Category Archives: Industry News
There is still a buzz around the recent paper that showed that the high prices of cancer drugs are harming patients. The forum article received a huge amount of publicity when it was published online in Blood a few … Continue reading
By 2030, we will see 2.3 million new cancer cases in the United States, a 45% increase over 2010, according to the American Cancer Society. As the number of new cancer cases has increased, so too has cancer survivorship. … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Two new drugs for metastatic or inoperable melanoma, dabrafenib (Tafinlar) and trametinib (Mekinist), were approved by the FDA on Wednesday. The agency also approved a companion diagnostic test for both agents to detect certain mutations in the … Continue reading
FRIDAY, March 29 — The first in a new class of type 2 diabetes drugs was approved Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Invokana (canagliflozin) tablets are to be taken, in tandem with a healthy diet and exercise, to improve blood sugar… Continue reading
WEDNESDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) — Some people call it “brain doping” or “meducation.” Others label the problem “neuroenhancement.” Whatever the term, the American Academy of Neurology has published a position paper criticizing the practice of prescribing “study drugs” to … Continue reading
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care providers and patients of a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of Omontys Injection by Affymax, Inc., of Palo Alto, Calif., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited, of Deerfield, Ill. The … Continue reading
The authors base their findings on an analysis of the anonymised search logs of millions of US web users, who agreed to install a browser add-on and share their online searches with Microsoft throughout 2010. The researchers developed automated tools … Continue reading
– To get a good night’s sleep, it’s important to develop healthy sleep habits and stick to them each night.
The National Sleep Foundation recommends these healthy sleep habits to help you wake up rested each morning:
Establish a regular bedtime… Continue reading
– Headaches can cause big pain in little kids, and parents want to do whatever they can to ease their children’s suffering.
The Nemours Foundation lists these tips to ease headache pain in children:
Have your child rest in a cool, dark room,… Continue reading