Capital punishment – a matter of life and death

ON September 3, Muhammad Hafizul Rashid Emmy, 29, broke down in tears when the Kuala Lumpur High Court sentenced him to death by hanging after convicting him of smuggling 299.09g of cannabis into the country. three years ago. Following this heartbreaking news, social media users are calling for the abolition …

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Gene therapies require neurological monitoring

In the wake of recent headlines on Clinical Blockages in Gene Therapy Trials, the FDA’s two-day Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) Vectors Safety Hearing examined the complex issues posed by the administration. At Thursday and Friday, the agency’s Cell, Tissue and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee (CTGTAC) organized sessions on the risk of …

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Letters to the Editor – September 4, 2021

The question: The potential release of the convicted murderer of 24-year-old Barbara Meliota in 1982. I am writing this letter to support Phyllis Meliota (“’I can never forgive’,” August 30). I am a retired police officer and I oppose the parole of Anthony Doyle and all the murderers. Doyle’s crime …

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Harbor BioMed Announces IND Approval for Phase II Trial of Anti-FcRn Batoclimab in Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy in China

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands and SUZHOU, China, Sept. 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Harbor BioMed (“HBM”, HKEX: 02142) today announced that the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved the new investigational drug (IND) request to initiate a phase II …

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