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Leukemia drug appears to be effective in treating deadly pediatric brain tumor

Sat, 2019-09-21 12:51
A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadly pediatric brain tumor, reports a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego.
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Advancements in pain management are giving new options to patients

Sat, 2019-09-21 12:36
Hardly a day goes by without the public being warned about the dangers of opioids. But still, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people die every day of opioid overdose and the problem is getting worse.
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Pembrolizumab provides added benefit for subpopulations of patients with metastatic NSCLC

Fri, 2019-09-20 13:45
In early July, the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care conducted two early benefit assessments to investigate whether certain drug combinations with pembrolizumab have advantages in comparison with the respective appropriate comparator therapy for patients with metastatic squamous or non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
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Hill hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from Democrats, GOP and Trump for drug plan

Fri, 2019-09-20 07:37
House Democratic leaders on Thursday unveiled an aggressive plan to lower drug prices through negotiations between federal health officials and the makers of some of the most expensive drugs.
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