Tag Archives: Drugs

All about monoclonal antibody drugs — the experimental treatment that may have turned Trump’s COVID-19 around

Article content continued “It’s entirely possible that by the time you’re giving it, you’re giving it too late.” Medical technicians work at a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals company’s Westchester campus in Tarrytown, New York, September 17, 2020. Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters/File That Trump got something wholly experimental has raised eyebrows, but… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

Fake drugs: How bad is Africa’s counterfeit medicine problem? – BBC News

The proliferation of fake medicines in Africa is a public health crisis that can no longer be ignored, according to a UK charity. There’s a meeting of seven African countries, in Togo, this week, to combat the problem. Congo, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, Ghana and The Gambia will discuss measures to clamp down on trafficking… Read More »

New FDA-approved cystic fibrosis medicine, Trikafta®, among other specialty drugs available through AllianceRx Walgreens Prime – BioSpace

  ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, one of the largest specialty and home delivery pharmacies in the U.S., is pleased to include Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor), a new breakthrough therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF), among other specialty medications available through its pharmacy. Cystic fibrosis is a rare, progressive, life-threatening disease… Read More »