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German drug assessment body not convinced by Bayer's cancer drug Vitrakvi

Germany's drug assessment body said that data provided by Bayer on its precision cancer drug Vitrakvi did not provide clear enough evidence of benefi...

German drug assessment body not convinced by Bayer's cancer drug Vitrakvi

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EMA panel recommends approving Bayer's cancer drug Vitrakvi A panel under Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's cancer treatment Vitrakvi for adults and children, in a boost to the German c...
14:56, 2019-07-26

Tiny drug-filled capsules motor around the body to target cancer cells Tiny self-propelled capsules that shed their outer shells have been shown to linger long enough in mice intestines to deliver drugs directly to tumou...
21:16, 2019-07-24

A DEA Special Agent Apparently Convinced a Drug Dealer to Buy a Truck for Him to Then Seize and Drive The Department of Justice said Wednesday that a federal law enforcement agent was convicted on seven counts for actions that apparently included tell...
03:52, 2019-08-29

Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival dru...
23:08, 2019-08-16

'Revolutionary' drug for prostate cancer Olaparib could be a 'transformative' treatment for thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer, say experts....
17:00, 2019-09-30

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiv...
23:36, 2019-09-18

An Air Force U-2 pilot shaved his whole body to get out of a drug test US Air Force/Senior Airman Gracie I. Lee Capt. Joshua Bird, of the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, was convicted at a court-mar...
20:20, 2019-12-06

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been...
13:32, 2019-09-12

Labor Unions Team Up With Drug Makers to Defeat Drug-Price Proposals A low-profile group, financed by the pharmaceutical industry, has hired former union officials to oppose drug-price proposals around the country....
22:20, 2019-12-03

Beshear Takes Action Against 23 Drug Makers Over Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – On Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced two lawsuits seeking to recover ill-gotten gains from 23 drug manufactur...
21:00, 2019-05-13

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to its severe asthma drug, Fasenra, to treat ...
09:16, 2019-08-28

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the...
22:48, 2019-08-07

Drug industry urges Canada to act to prevent drug shortages from U.S. imports A pharmaceutical group is telling Canada to act early to prevent drug shortages if the U.S. begins importing Canadian medication....
16:28, 2019-08-06

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidem...
04:32, 2019-08-28

FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer A substance that could cause cancer has been found in the heartburn drug Zantac and several other antacids, the Food and Drug Administration announce...
22:48, 2019-09-13

Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer? A new study suggests that a heart drug could help treat cancer by killing a wide array of aging cells that may contribute to tumor growth and spread....
00:12, 2019-10-23

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider bene...
19:48, 2019-09-18

GSK gets FDA nod for wider use of ovarian cancer drug Zejula GlaxoSmithKline said U.S. regulators had approved its ovarian cancer treatment Zejula for wider use in some advanced cancers, in a boost to the Briti...
03:52, 2019-10-24

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effect...
17:24, 2019-07-10

Is a diabetes drug the key to aggressive breast cancer? The blood sugar-lowering drug metformin changes how cancer stem cells use and metabolize energy, making them more vulnerable to a new treatment....
18:56, 2019-06-28

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of o...
12:12, 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
04:56, 2019-06-07

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war o...
23:28, 2019-07-11

Mexico in the drug war: 'A cemetery of bodies with no story, and stories with no body' A group of 43 disappeared students, whose exact fate remains unknown, are the most troubling symbol of violence that has scourged Mexico since the wa...
11:28, 2019-11-04

Insulin delivery drug could help fight brain cancer The compound molecule surfen was able to block the growth and spread of glioblastoma, tumors that reaches throughout healthy brain tissue, according ...
22:36, 2019-09-11

Bayer in frame to win first EU nod for high-precision cancer drug Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's Vitrakvi, putting the medicine on track to become the first in Europe to tackle tumours wit...
16:32, 2019-07-26

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, whi...
09:12, 2019-07-31

Cancer: Breakthrough treatments to target drug resistance The first treatments could be available within a decade, say scientists setting up a research centre....
06:28, 2019-05-16

Eli Lilly to target cancer drug developers for deals Eli Lilly and Co will target cancer drug developers for deals, Chief Executive Officer Dave Ricks said on a post-earnings conference call on Wednesda...
17:48, 2019-10-23

FDA approves Karyopharm Therapeutics' blood cancer drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc's treatment for multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer....
19:36, 2019-07-03

Cancer immunotherapy drug 'less toxic and prolongs life' Pembrolizumab held advanced head and neck cancers in a group of patients at bay for around two years....
02:24, 2019-11-23

Drug that targets body clock may prevent heart attack damage New research in mice shows that an innovative method targeting body clock mechanisms could promote better repair of the heart muscle after a heart at...
23:32, 2019-10-03

Former drug addict shares weight loss after transforming body in 24 weeks Matt Ellengold, 39, from London, has revealed his incredible weight loss journey after kicking his drug addiction...
15:48, 2019-11-06

German drug czar pushes uniform cannabis laws Cannabis is illegal in Germany but each state has different regulations on how much is allowed for personal possession. The drug commissioner wants t...
05:40, 2019-12-17

German drug czar pushes for uniform cannabis laws Cannabis is illegal in Germany, but each state has different regulations on how much is allowed for personal possession. The drug commissioner wants ...
13:12, 2019-12-17

AstraZeneca, Daiichi's breast cancer drug gets accelerated approval from FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd and AstraZeneca Plc's drug to treat an advanced form of br...
00:00, 2019-12-21

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel c...
13:52, 2019-07-14

Drug developers take fresh aim at 'guided-missile' cancer drugs Dozens of drugmakers are conducting human trials for a record 89 therapies that pair antibodies with toxic agents to fight cancer, evidence of renewe...
13:52, 2020-01-06

Notable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.R...
13:04, 2019-07-16

Zantac: CVS latest to suspend heartburn drug over cancer fears CVS pharmacies become the latest to withdraw Zantac, a drug being investigated for cancer links....
12:56, 2019-09-29

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears Bangladesh's drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-...
17:04, 2019-09-29

Results of GSK and AstraZeneca trials may widen ovarian cancer drug use GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca both reported trial results that will likely make their competing drugs available to a wider group of ovarian cancer ...
19:20, 2019-09-28

Ovarian cancer drug olaparib approved in Scotland as new treatment A trial finds that Olaparib tablets can significantly slow down progression of the disease....
18:28, 2019-12-09

AstraZeneca gets FDA priority review for experimental breast cancer drug Drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Thursday its experimental breast cancer treatment will get a speedy review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
08:52, 2019-10-17

BeiGene cancer drug fails in study against AbbVie: J&J's Imbruvica BeiGene Ltd said on Monday a late-stage trial failed to show that its cancer treatment Brukinsa was superior to Imbruvica, a rival drug from Johnson ...
16:36, 2019-12-16

Study: Cancer drug may cause metabolic imbalance, shorter survival A new study suggests the cancer drug nivolumab, a checkpoint blocker drug, may trigger a metabolic imbalance leading to shorter overall survival time...
17:16, 2019-09-26

AstraZeneca-Daiichi drug halts cancer for months in first readout An experimental cancer drug developed by AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo kept metastatic breast cancer at bay for months in women who had exhausted ot...
15:04, 2019-12-11

Six-year-old’s death leads to hope of new drug for childhood cancer Parents of Abbie Mifsud created the charity that has funded vital research on brain stem tumoursResearchers say they are close to testing a drug that...
10:48, 2019-10-20

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's ch...
19:16, 2019-06-04

Mounting drug shortages delay treatments for patients with bladder cancer BCG is one of more than a 100 drugs listed by the FDA as in shortage this year. It's a persistent issue plaguing the U.S. health system, spannin...
17:08, 2019-11-27

Trump picks top cancer doctor to lead Food and Drug Administration President Trump on Friday nominated a top cancer specialist and veteran hospital exec to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. If confirmed, Dr...
22:20, 2019-11-01

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in personalized medici...
08:52, 2019-06-18

FDA warns of cancer-causing impurity in popular heartburn drug Zantac Heartburn, and its even uglier cousin, acid reflux, can leave a person feeling incredibly uncomfortable, which is why drugs meant to treat such condi...
04:28, 2019-09-18

Health Canada examining diabetes drug for possible cancer-causing impurities Health Canada is looking into metformin products to see whether they contain a cancer-causing impurity....
14:52, 2019-12-06

AstraZeneca-Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug shows promise British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo said on Wednesday their experimental treatment for breast cancer met its key goal in a mid-s...
09:20, 2019-05-08

A Drug Prolonged Life in Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer Adding a newer medicine to the standard hormonal treatment helped women who had not reached menopause or were still going through it....
14:12, 2019-06-01

Takeda says cancer drug Alunbrig shows longer benefit vs. crizotinib Japan's biggest drugmaker, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, said long-term data show better outcomes for its Alunbrig drug in certain lung cancer patien...
05:08, 2019-11-23

Separate GSK, AstraZeneca trial results may widen ovarian cancer drug use GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca both reported trial results that will likely make their competing drugs available to a wider group of ovarian cancer ...
16:48, 2019-09-28

Cancer drug shows promise in Parkinson's disease safety trial A small clinical trial of nilotinib in people with Parkinson's disease finds that the cancer drug is reasonably safe and holds promise as a therapy....
22:44, 2019-12-18

Targeted Amgen drug has low response rate in colon cancer in study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation shrank tumors in just one of 12 patients with advanced colorectal cancer who ...
19:20, 2019-09-28

GSK recalls popular heartburn drug Zantac globally after cancer scare GlaxoSmithKline on Tuesday said it is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets as a "precaution", days after the U.S. Food and ...
22:56, 2019-10-08

Faced With a Drug Shortfall, Doctors Scramble to Treat Children With Cancer A critical chemotherapy medication is in short supply, and physicians say there is no appropriate substitute....
01:24, 2019-10-15

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug ...
23:52, 2019-08-29

'Living drug' offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients Doctors say some lymphoma patients are being completely cured in a way "never been seen before"....
06:56, 2019-06-21

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments chang...
01:44, 2019-05-16

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank t...
13:16, 2019-09-09

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to...
19:40, 2019-06-06

Ovarian cancer drug olaparib 'can delay disease in newly diagnosed' Up to 600 women with a hereditary, advanced form of the cancer could benefit each year in England....
02:48, 2019-07-26

Experimental cancer drug that targets gene mutation can shrink tumours A drug that targets cancers with a mutated KRAS gene removed tumours in 8 out of 10 mice and shrunk tumours in 2 out of 4 people...
19:24, 2019-10-30

German drug czar calls for tobacco advertising ban amid vaping concerns Germany's drug commissioner wants to ban tobacco ads in outdoor areas. A new report shows that while fewer Germans use cigarettes, vaping is becoming...
17:24, 2019-11-05

Blacks, Hispanics underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy From 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patie...
17:00, 2019-08-16

AstraZeneca cancer drug combo meets late-stage trial goal AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday that its cancer drug met the main goal of delaying the progression of a form of lung cancer....
17:36, 2019-10-28

AstraZeneca's combo drug for lung cancer succeeds in late-stage trial AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday a combination of its cancer drug, Imfinzi, along with chemotherapy helped curb progression of lung cancer in a late-st...
17:56, 2019-10-28

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its late-stage study met the main goal of helping stomac...
17:12, 2019-08-13

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
10:12, 2019-09-08

Low response rate reported for Amgen targeted drug in colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation shrank tumors in just one of 12 patients with advanced colorectal cancer who ...
13:04, 2019-09-28

Mirati drug shrinks tumors in some cancer patients in early-stage trial An experimental drug from Mirati Therapeutics Inc that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in 40% of patients with a...
21:40, 2019-10-28

FDA grants accelerated approval for Astellas, Seattle Genetics' bladder cancer drug U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it approved Astellas Pharma Inc and Seattle Genetics' experimental drug to treat advanced bladder...
01:32, 2019-12-19

A popular weight-loss drug may need a cancer warning after users were diagnosed with tumors Lucas Jackson/Reuters In a clinical trial conducted on 12,000 people, the US Food and Drug Administration found that people who took Belviq were diag...
18:48, 2020-01-17

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight mo...
18:48, 2019-06-27

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bl...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong's CK Life Sciences bets on skin cancer drug as its stock soars more than 200% Shares of biotech company CK Life Sciences soared more than 200% last week on news that the Hong Kong-based firm has made significant headway in a sk...
09:56, 2019-11-12

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening i...
14:24, 2019-07-15

AstraZeneca's blood cancer drug meets main goal in late-stage trial AstraZeneca Plc said on Thursday its blood cancer drug met the main goal of a final stage trial, taking the treatment one step closer to a marketing ...
11:24, 2019-06-06

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic pa...
17:16, 2019-08-16

A cancer-drug developer's stock just surged more than 100% after Merck agreed to a multibillion-dollar takeover picture alliance/Getty Images Cancer-drug developer ArQule skyrocketed as much as 102% in early Monday trading after Merck agreed to acquire the comp...
15:24, 2019-12-09

Mexico drug wars: City turned into 'warzone' after son of drug lord El Chapo is arrested An intense gunfight broke out in northern Mexico after security forces captured the son of a drug kingpin who was wanted on drug trafficking charges ...
11:24, 2019-10-18

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in half of evaluated patients with advanced ...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Johnson & Johnson wins U.S. FDA approval for bladder cancer drug Johnson & Johnson's drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration annou...
00:40, 2019-04-13

U.S. FDA approves Johnson & Johnson's bladder cancer drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Johnson & Johnson's treatment for patients with a form of bladder cancer....
19:52, 2019-04-12

Essex 'drug deaths': Two men arrested following suspected drug-related deaths of six people Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs following the deaths of six people in Essex....
20:36, 2019-08-03

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone ...
16:28, 2019-09-07

Essex 'drug deaths': Two men arrested following six suspected drug deaths Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs following the deaths of six people in Essex....
22:32, 2019-08-03

‘Convinced it was a cyst’: Wife shares heartbreaking story of losing husband to breast cancer When Tammy Porter's husband discovered a lump on his chest, the couple didn't worry because "cancer never crossed either of our minds."...
22:36, 2019-05-15

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
18:16, 2019-05-08

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at t...
12:28, 2019-05-02

Catalytic: ‘RPA is the gateway drug for AI’ "RPA is the gateway drug for AI," Ted Shelton, Chief Revenue Officer at Catalytic, said in an interview at Transform 2019.Read More...
04:00, 2019-07-12

That New Alzheimer’s Drug? Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Yet After declaring aducanumab a failure, the manufacturer now says the drug may help slow cognitive decline in certain patients. Some experts are skepti...
23:16, 2019-10-22

'A wonder drug helped me eat - then for 10 years I had to go without' When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life....
03:16, 2019-04-17

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorization from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stag...
11:08, 2019-07-03

Scotland's drug deaths set to top 1,000 New figures are expected to show a record number of people died as a result of drugs last year....
02:08, 2019-07-16

The $6 Million Drug Claim New treatments for rare diseases are changing the lives of patients, but the price can reach millions of dollars for a single person....
04:40, 2019-08-26

What to know about the 10-panel drug test A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs i...
03:16, 2019-09-12

GSK wins U.S. nod for two-drug HIV combination GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won U.S. market approval on Monday, boosting the British drugmaker's growth prospects aga...
10:42, 2019-04-09

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also d...
15:24, 2019-05-10

'Why I stuck by my drug addict son' Sue Hopkins stuck by her son Martin who has been a drug addict for most of his adult life....
02:28, 2019-12-31

HIV diagnosis for 15 men waiting for drug on NHS Restrictions in England on gaining access to Prep through a clinical trial must be lifted, experts say....
03:56, 2019-10-04

Meth: The other drug epidemic Dr. Martin Huecker sees, on average, 10 methamphetamine addicts each month in his emergency room at the University of Louisville Health Sciences Cent...
05:08, 2019-11-15

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she fi...
16:04, 2019-05-11

F.D.A. Approves New H.I.V.-Prevention Drug, but Not for Everyone Citing a lack of evidence, the agency will require Gilead to conduct additional trials in individuals ‘who have receptive vaginal sex.’...
21:28, 2019-10-08

NHS 'should not prescribe acne drug' Patients unable to have sex are calling for the NHS to stop prescribing acne drug Roaccutane....
02:44, 2019-05-17

First drug to slow Alzheimer's may be available soon Drug company says it will seek permission in the US to start marketing a treatment that appears to slow Alzheimer's....
17:52, 2019-10-22

4 Your Health: Whole body MRI’s good weapon against cancer Whole body MRI’s may allow cancer patients to be treated more quickly. Whole body MRI’s could help reduce the time it takes to determine ...
20:12, 2019-05-10

How new cancer 'vaccine' fights tumors throughout the body A new cancer "vaccine" that's injected directly into a single tumor can trigger the immune system to attack cancer cells throughout the body, a small...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for firs...
17:44, 2019-05-28

Lil Xan Says He Suffered Seizures From Drug Withdrawal Lil Xan had a major wake-up call. The 23-year-old rapper has revealed he suffered seizures as a result of going "cold turkey." In an interview with T...
16:24, 2019-11-18

Why does Washington demonize drug companies? Over the holidays, I read Elton John's biography, Me. He writes about his friendship with Freddie Mercury, the ultratalented lead singer of the rock ...
06:24, 2020-01-10

What to know about hair follicle drug tests Hair follicle drug tests involving taking a small hair sample to determine whether a person has been using illicit drugs or misusing prescription med...
22:00, 2019-04-23

2 officers, dog given Narcan after possible drug exposure O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Two St. Louis-area police officers and a police dog had to be administered the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan ...
21:20, 2019-05-07

There Is No Single, Best Policy for Drug Prices Most Americans would like the government to act, but a one-size-fits-all approach is unlikely to be the answer....
11:28, 2019-07-15

Failed dementia drug gets a second chance Biotech company Biogen have announced that they will file for official approval of a new Alzheimer's drug, while results in clinical trials were unce...
01:32, 2019-10-25

Drug Dealer Caught In The Act By His Own Dashcam A drug dealer has been jailed after he was caught peddling drugs by his own car's dashboard camera....
14:56, 2019-08-01

Drug shortages in Canada: Why they happen and what you can do about it There have been concerns raised recently that drug shortages are a growing problem in Canada....
23:00, 2019-06-12

Joe Biden on marijuana: ‘I don’t think it is a gateway drug’ Presidential hopeful Joe Biden once again addressed his stance on the effects of marijuana — reportedly clarifying to reporters on Monday that ...
03:40, 2019-11-27

There could soon be a drug to treat early Alzheimer’s The drug company Biogen Inc. said Tuesday it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer’s disease, a landmark step toward fin...
21:00, 2019-10-22

Democrats box in Republicans on drug pricing After months of wrangling, House Democrats finally passed a massive bill aimed at lowering drug prices. And Senate Republicans are flummoxed at how t...
11:36, 2019-12-16

First drug that can slow Alzheimer's dementia Drug company says it will seek permission in the US to start marketing the potentially 'life-changing' new drug....
18:28, 2019-10-22

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases i...
02:56, 2019-06-29

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know bec...
21:12, 2019-05-13

Mexico's war with the drug cartels | Podcast Tom Phillips joins the search for some of the thousands of people who have gone missing or been murdered in the country’s bloody drug wars. Plus Luke...
04:28, 2019-11-06

Novartis gets U.S. approval for eye drug Beovu Novartis has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Beovu drug to treat a cause of vision loss, the Swiss pharmaceutica...
08:04, 2019-10-08

Diabetes drug 'may help prevent a miscarriage' It makes the womb lining better prepared for pregnancy, a trial in women with recurrent miscarriage suggests....
10:48, 2020-01-09

Uruguay: The new global drug trafficking hub Lacking resources and organization, authorities in Uruguay are struggling to combat global drug trafficking. The country has become an increasingly i...
23:40, 2019-08-06

Mexico's war with the drug cartels – podcast Tom Phillips joins the search for some of the thousands of people who have gone missing or been murdered in the country’s bloody drug wars. Plus Luke...
17:16, 2019-11-06

Drug resistant UTI bacteria can hide in the gut A new study reveals that superbugs that cause hard-to-treat UTIs can persist in the guts of some healthy women, even those with no recorded history o...
03:04, 2019-07-26

Inside the UK's drug buyers' clubs Patients losing out as a result of high prices are finding alternative ways to get their medicine....
03:04, 2019-06-05

5 Arrested After Drug Complaint In Laurel Co. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people Tuesday evening while investigating a drug complaint...
20:36, 2019-06-06

How Bad Driving Led To $140 Million Drug Bust A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetam...
07:48, 2019-07-23

CBD or THC? Common Drug Test Can’t Tell the Difference Those cannabidiol-laced gummy bears may be entirely legal, but they could still get you arrested on marijuana possession charges....
11:16, 2019-10-15

Coleman: I’ve never failed a drug test and never will "Christian Coleman insists he has \"never failed a drug test and never will\" after the American sprinter saw charges dropped for missing three tests...
11:12, 2019-09-12

A Top Dark Web Drug Ring Goes Down—Thanks to ATM Withdrawals Investigators from the New York district attorney's office stumbled across dark web drug vendor "sinmed" thanks to suspicious ATM transactions....
20:48, 2019-04-17

F.D.A. Approves New H.I.V.-Prevention Drug, but Not for Women Citing a lack of evidence, the agency will require Gilead to conduct further trials in women....
20:44, 2019-10-04

Why Does Medicine Cost So Much? Here’s How Drug Prices Are Set From 2007 to 2016, Mylan raised the list price of its EpiPen about 500%, from just under $100 to more than $600. From 2002 to 2013, insulin prices mo...
16:08, 2019-04-09

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being on the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few y...
02:16, 2019-07-18

Ketamine-like drug for depression gets UK licence Psychiatrists divided on ‘game-changing’ esketamine due to potential for addictionA radical ketamine-like drug has been licensed for use in the UK fo...
20:00, 2019-12-19

Third man charged with drug counts in Mac Miller’s death LOS ANGELES (AP) — A third man has been arrested and charged with drug offenses in connection with the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller. Court doc...
00:32, 2019-09-27

‘Manipulating physicians’: How drug reps pitch your doc Drug reps are swaying the prescribing habits of Canadian doctors — and their patients are often unaware....
12:44, 2019-08-05

Mac Miller death: Third man charged with drug offences A third man has been arrested and charged with drug offences in connection with the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller....
23:28, 2019-09-26

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. T...
04:16, 2019-06-09

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs tha...
07:28, 2019-05-08

This profession is most likely to make you a drug addict: study It’s one of America’s most dangerous professions — and not just because of the heavy machinery, backbreaking labor and sky-high settings....
23:36, 2019-10-30

This Drug, Underused in the U.S., May Help Make H.I.V. Very Rare in Australia The most recent advance in Australia’s decades-long fight against the virus is the rapid adoption of a preventive drug regimen known as PrEP....
21:44, 2019-07-10

BeiGene prices lymphoma drug at $12,935 for a 30-day supply China-based drugmaker BeiGene Ltd on Friday priced its drug, Brukinsa, to treat a rare form of lymphoma at $12,935 for a 30-day supply....
00:00, 2019-11-16

More batches of common hypertension drug taken off the market Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is withdrawing more batches of Losartan potassium tablets, USP and Losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP....
02:32, 2019-09-28

Trump offers Mexico aid against drug cartels MEXICO CITY (AP) – The Latest on the slaying of U.S. citizens in northern Mexico (all times local): 7:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is offerin...
17:12, 2019-11-05

Scientists Designed a Drug for Just One Patient. Her Name Is Mila. An achievement in ultra-personalized medicine also raises questions about fairness and regulation....
00:16, 2019-10-10

Mexico: When drug violence 'turns into terrorism' The government has no strategy against drug cartels and society has come to expect escalating violence. There is no longer a line that separates terr...
12:32, 2019-11-15

Former homeless addict’s new drug: Running the NYC marathon People like to say that running is an addiction. And that suits 50-year-old Alonzo Harris just fine. Surely it’s better than cocaine and booze, subst...
20:24, 2019-10-29

Speeding up drug discovery for brain diseases A research team led by Whitehead Institute scientists has identified 30 distinct chemical compounds — 20 of which are drugs undergoing clinical trial...
00:00, 2019-08-01

New drug may speed blood recovery after chemotherapy A new drug may help to speed up the rejuvenation of blood stem cells after chemotherapy, a new study says....
22:48, 2019-08-15

Fighting for the drug that pauses cystic fibrosis Orkambi is a drug that targets a mutation that around 50% of people with cystic fibrosis in the UK have....
03:08, 2019-05-11

FDA approves AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie Inc's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to wide...
19:56, 2019-08-16

Daily on Healthcare: Tug of war over drug pricing bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:40, 2019-07-24

'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure' Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failu...
18:00, 2019-05-01

A $1,500 drug that claims to cure jet lag has been held up by the FDA (VNDA) Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Jet lag sufferers take note: a drug designed to treat the condition has been delayed by the US Food and Drug Administratio...
22:20, 2019-08-19

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the requ...
05:52, 2019-07-06

China gives conditional OK to its first self-developed Alzheimer's drug China has granted conditional approval to its first self-developed treatment for Alzheimer's disease, a move that may point to revived opportunities ...
22:56, 2019-11-02

Canelo Alvarez has come a long way since 2018 drug ban LAS VEGAS — What a difference a year makes. It seems like a distant memory that the annual Cinco de Mayo fight weekend in Sin City was basically canc...
11:56, 2019-05-02

The vaping panic is looking eerily like the start of a new drug war REUTERS/David Mercado The vaping "epidemic" is really a classic moral panic fueled by sensationalistic media reports that ignored evidence and exacer...
15:48, 2020-01-18

MP call for decriminalisation of personal use drug possession A group of 12 Scottish MPs says the UK government must change the law to help tackle the drug crisis....
02:44, 2019-11-04

Drug overdose deaths see first decline in decades Drug overdose deaths declined in 2018 after years of increases, according to preliminary government data released Wednesday....
18:32, 2019-07-17

MPs call for decriminalisation of personal use drug possession A group of 12 Scottish MPs says the UK government must change the law to help tackle the drug crisis....
14:04, 2019-11-04

Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair p...
17:40, 2019-06-06

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimon...
15:40, 2019-05-02

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is ...
06:36, 2019-06-07

Drug combination reverses hypersensitivity to noise People with autism often experience hypersensitivity to noise and other sensory input. MIT neuroscientists have now identified two brain circuits tha...
17:08, 2019-10-21

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000/yr AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker s...
21:32, 2019-08-16

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effec...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Roche says SMA drug meets trial goal Roche said on Monday its drug risdiplam helped people with type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy improve their motor function, as the Swiss drugmaker p...
08:04, 2019-11-11

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The...
12:00, 2019-06-06

How Many Poppy Seeds Do You Have to Eat to Fail a Drug Test? Three members of the Inside Edition digital team ate different amounts of poppy seeds to find out....
11:56, 2019-07-18

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal...
05:32, 2019-06-06

People laughed at boy dying of drug OD instead of trying to help him, family says A 14-year-old Canadian boy died from a drug overdose as people stood by and laughed, posting video on social media rather than trying to help, accord...
18:36, 2019-08-11

FDA rejects Lipocine's testosterone drug for third time The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday declined to approve Lipocine Inc's oral drug to treat a condition that results in lower production of...
14:00, 2019-11-11

Drug addiction in Russia: Draconian laws instead of help Millions of people in Russian suffer from drug addictions, but the authorities prefer to arrest them rather than support awareness-raising programs. ...
14:52, 2019-11-11

UN launches 'comprehensive' review of Philippine drug war Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 livesThe human rights body of the United Na...
11:24, 2019-07-12

How Biogen’s Discontinued Alzheimer’s Drug Got A Second Life “My first reaction was to be angry,” says JoAnn Wooding. “I’ve gotten over that, and frustration is more the word right now.&...
17:12, 2019-10-25

Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyre...
15:48, 2019-05-06

A new drug could improve dermatitis after a single dose A proof-of-concept trial has shown that a single dose of a new drug might significantly improve the symptoms of atopic dermatitis, a common skin cond...
23:48, 2019-10-25

Ketamine-like drug for depression could get UK licence within the year Esketamine could initially become available through private clinics but potential side effects raise concernsA ketamine-like drug that could be licen...
18:28, 2019-07-12

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing ...
21:36, 2019-05-21

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up t...
05:40, 2019-05-09

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of ...
01:12, 2019-05-09

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety...
18:04, 2019-06-04

Drug exports restricted 'to protect NHS patients' Hormone replacement therapy, contraceptives and adrenaline pens are all on the government's list....
01:48, 2019-10-03

Residents say drug use up, arrests down in popular NYC parks Parkgoers say drug use has surged at some of the city’s most popular parks — at the same time drug arrests have plummeted. “Drugs are a h...
23:20, 2019-11-09

Cannabis legalisation: Does it lead to harder drug use? Leading Democrats have clashed over whether legalising cannabis leads to harder drug use - what's the evidence?...
17:36, 2019-11-25

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines...
12:24, 2019-05-09

Novartis sickle-cell drug gets U.S. FDA approval Novartis AG on Friday won U.S. approval for its experimental sickle cell disease drug, Adakveo, making it the first of several proposed new therapies...
22:00, 2019-11-15

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: ...
22:40, 2019-06-09

How Pete Buttigieg would lower drug prices “It’s time for a new era of leadership in Washington ready and eager to make drugs affordable and take on pharmaceutical companies,” his plan reads....
12:04, 2019-10-07

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A treatment for rheumatoid arthritis may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but drug companies aren’t interested in finding out if it reall...
19:20, 2019-06-11

Drug-driving accidents double in five years News 30 Sep, 2019 The number of crashes caused by drivers under the influence of drugs increased from 594 in 2013 to 1,321 in 2018...
18:20, 2019-09-30

El Chapo: True drug bosses are still at large The punishment meted out to El Chapo gives the impression that justice has been done. But the really important questions were not asked during his tr...
01:16, 2019-07-20

Novartis gets FDA boost in crowded eye drug market Novartis's anti-blindness medicine Beovu has become the latest eye drug to win U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, giving the Swiss drugmaker...
16:32, 2019-10-08

Dark net drug sales on the rise in England The number of drug takers in England obtaining drugs on the dark net has more than doubled since 2014....
11:24, 2019-06-04

Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US Four addicts will have brains "hacked" to control their addictions in the first trial of its kind in the US....
15:44, 2019-11-08

Small relief for Biogen in MS drug approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Biogen Inc's new oral drug to treat multiple sclerosis, offering the drugmaker some relie...
16:04, 2019-10-30

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteri...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Olivia Laing: ‘I was hooked and my drug was Twitter’ In a period of loneliness, Olivia Laing turned to Twitter. But then it trapped her…I was a late adopter of technology. In the 1990s, I lived off-grid...
11:12, 2019-05-05

El Chapo son ran drug cartel 'with government's help and protection' Ivan Guzman, known as El Chapito, the son of the infamous drug king, studied in Bolivia and was given protection by ex-leader Evo Morales who is now ...
18:52, 2019-11-26

Engineered viruses could fight drug resistance In the battle against antibiotic resistance, many scientists have been trying to deploy naturally occurring viruses called bacteriophages that can in...
17:40, 2019-10-03

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
11:28, 2019-06-04

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hope...
00:44, 2019-05-09

Man Faces Drug Charge in Mac Miller’s Death The authorities say that Cameron Pettit, 28, of Hollywood Hills, sold the rapper drugs containing fentanyl two days before he died....
00:08, 2019-09-05

New Sex Drug for Women to Improve Low Libido Is Approved The treatment involves an injectable pen and can cause nausea. Only one other ‘Viagra for women’ therapy is on the market....
23:20, 2019-06-21

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d t...
00:12, 2019-06-22

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the ...
18:08, 2019-04-26

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition calle...
23:04, 2019-06-23

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures ...
22:16, 2019-06-26

Novartis takes aim at Roche's star MS drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday stepped up its challenge to Roche's multiple sclerosis franchise, highlighting study results for its MS hopeful of...
12:00, 2019-08-30

Taking HIV drug PrEP 'doesn't mean you're promiscuous' A study will look at whether use of the HIV drug increases infection rates for other STIs....
11:16, 2019-04-26

FDA says widening probe on generic drug impurities The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration said on Wednesday it was expanding its investigation into impurities in U.S. generic drugs beyond a class of h...
16:52, 2019-08-28

Drug drop-offs more widely available, but may not be effective Communities around the United States offer drug drop-off days that only help to temporarily reduce the temptation to use opioids, but some experts sa...
10:12, 2019-04-26

Kodak Black, three others arrested on gun, drug charges Authorities released rapper Kodak Black on bail Thursday after he and three other men were arrested at the U.S.-Canada border....
01:12, 2019-04-19

FDA approves Boehringer's lung disease drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim's Ofev capsules for a rare lung disorder....
23:20, 2019-09-06

Correvio's heart drug fails to get FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve Correvio Pharma Corp's drug to correct irregular rhythm in the upper chambers of the he...
15:00, 2019-12-24

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD ...
00:24, 2019-05-29

Cystic fibrosis boy from Hull gets new drug after campaign Seven-year-old Olly can now get Orkambi after the NHS struck a deal with the manufacturer....
14:28, 2019-12-23

Prostate drug may slow Parkinson's disease A medicine for enlarged prostates may benefit brain cells damaged by Parkinson's, scientists find....
02:56, 2019-09-17

Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk of fra...
21:56, 2019-04-09

Man burned in ‘drug lab’ in Midtown kitchen: cops A Manhattan man was arrested Saturday afternoon after he burned himself while running an apparent stove-top drug lab in his Midtown kitchen, police s...
05:36, 2020-01-05

Woman tried to beat drug test using dog urine Dogs are man’s best friend, but exploiting our loving relationship with canines in an attempt to fool your probation officer, you should probab...
06:12, 2020-01-03

Eisai Inc announces U.S. approval for insomnia drug Japan-based drugmaker Eisai Co's U.S. subsidiary announced on Sunday that it had received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its...
00:48, 2019-12-23

How does new libido-boosting drug for women work? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new drug to treat low sex drive in women....
22:12, 2019-06-25

FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently approved a new fish oil-based drug to help prevent cardiovascular events in people already at ri...
22:40, 2019-12-17

Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug gets FDA greenlight The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women who are at high ris...
23:24, 2019-04-09

I'm testing an experimental drug to see if it halts Alzheimer's Steve Dominy led a landmark study that linked gum disease bacteria to Alzheimer's disease. He tells New Scientist why we should stop treating medicin...
17:12, 2019-12-29

Honduras: US has no drug proof against Honduran president NEW YORK (AP) — The Honduran government says that U.S. federal court documents show no incriminating evidence against Honduran President Juan Orlando...
17:04, 2019-05-31

The Hidden Drug Epidemic Among Older People People in their 60s take an average of 15 prescription drugs a year. Combined with over-the-counter products, they may do more harm than good....
12:20, 2019-12-16

‘Viagra for women’ drug to go on sale in September WOMEN with low sex drives will soon be able to give themselves an instant libido boost in the form of an injection....
18:56, 2019-06-24

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Fri...
00:32, 2019-06-29

Doctors removed wrong body part from cancer patient The New South Wales (NSW) Health Minister Brad Hazzard has ordered an urgent investigation into a Sydney hospital after surgeons removed the wrong bo...
20:16, 2019-06-24

Methadone may fight cancer: German researchers Scientists at the University of Ulm said on Monday that methadone may be able to help in the fight against cancer. The heroin substitute could make t...
12:36, 2019-10-28

A’s pitcher Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a per...
00:12, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m....
00:04, 2019-05-18

Drug-addicted Bronx mom gets 10 years for slaying of 5-month-old son The drug-addled Bronx mom convicted in the slaying of her 5-month-old son was sentenced to 10 years behind bars Wednesday. Joann McLeod, 32, was hand...
01:36, 2019-11-14

The sewer knows: Canadians’ drug use is no secret from wastewater tests A pilot project that analyzed wastewater in five major urban centres suggests Canadians' may use drugs differently depending on which city they call ...
17:44, 2019-08-27

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals...
18:48, 2019-06-10

16 Marines arrested on human smuggling and drug charges Sixteen U.S. Marines were arrested Thursday on human smuggling and drug allegations at a base in Southern California, military officials said. The Ma...
01:20, 2019-07-26

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories b...
05:00, 2019-08-07

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up qu...
20:52, 2019-06-04

4 reasons Trump’s drug importation plan won’t work Importers would need the cooperation of the Canadian government and the drug industry, both of which oppose it....
02:32, 2019-12-20

Generic HIV prevention drug coming in 2020, Gilead says Following a campaign by activists, Gilead announced a generic version of Truvada, or PrEP, will be available next September, a year earlier than expe...
21:08, 2019-05-08

Insys, the Opioid Drug Maker, Files for Bankruptcy The company recently settled with the federal government over claims it illegally marketed its fentanyl painkiller....
19:04, 2019-06-10

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary r...
11:56, 2019-07-18

4 reasons why Trump’s drug importation plan won’t work Importers would need the cooperation of the Canadian government and the drug industry, both of which oppose it....
20:56, 2019-12-19

Teen drinking, drug use tied to other risky behaviors (Reuters Health) - Teens who binge drink or abuse prescription opioids may be more likely to engage in other risky behaviors, too, two new studies su...
22:44, 2020-01-07

Hypertension drug may slow Alzheimer's progress, study says The drug nilvadipine, used to treat hypertension, may bring hope in the fight to combat Alzheimer's disease, new research shows....
16:16, 2019-06-17

Nearly 20,000 drivers disqualified for drug offences in 15-month period News 30 Oct, 2019 Of the 19,615 motorists banned for drug-driving between January 2018 and March 2019, 18,175 were male and 44 were less than 17-year...
17:16, 2019-10-30

Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Tucson Juan Romero / Pima County Sheriff's Department Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff's Department Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff's Department T...
15:40, 2019-12-19

Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Drug Charges In Lexington To Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man accused of a kidnapping in Lexington is due in court Wednesday. Authorities say the alleged kidnapping occurred...
12:56, 2019-06-26

‘Drug dealer’ was out on bail when he killed Queens man: cops An accused drug dealer free on bail was arrested Wednesday for the fatal shooting of a Queens man, police said. Jeffery Palomino, 32, allegedly shot ...
20:04, 2019-10-03

The Latest: Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Russia’s interior minister says all char...
16:40, 2019-06-11

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former president Porfirio Lobo’s administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed i...
06:08, 2019-05-25

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
14:04, 2019-06-18

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal musc...
04:04, 2019-05-25

Trump administration moves to allow drug importations from Canada The Trump administration announced proposed rules Wednesday to allow states to establish programs to import drugs from Canada and to give drug compan...
14:56, 2019-12-18

Odell Beckham thinks he’s a target for NFL drug tests Odell Beckham Jr. isn’t pleased about being subjected to another PED test from the NFL. Speaking with Cleveland.com after the Browns’ 21-...
21:40, 2019-11-17

Canelo Alvarez: Mexican great? Drug cheat? Or both? As Saul Alvarez confirms his place as the undisputed leader of the sport, Boxing News editor Matt Christie tackles The Canelo Conundrum The post Cane...
17:00, 2019-11-05

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
13:08, 2019-06-04

Albania court jails drug trafficker for 10 years TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian drug trafficker who went on the run for three years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Tirana’s Serio...
17:52, 2019-05-07

Older people being 'poisoned' by medication, say drug experts Too little is known about how drugs affect older people, House of Lords committee toldOlder patients are being “poisoned” with medication because too...
17:08, 2019-10-29

FDA downplays risks from already recalled heartburn drug Zantac The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday downplayed the risk from contamination of the already recalled popular heartburn drug Zantac, and sai...
22:00, 2019-11-01

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on ...
17:56, 2019-07-11

Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search For years researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein called amyloid would ease the mind-r...
23:40, 2019-09-10

FDA approves Biogen and Alkermes' multiple sclerosis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen Inc and partner Alkermes Plc's oral drug to treat multiple sclerosis, the companies said on Wed...
13:52, 2019-10-30

FDA approves multiple sclerosis drug from Biogen and Alkermes Biogen Inc and partner Alkermes Plc said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved their oral drug to treat multiple sclerosis...
13:04, 2019-10-30

U.S. Blames Drug Shortages on Low Prices and a ‘Broken Marketplace’ A government task force suggested that providers pay more for lifesaving generics and that the drugs receive quality ratings....
00:20, 2019-10-30

They Just Won’t Die: Dark Web Drug Sellers Resist Police Crackdowns The notorious Silk Road site was shut down in 2013. Others have followed. But the online trafficking of illegal narcotics hasn’t abated....
09:40, 2019-06-11

New drug trial ordered after prosecutor’s religion questions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple’s drug convictions partly because a prosecutor ci...
20:16, 2019-05-18

Sri Lankan leader orders execution of 4 drug convicts COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president says that he has ordered the execution of four drug offenders in prison who will be hanged soon...
08:52, 2019-06-26

Elderly people being 'poisoned' by medication, say drug experts Too little is known about how drugs affect older people, House of Lords committee toldElderly patients are being “poisoned” with medication because t...
17:40, 2019-10-29

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico ...
16:44, 2019-07-17

Sam Murray free to play next AFL season after 18-month drug ban Collingwood rookie’s suspension backdated Murray tested positive to illicit substance in July 2018Collingwood defender Sam Murray is free to play in ...
06:40, 2019-08-26

4 reasons why Trump’s drug importation bill won’t work Importers would need the cooperation of the Canadian government and the drug industry, both of which oppose it....
23:36, 2019-12-18

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
20:12, 2019-06-11

Artie Lange: 'God spared me' from dying from drug addiction Comedian Artie Lange isn't entirely sure how he survived his 30-year battle with drug addiction, but he wears his deformed nose as a badge of honor f...
18:04, 2019-09-16

Fentanyl deaths on rise in UK, drug report warns The painkiller is said to be up to 100 times stronger than morphine and is entering UK markets....
13:12, 2020-01-04

Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth Nine-year-old Sam is taking part in a trial of a new drug researchers hope can boost healthy bone growth....
06:40, 2019-06-22

Bad driving leads to $140 million drug bust in Sydney A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetam...
06:28, 2019-07-23

Man blames drug rap on ex-wife and ex-Congressman Michael Grimm A Staten Island man who cops say was found hiding cocaine and steroids in the drop ceiling of his business is trying to blame his legal woes on disgr...
01:40, 2019-08-04

Doctors call for transparency over no-deal drug risk The BMA says government "must be transparent", after Newsnight reveals certain drugs cannot be stockpiled....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Sesame Street to reveal character has drug-addict mum Sesame Street is to reveal one of its puppets has a drug-addict mother as it tries to help children affected by the issue....
23:40, 2019-10-10

Aspen's drug to prevent preterm birth approved by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aspen Pharmacare's hydroxyprogesterone caproate (HPC), which is used to prevent preterm birt...
19:12, 2019-09-12

More than 60,000 people are missing amid Mexico's drug war, officials say Mexican authorities admit the number is far higher than previously estimated as murders continue to riseThe devastating human toll of Mexico’s securi...
00:28, 2020-01-07

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, ...
22:40, 2019-05-09

Crisis Looms in Antibiotics as Drug Makers Go Bankrupt First Big Pharma fled the field, and now start-ups are going belly up, threatening to stifle the development of new drugs....
12:28, 2019-12-25

Can scientists learn to bypass superbugs' drug resistance? Better understanding drug resistance in bacteria can lead to more effective approaches. In laboratory and mouse tests, a new strategy shows promise....
20:36, 2019-06-17

TCU RB Sewo Olonilua arrested on drug possession charges HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — TCU running back Sewo Olonilua, who set a school bowl record with 194 yards rushing in a victory over California last season...
22:52, 2019-05-16

Investigation into stolen van results in drug, fake ID seizure TUCSON - Two individuals were taken into custody after an investigation into a stolen van resulted in the discovery of fraudulent ID's and methamphet...
22:40, 2019-12-23

House may vote on prescription drug bill this month The House could vote on a major overhaul of the nation’s prescription drug program as early as this month, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Friday....
18:24, 2019-10-11

Drug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia Multidrug-resistant malaria is becoming the dominant strain in some parts of Southeast Asia, researchers have found....
17:56, 2019-07-24

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal intere...
08:16, 2019-06-18

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most...
16:48, 2019-06-22

San Francisco to force some people with drug addiction into treatment Officials in San Francisco voted to force some individuals with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment....
19:32, 2019-06-05

Big Pharma raises prescription drug prices on New Year’s Day Happy New Year … hope you don’t need a prescription in 2020. Drugmakers including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer and Biogen on Wednesday hi...
20:16, 2020-01-01

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, ha...
02:08, 2019-05-17

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world brea...
23:56, 2019-06-17

Canadian ambassador says drug imports would not lower U.S. prices Canada does not have a large enough supply of prescription drugs to meet U.S. demand, and importing medicines from Canada would not significantly low...
23:44, 2019-11-01

Demi Moore's Daughters Speak Out About Her Drug Abuse The family joined Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk for a frank, vulnerable conversation....
05:48, 2019-11-05

Why Are the Children Hairy All Over? Drug Mix-Up Leads to ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ At least 17 children, including babies, began growing hair all over their bodies after a hair loss treatment was mislabeled as heartburn medicine....
14:56, 2019-08-29

Canada sours on its drug system just as Trump looks to import from it Just as the Trump administration is planning to let states import prescription drugs from Canada, the United States's northern neighbors have grown i...
06:20, 2019-12-29

Nanoparticle orientation offers a way to enhance drug delivery MIT engineers have shown that they can enhance the performance of drug-delivery nanoparticles by controlling a trait of chemical structures known as ...
12:12, 2019-11-05

Pelosi tries to split Trump, Republicans over drug pricing The six-page proposal that surfaced Monday and that Pelosi’s office says is still subject to change is more progressive than many expected....
16:28, 2019-09-11

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug po...
21:08, 2019-05-16

Elton John Recalls How Cocaine Became The Drug That "Opened" Him Up Over the years, Sir Elton John has been candid about his struggles with addiction. And now, the singer is diving deeper into his relationship with dr...
18:16, 2019-10-14

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing...
20:44, 2019-06-24

Breaking bad for Botox: why theft of the beauty drug is on the rise A spate of US Botox clinics have reported break-ins – and the theft of cosmetic products worth thousands. What’s going on?The cops in Sugar Land, Tex...
07:32, 2019-10-08

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international o...
18:08, 2019-06-10

16 Marines arrested for human smuggling, drug offenses Sixteen Marines at Camp Pendleton in California were rounded up at a battalion formation and arrested on human smuggling and drug charges....
21:04, 2019-07-25

Feds Dismantled the Dark Web Drug Trade—but It's Already Rebuilding After recent high-profile dark web drug market takedowns, new vendors are already filling the void....
13:20, 2019-05-09

Pelosi Energizes Battle to Lower Drug Prices Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s draft plan to allow the federal government to negotiate the price of hundreds of drugs will add new urgency to Washington’s ef...
14:28, 2019-09-11

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league f...
23:20, 2019-05-17

Canadian drug distributors say no to Trump import plan Many of Canada's drug suppliers cannot, or will not, agree to ship cheaper prescription medicines into the United States, a new challenge to the Trum...
20:00, 2019-12-20

Dream State: From drug addiction to touring the world CJ dropped out uni with drug problems - the music she's written about it has had millions of views....
03:52, 2019-10-08

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicize...
20:16, 2019-05-30

New York will sue drug companies for ‘immeasurable’ damage done by opioids New York State will sue drug manufacturers and distributors for allegedly defrauding the state and consumers of $2 billion for peddling addictive opi...
13:36, 2019-09-11

When Drug Side Effects Pose Real Dangers The rule of thumb in medicine — first, do no harm — has as its corollary that the expected benefits of treatment should outweigh its potential risks....
12:28, 2019-12-09

U.S. FDA approves Celgene's rare blood disorder drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a treatment for a rare blood disorder from Celgene Corp, which is in the process...
19:28, 2019-11-08

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get th...
13:20, 2019-07-19

16 Marines arrested on human smuggling, drug charges Sixteen US Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton in California on Thursday during battalion formation for alleged illegal activities ranging from h...
20:08, 2019-07-25

Few doctors can legally prescribe opioid-addiction drug (Reuters Health) - Fewer than one in 10 primary care providers in the U.S. can prescribe the opioid-addiction medication buprenorphine, and access is...
01:04, 2020-01-07

Cystic fibrosis drug campaign to be heard in Parliament The family of Harriet Corr join thousands pleading for access to cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi....
02:16, 2019-06-10

FDA approved world's priciest drug using faulty data The Food and Drug Administration is taking action against pharmaceutical giant Novartis for knowingly submitting faulty data to government regulators...
21:24, 2019-08-06

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the l...
01:04, 2019-06-22

Peanut Allergy Drug Will Protect Children, Experts Tell F.D.A. One in 50 American children is allergic to peanuts. Palforzia does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions....
18:44, 2019-09-13

Cowboys’ Daniel Ross arrested on drug, gun charges FRISCO, Texas — Police in the Dallas suburb of Frisco say Cowboys defensive lineman Daniel Ross has been arrested on charges of possession of marijua...
01:24, 2019-11-07

ObsEva IVF nolasiban drug flops in key European trial Swiss-listed drugmaker ObsEva said on Thursday it is abandoning the current program for its drug prospect nolasiban after the agent aimed at boosting...
09:08, 2019-11-07

GSK recalls prescription-only versions of heartburn drug Zantac GlaxoSmithKline is recalling prescription-only versions of its popular heartburn medicine Zantac as a "precautionary measure" due to a probable cance...
20:48, 2019-10-08

The FDA Just Approved a New Prescription Weight-Loss Drug. Here’s How It Works In a rare move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a novel prescription drug meant to help with weight loss and weight management. T...
20:44, 2019-04-15

Botox break-ins: why are thefts of the beauty drug on the rise? A spate of US Botox clinics have reported break-ins – and the theft of cosmetic products worth thousandsThe cops in Sugar Land, Texas, classified cas...
15:44, 2019-10-08

Drug assistance programs offer little charity to uninsured (Reuters Health) - Many patients who receive assistance from charities set up to defray prescription drugs costs may already have insurance that cove...
00:20, 2019-08-07

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
23:16, 2019-07-18

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regime...
21:12, 2019-08-14

Drug deaths soar to highest level on record A government adviser blames cuts to treatment programmes as the death toll hit 2,917 in 2018....
14:48, 2019-08-15

The Latest: Drug company founder disappointed in conviction BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a drug company and four executives in a scheme to bribe doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a powerful...
21:48, 2019-05-02

Mac Miller’s Death Leads to Drug Charge Against California Man The authorities say that Cameron Pettit, 28, of Hollywood Hills, sold the rapper drugs containing fentanyl two days before he died....
17:32, 2019-09-05

How a new antibiotic destroys extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis Enlarge / A security guard mans the gate 23 January 2008 of the ward of extreme drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a near untreatable strain of th...
16:12, 2019-08-16

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto ...
19:52, 2019-06-14

Colluding drug firms 'cost the NHS millions of pounds' The competition regulator says that four drugs firms forced the price of an anti-nausea tablet up by 700%....
12:40, 2019-05-23

The Latest: Testimony ends in trial over execution drug LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on a federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Testi...
20:40, 2019-05-02

PTSD may one day be treated with a common blood pressure drug Preliminary experiments suggest that a type of blood pressure drug can make it easier to un-learn fear memories, hinting at a possible treatment for ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling ...
20:12, 2019-05-02

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five coun...
12:40, 2019-05-22

Parkinson’s drug may help curb delusions in Alzheimer’s patients SAN DIEGO — A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson’s patients did the same for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in a stu...
19:08, 2019-12-05

Drug kingpin who inspired American Gangster dies Former drug kingpin Frank Lucas, whose life inspired the film American Gangster, has died at the age of 88....
05:16, 2019-06-01

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
21:20, 2019-06-14

Mob Wives' Drita D'Avanzo Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges Mob Wives alum Drita D'Avanzo and her husband Lee D'Avanzo were arrested on Thursday after police allegedly found weapons and drugs during a raid on ...
19:48, 2019-12-20

Novartis CEO plans 80+ submissions for drug approvals through 2022 Novartis is planning more than 80 major submissions to regulators for drug approvals from 2020-2022 in the United States, Europe, Japan and China, Ch...
08:48, 2019-12-05

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ should get life in prison: U.S. prosecutors Joaquin Guzman, known as 'El Chapo' was convicted in February of murder conspiracy and drug trafficking....
05:00, 2019-07-11

3rd man facing drug charges in connection with Mac Miller’s death None of the accused has been charged directly with Mac Miller's death, however court documents allege a third man was the source of the fentanyl-lace...
18:32, 2019-09-27

Pfizer's rare disease drug gets EMA's positive recommendation Pfizer Inc said on Friday the European Medicines Agency granted the company a positive recommendation for approval of its treatment for a rare disord...
16:04, 2019-12-13

Older people at risk from being on various drug regimens – report Age UK says unintended interactions between different medicines can be dangerousAbout 7 million elderly people in the UK are on at least seven differ...
07:12, 2019-08-22

MLB drug testing program will include opioids and cocaine SAN DIEGO — Tyler Skaggs’ sad legacy will cover more than just opioid addiction. The former Angels pitcher’s grisly death earlier this year ini...
23:16, 2019-12-12

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled hero...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Dominican judge clears ex-Met duo of drug-ring charges Former baseball players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo walked free from a jail in the Dominican Republic on Thursday after a judge suddenly ruled th...
08:20, 2019-08-30

Drug protections to be rolled back in USMCA, Mexico says A top Mexican official has claimed that protections for biologic drugs are being rolled back in the pending trade deal being negotiated by the Trump ...
01:00, 2019-12-05

Drug Makers Sue to Block Requirement for Listing Prices in TV Ads The rule, set to take effect July 9, is one of the most visible efforts by the Trump administration to try to address high drug prices....
22:52, 2019-06-14

Pelosi drug plan hits resistance from left An internal debate over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s signature drug pricing bill broke out into a heated back-and-forth Tuesday as several key Democrats co...
19:04, 2019-10-22

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In a...
21:40, 2019-09-19

Biogen resurrects Alzheimer's drug; shares jump 27% Biogen Inc revived plans on Tuesday to seek U.S. approval for Alzheimer's treatment aducanumab, surprising investors and saying data from more patien...
18:00, 2019-10-22

A New Type of Migraine Drug Treats Pain During an Attack There’s been a lot of good news recently for people who experience migraines. In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved three dru...
20:40, 2019-12-05

Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Investigators are scrambling to determine how many parents may have lost jobs, custody of their children and more after the owner of an Alabama labor...
21:28, 2019-05-14

Pfizer will combine its off-patent drug business with Mylan The deal will result in Pfizer shareholders owning most of the new company with Mylan's shareholders owning slightly more than 40%....
13:04, 2019-07-29

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in Europe's hospitals Scientists are "extremely concerned" by a bacterium resistant to antibiotics of last resort....
17:52, 2019-07-29

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in the...
23:28, 2019-05-01

Alex Hales drug ban prompts review of ECB guidelines The fallout from Alex Hales's 21-day recreational drugs ban will see the ECB and PCA review the regulations around the issue – even though they were ...
14:36, 2019-05-01

Teens attack man, shout gay slurs in drug deal gone bad A pair of teens allegedly attacked and robbed a 28-year-old man while yelling gay slurs during a drug deal gone bad in Brooklyn, sources told The Pos...
19:00, 2019-07-29

Novel Alzheimer's drug passes first phase of human testing A drug that tackles toxic protein buildup in Alzheimer's disease in a novel way has passed phase 1 of clinical trials, which tests safety in humans....
20:28, 2019-05-15

Campaign girl 'ineligible' for muscle wasting drug The 11-year-old is thought to be in 15% of spinal muscular atrophy patients who do not qualify....
17:32, 2019-06-19

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up ...
11:48, 2019-06-14

J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for...
02:28, 2019-07-30

Walmart apologizes for Santa sweater with drug reference Walmart is apologizing for selling sweaters that appear to show Santa with lines of cocaine. The sweater says 'Let it Snow' and includes three white ...
02:12, 2019-12-10

Dutch government to ban laughing gas after reports of drug abuse The Dutch government is moving to ban laughing gas as the drug becomes more popular with the nation's youth....
16:52, 2019-12-09

$8 Billion Verdict in Drug Lawsuit Is Reduced to $6.8 Million A Philadelphia judge lowered the damages in a case that claimed Johnson & Johnson played down the risks of an antipsychotic drug....
21:52, 2020-01-17

Former world champion Bobridge jailed for drug dealing "Australian former world champion cyclist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years for drug dealing."...
13:44, 2019-07-05

FDA approves Amgen's biosimilar to J&J's rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Inc's biosimilar copy of Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Re...
18:32, 2019-12-06

Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer’s Drug Went From Poor to Promising It doesn’t happen often—in fact, hardly ever—that a company decides to stop studying a promising drug it’s developing and the...
17:52, 2019-12-06

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, o...
22:44, 2019-07-08

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternativ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

FDA investigates diabetes drug metformin for NDMA carcinogen The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it was investigating whether metformin diabetes medicines sold in the United States contain un...
01:20, 2019-12-06

Trump's drug price controls could cost lives The Trump administration is preparing a proposal that will likely peg what Medicare pays for prescription drugs to prices in other nations....
21:56, 2019-08-16

FDA probes diabetes drug metformin for carcinogen NDMA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating whether the diabetes drug metformin had unsafe levels of a cancer-causing chemical and will re...
03:08, 2019-12-06

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000 a year AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker s...
23:08, 2019-08-16

Biogen resurrects Alzheimer's drug; shares jump 37% Biogen Inc on Tuesday made a surprising reversal on its Alzheimer's treatment with plans now to seek U.S. regulatory approval, after data from more p...
15:52, 2019-10-22

FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmake...
17:08, 2019-09-20

Biogen resurrects Alzheimer's drug; shares jump 35% Biogen Inc revealed surprise plans to seek U.S. regulatory approval for its Alzheimer's treatment aducanumab on Tuesday, saying new analysis of clini...
14:12, 2019-10-22

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by ...
09:32, 2019-07-08