Gene study unravels redheads mystery

Eight genes linked to red hair have been discovered by scientists, helping to shed light on how redheads inherit their distinctive locks. The Edinburgh University-led research has been described as the largest genetic study of hair colour to date. It had been thought red hair was controlled by a single gene, MC1R, with versions passed… Read More »

Company chooses Plymouth for its first Michigan-based long-term care pharmacy – Hometownlife.com

Darrell Clem Hometownlife.com Published 10:21 AM EST Dec 10, 2018 Remedi SeniorCare, a growing pharmacy provider for long-term care facilities, has opened its first Michigan location in Plymouth. Already serving more than 70,000 residents in 30 states, Remedi serves long-term care facilities, such as skilled nursing centers and assisted living communities, with a patented Paxit medication… Read More »

Harvard specialist focuses on opioid crisis as U.S. life expectancy drops

GAZETTE: Do you see the overdose epidemic continuing? McHUGH: It’s hard to say. Unfortunately, last year’s increase of 9.6 percent suggests that the efforts that are now ongoing — and there’s quite a bit of attention on this — are not sufficient. A big part is access to fentanyl and fentanyl analogs, which are extremely potent opioids.… Read More »