How patients became hooked on prescription pills
Fiona French's story makes for shocking reading. For 40 years, the social scientist from Edinburgh was given repeat prescriptions for benzodiazepine drugs to treat her epilepsy.
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Antibiotics Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases
Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say
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Botulism Outbreak Caused by Nacho Cheese Sauce
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Bempedoic acid may further reduce LDL when added to high-intensity statin therapy
PHILADELPHIA - Patients treated with bempedoic acid in addition to high-intensity statin therapy had a reduction in LDL, according to results presented in a late-breaker...
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One Big Reason '13 Reasons Why' Is Failing Our Teens
There's nothing easy about being a teen. From peer pressure to parental expectations to body shaming and insecurity, there are countless reasons why teens can get down...
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Crohn's patients with higher Remicade levels may not benefit from azathioprine
CHICAGO - Patients with Crohn's disease who have high serum concentrations of Remicade may not see additional clinical benefits from combination therapy with azathioprine...
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Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link
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Heart Problems Hit Hopes for Experimental Amgen, UCB Bone Drug
Amgen Inc and UCB SA no longer expect their experimental osteoporosis drug to win U.S. approval this year after a higher rate of serious heart-related side effects were...
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Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Again Cleared of Melanoma Risk
Another analysis of published data does not support a causal link between erectile dysfunction drugs and increased melanoma risk. Medscape Medical News
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Phase III Trial: Mepolizumab Helps Patients With Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Churg-Strauss Syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and tissue damage. Mepolizumab is a drug that can reduce the need for steroid medications.
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Explosion, Multiple Fatalities At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester, UK
Fatalities reported after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester There have been reports of a large explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK, at the...
No fruit juice for kids under 1, leading pediatricians say
While fresh fruit contains ample levels of fiber and vitamins, juices are mainly sweetener with fruit flavor, which can send blood sugar levels rocketing and trigger obesity...
Your Lack Of Sleep Is Not Helping You Make Any Friends
Here's evidence that getting your beauty sleep isn't just a cliche: Sleep loss can make you appear less approachable to people , according to a new study. Researchers examined...
10 Times Melania Trump's Face Proved She Feels The Same Way We Do About Donald
I'm sure it's not easy loving someone who is a public figure. And it damn sure can't be easy loving or even liking Donald Trump, but there is something oh so interesting when...
Study confirms toxic environments cause cancer, not merely genetics
Many people look to genetics or lifestyle choices to determine their cancer risk, but a new study shows that environment - a decidedly more inescapable factor - has a huge hand...
First-line antibiotics now fail in 1 in 4 pneumonia cases
More than 22% of patients did not respond to a first dose of antibiotics, a Californian study found. Meanwhile, G20 health ministers agree to tackle antibiotics resistance.
This is what happens when you drink celery juice for one month
What would happen to your gut if you drank a glass of celery juice everyday for a month? It's not a question that everyone asks, but is one that Fern Olivia of...
New Online Game Invites Public to Help Fight Alzheimer's
Stall Catchers is a new game available online to the public and it's being used to research Alzheimer's disease. The game was developed by UC Berkley and other institutions as...
Cancer patient speaks out about the devastating effects Monsanto's Roundup...
As the lawsuits filed by cancer patients against Monsanto continue to pile up, more personal stories are coming to light of people who have suffered from exposure to the...
JUNK SCIENCE: Climate change now being blamed for mental health problems. is...
Climate change not only affects the environment, but may also adversely impact mental health, according to a collaborative report by the American Psychological Association...