Scientific American: Biosimilars Are Back… Or Are They?

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As blockbuster drugs go off patent, the pharmaceutical industry is scrambling for fresh revenue sources. Follow-on versions of biologics, or “biosimilars,” are being pitched as BigPharma’s saving grace. One question remains unaddressed in the discussion: is anyone actually planning on selling biosimilars in the United States? […] According to [Parexel consultant Dr. Saurabh] Aggarwal, the FDA is already planning to …

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I’m Proud Of My Arthritis Hands

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“One of the first concerns that came to my mind after I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis was what was going to happen to my hands? As a lifelong designer and avid cook my hands are essential for doing the things that make me most happy in life. Doing Google searches for ‘rheumatoid arthritis hands’ did nothing to quell my …

Have You Got The ‘S’ Factor?

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Organizations Who Can Help Arthritis Care Arthritis Care exists to support people with all forms of arthritis. They are the UK’s largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis. Arthritis Care campaigns for change and offers practical support and information so that people can learn to take control of their arthritis and make positive changes to their …

NY Times: A Chef Finds Healing In Food

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For a chef, the inspiration to move into new creative territory can arrive with a euphoric flash. Sometimes, though, inspiration chooses a darker, more distressing route. Consider the story of Seamus Mullen. “I woke up one day with pain in my hip, and I couldn’t even move,” he recalled the other day, as he took a break from overseeing the …