Drug-related emergencies prevalent among people who attend electronic dance music parties
People who frequent electronic dance music parties often use multiple drugs simultaneously and experience adverse effects with some ending up in the emergency department, say...
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Researcher Warns of Need for Malaria Drug to Treat Severe Cases in U.S
Oral doses of quinidine are available, but they are not typically effective in more serious malaria cases, warns researcher.
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New lab-on-a-chip could help development of novel anti-clotting therapies
A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
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Study explores motives, experiences of young people using New Psychoactive Substances
A research study into New Psychoactive Substances - formerly referred to as 'legal highs' - provides new evidence about why young people were attracted to the drugs, and the...
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New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably
NHS England is funding a new treatment for patients with severe haemophilia A.
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FDA approves Nabriva's Xenleta to treat CABP in adults
The FDA approved Xenleta, a novel antibiotic to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, or CABP. According to the drug's manufacturer, Nabriva Therapeutics...
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Antibiotic use linked to heightened bowel cancer risk
Antibiotic use is linked to a heightened risk of bowel cancer, but a lower risk of rectal cancer, and depends, to some extent, on the type and class of drug prescribed...
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Older patients with IBD at higher risk for thiopurine-related adverse events
Among patients with inflammatory bowel disease older than 60 years, thiopurines were associated with an increased risk for non-infectious and non-neoplastic adverse events...
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FDA Denies Approval for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug
The FDA has nixed approval of golodirsen injection for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, citing concerns over risk for infusion port infections and possible renal...
10 hours ago - Medscape - 4 articles
Recurring Urinary Tract Infections Vex Readers
Hundreds of readers shared their experiences with drug-resistant U.T.I.s, many describing deep frustration with persistent, painful infections.
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Researchers use electrical stimulation to improve depression symptoms
Patients with depression may experience improvements in their symptoms if they tried a new electricity-based stimulation therapy. Developed by North Carolina-based researchers...
Prevent cancerous tumors naturally with time-restricted eating
Cutting back on calories may help prevent breast cancer. To achieve the best anti-cancer effect, researchers recommend a time-restricted diet in which women only eat at certain...
Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered
The frequency of circulating peripheral T helper cells was observed to be increased both in children with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes and in healthy children who later...
Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood...
Nocturia is a condition characterized by the frequent need to get up and urinate at night. This condition is often seen in older people and is the most common cause of sleep...
Living in areas with high pollution can DOUBLE your risk of developing...
Scientists in Taiwan found long-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide - a pollutant that is especially linked to old diesel cars - increased the risk of AMD among over-50s by 91...
Some antibiotics linked to a higher risk of colon cancer
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University found that people who developed bowel cancer were more likely to have taken penicillin. But tetracyclines may have protective effects for...
Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Recommendations
New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task...
It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking
Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.
Vaping Linked to Impaired Vascular Function
Vaping was found to damage blood vessels even when the solution does not include nicotine, stated new study.
The UK and US have the HEALTHIEST packaged foods in the world, finds review
The UK ranked 2.83 out of five, followed by the US with 2.82 in an analysis of more than 400,000 products across the globe by researchers at the University of Oxford.