Medications

ADHD medication ODs rising in U.S. kids, teens

(HealthDay)—Growing numbers of younger kids are overdosing on stimulant medications commonly used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study indicates.

Oncology & Cancer

FDA approves new treatment for acute myeloid leukemia

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced the approval of Daurismo (glasdegib) tablets for use in combination with a low dose of the chemotherapy cytarabine to treat newly diagnosed acute myeloid ...

Health

Want to cut down on your meds? Your pharmacist can help.

Pharmacists are pivotal in the process of deprescribing risky medications in seniors, leading many to stop taking unnecessary sleeping pills, anti-inflammatories and other drugs, a new Canadian study has found.

Medications

Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children

Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age, according to new research from the University of Auckland's Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara Ki Mua.

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