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Rate of antidepressant dispensing to young people rose faster after March 2020, especially among females

Antidepressant dispensing to adolescents and young adults increased sharply after the COVID-19 pandemic began, particularly among females, according to a new study.


America's biggest pharmacy chains announce abortion pill rollout

America's two biggest pharmacy chains said Friday they will begin dispensing prescription abortion pills in a limited number of states where it's legal.


Study proposes streamlined approach to developing cancer drugs

Drug discovery can be a frustrating process of trial and error. Scientists using fragment-based drug discovery link fragments of different molecules together to create a more potent drug but may not know whether a compound ...


Anti-cancer drug could improve symptoms after stroke

A study by the Institut de Neurociències of the UAB (INc-UAB) demonstrates in animal models the benefits of vorinostat after having suffered a stroke. The drug, used in humans to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, has been ...