Tag Archives: Adults

Britain risks US-style opioid crisis as FIVE million adults get prescriptions

Britain risks US-style opioid crisis as FIVE million adults get prescriptions for highly addictive drugs every year, reveals government health body Five million adults a year receive prescriptions for the addictive painkillers  Public Health England conducted the inquiry which found ‘alarming’ results   Health Secretary Matt Hancock described the findings as ‘shocking’  Opioids are dangerously addictive… Read More »

FDA Approves Turalio (pexidartinib) for the Treatment of Symptomatic Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumors (TGCT) in Adults

FDA Approves Turalio (pexidartinib) for the Treatment of Symptomatic Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumors (TGCT) in Adults Print this page Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Turalio (pexidartinib) capsules for the treatment of adult patients with symptomatic tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) associated with severe morbidity or functional limitations and not responsive… Read More »

Whorlton Hall: Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults

Media playback is unsupported on your device The abuse and mistreatment of vulnerable adults at a specialist hospital has been uncovered by the BBC’s Panorama programme. Undercover BBC filming shows staff intimidating, mocking and restraining patients with learning disabilities and autism at Whorlton Hall, County Durham. Experts said the culture was deviant at the privately-run… Read More »