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Novocure Glioblastoma Treatment Trial Shows Extremely Promising Results

Novocure Glioblastoma Treatment Trial Shows Extremely Promising Results

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... 
EpiPen Maker Mylan Pharma Expands March Recall of Auto-Injectors

EpiPen Maker Mylan Pharma Expands March Recall of Auto-Injectors

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... 
Elephant Tranquilizer Could Be Next Drug Epidemic

Elephant Tranquilizer Could Be Next Drug Epidemic

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... 
Rush University Scientist Investigates Effect of “Time Tax” On Snack Choices

Rush University Scientist Investigates Effect of “Time Tax” On Snack Choices

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...