F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

WASHINGTON — A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Thursday unanimously really helpful approval of an epilepsy remedy made with an ingredient present in marijuana. If the company follows the advice, as is anticipated, the drug can be the primary cannabis-derived prescription drugs obtainable within the United States. The drug, known as Epidiolex, is […]

More Than 200 Million Eggs Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

More Than 200 Million Eggs Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Photo Eggs that will have been contaminated with salmonella have been distributed to 9 states, the federal Food and Drug Administration mentioned on Friday. Credit Matt York/Associated Press An organization has recalled greater than 200 million eggs after an outbreak of salmonella was traced to one in all its farms in North Carolina. The federal […]

Drug Company ‘Shenanigans’ to Block Generics Come Under Federal Scrutiny

Drug Company ‘Shenanigans’ to Block Generics Come Under Federal Scrutiny

Legislation to make sure entry to drug samples for generic drug producers has broad assist in Congress, from Senator Patrick J. Leahy, Democrat of Vermont, on the left to Senator Mike Lee, Republican of Utah, on the proper. An identical invoice within the House additionally has numerous backers, together with Representatives Peter Welch, Democrat of […]

F.D.A. Restricts Sales of Bayer’s Essure Contraceptive Implant

F.D.A. Restricts Sales of Bayer’s Essure Contraceptive Implant

Photo Dr. Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, didn’t accede to calls for to take away Essure, the troubled contraceptive implant, from the market. Instead, he ordered its producer, Bayer, to restrict gross sales. Credit Drew Angerer/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday stated it might require Bayer […]

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

“What you see is the number of long-term users just piling up year after year,” stated Dr. Dr. Mark Olfson, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University. Dr. Olfson and Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, assisted The Times with the evaluation. Continue reading the main story Still, it’s not […]

At the Heart of a Vast Doping Network, an Alias

At the Heart of a Vast Doping Network, an Alias

The Business In late December 2015, about 4 months after the Swiss authorities had flagged the shipments from Thomas Mann, Al Jazeera launched an explosive documentary known as “The Dark Side: Secrets of the Sports Dopers.” A retired skilled hurdler from Britain had labored with the information group to penetrate the world of illicit sports […]

Why Can’t Dying Patients Get the Drugs They Want?

Why Can’t Dying Patients Get the Drugs They Want?

“You have to be pretty sophisticated,” stated Dr. Arthur L. Caplan, a bioethicist at New York University who has been working with firms, together with Johnson & Johnson, to develop higher early-access applications. But the invoice handed this week, he stated, “does somewhere between nothing and absolutely nothing to help you.” The invoice’s passage represented […]