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Biogen and Japan’s Eisai said they had positive results from a midstage study of an experimental Alzheimer’s drug, though experts said it was too soon to say the drug marks a real advance.
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Amazon.com said Thursday it has agreed to acquire online pharmacy PillPack, confirming months of speculation that the internet retail giant would jump into the pharmacy sector and further disrupt the rapidly changing healthcare industry.
Stocks of other pharmacy chains such as Walgreens Boots Alliance…
Senators will have an opportunity Tuesday to grill Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on President Trump’s “blueprint” for lowering drug prices. It would be nice if something substantial came out of the discussion.
But don’t hold your breath.
Trump’s blueprint, like the pirate’s code,…
US health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use. The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two…
Mandatory drug treatment programs are on the rise. But can a person truly recover when forced into treatment?
A human rights group accuses the security forces of carrying out 149 extrajudicial killings in May in connection with the crackdown. Police acknowledge the deaths but say they occurred in clashes with drug suspects.
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Ketamine, a powerful sedative used on both humans and animals, is referred to as a “date rape drug” in the Minneapolis police manual because it can alter or erase memory. It is also used to subdue suspects at the request of Minneapolis police, according to a city report. The report…
Jackson Odell – the former teen actor and songwriter who died on Friday — had a history of heroin use, but he was clean when he last underwent a drug test … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Jackson had been at a sober…
President Donald Trump urged Congress to pass “Right to Try” for terminally ill patients during his State of the Union address, and on Tuesday lawmakers did just that.
A “right-to-try” bill that allows terminally ill patients to request medication that hasn’t been approved by the Food and Drug Administration has passed Congress and is expected to be signed by President Trump. The bill, which passed the Senate last August, sailed through the House Tuesday with a 250-169 vote….