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Newport doctor accused in two prescription drug overdose deaths

Newport doctor accused in two prescription drug overdose deaths A urine screen done two months before T.S.'s death suggested she was taking more oxycodone than she'd been prescribed and also taking the painkiller tramadol, which had not been prescribed, the accusation says. Despite two more urine screens in … Full News here – Read more on […]

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A new cancer drug on the horizon

A new cancer drug on the horizon A few weeks ago, I mentioned that there would be an exciting announcement made this week at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting held this year in San Diego. It happened. ADVERTISEMENT. ADVERTISEMENT. Full News here – Read more on Fox News

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Pfizer drug doubles time to breast cancer tumor growth in trial

Pfizer drug doubles time to breast cancer tumor growth in trial (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc's experimental breast cancer drug in a clinical trial nearly doubled the amount of time patients lived without their disease getting worse, but overall survival was not yet shown to be statistically significant, researchers said … Full News here – Read […]

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Small maker of erectile dysfunction drug goes big on March Madness advertising

Small maker of erectile dysfunction drug goes big on March Madness advertising A Chester County biopharmaceutical company is hoping to score customers for its new erectile dysfunction drug by pitching the product to college basketball fans during the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals is launching an ad … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Court acquits youth of drug charges

Court acquits youth of drug charges The Anti- narcotics staff moved to the house of the accused and found Tramadol pills and hashish, after a few minutes the son arrived and he was arrested and taken to the police station. After the interrogations he was transferred to the Public … Full News here – Read […]

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Creston man pleads guilty to federal wire fraud, drug misbranding charges

Creston man pleads guilty to federal wire fraud, drug misbranding charges Mojo Risen, Mojo Sensation and VajiVedic contained pharmaceutical and prescription compounds, according to the release, including the active ingredient in Viagra, sildenafil, and its chemical analogue, noracetildinafil, "which Rezapour smuggled into … Full News here – Read more on Watauga Democrat

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Drug treatment tops county health insurance costs

Drug treatment tops county health insurance costs VALPARAISO | The 29 most costly participants of Porter County's health insurance plan have undergone treatment for various cancers, Hodgkin's Disease and a variety of other ailments. But topping the list by far at $ 684,653 is an ongoing case involving … Full News here – Read more […]

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Researchers examine how diabetes drug can benefit cancer patients

Researchers examine how diabetes drug can benefit cancer patients For several years, a class of anti-diabetic drugs known as biguanides, has been associated with anti-cancer properties. A number of retrospective studies have shown that the widely used diabetes drug metformin can benefit some cancer patients. Despite … Full News here – Read more on News-Medical.net

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ED Drug Preserves Erectile Function After Prostate Radiotherapy

ED Drug Preserves Erectile Function After Prostate Radiotherapy Sildenafil citrate taken daily during and after radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer (PCa) may improve post-treatment erectile function compared with placebo, a study found. The study, led by Michael J. Zelefsky, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering … Full News here – Read more on Renal and Urology News

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Drug dealer caught with 2.9kg of hashish and 21000 Tramadol pills, Dubai court

Drug dealer caught with 2.9kg of hashish and 21000 Tramadol pills, Dubai court … DUBAI // A drug dealer who was caught with almost three kilograms hashish and more than 21,000 Tramadol pills was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. Anti-narcotics police began surveillance of Emirati A S, 28, after a tip-off about his […]

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Gardai seize cannabis and viagra in Tuam drug raid

Gardai seize cannabis and viagra in Tuam drug raid Gardai seize cannabis and viagra in Tuam drug raid. Galway Bay fm newsroom – A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions after Gardai seized a quantity of cannabis and viagra in Tuam. The operation was carried out by Tuam Gardai in … Full […]

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Plunging cost of Viagra will see drug made more readily available on NHS

Plunging cost of Viagra will see drug made more readily available on NHS The tumbling cost of Viagra is set to give 1.5 million men in the UK a much-needed boost. The price of the anti-impotence pill has fallen from £21 for four down to £1.45 after its patent expired last year – with the […]

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Pharma data play larger role in Olympic drug tests

Pharma data play larger role in Olympic drug tests The drug, known as Aranesp, had been launched just a few months earlier by biotech giant Amgen Inc. to treat anemia, a blood disorder that affects patients with kidney disease and cancer. By increasing levels of oxygen-carrying red blood cells, Aranesp … Full News here – […]

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Merck Earnings Miss Estimates on Diabetes Drug Slump

Merck Earnings Miss Estimates on Diabetes Drug Slump Under new science head Roger Perlmutter, the company overhauled its research and development programs, shuttering some efforts and putting weight into vaccines, cancer, diabetes and hospital care. “Following a string of pipeline setbacks and the … Full News here – Read more on Bloomberg

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Sanofi sues Lilly over challenge to top diabetes drug Lantus

Sanofi sues Lilly over challenge to top diabetes drug Lantus Chief Executive Chris Viehbacher told Reuters last month he was confident its diabetes business could grow beyond 2015. Sanford Bernstein analyst Tim Anderson said in a research note that the 30-month delay would raise Sanofi's earnings per share from … Full News here – Read more […]

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