Researchers develop highly sensitive cell model to study complex effects of anti-inflammatory drugs
Drugs such as ibuprofen or aspirin that relieve pain and lower fever are among the most frequently used drugs worldwide. They are used above all for the treatment of...
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Clinical study shows tolerability and safety of investigational drug in boys with DMD
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy have few treatment options. Medications currently available or in development either target only a subset of DMD patients with a...
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FDA grants orphan drug designation for cholangiocarcinoma therapy
Mundipharma EDO and Imbrium Therapeutics announced that the FDA granted orphan drug designation to etoposide toniribate for the treatment of cholangiocarcinoma, according to a...
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Pharmacist Follow-Up Calls Could Help Curb Repeat Hospitalizations
Patients sent home from the hospital and taking multiple prescription drugs may be less likely to have repeat hospitalizations when they receive follow-up calls from a...
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Allegations Against the Maker of OxyContin Are Piling Up. Here's What They Could Mean for the Billionaire Family Behind Purdue Pharma
Executives from Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of the powerful opioid painkiller OxyContin, admitted in federal court in 2007 that Purdue's marketing practices and...
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DES for CAD receives FDA approval
Biotronik announced that a drug-eluting stent system for the treatment of patients with CAD has been approved by the FDA and is commercially available in the U.S. The DES is...
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UnitedHealth Loses Case to the Health Venture Begun by Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase
A court battle over trade secrets highlighted how the Big Three corporations' new unit is unnerving major insurers in the field.
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Drug price hearing on Capitol Hill has similarities to one nearly 60 years ago
Talk about déjà vu.
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FDA Okays Orsiro, First Ultrathin Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent
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FDA Warns of Higher Risk for Death With Gout Drug Febuxostat
Febuxostat should be reserved for patients with gout-related hyperuricemia for whom allopurinol has failed or who do not tolerate allopurinol, owing to an increased risk for...
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Risk of Bipolar Disorder, Depression Increase by Eating Junk Foods
Feeling depressed? It's time to cut out the unhealthy junk food from your diet as it increases the risk of psychological disorders including bipolar disorder and depression...
Human Dx Tool Gets Approved By Top Most Researchers
Human Dx Tool, the free patient management tool can accurately measure a physicians' diagnostic abilities, finds a new study. This study was basically done to assess tool efficacy.
Coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may improve sperm health, review concludes
Nutritional supplements like coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may contribute to higher sperm quality says a review, which points to little evidence linking sperm health with more...
Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals
The move would impede the ability of providers like Planned Parenthood to offer health care for women.
America's opioid epidemic is moving east to urban black communities, study warns
A new Stanford University study reveals that the American opioid epidemic's third wave - driven by synthetic opioids like fentanyl - is surging not among Midwestern whites but...
Opioid OD Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States
Researchers also found that the death rate from opioids has increased the fastest in the District of Columbia, more than tripling every year since 2013.
Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths
Six in 1,000 births are stillborn in the US. That rate isn't dropping. For a third, we don't know why. Insurers don't cover autopsies and parents don't want them. Here, two...
New study confirms: Processed carbs cause many harmful effects on health
A study that was published in the Obesity issue of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry‘s journal, Clinical Chemistry, showed that people face higher risks of...
Fiber and gut health: Study links low-fiber diet with leaky gut
There have been many studies that have gone over the many benefits of having a high-fiber diet, as far as improving and maintaining overall health is concerned. But just as...
Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in...
A study finds that supplementing with vitamin D improves Beck Depression Inventory scores in people with ulcerative colitis. The study, which was published in the Journal of...