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Alzheimer's nasal vaccine to enter human trials for the first time, spurring renewed hope for preventing the disease

A laboratory worker tests a nasal spray (not related to Alzheimer's) at the Pharma and Beauty factory in Saint-Chamas, France, on January 21, 2021.Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images Brigham and Women's Hospital is spearheading the first human trial of an Alzheimer's nasal vaccine. The vaccine is designed to prevent or slow the progression of the disease. It uses a drug, Protollin, to stimulate immune cells to remove sticky plaque from the brain. Alzheimer's treatments seemed like ...
Tags: Science, News, Drugs, US, Trends, Alzheimer's Disease, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Vaccines, Eisai, Cummings, Brigham, Alzheimer, University of Nevada Las Vegas, William Burke, Biogen

Candyman Ending Explained: The Legend Lives On

"Candyman" is now in theaters, and the Nia DaCosta-helmed horror pic continues the story that began with the original 1992 film. And while this is a direct sequel, it also takes the story in new directions, concluding on a very different note than the original movie. With that in mind, let's take a look at the new "Candyman" ending and what it all means. As you might guess, this post contains major spoilers for the film.  Looking For Candyman "Candyman" kicks off in 1977, where we meet a kid nam...
Tags: Movies, Chicago, William, Sherman, Anthony, Helen, BRIANNA, Candyman, William Burke, Cabrini Green, Tony Todd, Colman Domingo, SlashFilm, Nia DaCosta, Helen Lyle, Daniel Robitaille

The 20 fastest-growing, highest-paying biotechs

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We rounded up the 20 fastest growing drugmakers that pay the most;The recently approved Alzheimer's treatment could change the way we pay for drugs;5 questions facing GlaxoSmithKline ahead of a big investor meeting.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... FILE PHOTO: A technician works...
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Candyman: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Say his name five times in front of a mirror: Candyman is back. Nia DaCosta directs a continuation of the now-iconic horror film released in 1992, based loosely on a story by Clive Barker. Working with producer and co-writer Jordan Peele, DaCosta has recontextualized the Candyman story through a Black perspective, and while much ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Amc, Chicago, Sequels, Universal, Anthony, Clive Barker, Helen, Lowe, Peele, Candyman, William Burke, Cabrini Green, Jordan Peele, Virginia Madsen

We just got the first new Alzheimer's drug in nearly 2 decades

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:On Monday, the FDA approved the first new Alzheimer's drug in nearly two decades;Primary care company One Medical wants to tap into senior care by acquiring competitor Iora Health;We looked into an old Medicare policy that could get in the way of patients accessing the newly approved Alzheimer's drug.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected]
Tags: Washington Post, US, Trends, Getty Images, Alzheimer's Disease, Healthcare, Medicare, Fda, Biotech, Biden, Fairfax Media, William Burke, Biogen, Newsletters, Primary Care, One Medical

The FDA just approved the first new Alzheimer's drug in 18 years

Dr. William Burke going over a PET brain scan at Banner Alzheimer's Institute in Phoenix. Biogen's drug was tested against carriers of the APOE gene, which is linked to Alzheimer's, and non-carriers. Matt York/Associated Press The FDA on Monday approved the first new Alzheimer's disease treatment in nearly two decades. Biogen had initially deemed the drug a failure and shut down two late-stage trials. Experts were divided on the drug. One analyst had estimated a 15% chance ...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Alzheimer's Disease, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Biotech, Agency, Citi, Alzheimer, William Burke, RBC Capital Markets, Biogen, Eli Lilly, Namenda

Air quality board votes to help South L.A. with pollution issues

The South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Governing Board voted Friday, Oct. 2, to add South Los Angeles to a list of areas considered disproportionately affected by pollution and in need of assistance. The Governing Board also directed the district’s staff to pursue additional funding to help support emission-reduction efforts in the area. The list is mandated by Assembly Bill 617, passed in 2017, which requires the California Resources Board to reduce emissions in communities that have...
Tags: News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, South Coast, Southern California, South Bay, South Los Angeles, William Burke, Joe Buscaino, LADWP, AQMD, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze

3 Underrated European Cities

Europe is a diverse continent filled with travel opportunities for the intrepid adventurer. But some destinations stand out more than others. You’ll hear far more about romantic getaways to Rome or Paris and stag-dos in Prague or Amsterdam than you will of explorations in Bucharest or Gothenburg. Nevertheless, these hidden gems have much to offer visitors in search of something a little different. Read on to discover three unmissable adventures that you could be missing out on in these underrate...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Europe, UK, England, London, Rome, Prague, Paris, Amsterdam, Portugal, Harry Potter, Buckingham Palace, Edinburgh, Mars, Hare

Cruise Ship Passengers Finally Start Disembarking In Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Passengers from an ill-fated cruise were carefully freed from their cabins and allowed to touch dry land on Friday for the first time in weeks, following the removal of 14 critically ill people who were wheeled off to Florida hospitals bracing for an onslaught of coronavirus patients. The exodus from the Zaandaam and its sister ship the Rotterdam was expected to continue throughout the day. Floridians were getting off first, followed by other passengers. Buses wer...
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Miami, Fox News, South America, State Department, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Rotterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, U S Coast Guard, Burke, Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Fort Lauderdale Fla

Cruise Ships Carrying Coronavirus-Stricken Passangers Will Be Allowed To Dock In FL

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Passengers aboard two cruise ships that have had coronavirus cases and deaths have been given the green light to disembark at a Florida port. Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said Thursday that an agreement had been reached between local, state and federal officials and Carnival Corp., which owns the Zaandam and the Rotterdam. And Port Everglades traffic records list the two ships’ arrival as “confirmed.” The cruise line Holland America is operating the ship...
Tags: Florida, News, Cdc, Ap, Chile, Fox News, South America, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Panama, Buenos Aires, Orlando, Holland America, Trump, Rotterdam, The Associated Press

Decision On Docking Ill-Fated Cruise Ships In FL Could Be Punted To Washington

MIAMI (AP) — Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are anxious to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state’s health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on another ship’s coronavirus caseload. The U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday that the decision would be punted to Washington if authorities can’t agree. With the Zaandam and Rotterdam ships arriving as early as Wednesday and at least two people on board needing emergency attention, a “...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Washington, White House, Ap, Miami, Fox News, Panama Canal, Carnival, Buenos Aires, Orlando, Holland America, Rotterdam, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale

Appeals Court Deals Rebuke To Controversial Prosecutor Who Targeted Aaron Swartz

A federal appeals panel on Monday overturned the 2014 convictions of three former Massachusetts probation officials accused of running a patronage-based hiring system, saying the prosecution had “overstepped its bounds.” The ruling by a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit is a major setback for Carmen Ortiz, the U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, who many legal experts have accused of overly aggressive prosecutions, notably in her pursuit of internet entrepreneur A...
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Court, Barack Obama, Harvard, Aaron Swartz, Donald Trump, Huffington Post, Trump, Ryan Grim, Ortiz, Swartz, Brien, U S Court of Appeals, William Burke, Daniel Marans

Books bound in human skin getting forensic investigations

Megan Rosenbloom at Lapham's Quarterly delves into anthropodermic bibliopegy, the strange history of books bound in human skin, like this pocket book created in 1829 from murderer William Burke of the Burke and Hare murders. (more…)
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Serial killer's skeleton goes on display

The skeleton of murderer William Burke is to go on show online for the first time as part of a virtual museum tour.
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Only on 3: Victim of arson, Newport News Police asking for leads in November house fire

William Burke still doesn't know what caused him to wake up in the middle of the night the morning of November 8th, but he knows the flames that devoured his home were set intentionally. "I just happened to wake up and come out and see the flames running across the roof," said Burke.
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Nevadans yearn for outlawed Powerball

Waiting in a long, winding line outside what officials call the busiest lottery store in the nation, 74-year-old William Burke had three hours to think about what he'll do if he wins a multistate Powerball jackpot estimated at $1.5 billion. "I'd certainly take care of my family," the Nevada resident said as he emerged from the store in Nipton, Calif., just over the state line.
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