Multiple medication use Not Always Hazardous Say Researchers
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Multiple medication use Not Always Hazardous Say Researchers

New research finds that patients with a single illness who take multiple drugs – referred…

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FDA approves Gilead’s once-daily HIV pill
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FDA approves Gilead’s once-daily HIV pill

WASHINGTON: Regulators approved a once-daily HIV pill by Gilead Sciences Inc, giving a new source…

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Study Pits New Blood Thinner Against Warfarin For Irregular Heartbeat
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Study Pits New Blood Thinner Against Warfarin For Irregular Heartbeat

A new drug that lowers stroke risk among people with an irregular heartbeat may give…

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Nexus of five fleecing masses
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Nexus of five fleecing masses

LAHORE: The nexus of five is freely but tactfully looting the masses who are made…

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Tiny blood card offers easier tests for remote areas
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Tiny blood card offers easier tests for remote areas

A cheap and portable blood test could provide a breakthrough for diagnosing infections in remote…

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10 million illegal drug users have hepatitis C: study
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10 million illegal drug users have hepatitis C: study

Some 10 million people who inject illegal drugs have hepatitis C while 1.2 million have…

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Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema
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Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema

Psoriasis and eczema both cause red, scaly skin rashes, but the similarities between the two…

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Painkillers ‘may ease agitation’ in dementia patients
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Painkillers ‘may ease agitation’ in dementia patients

The British and Norwegian study, published on the BMJ website, found painkillers significantly cut agitation…

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Mass psychosis in the US
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Mass psychosis in the US

Once upon a time, antipsychotics were reserved for a relatively small number of patients with…

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Outsourced: Clinical trials overseas
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Outsourced: Clinical trials overseas

US pharmaceutical companies have moved their operations overseas over the course of the past decade.Instead…

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Parkinson’s Patients Still Prescribed Antipsychotics Despite Warning
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Parkinson’s Patients Still Prescribed Antipsychotics Despite Warning

Antipsychotic drugs are still prescribed to more than half of U.S. patients with Parkinson’s disease…

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Novartis gets good news on cancer drug Afinitor
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Novartis gets good news on cancer drug Afinitor

ZURICH: Novartis AG said a late-stage study showed its drug hope Afinitor slowed tumor growth…

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Pfizer’s quit smoking drug raises heart risks: study
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Pfizer’s quit smoking drug raises heart risks: study

LONDON: Healthy, middle-aged smokers who take Pfizer’s Chantix or Champix, one of the most popular…

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Drugmakers angle for advantage in treating diabetes
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Drugmakers angle for advantage in treating diabetes

SAN DIEGO: Obesity and longevity have helped make diabetes an epidemic in much of the…

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Roche to fight for Avastin as breast cancer drug
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Roche to fight for Avastin as breast cancer drug

WASHINGTON:  Drugmaker Roche Holding AG will try to convince U.S. regulators to reverse course on…

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