Drugs

Opioid Overdose Down in Patients Taking Buprenorphine

Opioid Overdose Down in Patients Taking Buprenorphine

2 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Study indicates the drug is effective in opioid users who also take benzodiazepines for anxiety, other conditions
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Placebo-like effects may explain the benefits of psychedelic drugs

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Positive psychological effects associated with taking small doses of psychedelic drugs are likely the result of users' expectations, suggests a study published today in eLife.
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Study: Semaglutide drug promotes weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Patients with type 2 diabetes that were treated with a weekly injection of the breakthrough drug Semaglutide were able to achieve an average weight loss of nearly 10kg...
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WA top cop wants new stop and search laws to ‘wipe out' meth supply at interstate border

5 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

His comments come a day after the Premier backtracked on an idea to maintain some of WA's border restrictions post-pandemic, to choke WA's drug supply networks.
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U.S. Will Have Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults by End of May, Biden Says

6 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than...
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Biden Vows Enough Vaccine ‘for Every Adult American' by End of May

6 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. agreed to help manufacture Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, in a deal partly brokered by the White House.
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Novel drug for preventing Alzheimer's disease found to be safe and effective in animals

7 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a new drug that could prevent Alzheimer's disease by...
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New study gives the most detailed look yet at the neuroscience of placebo effects

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A large proportion of the benefit that a person gets from taking a real drug or receiving a treatment to alleviate pain is due to an individual's mindset, not to the drug...
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Novel drug prevents amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers have identified a new drug that could prevent AD by modulating, rather than inhibiting, a key enzyme involved in forming amyloid plaques.
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Scientists reprogram a common bacterium to make designer sugar-based drug

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

Envisioning an animal-free drug supply, scientists have -; for the first time -; reprogrammed a common bacterium to make a designer polysaccharide molecule used in...
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Loyalty over money: Hughes makes surprise call to stay with Storm

Melbourne Storm star Jahrome Hughes will remain with the reigning NRL premiers after turning down a lucrative offer from NZ Warriors. Read more ...

In fairness to Christian Porter, his denial cannot end the matter

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Parnell brothers are also asking for ‘compassionate release'

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New report shows Listeria up, other diseases down in Europe in 2019

Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. coli infections declined in Europe but Listeria monocytogenes infections went up in 2019, according to figures from the zoonoses... Read more ...

Researchers describe outbreaks in Brazil, Pakistan and Malaysia

Abstracts from a cancelled event have been issued on outbreaks in Brazil, Pakistan and Malaysia. The conference abstracts were scheduled to be presented at the International... Read more ...

Mindfulness Can Help Patients Manage 'Good' Change - and Relief

But even good change, even a downshift into relief, can pose some challenges to look for and overcome. Medscape Psychiatry Read more ...