Tag Archives: First

InterCure gets Israel’s first imported medical cannabis shipment

FILE PHOTO: Ehud Barak, chairman of InterCure, a holding company of small medical firms, that bought medical cannabis developer Canndoc, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tel Aviv, Israel January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun LOD, Israel (Reuters) – Canndoc, an Israeli producer of medical grade cannabis, on Sunday received a shipment of 250 kilos… Read More »

Bonding Problems Emerge Early and Persist Across the First Year of Life

A mother’s emotional relationship with her baby begins during her pregnancy.  After her baby is born, the mother’s feelings about her baby, described as bonding, typically grow and intensify and become the foundation of the mother’s relationship with her child. Postpartum depression can profoundly affect how a mother interacts with her child and is a… Read More »

Assistance during first years of biology major leads to higher retention of first-gen students

For many young college students, the first years are a time of wonder and excitement and early steps toward long-term goals. These years, for some students, are equally fraught with anxiety, as the realities of rigorous curricula set in alongside feelings of unpreparedness and impostor syndrome. In the STEM fields, this results in roughly 50%… Read More »

Nick Jonas Pens Love Letter to Priyanka Chopra One Year After Their First Date

Daniele VenturelliGetty Images Nick Jonas has shared a touching tribute to his wife Priyanka Chopra in an Instagram post which marks one year since their first date. “One year ago today I went to go see Beauty and the Beast at the Hollywood bowl with a group of friends,” the post reads. “One of those… Read More »

First, a pricing scandal for Catalyst’s Firdapse. Next, off-label competition?

For decades, Jacobus Pharmaceuticals gave away the unapproved drug amifampridine to patients with a rare neuromuscular disorder called LEMS. Then, Catalyst Pharma licensed certain rights to the drug, scored an FDA nod, and priced the med at $ 375,000 a year. An outcry ensued. But now, the FDA may have given patients a workaround. Jacobus… Read More »

First birth after robot-assisted uterus transplant

A boy 48 centimeters long, weighing 2900 grams, is the first baby born after the technological shift in Gothenburg’s world-leading research on uterine transplantation. The birth, with the planned cesarean delivery (C-section), took place on Monday April 8th and the whole family is doing fine. “It’s a fantastic feeling to deliver such a special, longed-for… Read More »