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Actavis Gains FDA Approval for Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

March 13, 2015 9:24 am | News | Comments

Approximately 1.2 million children and teens in the United States meet the criteria for bipolar I disorder. Read more...

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Cholera Vaccine Succeeds in Rural Haiti

March 13, 2015 9:14 am | by Jake Miller, Harvard Medical School | News | Comments

A vaccination campaign that almost didn’t happen was widely effective in reducing transmission of cholera in the midst of an ongoing outbreak of the disease in rural Haiti. Read more...

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UN Tally of Ebola Deaths Passes 10,000

March 13, 2015 9:05 am | by Maria Cheng, Associated Press | News | Comments

Most of the deaths were in West Africa. Read more...

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Washington State Mandate Will Raise Prescription Drug Costs for State Programs, Employers, Unions

March 12, 2015 1:51 pm | News | Comments

A bill (S.B. 5857) in the Washington legislature would force employers, unions, taxpayers, and public programs to pay drugstores more for prescription drugs, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. Read more...

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Genetic Test Maker 23AndMe Launches Drug R&D Effort

March 12, 2015 1:45 pm | by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | News | Comments

Google-backed genetic testing company 23andMe is launching its own drug development unit, betting that it can translate its database of customer DNA information into novel medicines. Read more...                      

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Harder-to-Abuse OxyContin Doesn’t Stop Illicit Use

March 12, 2015 1:40 pm | by Jim Dryden, Washington University in St. Louis | News | Comments

A reformulation of OxyContin that makes it harder to abuse has curtailed the drug’s illicit use. But some 25 percent of drug abusers entering rehab said they still abused the prescription painkiller despite package labeling that emphasizes its abuse-deterrent properties, new research indicates. Read more...

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Study: Tetanus Shot May Aid Treatment of Deadly Brain Cancer

March 12, 2015 1:29 pm | by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer? A small study hints that it might. Read more...                                                                 

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Officials: UK Military Health Care Worker Has Ebola

March 12, 2015 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A British military health care worker in Sierra Leone who has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus is being transferred back to Britain for specialist treatment. Read more...                                                                        

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Researchers Uncover New Way the Body Fine Tunes Immune Response

March 12, 2015 9:46 am | by University of British | News | Comments

The findings could inform vaccine design, and may explain the molecular basis for certain autoimmune diseases and B cell malignancies. Read more...                                                                                                         

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Alzheimer's Breakthrough Uses Ultrasound Technology

March 12, 2015 9:28 am | by University of Queensland | News | Comments

Scientists have found that non-invasive ultrasound technology can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease and restore memory. Read more...                                                                                                                     

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Mylan Launches Generic Antabuse Tablets

March 12, 2015 9:22 am | News | Comments

Mylan received final approval from the FDA for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product. Read more...                                                                                                                                   

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Swine Flu Outbreak in India Raises Concern

March 12, 2015 9:16 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | News | Comments

A new study suggests that this strain has acquired mutations that make it more dangerous than previously circulating strains of H1N1 influenza. Read more...                                                                                                

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d-Methadone: A Novel Approach for Neuropathic Pain

March 12, 2015 8:45 am | by Eliseo Salinas, MD, MSc, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Relmada Therapeutics | Articles | Comments

At a time when opioid abuse and addiction are making headlines, a new molecule is being studied to treat neuropathic pain without such negative effects. Read more...                        

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FDA Approves Pediatric Cancer Drug

March 11, 2015 4:24 pm | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Unituxin (dinutuximab), part of a first-line therapy for high-risk neuroblastoma. Read more..                                  

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Endo Proposes Takeover Bid for Salix Pharmaceuticals

March 11, 2015 2:34 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Endo is trying to upset the agreement Valeant Pharmaceuticals made last month to buy Salix. Read more...

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