Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Big data and patient-powered research aim to solve complex diseases

Over the past forty years, little has been learned about how to prevent, diagnose and effectively treat one of the most complex infectious diseases in the country—chronic Lyme disease. But now, big data tools like patient ...

Medications

Experimental Ebola drug takes step closer to market

The experimental Ebola drug ZMapp has been granted fast-track status by the US Food and Drug Administration, which could speed its arrival on the market, the drug-maker said Thursday.

Medications

FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence ...

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