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FDA faults Biocon small molecule API facility during preapproval review

The FDA has found a handful of issues with Biocon’s small molecule API facility in Bengaluru, India. The company today reported that the agency issued a Form 483 with five observations following a preapproval and good manufacturing practices inspection last week of its small molecule API facility. It didn’t say what product it is hoping to get… Read More »

Many people living with HIV unwilling to interrupt treatment for prolonged periods during HIV cure trials

A study assessing the opinions of people living with HIV and their healthcare providers about analytic treatment interruptions (ATIs) has found that patients had limited understanding of how ATIs are usually conducted in HIV cure studies. These findings are reported by Dr Jillian Lau and colleagues in AIDS Research and Retroviruses. Treatment interruptions pose potential… Read More »

Poor Sleep Quality During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Perinatal Depression

All women are at risk for depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period, and there is growing evidence to suggest that poor sleep during pregnancy and the postpartum period may be a risk factor for the development of perinatal depression. Undoubtedly the interplay between sleep and depressive symptoms is quite complex. Does sleep disruption cause… Read More »

Medical News Today: Researchers activate problem-solving during sleep

Using sound cues, scientists have made study participants solve puzzles in their sleep. New research sheds light on the cognitive processes that occur in the brain as we sleep. In dreams, fragments of reality, imagination, and memory intermingle in timeline-agnostic narratives that make little sense upon waking. It seems to have something to do with… Read More »