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Lucid-21-302 MS clinical trial doses 1st group of healthy volunteers | FSD Pharma testing safety, tolerability of therapy dubbed Lucid-MS

FSD Pharma has completed dosing in the first group of healthy volunteers enrolled in its Phase 1 clinical trial testing Lucid-21-302, an oral medication candidate for all types of multiple sclerosis (MS). The medication, also known as Lucid-MS, was first given to a sentinel subject — one individual in advance of the first full group

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How to Manage Heart Disease Risk Factors Benefits Physical Function

By Hebrew SeniorLife, Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research May 14, 2023 New research published in The Journals of Gerontology suggests that managing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors may help preserve physical function in older adults. Approximately 10% of older adults experience muscle weakness and diminished physical function, leading to adverse health outcomes

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What the latest research shows

When Monika Kalra Varma’s son started getting chronic headaches, long COVID was the last thing on her mind. But when the 9-year-old contracted COVID-19 in December 2021, Akshay Varma developed asthma, chronic headaches, heart palpitations and other symptoms that lasted for months. “We had been reading about (long COVID) for adults, we didn’t know it

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Improve the health of Indigenous people and culture by decolonizing tobacco, says Cree doctor

High rates of smoking among Indigenous people not only pose serious risks to personal health, but also culture, according to a Cree (nehiyô) doctor in Alberta. “The number one way that we can ensure people are healthy is to stop smoking,” according to Dr. James Makokis, who is from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation and

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Heart-healthy habits linked to a longer life without chronic conditions

Share on PinterestA study found that heart-healthy lifestyle habits described in the American Heart Association’s Life’s Essential 8, such as physical activity and quality sleep, are associated with a longer lifespan and more years spent free of chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes and cancer. urbazon/Getty Images The American Heart Association’s Life’s Essential 8

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