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fda approves first drug for severe multiple sclerosis (ms)




federal officials have approved the first drug to treat people with a severe form of multiple sclerosis (ms), a nervous system disease that harms the brain's ability to communicate with the rest of the body.the new drug, called ocrevus, is sold by the company genentech and can be given through an in...



chicago to perform at nancy davis' race to erase ms gala




chicago will entertain nancy davis' star-studded race to erase ms gala. the 24th annual benefit will take place may 5 at the beverly hilton in los angeles in an effort to further treatment for multiple sclerosis.the gala has previously featured performances by elton john, kiss, stevie wonder, aerosm...



study brings hope of a new treatment for asthma sufferers




improved treatments for people with severe asthma are a 'step closer' after a research team led by the university of leicester identified a breakthrough in the cause of airway narrowing.scientists have, for the first time, discovered that an active form of a key protein, hmgb1, is increased and rela...



shortage of drug to treat low blood pressure from septic shock associated with i




patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study published online by jama. the study is being released to coincide with its presentation at the 37th international symposium on intens...



in lucrative deal, infamous pharma company bails on drug it priced at $89k




enlargegetty | peopleimagesshare this storythe pharmaceutical company that drew swift criticism last month for pricing an old, cheap drug at $89,000 per patient, per year has now sold the drug in a lucrative deal. the new owners say a price change is coming.“obviously we’re re-examining the curr...



presstv-indonesia may ban death penalty




indonesia's president joko widodo says his government would restore a moratorium on the death penalty, if the public in the south east asian country approves the measure. "why not? but i must ask my people. if my people say ok, they say yes, i will start to prepare," widodo said monday in response ...



presstv-indonesia may ban death penalty




indonesia's president joko widodo says his government would restore a moratorium on the death penalty, if the public in the south east asian country approves the measure. "why not? but i must ask my people. if my people say ok, they say yes, i will start to prepare," widodo said monday in response ...



supercomputers are stocking next generation drug pipelines




a new model incorporates protein, drug, and clinical data to better predict which genes are most likely make proteins that drugs can bind to. the post supercomputers are stocking next generation drug pipelines appeared first on wired.



drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may help in melanoma treatment




the first of a new class of medication that delivers a combination of drugs by nanoparticle may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment, according to penn state college of medicine researchers. celeplum-777 combines a special ratio of the drugs celecoxib, an anti-inflammatory, and plumbag...



anti-cancer drug gets a boost when combined with antirheumatic




image: the figure shows a close-up of the histone protein region of a nucleosome core particle in which two different drugs (auranofin and rapta-t) are bound. view more credit: paul dyson/epflscientists at epfl and ntu have discovered that combining an anticancer drug with an antirheumatic produces...



failed pre-employment drug tests lead to hiring refugees




as the opioid epidemic continues and legalization of the use of marijuana spreads, more job applicants and current employees are failing drug tests than ever before. employers face the challenge of finding new workers who can pass a drug test.more refugees hiredsome employers are hiring refugees, wh...



study finds no benefit, but possible harm, from drug used to prevent preterm bir




image: this image shows drs. david nelson (left) and donald mcintire. view more credit: ut southwestern medical centerdallas - march 14, 2017 - a drug commonly prescribed to pregnant women with a history of delivering babies early provides no benefit. in fact, this drug may even increase the risk o...



drug-free program may have gone too far




implementing drug-free policies can be tricky. as the 10th u.s. circuit court of appeals recently made clear, inquiries into the drug-free status of employees can cross the line of permissible conduct.steven williams worked for fedex from 1989 until 2014. in 2008, he began taking oxycontin for chron...



biocon and others win drug battle in delhi high court




a two-judge bench of the delhi high court on march 3 lifted an earlier stay order of the same court on the issue of marketing and sale of generic drug biosimilar of roche’s breast cancer drug ‘trastuzumab’ (group name). the appeal was filed by indian pharma major biocon and other pharmaceutic...



2 karnataka hospitals on errant list




the national pharmaceutical pricing authority (nppa) on thursday disclosed the names of 20 hospitals, including two in karnataka, against whom it received complaints on over-charging for coronary stents.the disclosure comes after the ceiling price of these medical devices was fixed.the two karnataka...



palbociclib in advanced breast cancer: disadvantages predominate in certain pati




palbociclib (trade name: ibrance) has been approved since november 2016 for the treatment of women with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer who are not eligible for chemotherapy, radiotherapy or further surgery. in an early benefit assessment, the german institute for quality and effici...



senate approves dan coats as us director of national intelligence




afp | pti  |  washington  march 16, 2017 last updated at 03:57 ist



trump university lawsuit: federal judge approves $25 mn settlement




ani  |  new york  april 1, 2017 last updated at 07:27 ist



one step closer to july deadline: cabinet approves 4 gst bills




reuters  |  new delhi  march 20, 2017 last updated at 11:31 ist



adb approves $175 mn loan to power grid corp




press trust of india  |  new delhi  march 30, 2017 last updated at 01:58 ist



to boost growth, cabinet approves simple visa regime in india




ani  |  new delhi  march 31, 2017 last updated at 19:33 ist



aap govt approves around 37% hike in minimum wages




press trust of india  |  new delhi  february 25, 2017 last updated at 16:13 ist



artie lange arrested for drug possession




comedian artie lange was arrested recently on drug possession charges outside his new jersey home.hoboken police spokesman sgt. edgardo cruz told nj advance media that 49-year-old lange was arrested on sunday after allegedly being found with drugs in the parking garage of his building.officers fou...



new drug to lower cholesterol levels




the first rigorous test of an expensive new drug that radically lowers cholesterol levels found that it significantly reduced the chance that a high-risk patient would have a heart attack or stroke. these were men and women who had exhausted all other options. the results of the study, which cost ab...



two teenagers in hospital after dirt bike crash in north queensland




a teenager is fighting for life in hospital after two dirt bikes crashed near proserpine in north queensland on saturday evening.emergency services were called to the scene on spoor road at crystal brook about 7pm to find two teenagers with serious injuries. one teenager is fighting for life and ano...