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This Device Is The First Marketed To Treat Opioid Withdrawal, But Evidence It Works Is Lacking

Added: 18.11.2017 15:45 | 2 views | 0 comments

The FDA this week for the first time authorized the marketing of a device to relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms, which have been compared to a bad case of flu. But well-designed studies of its effectiveness haven't yet been done, so any benefits from the device could be due to the placebo effect.

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Franken tells woman in letter he’s ‘ashamed’ of himself

Added: 18.11.2017 9:00 | 2 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken has written a letter to the woman who accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her, saying he is ashamed of his actions and apologizes. Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden read the letter Friday while appearing on the TV talk show "The View." In the letter, Franken tells ...]

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FDA Approves First 'Digital' Pill: How Does It Work?

Added: 17.11.2017 14:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new "digital pill" can tell doctors whether a patient has taken his or her medicine.

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Computer program finds new uses for old drugs

Added: 17.11.2017 2:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a computer program to find new indications for old drugs. The computer program, called DrugPredict, matches existing data about FDA-approved drugs to diseases, and predicts potential drug efficacy. In a recent study, the researchers successfully translated DrugPredict results into the laboratory, and showed common pain medications -- like aspirin -- can kill patient-derived epithelial ovarian cancer cells.

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FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patients

Added: 16.11.2017 22:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

U.S. regulators have approved the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder.

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Codeine Still Being Prescribed After Tonsillectomies, Despite FDA Warning

Added: 16.11.2017 12:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Despite a warning by the FDA regarding the significant safety risks of opioids, a new study published in Pediatrics finds that 1 in 20 children were still prescribed codeine after having a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy, according to data through 2015.

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FDA Approves First 'Digital' Pill: How Does It Work?

Added: 16.11.2017 11:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new "digital pill" can tell doctors whether a patient has taken his or her medicine.

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FDA warns of injuries, deaths from herbal supplement

Added: 15.11.2017 0:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

Kratom has gained popularity as a treatment for pain​ and drug dependence, but the FDA says it carries similar risks to opioids

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