NHS watchdog rejects use of party drug ketamine as antidepressant despite hype over treatment
Last month drugs giant Janssen announced it had obtained a license to use 'esketamine' as an antidepressant in Europe. But NICE say there is not enough evidence it works long-term.
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Study suggests prenatal origin for ‘young' Parkinson's disease
A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine on January 2020 suggests that Parkinson's disease developing before the age of 50 years could be due to an abnormality in...
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NY, feds sue 'Pharma Bro' for 'scheme' to keep drug price up
State and federal authorities are suing imprisoned drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli over business tactics that helped make him the bad-boy face of profiteering in the...
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Parkinson's disease may start before birth
People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new research. The research...
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Improving drug testing with comprehensive 'Organ Chip' platform
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves only 13.8% of all tested drugs, and these numbers are even lower in "orphan" diseases that affect relatively few people.
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Parkinson's disease may affect brain cells before birth
People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new Cedars-Sinai research...
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Study reveals substantial prevalence of drug promotions in U.S. primary care practices
According to a new Dartmouth study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, pharmaceutical companies' promotional access to outpatient practices that deliver primary care in the...
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Antihypertensive drug associated with lower risk of gout
Affecting more than 7 million adults in the United States, gout is characterized by a sudden onset of pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints and caused by the formation of...
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Enhancing drug testing with human body-on-chip systems
Scientists have devised a functioning comprehensive multi-Organ-on-a-Chip platform that enables effective preclinical drug testing of human drug pharmacology.
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New insights into globular glial tauopathy could aid in the design of better drugs
Tauopathies are a group of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by the accumulation of phospho-tau, in other words tau associated to phosphate groups.
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Kobe Bryant Will Be Posthumously Inducted Into the Basketball Hall of Fame's...
As the world reels from the tragic and unexpected death of Kobe Bryant , the basketball community is preparing to honor his legacy forever. On Sunday, the 41-year-old and his...
Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk
Children and teens in U.S. counties where 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level were 37% more likely to die by suicide than those in counties with...
Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash
The helicopter crashed just before 10 a.m. into a hillside near Calabasas, Calif., about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
Platform Predicts Various Drug Behaviors In Humans
"Organ-on-a-Chip" model of the lung that Imitates human organ-level physiology and pathophysiology with high fidelity has been discovered.
Wuhan Coronavirus Update: 44,000 Now Infected, Warn University of Hong Kong...
Nearly 44,000 people are already infected by the Wuhan coronavirus, warned academic researchers from the University of Hong Kong over the weekend. The “official” number of...
Parkinson's disease may start before BIRTH, study suggests
By 'rewinding' cells of early-onset Parkinson's disease patients back to their stem cell states, a Cedars-Sinai study found that, even as embryos, theyhad abnormal dopamine...
Treatment Doesn't Follow Guidelines For Lower Back Pain In Adults
Adults with "new and persistent" Low Back pain opioids are prescribed with opioids - in most cases without trying guideline-recommended pain medications.
Public Health Strategies Can Use Low/no Calorie Sweeteners
Low/no-calorie sweeteners can make a massive impact on public health strategies and may curb diabetes and increase health awareness.
Many Americans Feel Their Overall Health Wellness As Good
Desire for more access to healthcare is a main undercurrent, according to the health poll conducted online by the Harris Poll on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association.
Celebrities Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant And His Daughter After Helicopter Crash
Celebrities are just as shocked and dismayed as we are at the sudden death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter When news broke that Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna...