USFDA Clears Perjeta for Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

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A breast cancer drug from Roche has become the first pharmaceutical option to treat the earliest stages of the disease. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has

FDA gives go-ahead to major depressive disorder drug Brintellix

FDA gives go-ahead to major depressive disorder drug Brintellix

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave a go-ahead to Lundbeck’s antidepressant drug meant for treating adults suffering from major depressive disorder. The antidepressant, whose generic name is vortioxetine,

‘Hazardous’ infant bed sharing rates double

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Despite the  risks, more infants are now sharing beds with an adult or another child, a new study has revealed. The study, published in the September 30

Use of psychiatric drugs in young kids leveling off

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According to a new study, the use of psychotropic prescription medications to treat attention deficits, depression, anxiety and other mental disorders in very young children appears to

Over drunk? Its size, shape and color of glassware to be blamed!

Over drunk Its size, shape and color of glassware to be blamed!

Do you often end up drinking too much? Blame it on the size, shape and color of wine glass! According to the findings of a small study,

Rabies can be combated with proper education

Rabies can be combated

Rabies accounts for 55,000 deaths every year worldwide. Of these, close to 20,000 deaths are reported from India. While the disease is 100 percent curable if timely

FDA maintains hold on Achillion’s hepatitis C drug

FDA maintains hold on Achillion’s hepatitis C drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided not to lift the clinical hold on Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s drug sovaprevir. Sovaprevir is Achillion’s experimental hepatitis C treatment.

FDA adds boxed warning to Pfizer’s Tygacil

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Pfizer Inc’s antibacterial drug Tygacil, or tigecycline, carries potentially high risks of death when used as authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or for unapproved

Help Drug addicts! The flesh-rotting krokodil gobbles to death

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Is the US being plagued by a home-made injectable caustic opiate? This tissue destroying drug called desomorphine is becoming a rage in US because of its heroin

Exxon to Extend Health Care Benefits to Gay Couples

Exxon to Extend Health Care Benefits to Gay Couples

The Exxon Mobil Corporation has announced that it will offer health insurance and other employee benefits to gay couples as well. The new policy will come into force with