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Study reveals bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs 'NOT linked to early deaths'

Bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs will not lead to early deaths, experts claim. A scientific study of 54,000 people failed to find any link between red and processed meats and the risk of heart disease, diabetes or cancer. And experts say it is safe to enjoy the foodstuffs three or four times a week in… Read More »

Acadia calls early halt to Nuplazid psychosis trial after promising interim results

Acadia was stung hard after its schizophrenia hopes for flagship Nuplazid fell flat back in late July. On the heels of that failure, Acadia is calling off a trial in dementia-related psychosis (DRP) after it saw promising interim results for the drug. Acadia halted its phase 3 Harmony study for Nuplazid after the drug showed… Read More »

Chronic conditions — not infectious diseases — are top 5 causes of early death in China

Chronic diseases, such as stroke, ischemic heart disease, and lung cancer, now represent the leading causes of premature death in China, according to a new scientific study. The rise in non-communicable diseases reflects declines in maternal and child mortality over nearly three decades, largely the result of economic growth and increasing levels of education. In… Read More »