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Alzheimer's patients using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia, study shows

Thu, 2019-03-21 03:33
People with Alzheimer's disease using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.
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New drugs on PBS for Parkinson's, MND and Cutaneous T cell lymphoma

Wed, 2019-03-20 22:24
Under Australia's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), soon many of the rare diseases and their treatments are set to become cheaper.
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FDA approves brexanolone, first drug developed to treat postpartum depression

Wed, 2019-03-20 21:49
Approximately 1 in 9 women in the United States experiences symptoms of postpartum depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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New technique detects fake drugs from video taken as sample undergoes disturbance

Wed, 2019-03-20 21:36
If we could tell authentic from counterfeit or adulterated drugs and foods just by looking at them, we could save money and lives every year, especially in the developing world, where the problem is worst.
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Innovative in vitro method to develop easy-to-swallow medicine for children and older people

Wed, 2019-03-20 21:33
Scientists at the University of Surrey and University College London have revealed an innovative in vitro method that can help to develop easy to swallow medicine for children and older people.
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Most pills contain common allergens, warn experts

Wed, 2019-03-20 09:32
Pills or oral medications contain inactive ingredients such as gluten that may be responsible for dangerous side effects, concludes a new study.
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Worryingly long wait for NHS cancer patients

Wed, 2019-03-20 08:04
Around a fourth of NHS cancer patients have to wait a worryingly long amount of time to start treatment, according to a new NHS England report.
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FDA approves first drug for treatment of postpartum depression in adult women

Tue, 2019-03-19 23:10
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of postpartum depression in adult women. This is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD.
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Newly discovered parameters offer more control over efficient release of drugs

Tue, 2019-03-19 22:22
Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology and Utrecht University have discovered the parameters that govern the encapsulation of drugs. This gives more control over the slow and steady release of drugs in patients.
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FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

Tue, 2019-03-19 10:55
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with claims about their ability to treat addiction and chronic pain, including pain associated with cancer, diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia and other serious conditions.
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