Giving prescribers access to education and advice or imposing restrictions on use can curb overuse or inappropriate use of antibiotics in hospitals, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. This is important because ...
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For the nearly 62 million Americans infected with influenza each year, oeseltamivir, commonly called Tamiflu, promises to offer relief. New research from the University of Georgia finds the medication may not have all of ...
Medications Oct 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The FDA has announced the approval of Anascorp, the first drug designed to specifically treat and counteract the venomous stings of scorpions.
Medications Aug 05, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Unafraid to stir up a hornets nest of controversy, Adam Kolber, a Brooklyn Law School professor has published an essay on Nature declaring that he believes its time the debate over whether to con ...
Medications Aug 24, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(HealthDay)—The active ingredient in a drug that's expected to become a popular treatment for multiple sclerosis has been linked to four European cases of a rare but sometimes fatal brain disease called ...
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Robert Linhardt is working to forever change the way some of the most widely used drugs in the world are manufactured. Today, in the journal Science, he and his partner in the research, Jian Liu, have announ ...
Medications Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian scientists have overcome one of the most pressing problems facing the pharmaceutical industry how to create antibodies that are stable enough to meet stringent requirements necessary ...
Medications Jun 29, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1 |
A new drug candidate may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer's disease, based on the findings of a study published today in PLoS One.
Medications Dec 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 0 |
A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Most everyone that has been keeping abreast of world events knows that the clock is ticking on antibiotics; bacteria have been slowly developing a resistance and development of new antibiotics ...
Medications Nov 23, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 10 |
Modern medicine's ability to save lives through organ transplantation has been revolutionized by the development of drugs that prevent the human body from rejecting the transplanted organ.
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Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis is researching a vaccine for the H7N9 strain of bird flu, its chief executive said Thursday, amid fears that the disease could mutate into a form that spreads among people.
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(Medical Xpress)—Drugs that do not represent value for money or are medically unproven may be increasingly reaching one of Europe's largest pharmaceutical markets, according to research undertaken by Cambridge ...
Medications Dec 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have shown that an injectable solution can protect mice from an otherwise lethal overdose of cocaine. The findings could lead to human clinical trials of a treatment ...
Medications Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Indian drugs giant Cipla said Friday it has slashed by up to 76 percent prices of generic medicines used to treat brain, lung and kidney cancer in what the company called a "humanitarian move".
Medications May 04, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0