Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with drugs, say doctors

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with drugs, say doctors

Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been de...
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Medicare drug rebate plan withdrawn by Trump administration

Medicare drug rebate plan withdrawn by Trump administration

(HealthDay)—A plan to let Medicare patients rece...
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Opioids study shows high-risk counties across the country, suggests local solutions

Opioids study shows high-risk counties across the country, suggests local solutions

Dozens of counties in the Midwest and South are at...
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Cheaper versions of the most expensive drugs may be coming, but monopolies will likely remain

Cheaper versions of the most expensive drugs may be coming, but monopolies will likely remain

In May, the Food and Drug Administration issued mu...
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For many, friends and family, not doctors, serve as a gateway to opioid misuse

For many, friends and family, not doctors, serve as a gateway to opioid misuse

In a common narrative of the path to opioid misuse...
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Countries’ essential medicines lists vary greatly from one another and WHO’s model list

Countries’ essential medicines lists vary greatly from one another and WHO’s model list

Countries’ essential medicines lists vary fr...
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Cancer drug approved for NHS use in England gives some multiple myeloma patients another option

Cancer drug approved for NHS use in England gives some multiple myeloma patients another option

A drug has been made available on the NHS in Engla...
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Potential drug targets for ALS and FTD identified in two studies

Potential drug targets for ALS and FTD identified in two studies

A pair of collaborative studies led by Fen-Biao Ga...
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Historically ‘safer’ tramadol more likely than other opioids to result in prolonged use

Historically ‘safer’ tramadol more likely than other opioids to result in prolonged use

Surgical patients receiving the opioid tramadol ha...
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Research into opioid painkillers could provide clues for safer drug development

Research into opioid painkillers could provide clues for safer drug development

Researchers have taken a step closer to understand...
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