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FDA Approves Nonopioid Treatment for Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first nonopioid treatment to help adults manage opioid withdrawal symptoms as the agency looks to continue to encourage the development of therapies to help patients suffering from addiction......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Incarcerated opioid addicts often have to tough out withdrawal. Some jails say they have a better way.

Symptoms from heroin, fentanyl and prescription-painkiller withdrawal can include severe diarrhea and vomiting and ultimately kil.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday15 hr. 25 min. ago

The first drug for opioid withdrawal has gotten the green light — and it targets risky symptoms that others ignore

Darren Staples / Reuters More than 63,000 Americans died of opioid drug overdoses last year, more than the number killed in car crashes. On Wednesday, the FDA approved the first drug designed to treat th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2018

Nipah virus outbreak in India: Know about its symptoms and treatment

According to WHO, there is no vaccine currently available for either humans or animals.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 23rd, 2018

What is Pertussis? Student in Michigan Infected, Whooping Cough Symptoms, Treatment

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is especially dangerous for babies and can cause rib fractures......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 21st, 2018

Brainstorm Health: FDA Name and Shame, ASCO Abstracts, Non-Opioid Withdrawal Drug

Brainstorm Health Daily: May 17, 2018 Hello, readers! This is Sy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking what, for an agency that’s generally known for its caution and under-the-radar regulatory approach, may be seen.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 17th, 2018

Regulator Approves Pfizer Drug for US Patients

The drug will be used in the US for treatment of anemiaRelated Stocks: PFE,.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 16th, 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Reversed in Flies by Balancing Enzymes

This finding could pave the wave for Alzheimer's treatment and biomarkers for early diagnosis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 15th, 2018

We Don’t Have a Cure for the Common Cold. But This New Treatment Might Stop It in Its Tracks

Cold medicines treat symptoms, not the root of the infection. The common cold is so engrained into everyday life that it’s easy to .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 14th, 2018

Drugmakers push back against lawmakers" calls to tax opioids

Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to pay for it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 28th, 2018

Lawmakers debate opioid taxes as states grapple with crisis

Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to pay for it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 28th, 2018

As states consider taxing opioids, drugmakers push back

Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to pay for it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 28th, 2018

AstraZeneca says FDA approves Tagrisso as 1st-line treatment for certain cancers

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 19th, 2018

CareFirst issues RFP as part of program to fight opioid abuse

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has put out a call for organizations to help with a program to increase substance use disorder services and opioid addiction treatment. As part of recently issued request for proposals, Baltimore-based CareFirst plans to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2018

Video: Guard Threatens to Detain Activist Recording Conditions at Miami ICE Facility

Miramar's city commission recently passed a resolution demanding ICE stop the "alleged ill treatment" of people visiting the facility......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek41 min. ago

Victory for Essex patient fighting for treatment

Victory for Essex patient fighting for treatment.....»»

Category: topSource: pressat3 hr. 25 min. ago

Europe Seeks Russia"s Help on Saving Iran Deal, Despite Tension

President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran has added fresh impetus to a European outreach to Russia—although European officials say existing tensions make it far from a thaw......»»

Category: europeSource: wsj7 hr. 26 min. ago

News digest: Rupee, stocks tumble, interaction with Nitin Gadkari, and more

From Cabinet approves ordinance to give homebuyers creditor status under IBC to 12 dead as protest against Sterlite turns violent, BS brings you up to date with the latest news.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard16 hr. 56 min. ago

NuCana Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

EDINBURGH, United Kingdom, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NuCana plc (NASDAQ:NCNA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on significantly improving treatment outcomes for cancer patients, announced financial resul.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzinga18 hr. 40 min. ago

Soothe to give free massages to cancer patients

Soothe is setting up its massage chairs and tables at the City of Hope Medical Center. The Los Angeles on-demand massage startup has partnered with the Southern California cancer treatment and research center to provide free massages to patients, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 56 min. ago

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Chatbot patient engagement platform raises $6 million — Telehealth saves insurers $1.5 million — UK bets on AI for chronic disease treatment

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider21 hr. 11 min. ago