Thursday, February 2, 2023

Eighty Percent of Bowel Cancers Halted with Existing Medicines

An international team of scientists has shown that more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers could be treated with existing drugs. The study...

Study Questions Conventional Approach to Halting Spread of Drug Resistant Bacteria

In response to the rise of drug-resistant pathogens, doctors are routinely cautioned against overprescribing antimicrobials. But when a patient has a confirmed bacterial infection,...

Breakthrough in ‘Programmable’ Antibiotics to Target, Attack Drug-Resistant Microbes

The multitude of microbes scientists have found populating the human body have good, bad and mostly mysterious implications for our health. But when something...

Birth Control Pill May Triple Risk Of Crohn’s Disease In Women

A study on the link between the birth control pill and Crohn’s disease has led a team of doctors to suggest that women with...

ED Drug Relieves Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Animal Study

New animal studies at Henry Ford Hospital reveal that sildenafil, a drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, may be effective in relieving painful...

New Hep C Treatment Costs $1,125 Per Pill

FDA regulators have just approved a new daily pill for hepatitis C that carries a steep price tag. The combination pill, Harvoni, made by...

Doctors Beginning to Say “No” to Drug Company Reps (Op Ed)

"Here’s what I remember. It was 14 years ago, and I was a junior doctor working in psychiatry. Some colleagues planned a dinner as...