Roughly 6 million people in the United States need insulin injections because they have diabetes, 1.25 million have Type 1. This is a condition characterized by a metabolic defect in which the pancreas does not create the hormone... More of this article »
Mylan NV announced this week that the delays in the launching of its new key drugs and the weakness of prices for its generics across the U.S. will pull down profitability in 2017 and 2018.
The maker of generic drugs announced that... More of this article »
A company known as Novocure markets a wearable medical device aimed at treating brain cancer. Recently, the company finished its phase 2 pilot trial for the noninvasive therapy in patients who have pancreatic cancer. Given along with... More of this article »
The EpiPen intervention product administers doses of epinephrine to patients suffering from anaphylaxis resulting from extreme allergic reactions. These reactions, of course, can be fatal if left untreated and, which makes the EpiPen... More of this article »
Carfentanil is a powerful new synthetic opioid used as a tranquilizer for elephants (and other similarly large animals). Of course, it makes sense to use this drug on massive creatures as it is formulated to be 10,000 times more potent... More of this article »
Would you wait 25 for seconds for a candy bar? Apparently, when presented with choice versus immediate access to a healthier snack, more people would surprisingly choose the latter. Dr. Brad Appelhans, of the Rush University Medical... More of this article »