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Bipolar 2 Disorder and Hypomania: What Everyone Should Know

When people think of bipolar disorder they often think of mania and the extremes that can happen. However, bipolar disorder exists on a spectrum with 2 main types: Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2. Bipolar 2 is a milder (yet still uncomfortable!) form of bipolar. People with Bipolar 2 Disorder experience hypomania instead of mania. So what is hypomania and how is it different from mania?

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Why Biosimilars are not Generics

Biologics and biosimilars are all we’re hearing about now a days. It’s like we’re back in the early-mid 1900s when we were still trying to figure out how to deal with generic medications. A biosimilar drug is created based off an original (or Brand) biological drug. But, why aren’t we just calling it a generic drug?

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The Secret To Innovation Is The Lightning Rod, Not The Lightning

The relentless search for innovation is the rallying call of industry today, and big pharma is no different. Thousands of employees are commonly huddled together in impressive conference rooms and amphitheaters and the key task is send down from on high: INNOVATE. Then, those huddled masses, sometimes even struck with the fear of obsolescence, look to each other in hopes of finding that magic.

10 months

High-Tech Parkinson's Therapy With A Powerful Consumer Touch

As simple as answering a phone, therapy can be now adjusted “in the moment” to support specific activities. Today, advances in sophisticated technology and simulation are combined with consumer friendly, smartphone convenience. 

10 months

Behavioural Economics And Its Application In Digital & mHealth

Improving people’s health and supporting improved clinical outcomes for patients is predominantly about behavioural change. Certainly digital health interventions are predicated on the idea that we can modify behaviour, whether this is adherence to medication or changes in lifestyle. Unfortunately this is not easy to achieve, human beings are complex and when it comes to health this complexity is magnified.

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Declines in Dementia: Of Hearts and Minds

In this season when we are meant to be thankful, but when so many of us have had so many reasons to be otherwise - we have received a timely, welcome bit of universally good news. Rates of dementia in the United States appear to be declining. 

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Science, Sense, and Social Media: Truth and Lies, In An Age of Endless Echoes

Misinformation is very much in season. Disclosures since the presidential election about massively disseminated misinformation, some of it inadvertent, some of it willfully manipulative, have come fast and furious.