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11517 Articles Matching "drug"

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product

Jun 18, 2019 , Reuters
Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
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GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market

Jun 18, 2019 , Reuters
Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
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Rite Aid Partners With Adobe To Improve Digital Health

Jun 18, 2019 , Forbes
Rite Aid is partnering with Adobe and its cloud-based technology to better personalize “health and wellness experiences” for the drugstore chain’s customers....
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Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's

Jun 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility, they...
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Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads

Jun 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV AdsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose

Jun 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for teens and young adults, new research shows....
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Building a future of safe and drug-free alternatives to painkillers

Jun 18, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Pain is usually an indication something wrong with the body and the typical approach to pain is to take appropriate medicine that will help alleviate that pain. However, taking painkillers will have some side effects and it is more complicated, or even life-threatening for those who are allergic to certain...
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Building a future of safe and drug-free alternative to painkillers

Jun 17, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Pain is usually an indication something wrong with the body and the typical approach to pain is to take appropriate medicine that will help alleviate that pain. However, taking painkillers will have some side effects and it is more complicated, or even life-threatening for those who are allergic to certain...
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Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young Users

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young UsersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Fecal Transplants Transmit Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Jun 15, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Fecal Transplants May Transmit Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections, FDA...
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'Deaths Of Despair' From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide "deaths of despair," with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the...
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Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently'

Jun 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular...
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U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
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U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
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Fecal Transplants May Transmit Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections, FDA Warns

Jun 15, 2019 , RxList
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients that fecal microbiota for transplant (FMT) may transmit multidrug-resistant organisms, leading to serious or life-threatening...
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After Patient Dies From Fecal Transplant, FDA Halts Trials Until Testing Improves For Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The transplants have come into increasing use to treat severe intestinal orders and sometimes work quickly in patients wasting away. But the procedure to use stool from a healthy donor to restore the normal balance of bacteria and other organisms in the intestine is considered experimental by the...
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Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide

Jun 15, 2019 , WebMD
Under the law, doctors can prescribe a lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill patients and it will not be legally a...
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Lawmakers urge DOJ to launch criminal investigation of generic drug makers

Jun 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Two top lawmakers urged the US Department of Justice on Thursday to launch a criminal investigation into the nation's generic drug manufacturers to see whether their executives conspired to raise prices at the expense of the American public....
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Report: Drug ODs, Suicides Soar Among Millennials

Jun 14, 2019 , WebMD
Opioid overdose death rates among millennials increased by more than 500% between 1999 and 2017, and deaths caused by synthetic opioids increased by a staggering...
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