Molecular interactions regulating trans-synaptic signalling and synapse formation

Scientists at Korea’s Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) and colleagues have uncovered some of the complex molecular mechanisms involved in the formation of the brain’s neural circuits. Their findings were published in The Journal of Neuroscience and could be relevant for developing treatments for diseases, such as autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia. […]

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U.S. consumer spending beats forecasts; worries over decreasing government money

U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in September, but decreasing benefits for millions of unemployed Americans, cooling temperatures and a resurgence in COVID-19 cases across the nation could crimp spending in the fourth quarter. The report from the Commerce Department on Friday also showed inflation remaining muted last month, which could allow the Federal […]

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AbbVie raises profit outlook on Botox recovery signs, new drugs growth

Drugmaker AbbVie Inc ABBV.N raised its full-year profit forecast on Friday, bolstered by signs of recovery in demand for its Botox injection on easing COVID-19 restrictions and strong growth for its latest drugs, sending its shares up 6%. AbbVie now expects 2020 sales of $2.2 billion from psoriasis drug Skyrizi and rheumatoid arthritis drug Rinvoq, […]

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