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Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests....
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Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent....
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AbbVie's Imbruvica fails to meet main goal in pancreatic cancer study

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer....
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FDA approves new Cabometyx indication

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
FDA's approval of a new Cabometyx indication provides a treatment for patients with liver cancer. Read More...
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Samsung Bioepis biosimilar to Roche's Herceptin wins FDA nod

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster breast cancer treatment, Herceptin....
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FDA clears the way to increase access and lower cost of life-saving opioid overdose treatment drug

Jan 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA's change clears the way for drugmakers to sell naloxone without a prescription. The life-saving treatment for opioids is also known as Narcan and...
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Poo Transplant Effective Treatment For Chronic Bowel Condition

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Poo transplant or “Faecal microbiota transplantation” (FMT) can successfully treat patients with ulcerative colitis, new research from the University of Adelaide shows. The randomised, double-blind study - published in the journal JAMA – was a collaboration between the University of Adelaide, Sou......
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Novel Same-Day Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Study Launches In US

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A same-day procedural therapy to improve glucose control for Type 2 diabetes patients will be investigated in a pilot study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Absalon D. Gutierrez, MD, and Nirav C. Thosani, MD, are among the first physician-researchers in the cou......
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Acupressure Relieves Long-Term Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center reported in 2016 that acupressure helped reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivor......
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Muscle Stem Cells Can Drive Cancer That Arises In Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
People with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) can develop an otherwise-rare muscle cancer, called rhabdomyosarcoma, due to the muscle cells’ continuous work to rebuild the damaged tissue. However, little is known about how the cancer arises, hindering development of a treatment or test that could pr......
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FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France's Sanofi SA....
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Immunomedics' cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval from the FDA

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacituzumab....
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Whole Genome Sequencing Method May Speed Personalized Treatment Of Drug-Resistant Infections

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have added to evidence that rapid resistance gene sequencing technology can accurately speed the identification of specific antibiotic-resistant bacteria strains that sicken and kill some patients. A report on a proof of concept study, published in the ......
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Doctors explain misconceptions about penicillin allergy

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most patients who report having a penicillin allergy are not really allergic to this highly effective antibiotic, and they may be missing out on the best treatment for their condition as a result, according to a new patient resource published in JAMA....
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Simple Treatments to Banish Winter Blues

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Simple Treatments to Banish Winter BluesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug wins FDA panel backing

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that benefits of Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture outweighed its risks and overwhelmingly voted for the drug's approval....
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Australia's aged care sector braces for powerful inquiry

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
A public inquiry into mistreatment of the elderly in Australia's A$20 billion ($14 billion) aged-care industry begins hearings on Friday, with investors expecting damaging testimony to be followed by tighter regulation and a possible sector shakeout....
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Viewpoints: Soaring Veteran Suicide Rate Is A National Scandal; Shutdown Complicates Cancer Treatments

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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New Legislation About Drug Trials Offers Hope For Children With Incurable Cancers

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The U.S. is set to begin testing drugs on children, a step researchers say many drugmakers skipped because it was risky and costly. “It is an incredibly exciting time,” said Crystal Mackall, a pediatric-cancer researcher. “We have lots of drug companies who want to speak with us suddenly.” Other public health news focuses on a new breast cancer treatment; hemp-derived product regulations; access to dental treatments; killings of transgender people; LGBTQ communities facing bias;...
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Cleocin vs. BenzaClin

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Cleocin (clindamycin hydrochloride) and BenzaClin (clindamycin - benzoyl peroxide) are both forms of the antibiotic clindamycin used for different purposes. Cleocin is an oral medication used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria. BenzaClin Topical Gel is a combination of the antibiotic clindamycin and another antibacterial drug indicated for the topical treatment of acne...
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