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Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'

... Edee tried a 28-day program. It replaced illegal drugs with legal drugs. She reverted," added Susan. ... impressed us," Susan says, "was the sauna part; drugs are sweated out of the body. Edee told me she ... will talk to their kids about the dangers of drugs to health and goals. And Mom - thank you, for ...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

... a Mylan company, are making available all four drugs -- Atazanavir (ATV), Ritonavir (RTV), Tenofovir ... resistance to standard first-line ARVs. The four drugs will be available in three pills, with Tenofovir ... which are intended to make these essential drugs more affordable and available to the patients who ...

Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension

... in up to one-third of cancer patients who take drugs to block the formation of blood vessels that feed tumors. "Anti-angiogenesis drugs like Avastin, Sutent or Nexavar inhibit an ... "The higher doses of anti-angiogenesis drugs that patients need to keep their cancers from ...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Vytorin and Zetia Makers Settle Class-Action Suit With Proposed $41.5 Million

... about the efficacy and safety of prescription drugs Vytorin and Zetia. Merck and Schering-Plough ... approved Zetia and Vytorin on the basis that the drugs reduced "bad" - or LDL - cholesterol. Defendants ... to present any evidence to the FDA that these drugs actually reduced the risk of heart disease or ...

Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

... TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- drugs widely used to fight rheumatoid arthritis, ... other cancers associated with the use of these drugs in children and adolescents," according to FDA ... Foundation, said the risks and benefits of these drugs need to be weighed and the final decision whether ...

CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine

... the first time the side effects of psychiatric drugs that have been reported to the U.S. Food and Drug ... 20 reported adverse reactions to all psychiatric drugs to the FDA and combined summaries of all ... (PDUFA) in 2007, ads for psychiatric and other drugs must include statements encouraging consumers to ...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

... 70,000 children per year take painkillers, other drugs and end up in the ER, CDC says ... errors by caregivers or adults and misuse of drugs by preteens and teens cause about 14 percent of ... cold medicines, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and antidepressants, Budnitz said. To ...

Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Canaccord Adams' 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

... expertise in RNA to discover and develop novel drugs for its product pipeline and for its partners. ... the world's first antisense drug and has 19 drugs in development. Isis' drug development programs ... cancer. Isis' partners are developing antisense drugs invented by Isis to treat a wide variety of ...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

... aren't getting enough information about new drugs that are being prescribed for them. When a ... its side effects, how it interacts with other drugs a patient might be taking, the correct dosing, ... ) currently provides Best Buy drugs (BBD) ratings on prescription medications for ...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

... In terms of treatments, certain antiviral drugs can not only ease symptoms of seasonal flu but ... prevent complications as well. Some of those drugs probably help against swine flu too. Antivirals ... in December 2004, Consumer Reports Best Buy drugs is a public health initiative that rates more ...

Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe

... and concluded that healthy adults who took the drugs for four weeks or longer were less likely to be stricken with symptoms of flu, although the drugs did not prevent people from actually becoming ... at Stanford University Medical Center. The two drugs appeared to be equally effective, although ...

One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers

... and then pain relief. Students used drugs such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, ... the past year. The top reasons for using these drugs were to relax or relieve tension (56.4 percent), ... more than 90 percent of these students used these drugs for reasons other than to treat pain. "That is ...

Antidepressant Use in U.S. Has Almost Doubled

... are now the most widely prescribed class of drugs in the United States. The expansion in use dates ... 26.85 percent in 2005), indicating that the drugs were being used to treat other diagnoses, such as ... of antidepressant treatment. Years ago, these drugs were largely focused on depression. Today, more ...

Anti-growth factor drugs raise hope and concern for treatment of children's eye diseases

... PA, 3 August 2009 A new class of antibody drugs may provide a powerful new tool for the treatment ... of drugsfor purposes other than those which the drugs are approvedis common in pediatric ophthalmology. ... needed to assess the safety and efficacy of these drugs in this population." ...

UF scientists program blood stem cells to become vision cells

... we also suggest you can do the same thing with drugs but ultimately you would not give the drugs to the patient, you would give the drugs to their cells. Take the cells out, activate ...

Psych Drugs Gaining Widespread Acceptance

... and have been helped by them. "These drugs have become a part of our culture," Sussman said. "Fifty years ago, psychiatric drugs were something you'd take only if psychotherapy ... has shifted toward medications. When these drugs work -- for anxiety, insomnia, depression, mania ...

Food additive may one day help control blood lipids and reduce disease risk

... than medication. "Currently, doctors use drugs called fibrates to treat problems with ... metabolism. When doctors prescribe fibrate drugs to lower triglycerides and elevate good cholesterol in the blood, those drugs work by activating PPAR-alpha. Although ...

Higher drug doses needed to defeat tuberculosis, UT Southwestern researchers report

... made it harder to identify which, if any, of the drugs are working at the current dosage levels. ... dosage as well as exactly where in the body these drugs work to combat the bacterium. The new model ... drug generally used in combination with other drugs daily for one month. The researchers then used ...

Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia

... at risk, researchers say. Artemisinin-based drugs are the first-line treatment for malaria, which ... causes fewer side effects than other anti-malaria drugs and, until recently, malaria parasites had no ... in Bangkok, compared the effects of artemisinin drugs in 40 malaria patients in western Cambodia and 40 ...

Industry And FDA Leaders To Discuss The Evolving Science Of Cardiovascular Safety (CV) And Diabetic Drug Development

... future methods to make development of these drugs more streamlined while ensuring safety. Session ... CV safety Clinical evidence that T2DM diabetic drugs can increase CV risk Diabetic drug ... (CV) risk associated with the use of certain drugs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes ...

Narconon Graduate Delivers Drug Education in Florida

... church groups and communities to speak about drugs and the dangers of addiction. Today John believes ... school students reported abusing prescription drugs and 15% of school aged kids have used marijuana ... drug education. "Knowing the truth about drugs is the biggest factor in keeping youth from ever ...

Molecule plays early role in nonsmoking lung cancer

... including those with tumors resistant to targeted drugs such as gefitinib. The study examined lung ... never-smokers. "Several important lung cancer drugs target EGFR mutations, but these agents are ... was related to gefitinib and erlotinib, targeted drugs used to treat lung cancers with EGFR mutations). ...

Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

... said: "Our findings raise the possibility that drugs that can block the actions of endothelin-1 and ... may have important implications for treatment. drugs are available that can block the actions of ... The findings raise the possibility that these drugs may also be of benefit for the treatment of ...

Chronic and Complex Diseases on the Rise in Philadelphia: Adults Using More Medications to Treat Chronic Conditions

... Many commonly used therapy classes including drugs to treat diabetes, high blood pressure, high ... health care spending. In addition, prescription drugs are the first line of defense in the treatment of ... of insured Americans were taking prescription drugs to treat at least one chronic health problem. ...

Lilly to Unveil More Than 30 Studies at Premier Lung Cancer Meeting

... called NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat pain or swelling). Tell your doctor ... to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call ... to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call ...

Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate

... Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help young hearts, but long-term use raises ... (HealthDay News) -- Whether cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins should be given to children ... that treating children with cholesterol-lowering drugs is a costly measure with possible long-term ...

Beta-Blockers Tied to Higher Cataract Risk

... a possible link between widely used beta-blocker drugs and an increased risk of cataracts. ... but no such association was seen for all other drugs for high blood pressure. The report adds ... Institute. But it should not affect use of the drugs for either glaucoma or high blood pressure, he ...

Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals' Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call

... expertise in RNA to discover and develop novel drugs for its product pipeline and for its partners. ... the world's first antisense drug and has 19 drugs in development. Isis' drug development programs ... cancer. Isis' partners are developing antisense drugs invented by Isis to treat a wide variety of ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

... BENLYSTA is the first in a new class of drugs called BLyS-specific inhibitors. No new drug for ... science and great medicine to bring innovative drugs to patients with unmet medical needs. The HGS clinical development pipeline includes novel drugs to treat hepatitis C, lupus, inhalation anthrax ...

Jackson Tragedy May Serve to Educate Public on Addiction, Says American Society of Addiction Medicine

... or not his death is ultimately attributed to drugs or addiction, may help stimulate a public ... or not his death is ultimately attributed to drugs or addiction, may help stimulate a public ... Misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs is a growing national problem. Overdoses of ...

Clinical Research Safety and Ethical Standards in Developing World Up to U.S. Levels, Report Says

... trials enable pharmaceutical companies to bring drugs to market more quickly and cost-effectively. ... trials, global trials are helping speed important drugs to market," said Doug Peddicord, executive ... patients worldwide will benefit from life-saving drugs more quickly and more cost-effectively," he ....

NACDS Urges Clarifications, Enhancements in Two Pharmacy Reimbursement Provisions in House Healthcare Reform Legislation

... their local pharmacy every day for prescription drugs and pharmacy services. We are committed to ... Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement for generic drugs and maintains access to durable medical equipment ... to reform pharmacy reimbursement for generic drugs in the Medicaid program. As you know, the ...

96-Week Safety and Efficacy Findings Presented for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine) As Part of HIV Combination Therapy

... at least two investigator-selected antiretroviral drugs (N(t)RTIs with or without enfuvirtide). ... to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch , ... discovery and development of innovative HIV/AIDS drugs and anti-infectives for diseases of high unmet ...

Key Protein Might Shield Brain Cells

... Discovery could spur new drugs for neurodegenerative diseases, researchers say ... who said their finding may lead to new drugs to protect against Alzheimer's disease and other ... Hopkins. They said it might be possible to create drugs that mimic the protein. "This work has ...

A Phase III Alzheimer's Drug Increases Levels of Beta Amyloid in the Brain - But Still Provides Benefits

... there is hope. There are currently dozens of drugs in Phase II and III clinical trials for ... of Alzheimer's. The goal of anti-amyloid drugs that are currently in clinical trials is to ... inhibitors and memantine are FDA-approved drugs for Alzheimer's. Relatively few respondents ...

Niche Prescriptions Announces Grand Opening of New Program Offering Prescription Drug Discount Card

... in the United States and offers thousands of drugs at the lowest costs. ... affordable avenue by which to obtain prescription drugs has become essential. Hadelman & Associates, ... to find Niche Prescriptions to lower the cost of drugs for their employees so they may apply that cost ...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

... polio vaccine was contaminated with antifertility drugs intended to sterilize young Muslim girls. This ... Growing resistance to traditional antimalarial drugs has made treatment more difficult, and newer, artemisinin-based medications -- the only drugs to which resistance has yet to develop -- are at ...

Swine Flu Vaccine Taking Longer Than Expected

... But the virus is still susceptible to antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu. Reporting in this week's ... But, the researchers added, all antiviral drugs tested, including Tamiflu, were effective in cell ... new virus, lending support to the use of these drugs as a first line of defense. Last week, U.S. ...

HealthWarehouse.com Announces $3.50 Prescription Drug Program

... online mail-order pharmacy to offer prescription drugs at prices below those of competitors ... supply of over 300 popular generic prescription drugs for $3.50. With outstanding service and prices ... patients." For a complete list of the drugs available through the HealthWarehouse.com ...

Schizophrenia Drug Got Bad Rap

... rates associated with use of any psychotic drugs against no use of the drugs, and also compared ... to the six most frequently used antipsychotic drugs with use of the first-generation antipsychotic ... the use of second-generation antipsychotic drugs rose from 13 percent to 64 percent, the ...
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