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New AI Algorithms Can Predict Drug Response Lung Cancer

Researchers have used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to train algorithms and predict tumour sensitivity in three advanced non-small cell lung cancer therapies which can help...

Experimental Drug for Parkinson’s Shows Progress

An experimental drug has shown promise in treatment of debilitating movement problems in people with Parkinson's disease. This is the latest health news. The researchers...

Cannabis Use More Common Among Elderly People: Study

Cannabis use continues to increase in popularity among adults of 65 years of age and older in the United States, according to a new...

American Biotech Company Works with Chinese Officials to Test Drug Against Coronavirus

By Natalie Liu An American biotech company says it is working with Chinese authorities to determine whether the antiviral drug remdesivir may provide an effective treatment...

Why People Are Turning To CBD Vs Traditional Medicine

CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is a component of marijuana or hemp. It has been delicately processed to be without THC, the addictive component...

Know About the Side Effects of Using Cannabis

Cannabis is by far the most widely cultivated, trafficked and abused illicit drug. Cannabis is a generic term used to denote the several psychoactive...

Cannabis Usage Common in Adults with Pain Disorders: Study

Researchers have found that non-medical use of cannabis including frequent or problematic use is much more common in adults who have pain than in...

Here’s How Marijuana can Have an Impact on Your Driving Ability

Researchers have found that marijuana use may have an impact on driving ability even 12 hours after use. The study, published in the journal Drug...

Researchers Discover a Drug That Can Reduce Arthritis

Researchers have identified a drug that can significantly reduce bone and cartilage progression in osteoarthritis. In a study, published in the journal Annals of Internal...

Here’s How Proper Sleep Can Help in Reducing Suicidal Thoughts

 Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems...

China Okays Sale of First Home-Grown Drug for Treatment of Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease

China has approved the first home-grown drug for the treatment of "mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) and improving cognitive function", according to its...

Drug Companies Reach $215 Million Settlement to Avoid Trial over their Role in Deadly Opioid Addiction Crisis

A major pharmaceutical company and three of the biggest drug distributors in the U.S. have reached a $260 million settlement with two counties in...

Four Drug Companies Reach Legal Settlement over their Role in Opioid Addiction Epidemic

Four drug companies reached a last-minute legal settlement over their role in the opioid addiction epidemic, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Drug distributors AmerisourceBergen Corp, Cardinal...

Nancy Pelosi Unveils Ambitious Plan to Lower Drug Prices for Seniors on Medicare

Putting her stamp on the health care issue that worries consumers the most, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to...

Scientists Explore Novel Ways to Attack Alzheimer’s in Wake of String of Disappointing Drug Failures

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears...

Researchers Discover New Drug Which may Protect Against Memory Loss, Nerve Damage and Other Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have discovered a new drug which may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Preclinical research published in the...

U.S. Regulators Approve New Tuberculosis Drug that Shows Dramatic Results

U.S. regulators Wednesday approved a new tuberculosis drug that when taken with two other medicines shows dramatic results. The new drug, Pretomanid, was developed by...

Prescriptions of Overdose-Reversing Drug Naloxone Soaring

Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first...

Most Effective Drug Used to Treat Malaria Becoming Ineffective in Parts of Southeast Asia

Scientists warn the most effective drug used to treat malaria is becoming ineffective in parts of Southeast Asia — and unless rapid action is taken,...

India: Northern States to Set Up Task Force to Battle Drug Menace and Make Region “Nasha Mukt”

Terming drugs a national problem, the second Joint Conference of Chief Ministers of the northern states on Thursday decided to set up a joint...

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