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FDA Expands Indications for Pifeltro and Delstrigo for HIV

1 hour ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

The FDA expanded the indications for the two HIV drugs to include appropriate patients with HIV-1 with virological suppression. FDA Approvals
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UK receives $8.8 million to support addiction treatment for women in criminal justice settings

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical...
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New Drug Pricing Bill Allows Negotiation With Pharma

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

Lawmakers are exploring ways to cut drug prices. Major changes in law may be unlikely near-term, but Congress might be able to take a step soon, like capping seniors' Medicare...
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Alcoholic hepatitis drug candidate shows ‘life-saving potential'

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Data from a phase 2a clinical trial of DUR-928, an endogenous, small-molecule new chemical entity, for patients with alcoholic hepatitis demonstrated that the treatment led to...
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Long-acting injectable multi-drug implant shows promise for HIV prevention and treatment

3 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

UNC researchers have created an injectable multi-drug delivery system that is removable, biodegradable and effective for up to a year in some cases. The author says the ability...
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FDA OKs 'Game-Changer' Oral GLP-1 Agonist for Type 2 Diabetes

3 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Semaglutide is the first oral glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist. Previously, drugs of this class were available only as injectables. The approval is expected to increase...
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China using fentanyl for slow-kill "chemical warfare" against the United States, experts warn

China using fentanyl for slow-kill "chemical warfare" against the United States, experts warn

3 hours ago   |   Natural News

Opioid drugs have laid waste to the United States, there is no doubt about that. Over 47,000 people die an opioid-related death annually, and estimates suggest that half of...
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Scientists identify new family of drugs which could combat prostate cancer

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new family of drugs which inhibit the activity of a protein associated with prostate and other cancers has been reported by scientists from the University of Bath.
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Long-Acting Injectable Multi-Drug Implant Shows Promise for HIV Prevention and Treatment

4 hours ago   |   UNC Healthcare   |   3 articles

UNC researchers have created an injectable multi-drug delivery system that is removable, biodegradable and effective for up to a year in some cases. First author Rahima...
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Alzheimer's drug also treats parasitic Chagas disease

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

The drugs currently used to treat Chagas disease, a neglected tropical disease, have serious side effects and limited use in those with chronic disease. Now, researchers have...
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Watch what you eat: Study reveals that post-menopausal women who eat a Western diet increase their risk of breast cancer

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Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds  

Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds  

As people get older, they are less likely to use marijuana as often, according to University of Nebraska research. Over 11% of young adults with medical conditions use daily... Read more ...

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Novel remote study protocol supports BASF's micro-emulsifying plant sterol

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Campaigners demand a sugar tax on ALL foods as report reveals the levy on drinks led to a 30% drop

A tax of 24p per litre was introduced in England last year on highly sugary drinks. This sent companies scrambling to alter their products to avoid being hit with the levy. Read more ...

Flavoured e-cigarettes may worsen asthma, warns study amid the US vaping crisis

Flavoured e-cigarettes may worsen asthma, warns study amid the US vaping crisis

Australian scientists found certain e-cigarette flavours change how sensitive mice's airways are to dust mites, a common asthma trigger. Black liquorice, for example, triggered... Read more ...

Smoking Moms May Affect Their Daughters' Future Fertility

Smoking Moms May Affect Their Daughters' Future Fertility

Mom's who smoke during pregnancy can disrupt the development of an endocrine system of the female fetus in the womb causing increased testosterone levels and masculinization of... Read more ...

Single Dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine Does Not Offer Lifelong Protection to...

Single Dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine Does Not Offer Lifelong Protection to All Children

Taking a single dose of the yellow fever vaccine does not offer long-lasting protection for most children, reveals a new study. Read more ...

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Mother too poor for hospital treatment ravaged by breast cancer after treating with herbal teas

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Christina Ombao, 39, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2016. What started as a small lump on her breast has turned into a huge tumour. Read more ...

Say No to Vaping: Flavored E-cigarettes may Worsen Asthma Symptoms

Say No to Vaping: Flavored E-cigarettes may Worsen Asthma Symptoms

Can vaping affect your asthma? Yes, flavors used in electronic cigarettes can make your asthma symptoms even more worse, suggests a new study. Read more ...

Grocer Ahold Delhaize Bans PFAS Chemicals in Food Packaging & Beauty Products!

Grocer Ahold Delhaize Bans PFAS Chemicals in Food Packaging & Beauty Products!

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Grocery Ahold Delhaize just announced they will be phasing out toxic PFAS chemicals from their own... Read more ...