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WASHINGTON--(Nov. 22, 2017)--Glucocorticoids, a class of steroid hormone medications often prescribed to patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DM..
THE PROGNOSIS Here’s a question that spins both ways. Can liberal states target antiabortion counselors? Can conservative states target doctors who pr..
Glucocorticoids, a class of steroid hormone medications often prescribed to patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), offer long-term benefits ..
In the lucrative world of Washington consulting, businesses often burnish their reputations by adding bold-faced names to their boards. So after Micha..
Big Sugar seems to have copied the Big Tobacco playbook, a new report contends. More than four decades ago, a study in rats funded by the sugar indust..
Leishmaniasis is an important human and veterinary disease caused by Leishmania parasites that affect 12 million people in over 98 endemic countries. ..
(Reuters) - A unit of AmerisourceBergen Corp, one of the largest U.S. drug wholesalers, has agreed to pay $625 million to resolve a U.S. government pr..
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening..
When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) place the highest value on medicines that deliver the longest ..
(WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017) -- When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) place the highest value on ..
The researcher who conducted a controversial 2016 herpes vaccine trial on the island of St. Kitts without federal safety oversight had secretly begun ..
New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed scientific research that linked sugar to heart disease and bladder cancer in rats. The Sugar Research..
Roche Holding shares rose this week after experimental medicines for cancer and hemophilia, both developed by Roche unit Genentech of South San Franci..
THE PROGNOSIS Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is sponsoring a bill to delay the Affordable Care Act's health insurance tax. (Photo by Laura Segall for T..
Tremeau Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a small startup trying to bring the recalled painkiller Vioxx back to the market to treat severe joint pain caused by ..
Three years before launching an offshore herpes vaccine trial, an American researcher vaccinated patients in U.S. hotel rooms in brazen violation of U..
MÅLØV, Denmark (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is stepping up its efforts to treat obesity, seeking to tap into a potentially huge market as..
Vioxx may be ready for a comeback. Merck & Co. (MRK) voluntarily pulled the blockbuster drug in 2004 amid evidence that it doubled the chances of havi..
More than four years after Texas lawmakers approved a law allowing for the drug testing of certain out-of-work Texans applying for unemployment, suppo..
___ Justice Dept. suing to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of ..
BRUSSELS—European Union governments voted Monday to move the bloc’s equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Amsterdam from London and i..
Department of Homeland Security official Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday, stepping down from his role as director of faith-based and neighborhood part..
Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during ..
BOSTON (Reuters) - A judge on Monday rejected a plea deal that was part of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s recent agreement to pay $40.1 million to res..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become secretary of the Health and Human Services De..
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergenc..
More than two dozen patients were rushed into an emergency room in Macon, Ga., over two days with the same array of life-threatening symptoms, includi..
The Prostate Health Index (phi) is a cost-effective tool used by urologists to detect prostate cancer. It reduces the risk of over diagnosis, and cuts..
Despite a warning from the FDA about the safety risks of codeine, a new study found that 1 in 20 children is still getting the medication after underg..
I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. Good times in the Golden Sta..
DENVER -- A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family..
DENVER -- A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family..
NEW YORK(Reuters) - In August, a dozen inventors gathered around a fire pit outside the headquarters of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexan..
The FDA has set new rules to keep a check on regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy. The move will also crack down rogue clinics that provide que..
In late January 2012, drug distributor Cardinal Health got word that the Drug Enforcement Administration was about to take action against the company’..
A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about "the first marijuana overdose dea..
Miranda Rosenfelt says that one of her direct supervisors forced her to perform-----in a basement pantry. (Essdras M Suarez/For The Washington Post) I..
They're pretty sure that whole democracy disruption thing isn't real anyway. Until they have to say so to official inquiries. In any case, they're pre..
KUSA - Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose, sparking a medical debate over what ki..
A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about “the first marijuana overdose dea..
The US Drug Enforcement Administration plainly reports that no death from an overdose of marijuana has ever been reported—a tidbit often repeated by c..
At Ford’s new wearables research laboratory, scientists and engineers are working to integrate wearable devices and vehicles to enable driver-assist t..
(Newser) – The Department of Homeland Security's head of community outreach has quit over comments deeply offensive to more than one community. In rec..
WOODSTOCK – A statewide committee formed to tackle the opioid epidemic came Thursday to McHenry County, which already has seen 58 deaths related to op..
Sarah Nader – snader@shawmedia.com Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti (center) speaks during Gov. Bruce Rauner's Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention ..
Earlier today, CNN’s KFile reported that between 2008 and 2016, the head of the Homeland Security’s Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships..
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at r..
Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, the Rev. Jamie Johnson (FEMA/Department of Homel..
FCC EASES MEDIA OWNERSHIP RESTRICTIONS: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to roll back restrictions on media ownership, a ..
The Department of Homeland Security's center for outreach to faith and community groups has resigned after it came to light that he had said black peo..