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Quick Hits: Marijuana and Cognitive Impairment, New Migraine Treatment & More
Young people who frequently use marijuana may experience some cognitive impairment, according to a new study. Researchers collected data from…
MS Drug Pulled from Market Worldwide
A multiple sclerosis (MS) drug is being pulled from the market worldwide after reports of brain inflammation and severe liver…
Quick Hits: Withdrawn Leukemia Drug May Return to Market, Device Makers Get Break on Reporting Malfunctions & More
An FDA advisory committee has decided that the leukemia drug Mylotarg, which was withdrawn from the market 7 years ago,…
Quick Hits: FDA Approves New Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis, Eczema and Warning About Heart Drug
The FDA approved Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) as the first-ever drug to treat primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS), a serious form of…
Quick Hits: New Psoriasis Drug and Suicide, Antibiotics Overprescribing & More
The FDA has approved a new biologic treatment for psoriasis even though there were reported cases of completed suicides in…
Quick Hits: Antidepressants and Language Disorders, New Sarcoma Treatment & More
Children born to mothers who used SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) antidepressants during pregnancy may be at a higher risk…
Quick Hits: Opioid/Benzodiazepine Warning, DEA Set to Ban Supplement & More
“Black box” warnings – the strongest the FDA can mandate – will be added to the labeling of prescription opioid…
Quick Hits: Drugs That Boost Heart Failure Risk, Crestor Goes Generic, & More
Many commonly used medications can lead to heart failure or worsen existing heart failure, according to a scientific statement from…
A new medication approved by the FDA in March to treat psoriasis has demonstrated sustained efficacy, even after the drug…
Many of the new cancer drugs approved by the FDA may not extend a person’s life, and all because the…
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