November 6, 2018

Novartis Claims $4 Million Is Reasonable Price For Single Treatment With New Gene Therapy

NEWS Drug company Novartis claims that $4 million is a reasonable price for a single treatment with its new gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy. COMMENT […]
November 4, 2018

ACE Inhibitor Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Risk Of Lung Cancer

NEWS New research shows that so-called ‘ACE inhibitor’ drugs, prescribed for high blood pressure, significantly increase the risk of developing lung cancer.  COMMENT ACE inhibitor drugs […]
October 26, 2018

Research Finds Toxic Antipsychotics Prescribed To Treat Delirium Are No Better Than Placebos

NEWS New research has found that antipsychotic drugs prescribed to treat delirium in hospital patients work no better than placebo pills. The drugs were also found […]
October 21, 2018

Study Finds Heartburn Drugs Depress Body Iron Levels

NEWS New research has found an association between popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency. COMMENT This study found that continuous use of so-called proton pump inhibitor […]
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