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A 'life-changing' injectable drug can end the misery of migraines so why can't you get it on the NHS

A 'life-changing' injectable drug can end the misery of migraines so why can't you get it on the NHS

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The NHS's spending watchdog for England and Wales refused to fund Aimovig, even though health chiefs in Scotland have already given it the green light.
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Cancer Drug Shortage; Vaping-Lung Cancer Skeptic; How Much Is 'Enough'?

22 hours ago   |   MedPage Today

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues
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Baker Bill Demands More Money For Primary Care And Behavioral Health

1 day ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

The governor's proposal would also penalize excessive drug price increases and limit surprise emergency billing.
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EU Committee Backs Delafloxacin for ABSSSI

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

A European Medicines Agency advisory panel recommended delafloxacin for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in adults when other commonly used antibacterial...
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EU Panel Backs Drugs for Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

After an initial no, CHMP backs romosozumab for severe osteoporosis with high fracture risk; Baqsimi is the first nasally administered treatment for severe...
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Over 700 Doctors Paid More Than $1 Million by Drug, Medical Device Companies

1 day ago   |   Medscape

ProPublica has been tracking drug company spending on doctors since 2010. We just updated our database and found that companies are still paying private doctors huge sums for...
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UCB reports bimekizumab response rates superior to Stelara in psoriasis

1 day ago   |   Healio

Treatment with bimekizumab, an interleukin-17A and IL-17F inhibitor in adults with chronic plaque psoriasis, resulted in at least a 90% improvement in the Psoriasis Area and...
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EMA Panel Endorses New Indications for Two Cancer Drugs

1 day ago   |   Medscape

The CHMP has recommended that two oncologic drugs be approved for additional uses in Europe. International Approvals
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Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

1 day ago   |   Web MD

Treatment with the drug within three hours of brain injury reduced the risk of death, the investigators found.
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CEOs, attorneys general trying to reach opioid settlement

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Chief executives of a handful of pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies are negotiating with government attorneys to see if they can reach a settlement ahead of the...
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21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

Age eight is a time to cultivate a child's creativity and encourage them to learn new skills. Dr. Lauren Gardner , a psychologist at the Center for Behavioral Health at Johns... Read more ...

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

Food and Drug Administration tests found 'sub-trace' amounts of asbestos, a contaminant linked to cancer in a bottle of Baby Powder. J&J faces 13,000 lawsuits over mesothelioma... Read more ...

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

University of Versailles and Harvard University researchers found that nurses who use bleach and ammonium day-in and day-out faced higher risks for lung diseases that are... Read more ...

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

In crisis and with nowhere else to turn, many patients with serious mental and physical health problems and substance use disorders-every year flock to emergency rooms... Read more ...

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Is it better to exercise in the morning? Yes, working out before breakfast in the morning can offer a wide range of health benefits. So, hurry up, start exercising on an empty... Read more ...

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

Tumors that tend to grow or spread aggressively can be detected through this cheap method. This method has impeccable accuracy when it comes to identifying highly heterogeneous... Read more ...

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

People do not gain weight from emotional eating after a relationship breakup, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer

Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit. Yesterday exporting alprostadil was banned. Read more ...

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

Is keto diet good or bad? Eating ketogenic diets with very high-fat content may affect your skin. A new study highlighted that high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets high in... Read more ...

Pet Food With Raw Meat-Based Ingredients Could Be a Health Risk for Humans

Pet Food With Raw Meat-Based Ingredients Could Be a Health Risk for Humans

If you are feeding your pet raw meat-based pet food, it could also increase your risk of getting infected due to various circumstances. Read more ...