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Pharma Company Behind Controversial Drug Facing DOJ Probe
Acadia Pharmaceuticals is facing a Department of Justice probe over marketing practices related to its controversial Parkinson’s drug Nuplazid (pimavanserin).…
Why a Parkinson’s Drug Should Be Pulled From the Market
Since Nuplazid launched in June 2016, the FDA has received more than 700 reports of deaths linked to it. The…
A new study published in the British Medical Journal has found that several common medications, such as anticholinergic drugs, heighten…
Let’s Answer the Questions About Marijuana
Much more research is needed to determine the benefits and risks associated with marijuana. Changing its drug classification from Schedule…
Statins, which are widely used to lower cholesterol, may end up accelerating the onset of Parkinson’s disease in some patients.…
Are There Side Effects Associated with At-Home Genetic Health Risk Tests?
An at-home test that analyzes the DNA in saliva to determine a person’s risk for certain diseases sounds promising. But…
The FDA has approved the first-ever genetic tests that allow consumers to determine if they are at risk for developing…
5 Drug Classes That May Cause Depression
You may not have even thought about it, but some drugs may actually cause you to have depression as a…
Drugs With Highest Risk for Dehydration or Heat-Related Illness
People who start certain drugs, such as blood thinners (anticoagulants), cardiovascular medicines, over-the-counter pain killers (NSAIDs/non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), antipsychotics, antidepressants…
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