Medicine

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. shows a bottle of Nuplazid
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Associated Press
December 04, 2019 - 9:29 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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 study that was stopped early because the benefit seemed clear. If regulators agree, the drug could become the first treatment specifically for...
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Associated Press
November 17, 2019 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is ramping up its push to get a bill through Congress that curbs prescription drug costs, feeling a new urgency as the impeachment investigation advances amid the 2020 election campaign. The effort has progressed beyond anything seen in years, says President Donald...
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Amag Pharmaceuticals in June 2019
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June 21, 2019 - 7:33 pm
U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex driv
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AP DO NOT USE
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May 24, 2019 - 2:26 pm
U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, a therapy meant to cure a disorder that rapidly destroys a baby's muscle control and kills most within a couple years.
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prescription drugs in a glass flask
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
March 13, 2019 - 8:44 pm
A new report says pills often contain so-called "inactive" ingredients capable of causing allergic or gastrointestinal reactions in small numbers of people sensitive to specific compounds.
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November 02, 2018 - 3:41 pm
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.
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President Trump
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 25, 2018 - 5:30 pm
"We are taking aim at the global freeloading that forces American consumers to subsidize lower prices in foreign countries through higher prices in our country," Trump said in a speech at the Department of Health and Human Services.
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dreamstime
August 23, 2018 - 2:51 pm
A North Carolina drug company is voluntarily recalling 32 liquid children's medications.
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