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After years of research, the first bionic eye has seen the light of day in the United States, giving hope to the blind around the world.
Ophthalmology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 0
An experimental sleeping pill from US drug company Merck is effective at helping people fall and stay asleep, according to reviewers at the US Food and Drug Administration, which could soon approve the new drug.
Medications May 21, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
More than 100 doctors from around the world have signed a letter decrying the high cost of cancer drugs which reach $100,000 per year or more, and calling for pharmaceutical companies to ease prices.
Medications Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The benefits of taking statins to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease outweigh the increased risk of developing diabetes experienced by some patients who take these cholesterol-lowering drugs, according to an Article ...
Diabetes Aug 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1
Coca-Cola and Pepsi said Friday they have lowered levels of a chemical in caramel coloring to comply with a California law, but insisted the drinks pose no health risks and recipes will not change.
Health Mar 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
The US Supreme Court Monday overturned a California law that set strict standards for slaughtering and selling the meat of sick and injured animals.
Health Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Approval for a new dose of a best-selling Alzheimer's drug "breached the FDA's own regulatory standard" and has led to "incomplete and distorted messages" about the drug, warn experts in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that generic drug makers can challenge big-name pharmaceutical firms in court to stop them from broadening the scope of their patent descriptions.
Medications Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
South Korea will spend over half a million dollars on building floating toilets around shellfish farms to boost sanitary controls, officials said Wednesday, after US health authorities warned of contamination.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A ground fish product known as "tuna scrape," imported to the United States from India, was blamed Monday for a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 116 people, US health authorities said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche is under investigation over a failure to properly report adverse drug side-effects, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday.
Medications Jun 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Jul 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
US health researchers said Thursday that they have documented lead poisoning risks among pregnant women who took Ayurvedic medicine and issued a new warning on the safety of traditional pills.
Health Aug 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 1
A new drug, rilpivirine, can add powerfully to the combination of medications used to control HIV for first-time patients, researchers conclude in Friday's issue of The Lancet.
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0