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Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension

Finding points to ways to control blood pressure, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reveals why high blood pressure develops in up to one-third of cancer patients who take drugs to block the formation of blood vessels that feed tumors. "Anti-angiogene...

ViroPharma Announces Support by Advisory Committee of The Office of Generic Drugs Proposed Guidelines for Developing Generic Versions of Oral Vancomycin Hydorchloride

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced that the Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology Advisory Committee supports the FDA's Office of Generic Drugs (OGD) draft guidelines on bioequivalence (BE) f...

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

Agency strengthens 'black box' warning on medicines such as Enbrel, Remicade TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs widely used to fight rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease and other inflammatory disorders must now carry an updated "black box" warning label cautioning patients an...

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

Philadelphia, PA, 3 August 2009 A new class of antibody drugs may provide a powerful new tool for the treatment of eye diseases in children, but specialists need to be alert for the possibility of serious side effects, according to an editorial in the August Journal of AAPOS (American Associati...

Psych Drugs Gaining Widespread Acceptance

But Americans surveyed also expect meds to relieve stress, personal troubles, researchers caution,,,, FRIDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of Americans now have a positive opinion on psychiatric medications, a new study contends. About five out of six people survey...

Scientists Test New Way to Get Drugs to Cancer Cells

Method might someday provide less toxic alternative to chemo, expert says WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Nanoparticles that can carry cancer-killing radioisotopes directly to tumors show promise, U.S. researchers report. The nanoparticles are made with liposomes, small chemi...

Save Swine Flu Drugs for Younger Patients, Study Urges

Curbing use in elderly may be controversial but wise, experts say TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Antiviral drug treatment of swine flu may be wasted on the elderly and should be reserved for young people, suggest researchers who created a model of the effect of antiviral treatmen...

HIV Drugs Provide Breast-Fed Babies With Some Protection

Treating infected mothers, giving meds to infant both beneficial in African study WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Antiretroviral drugs appear safe and effective in helping prevent the transmission of HIV from mother to child through breast milk, a new international study has fou...

Docs Say No to Pulling Drugs Containing Acetaminophen off the Market

FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national media study among 589 physicians revealed that the majority of physicians (82%) do not believe that drugs containing acetaminophen should be pulled off the market. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/...

High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs

To avoid sodium in processed foods, experts advise reading food labels MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Not only does a high-salt diet contribute to hypertension, but it can also reduce the effectiveness of blood pressure medications, a new study finds. "What is striking about t...

Debate Over Advertising Prescription Drugs to Consumers Goes Online at New ProCon.org Website

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProCon.org, a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit public charity dedicated to promoting critical thinking, created the new website www.prescriptiondrugs.procon.org to explore the core question "Should prescription drugs be advertised...

Crime, Drugs and Health Problems Face Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Vancouver is one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in all of Canada, and will soon be hosting the 2010 winter Olympics. Vancouver is recognized worldwide and has an international reputation for many things. Unfortunately, an a...

CMPI to Host Hill Briefing Tomorrow on Follow-on Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff With Reps. Eshoo and Rogers

Event Focused on Ensuring Patient Safety is Top Priority of Follow-on Biologic Legislation Being Debated on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a brie...

CMPI to Host Hill Briefing on Follow-On Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff with Reps. Eshoo and Rogers

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a briefing followed by a question-and-answer session for media and Congressional Staff entitled: "A Follow-On Biologics Legislation Update; Congression...

Post-transplant combo can replace toxic immune-suppressing drugs in monkeys

Transplant patients rely on drugs to prevent graft rejection, but at the cost of serious side effects. The class of immunosuppressive drugs known as calcineurin inhibitors (examples are cyclosporine and tacrolimus) can damage patients' kidneys and lead to high blood pressure, among other problems....

Heartburn Drugs May Contribute to the Problem

Study suggests proton pump inhibitors could aggravate acid trouble TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux may actually cause heartburn. A new study in the July issue of Gastroenterology found that treatment with a proton pump inh...

European Prices of 170 Best-Selling Drugs Averaged 40 Percent Less Than U.S. Prices in 2008

WALTHAM, Mass . , July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that European prices of 170 best-selling drugs averaged 40 percent less than U.S. prices in 2008. Within Europe...

Anti-Smoking Drugs Get FDA 'Black-Box' Warning

Reports link Chantix and Zyban to risk of psychiatric side effects, including suicidal thoughts,, WEDNESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Two drugs prescribed to help people quit smoking, Chantix and Zyban, will now carry "black-box" warnings on the potential risks of psychiatric problem...

Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Bepreve(TM) for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

IRVINE, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ) today announced the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee appointed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the approval of Bepreve(TM) (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic ...

FDA Seizes All Drugs From Generics Maker

Agency cites poor quality at Michigan plants, warns of potential shortage of one pain reliever THURSDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- The seizure of all drugs and drug ingredients at a Michigan-based manufacturer by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could lead to a shortage of a par...

Is Your Teenager Using Prescription Drugs Behind Your Back? TestCountry Drug Test Panel Numbers Tally with NIDA Fact Sheet Reports on Prescription Drug A

If sales of drug test panels are an indicator, then it could mean that prescription drug abuse among teenagers is on the rise. TestCountry.com, a leading online distributor of drug testing kits, has recently announced an increase in their sales of drug test panels, particularly those used for det...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals to Attend the 44th China New Drugs Trade Fair in Tianjin

LAIYANG, China, June 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JGBO) (the "Company", "Jiangbo"), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will attend the China N...

CEL-SCI Scientist Invited to Discuss Plans to Launch Unique Manufacturing Process That Saves Cost While Enhancing the Shelf Life of Drugs at 5th Annual Aseptic Processing of Sterile Drug Products Conference

VIENNA, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE Amex: CVM ) announced today that Eyal Talor, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research and Manufacturing at CEL-SCI, has accepted an invitation to be a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Aseptic Processing of Sterile Dru...

IUPUI chemists develop Distributed Drug Discovery: Finding drugs for neglected diseases

INDIANAPOLIS Researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) have developed Distributed Drug Discovery (D3), a new low-cost strategy to accelerate the discovery of drugs to treat neglected diseases such as tuberculosis, leprosy, leshmaniasis, dengue fever, and Chagas dis...

ADHD Drugs Linked to Sudden Death in Kids

But these unexplained events are exceedingly rare, study finds,,,, MONDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulant medications commonly prescribed to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with an increased risk of sudden death, but those deaths are still ra...

Asthma Drugs Get 'Precaution' Labeling for Possible Psychiatric Side Effects

FDA says users of Singulair and similar meds should watch for such problems FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday requested that the makers of a class of asthma drugs called leukotriene receptor agonists place a "precaution" on the drugs' l...

Two Drugs Better Than One for Crohn's Patients

Remission rates higher with combination therapy, study finds WEDNESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Crohn's disease patients who received a combination of the drugs infliximab (Remicade) and azathioprine (Azasan) were more likely to have the disease go into steroid-free remission than t...

Isis Highlights New Clinical Data on Anti-Cancer Antisense Drugs Featured at ASCO

ORLANDO, Fla. and CARLSBAD, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that Isis' collaborators presented new clinical data on drugs in Isis' partnered oncology franchise at this year's American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual M...

Two Drugs Safe for Rare Forms of Kidney Cancer

Early trial suggests efficacy against malignancies that don't respond to other drugs SUNDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- Using a combination of the drugs temsirolimus (Torisel) and Bryostatin appears to be safe in patients with metastatic kidney cancer, according to early data from 25 p...

Marijuana rivals mainstream drugs for HIV/AIDS symptoms

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (May 29, 2009) Those in the United States living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to use marijuana than those in Kenya, South Africa or Puerto Rica to alleviate their symptoms, according to a new study published in Clinical Nursing Researc...

Dementia drugs may put some patients at risk, Queen's study shows

Kingston, ON Side effects associated with several commonly-prescribed dementia drugs may be putting elderly Canadians at risk, says Queen's University Geriatrics professor Sudeep Gill. Cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon and Reminyl) are often prescribed for people with Alzheimer's dise...

In the Case of Epilepsy, Generic Drugs and Random Product Substitution are Not Always "Good Medicine"

Nisola LLC launches campaign for stricter regulatory approval requirements and continuity of product supply. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2009 -- A recent report released by Wolters Kluwer Health predicts that by the end of the year, nearly two-thirds of all drug prescr...

Launch of Highly Anticipated Oral Agents and Increasing Use of Current and Emerging Injectable Drugs Will Drive the Multiple Sclerosis Drug Market to Nearly $10 Billion in 2018

Emerging Novel Oral Therapies Will Garner 29 Percent of the Total Market in 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds...

'Happy hour' gene discovery suggests cancer drugs might treat alcoholism

A class of drugs already approved as cancer treatments might also help to beat alcohol addiction. That's the conclusion of a discovery in flies of a gene, dubbed happyhour, that has an important and previously unknown role in controlling the insects' response to alcohol. Animals with a mutant v...

Medtipster, a Search Engine With a National Database of Generic Drugs on Discount Programs That Allows Visitors to Search by Zip Code, by Lowest Price, is Now Out of Beta

TROY, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In an economic environment in which all Americans are trying to save money, and more than 40 million Americans were prevented from filling critical prescriptions due to healthcare costs in 2008 alone, Medtipster was created to offer a solution. Medtipster ...

The Launch and Uptake of More Than 20 Novel Drugs Over The Next 10 Years Will Drive $12.5 Billion Growth in the Type 2 Diabetes Market

Commercial Potential of Market is Reflected in Burgeoning Pipeline of More than 400 Drugs in Development, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and ...

Psychiatric Drugs Might Raise Cardiac Death Risk

But other medical factors could also be at play, researchers note THURSDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary research suggests people who suffered fatal cardiac arrest were more likely to have taken antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs than those who survived heart attack...

Heating heart with catheter better than drugs for common heart rhythm disorder

MAYWOOD, Il. -- Treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments, a major international study has found. One year after undergoing a treatment called catheter ablation, 63 percent of patients with an irregular heartbe...

CDC: Flu Drugs Should Be 1st Choice for Pregnant Women With Swine Flu

Rapid use of antivirals such as Tamiflu best for this high-risk group, agency says THURSDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials said they're seeing some complications among pregnant women as the swine flu continues to spread across the country, and that this high-risk gro...

Pregnant Women Should Take Flu Drugs Promptly

CDC says quick use of antivirals such as Tamiflu best for this high-risk group WEDNESDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they're seeing some complications among pregnant women as the swine flu continues to spread across the country, and that this hi...
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