Tag : drug

Marijuana Moms in Beverly Hills

Health/Nutrition  20 December '16

Smoking Pot And Parenting Simply Cannot Be Conjoined

A lot of states are now legalizing marijuana which was once considered as a dangerous drug.

Born addicted: Heroin's innocent victims

Health/Nutrition  19 December '16

Children Services Observe Increase In Drug Related Foster Cases

Athens, Ohio and many other countries are fighting the battle against the drug addiction but children are also becoming a victim of this trend.

Activists March On Capitol Hill To Urge Congress To Approve Funding For Opioid Crisis

Body  5 December '16

Beware: Drug Addiction Can Be Fatal

An inquest into Dominic Adam Travis' death heard how family members and support workers are questioning why the 18-year-old was discharged from a mental health ward shortly before his death.

US Heroin Epidemic Takes Toll On Families

Family Life  29 November '16

Drug-Addicted Parents: The Reason Why Authorities Are Taking More Children Into Custody

Drug addicted parents are the biggest cause for children taken under child services.

Marijuana

Health/Nutrition  23 October '16

Marijuana [LATEST NEWS & UPDATE]: Marijuana More Than Just The High? Experts Find New Breakthrough

One attribute that Marijuana has been known to give to its users is the ability to get high, and scientists are currently examining the drug more closely to see how it injects the high feeling and its other effects.

Presidents of Russia and United States meet in New York

Celebrity Daddy(Soft News)  7 October '16

Russia Accused Of Drugging U.S Diplomats

The U.S State Department has been adamantly suggesting Russia's involvement in drugging two U.S officials holding diplomatic passports in St. Petersburg.

World Asthma Day

Medicine  8 August '16

Health News: Experimental Asthma Drug Holds Potential For People With Severe Condition

The new drug offers a new way of treatment for asthma patients.

An Aspirin A Day Could Prevent Both Heart Disease And Colon Cancer

Medicine  29 June '16

FDA Approves First All-Oral Drug For Hepatitis C Patients; How Much Is The Treatment?

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug from Gilead Sciences that can treat six major subtypes of hepatitis C without the need for injections or other drugs.

A baby's Teddy Bear.

Health  13 June '16

Baby Died Because of Drug Overdose, Here’s How it Happened

A heartbreaking story of a baby who dieD at 8 months old because fo drug overdose serves as a wake up call to parents and child caregivers on the dangers of drug use to induce babies to sleep.

anxious man

Health/Nutrition  20 March '16

Study: Kappa Opioid Receptors (KOR) Could Be Used As Cure For Anxiety Disorder & Addiction

A study has revealed that kappa opioid receptors may be effective in treating anxiety disorders.

Women

Health/Nutrition  8 April '14

Is the FDA sexist for rejecting female Viagra?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) angered women everywhere when they rejected Sprout Pharmaceuticals' drug flibanserin last October, meant to treat low sexual desire in women.

depression

Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Party drug ketamine may help treat depression

Ketamine, a party drug, may help treat patients with severe depression who don't respond to other treatments, researchers from the University of Oxford found.

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

Biotech asthma drugs potentially multibillion-dollar industry

Injectable biotech asthma drugs are potentially a multi-billion dollar industry ($7.5 billion to be exact), a fact that has rivals racing to be the first to develop them.

Indian-made generic drugs cause concern for U.S. doctors

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

Indian-made generic drugs cause concern for U.S. doctors

Indian-made generic drugs have some doctors worried following various drug recalls and import bands by the Food and Drug Administration.

eating disorders

Health/Nutrition  14 March '14

Oxytocin 'love drug' may combat negative body perception associated with anorexia

Oxytocin, a brain chemical known as the "love drug," may possibly help treat people with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, according to research by British and Korean scientists.

Drug evolocumab meets trial goal for those with high genetic cholesterol

Health/Nutrition  11 March '14

Obama administration ditches Medicare drug benefit proposal

The Obama administration said on Monday that they would abandon the proposed changes to Medicare drug coverage because people worried that it would harm health benefits for the elderly and disabled.

Family pleas for company to give experimental drug to son with life-threatening illness

Health/Nutrition  11 March '14

Family pleas for company to give experimental drug to son with life-threatening illness

One family pleas for the company Chimerex to give a non-FDA approved medication to their 7-year-old son with a life-threatening illness.

Pfizer issues nationwide recall of antidepressant

Health/Nutrition  8 March '14

Pfizer issues nationwide recall of antidepressant

Pfizer Inc. has issued a nationwide recall of the antidepressant venlafaxine due to a possible potentially fatal contamination with a heart drug.

Key protein identified that allows lung cancer tumors to survive radiation: study

Health/Nutrition  6 March '14

Key protein identified that allows lung cancer tumors to survive radiation: study

A key protein, named Mcl-1, allows lung cancer tumors to survive radiation and drug treatments, according to a recent study.

Experimental HIV prevention drug may be effective

Health/Nutrition  5 March '14

Experimental HIV prevention drug may be effective

An experimental HIV prevention drug may one day be an effective alternative to daily pills that stymie the risk of contracting HIV, new research shows.

Pill

Health/Nutrition  5 March '14

Family and friends biggest source for abused prescription medication for most people

Family and friends - not drug dealers - are the most common source for abused prescription medication for the majority of abusers, a new study says.

Consumer group warns against cardiac risk with testosterone drug use

Health/Nutrition  25 February '14

Consumer group warns against cardiac problems linked to testosterone drug use

The consumer advocacy group Public Citizen said drugs used to treat low testosterone should have a warning label about the risk of heart attack and cardiac problems.

FDA approves Northera for hypotension treatment

Health/Nutrition  20 February '14

FDA approves Northera for hypotension treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Northera (droxidopa) for treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension, a rare disease that causes a patient's blood pressure to drop when they stand.

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