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Leukemia drug shows promise for treating a childhood brain cancer

A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadly pediatric brain tumor, reports a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego. In the study,… Read More »

Overdose crisis: Bathurst’s unintentional drug deaths triple in 10 years

The rate of unintentional overdose deaths in Bathurst more than tripled over a 10-year period as an overdose crisis has gripped regional NSW. Between 2013 and 2017 there were 24 unintentional overdose deaths in Bathurst, up from seven between 2003 and 2007, according to the Penington Institute report released on Tuesday. The non-government institute identifies… Read More »

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. A pharmacist refills a container in a drug dispensing machine at the Rock Canyon pharmacy in Provo, Utah,… Read More »