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Medical expert advises people with epilepsy not to stockpile medicines

10 hours 34 min ago
Leading epilepsy expert, Professor Ley Sander is advising people with epilepsy not to stockpile medication themselves.
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Blood test detects brain damage linked to Alzheimer’s years before symptoms develop

Mon, 2019-01-21 08:34
Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect signs of brain damage among people who will develop Alzheimer’s years before the onset of memory loss.
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Study takes a step closer to understanding the body's response to opioid painkillers

Mon, 2019-01-21 04:18
Researchers have taken a step closer to understanding the body's response to opioid painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl, which could lead to the development of safer opioid drugs.
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Antiepileptic drug use by people with Alzheimer's disease linked to accumulation of hospital days

Mon, 2019-01-21 00:30
People with Alzheimer's disease who used antiepileptic drugs had a higher number of accumulated hospital days than people with Alzheimer's disease who did not use antiepileptics, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
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Buffalo researchers receive grant to quicken development of generic equivalents of contraceptives

Mon, 2019-01-21 00:02
University at Buffalo researchers received an $880,000 grant to help quicken the development of generic equivalents of contraceptives and other drugs delivered vaginally or to the uterus, such as by intrauterine devices
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Increased physician-targeted marketing associated with higher opioid overdose deaths

Sun, 2019-01-20 23:11
Many individuals cite prescription opioids as their gateway to illicit opioid use. However, while prescription opioids are involved in more than one-third of all opioid overdose deaths in the U.S., examining any correlation between prescription opioid overdose deaths and pharmaceutical industry marketing has been limited -- until now.
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Mount Sinai joins with Paradigm and ReqMed to repurpose drug for treatment of MPS

Sun, 2019-01-20 22:58
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has entered into two exclusive licenses to develop the drug pentosan polysulfate sodium for and ReqMed Company, Ltd. of Japan.
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