News tagged with new medicines

Changes necessary to help homeless quit smoking

(HealthDay)—Many homeless are interested in quitting smoking, and specific interventions are necessary for this population, according to a perspective piece published in the July 18 issue of the New En ...

Jul 18, 2013
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Melanoma drug holding up well after further testing

Merck's late-stage melanoma drug, lambrolizumab, continues to show great promise in shrinking the deadly tumors, particularly when taken at the highest dosage offered in trials, according to a study published Thursday in ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Growing mismatch in med school graduates, GME places

(HealthDay)—Although the number of medical school enrollees and graduates is increasing, the number of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) programs has not increased at the same rate, and consequently ...

Jun 25, 2013
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