REGRET OVER TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER: A PATIENT'S STORY

The instability of medical knowledge, especially in oncology, often leads to therapeutic decisions that lead to regret down the road,...

ACUTE MIGRAINE PAIN RELIEF WITH ORAL RIMEGEPANT YIELDS LASTING BENEFITS

The acute treatment of migraine with rimegepant can provide lasting reduction in migraine-related disability and improved quality of...

 
 
 

UNSAFE SEX: ARGENTINA CRISIS DEFLATES CONDOM SALES AS COSTS RISE

In South America's capital of romance, Argentine lovers are cutting back on one important cost: contraception. Reuters Health Information

DRUGMAKER INSYS WINS BANKRUPTCY COURT APPROVAL TO SELL OFF OPIOID

Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday won court approval to sell its flagship fentanyl spray to a buyer who agreed to only market...

 
 
 

NEUROTOXIN MAY HAVE CAUSED DIPLOMATS' ILLNESS IN CUBA - STUDY

Fumigation against mosquitoes in Cuba and not "sonic attacks" may have caused some 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats and family members...

E-SNIFFER PREDICTS NON-RESPONDERS TO LUNG CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will...

 
 
 

STRATEGIES FOR SLOWING MYOPIA PROGRESSION IN KIDS DIFFER WIDELY BETWEEN OPHTHALMOLOGISTS

The strategies for slowing myopia progression differ widely among pediatric ophthalmologists around the world and include both effective...

SURVEY LOGS BIG ONE-YEAR JUMP IN NICOTINE VAPING AMONG 8TH-GRADERS

The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by...

 
 
 

A HAPPY COUNTRY STRUGGLES WITH MENTAL HEALTH

Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom aspiring toward universal happiness, faces new mental health challenges. The solution may be blending...

EMA PANEL BACKS NETARSUDIL FOR ELEVATED INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE

An EMA advisory panel recommended marketing authorization for netarsudil ophthalmic solution 0.02% for the treatment of adults with...

 
 
 

EMA PANEL BACKS ANESTHETIC SPRAY FOR PREMATURE EJACULATION

Senstend, a spray containing lidocaine/prilocaine, can improve ejaculatory control and sexual satisfaction and reduce distress related...

EU PANEL VOTES TO EXPAND DULAGLUTIDE INDICATION BASED ON REWIND

The panel also recommends approval of Qtrilmet, a fixed-dose combination of metformin hydrochloride/saxagliptin/dapagliflozin for treatment...

 
 
 

EMA PANEL BACKS BELIMUMAB FOR CHILDREN WITH LUPUS

An EMA panel recommended extending the indication for belimumab to children aged 5 years and older with systemic lupus erythematosus. International...

MS RISK NEARLY DOUBLES 15 YEARS FOLLOWING TEEN CONCUSSION

An association between concussion during adolescence and long-term, elevated risk for multiple sclerosis grew stronger with new evidence...

 
 
 

ADDING PATIROMER ALLOWS MORE SPIRONOLACTONE IN RESISTANT HTN, CKD

With or without heart failure, add-on treatment with the potassium sequestrant 'enabled' more intensive use of the aldosterone blocker...

FDA OKS PACKAGING FOR OTC LOPERAMIDE TO HELP STEM MISUSE, ABUSE

The changes to Imodium A-D, Imodium Multi-Symptom Relief, and Be Health Loperamide HCl Capsules limit each carton to no more than 48...

 
 
 

FDA EXPANDS INDICATIONS FOR PIFELTRO AND DELSTRIGO FOR HIV

The FDA expanded the indications for the two HIV drugs to include appropriate patients with HIV-1 with virological suppression. FDA...

NEW DRUG PRICING BILL ALLOWS NEGOTIATION WITH PHARMA

Lawmakers are exploring ways to cut drug prices. Major changes in law may be unlikely near-term, but Congress might be able to take...

 
 
 

TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER AIMS TO SPEED FLU VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

The order creates a new task force charged with coming up with a 5-year plan. Medscape Medical News

THE RISE STUDY: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Information from RISE sets up the scientific community to ask a number of questions, says Dr Kahn. Hopefully, the answers to those...

 
 
 



US Pediatric Heart Transplant Waitlist Policy Is Not Working as Planned

US Pediatric Heart Transplant Waitlist Policy Is Not Working as Planned

The waitlist policy which intended to save children lives by prioritizing children awaiting heart transplantation in the U.S has unintended consequences. Read more ...

New Vaccine That Prevents Herpes in Mice, Guinea Pigs Developed

New Vaccine That Prevents Herpes in Mice, Guinea Pigs Developed

A novel vaccine developed at Penn Medicine protected almost all animal subjects exposed to the virus Read more ...

Do the Expenses of Cancer Medications Receive Enough Attention?

Do the Expenses of Cancer Medications Receive Enough Attention?

New study analysed whether recent cancer drug trials collect health-related quality of life after reviewing drug manufacturers' submissions to pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review . Read more ...

DNA Is Cemented Together By Water-Repelling Forces

DNA Is Cemented Together By Water-Repelling Forces

DNA molecules were thought to be held together by hydrogen bonds, but researchers prove otherwise! Read more ...

Music can Boost Memory in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Music can Boost Memory in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Listening to music can improve memory performance in older adults and patients with Alzheimer's disease , reveals a new study. Read more ...

Fat Mass Index, Not BMI, May Up Heart Disease Risk in People With Diabetes

Fat Mass Index, Not BMI, May Up Heart Disease Risk in People With Diabetes

Fat mass index , not body mass index , is linked to a higher risk of developing heart disease in people with diabetes, reports a new study. Read more ...

Lifestyle Education Improves Heart Health in Children

Lifestyle Education Improves Heart Health in Children

Encouraging physical activity and improving diet in kids is essential to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease , reports a new study. Read more ...

Gwendoline Christie Hit The Emmys Red Carpet And We Are Not Worthy

Gwendoline Christie Hit The Emmys Red Carpet And We Are Not Worthy

Gwendoline Christie is bringing all the FIRE If you've managed to miss what an absolute badass Gwendoline Christie is, it's okay, because she'll never stop giving you reasons... Read more ...

Chronic Care Model for Veterans With Mental Health Conditions

Chronic Care Model for Veterans With Mental Health Conditions

Originally developed to improve care for patients with chronic medical illnesses, the new approach focuses on health care changes to promote teamwork and increase patients'... Read more ...

New Drug That Fights Cancer With Less Renal Toxicity Discovered

New Drug That Fights Cancer With Less Renal Toxicity Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new anti-cancer drug that has less toxic effects to the kidneys. Read more ...