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Everything You Need to Know Before You Start Your IVF Journey

Everything You Need to Know Before You Start Your IVF Journey

IVF is one of the most effective technologies that help in reproduction. (Credits: Shutterstock) With the advent of various methods, medical science has come up with numerous ways to help couples who want their own child. One such method is In vitro fertilization (IVF). Embracing parenthood is one of the most beautiful feelings in the …

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FDA Approves Setmelanotide for Obesity in Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

FDA Approves Setmelanotide for Obesity in Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental indication for setmelanotide (Imcivree, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals) injection for chronic weight management in adults and pediatric patients age 6 and older with obesity due to Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). Setmelanotide, a melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) agonist, is the first FDA-approved therapy for BBS, a rare genetic disorder …

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What to know before hitting the trails for camping, backpacking in West Virginia |  WV News

What to know before hitting the trails for camping, backpacking in West Virginia | WV News

CLARKSBURG — With summer well on the way, it’s time to break out the camping gear and hit some trails. For folks wanting to pitch a tent or take out an RV, many of West Virginia’s state parks offer plenty of easy camping options with different amenities available. In North Central West Virginia, Coopers Rock …

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Growing Up in Unsafe Neighborhoods Tied to Poor Sleep in Adults

Growing Up in Unsafe Neighborhoods Tied to Poor Sleep in Adults

Growing up in neighborhoods perceived as unsafe is linked to disordered sleep in adulthood, in new findings that suggest improving neighborhood safety can have long-term benefits on sleep quality. “Our study expands upon previous findings by demonstrating a possible link between neighborhood environments in childhood and sleep health during adulthood,” lead author Symielle Gaston, PhD, …

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