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Posted on March 1, 2017, 6 a.m. in Dietary Supplementation Drug Trends Vitamins
Supplement Pitfalls Revealed by Experts

Researchers find significant amounts of pharmaceutical drugs hidden in various herbal supplements.

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Posted on Feb. 13, 2017, 6 a.m. in Infection Protection Drug Trends Healthcare and Information
Stopping the Superbug Spread

Antibiotic misuse is a primary cause of the rise of superbugs gobally, but there is hope.

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Posted on Jan. 19, 2017, 6 a.m. in Drug Trends Anti-Aging Brain and Mental Performance Cancer
Metformin for Multiple Conditions

Metformin, the most commonly prescribed drug for treatment of type 2 diabetes, has recently shown to be beneficial in various other treatments.

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Posted on Oct. 21, 2016, 6 a.m. in Cancer Drug Trends
Cold Medicine Could Curtail Cancer

Researchers discover that a a drug used to treat the common cold suppresses the spread of bladder cancers, reducing chemoresistance in mice.

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Posted on Aug. 16, 2016, 6 a.m. in Infectious Disease Drug Trends Medications
New Superbug-Fighting Antibiotic Found in Nasal Bacteria

Researchers have identified a bacterium found in the human nose that can produce antibiotics to destroy Staphyloccus aureus (Staph).

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Posted on Nov. 16, 2015, 6 a.m. in Parkinsons Disease Brain and Mental Performance Drug Trends
Cancer Drug Enables Parkinson's Patients to Walk Again

Drug may be the first treatment to reverse Parkinson's disease

 

 

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Posted on March 19, 2012, 6 a.m. in Sleep Drug Trends

Contributing as many as 500,000 excess deaths in the US in 2010, heavy users are not the only ones at risk.

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Posted on Oct. 5, 2009, 6 a.m. in Drug Trends

The placebo effect is getting stronger in people, making it more difficult for pharmaceutical companies to demonstrate clear and significant benefits of drugs.

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The drug methotrexate, first used in the 1940's, has been found to destroy the damaged MSH2 gene prevelant in people with the genetic condition HNPCC. HNPCC contributes to bowel cancer, tumors of the stomach, womb, ovaries and kidneys. Continue reading…
Synthetic-HDL-nanoparticles may be able to carry cholesterol through the bloodstream and onto the liver for excretion. Such an innovation in drug treatment of cardiovascular disease could be used to prevent stroke and heart attack within the next decade. Continue reading…