Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:36am Comments by Medical University of Vienna Vernakalant, a new drug for treating recent-onset atrial fibrillation, has proved to be considerably more effective than Ibutilide, an established drug in this indication. It was able to …
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New A-Fib Drug Beats Competitor’s Efficacy in a Randomized Trial
Caritas will start offering a drug rehabilitation programme and residential service for drug users under the age of 18. The service, provided through a public social partnership with the government, will be rolled out by the end of the year as soon as the …
New drug rehabilitation programme for under 18s
In the battle against heroin addiction, a new weapon is emerging — a drug known as Vivitrol. It is said to block the effects that heroin and opioid painkillers and reduces cravings, and studies have shown that it has kept addicts in treatment from relapsing.
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A new drug for use with heroin addicts
One estimate puts the cost of bringing a new drug to market at $2.6 billion with others suggesting that it could be double that cost at $5 billion. One man, Professor Atul Butte director of the University of California Institute of Computational Health …
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New drugs using only a computer, the internet and free online data
To effectively fight disease, we must amend a belief held by many that drug development is seamless and driven in large part by more funding for government research. Neither is the case.
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Commentary: Zika a reminder of the realities of drug research
Story Updated: May 5, 2016 at 5:28 PM EDT Watertown Police Officer Josh Moran keeps a Narcan kit at the top of his bag on the passenger seat of his car.
Feedback: New Drug Helps Addicts, But New Threat Looms
The administration’s change in rhetoric has been even more sweeping: Responding to opioid deaths, Obama appointed a new drug czar, Michael Botticelli, who previously ran point on drug treatment in Massachusetts.
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Why America Can’t Quit the Drug War
Throughout the 20th, and now the 21st, centuries, public health officials and politicians have announced new drug scares. These scares have usually—but not always—involved opiates, also known as narcotics, but they’ve also in recent decades …
Why Pretty Much the Only Reasonable Voice on Drug Policy in the Federal Government Is Obama
Russian scientists at the Lomonosov Moscow State University are reporting the development of new drug ferrying nano-capsules that work fundamentally differently than existing nanoparticles. Each capsule consists of two concentric polymer shells that swell …
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New Class of Drug Ferrying Nanoparticles May Overcome Limitations of Existing Systems
If Colorado adopts Coloradocare it would be a blow to Obamacare – from the left.
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The New Health Care Rationing