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5670 Articles Matching "treatment"

Biotech is going to the dogs - and big profits await

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog "Moose" deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient....
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Peanut Allergy Advances Stir Excitement, Caution

Sep 20, 2019 , Forbes
For people with peanut allergies, new treatments in the pipeline offer the promise of tolerating small amounts of the same allergen that threatens them. A new study found clues about which patients may succeed on oral immunotherapy. Will patients find the trade-offs...
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Sep 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Medical student David Fajgenbaum was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions....
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‘World Is Not Ready’: WHO Report Issues Warning About Growing Likelihood Of Next Global Pandemic That Could Kill Millions

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report highlights a "lack of continued political will" from national leaders who aren't devoting enough energy and resources to disaster preparation. Other public health news looks at declining childhood mortality, online recruiting by white supremacists, fetuses harmed by pollution, caring physicians on the border, food safety at pork plants, additional treatment for Alex Trebek, erotica, and poop shame, as...
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Nourianz vs. Xadago

Sep 19, 2019 , RxList
Nourianz (istradefylline) and Xadago (safinamide) are indicated as adjunctive treatments to levodopa/carbidopa in adult patients with Parkinson's disease experiencing "off"...
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Brain Eating Amoeba Strikes Again - New Treatments Are On The Horizon

Sep 18, 2019 , Forbes
A key to surviving deadly brain amoeba infections is early diagnosis and treatment. Making drugs readily available at hospitals and new drugs in development will help. Here's...
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Emgality vs. Maxalt

Sep 18, 2019 , RxList
Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm) and Maxalt (rizatriptan) are indicated for the treatment of migraine in...
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Emgality vs. Zomig

Sep 18, 2019 , RxList
Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm) and Zomig (zolmitriptan) Nasal Spray are indicated for the treatment of migraine in...
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Emgality vs. Frova

Sep 18, 2019 , RxList
Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm) and Frova (frovatriptan succinate) are indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in...
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Emgality vs. Imitrex

Sep 18, 2019 , RxList
Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm) and Imitrex (sumatriptan) are indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in...
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Cluster Of Autism Cases All Linked To Same Sperm Donor Could Provide Genetic Insight Into Diagnosis

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Donor H898 was blond and blue-eyed, 6-foot-1, 240 pounds, and appeared to be smart and accomplished. Now it turns out that many of the kids conceived with his sperm have autism. Experts are intrigued by the genetic clues the cluster of cases could offer. In other public health news: gene-editing, hospital care, maternal mistreatment, lead levels in water, heart attacks in women, and more....
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AstraZeneca diabetes drug granted fast track status for heart failure treatment

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has been granted fast track designation by U.S. regulators for the treatment of heart failure, boosting prospects of wider use of the drug and putting it ahead of rivals....
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Panel Recommends FDA Approve First-Ever Peanut-Allergy Drug That Could Reduce Risk Of Fatal Reactions

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While peanut allergies are the leading cause of death from food-induced allergic reactions in the country, a lack of approved preventive treatments has left families desperate for some kind of hope. The drug’s goal is not to cure the allergy, but to reduce the risk that an accidental exposure to small amounts of...
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State Highlights: DOJ Outlines Efforts To Address Rural Safety Crisis In Alaska; Activists File Lawsuit Over New Hampshire’s Treatment Of Mental Health Patients In ERs

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news fro Alaska, New Hampshire, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio, Missouri, and...
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This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions

Sep 15, 2019 , CNN Health
After David Fajgenbaum suffered repeated life-threatening relapses of Castleman disease, he became laser-focused on trying to save his own life. Against the odds he pioneered a new treatment and an approach to drug research that could help others with rare diseases....
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Peanut Allergy Treatment Moves Toward FDA Approval

Sep 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Peanut Allergy Treatment Moves Toward FDA ApprovalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today’s U.S. Health Care

Sep 14, 2019 , WebMD
Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices but potentially unnecessary, duplicative...
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Biogen scraps two late-stage trials for Alzheimer's treatment

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
Biogen Inc and Eisai Co Ltd are abandoning two late-stage trials for their Alzheimer's treatment in a widely anticipated move that comes months after the companies scrapped trials of another drug for the memory-robbing disease....
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FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment

Sep 14, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration's Allergenic Products Advisory Committee on Friday voted in favor of approving a treatment for peanut allergies in children....
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Hepatitis C-infected kidneys function as well as others after transplant, study says

Sep 13, 2019 , CNN Health
More transplant centers are willing to use kidneys infected with hepatitis C. With advances in treatment for hepatitis C, a new study finds the organs are viable and won't make a recipient ill....
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