, SAGE-217 is a neurosteroid, an analogue of allopregnanolone which is a positive… Read More »

Lions Health preview: 2019 attendees scouting for edgy tech, new ideas and a little respect

Cannes Lions Health kicks off its sixth year Monday, and this year’s attendees are looking for some breakouts. As in breakthrough technology, creativity that breaks barriers, groundbreaking global ideas and a chance to finally break with the backhanded compliment that Lions Health work is “good for pharma.” The creative celebration of pharma and healthcare advertising… Read More »

In Brief: Increased Use of Cannabis During Pregnancy, But Little Data on Reproductive Safety

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the use of cannabis in pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years rose from 2.37% in 2002 to 3.85% in 2014… Read More »