Tag Archives: Medicine

How to bring preprints to charged field of medicine – Nature.com

NEWS 06 June 2019 MedRxiv launches with beefed up screening processes to allay concerns about risks of publishing unvetted clinical research. Holly Else Search for this author in: The founders of the popular biology preprint server bioRxiv have launched a repository on which medical scientists can share their results before peer review. BioRxiv’s success prompted… Read More »

U.S. regulators approve most expensive medicine ever: $2.1 million to treat fatal disease in babies – CBS News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a $ 2.1 million medication to treat a fatal disease in children — the most expensive treatment ever. The medicine, Zolgensma, by drugmaker Novartis, targets a condition called spinal muscular atrophy that weakens a child’s muscles so quickly they’re unable to move or breathe.  The disorder affects 400… Read More »

Medicine recalled over cancer fears | News – www.ekathimerini.com

The National Organization for Medicine (EOF) has ordered the recall of certain batches of the medicine Lucidel, which is used to treat hypertension, after tests indicated that it could have carcinogenic repercussions. The announcement concerns 150-gram packets of Lucidel with the batch number 181247 and the expiry date 06/2020, as well as 300 gr packets… Read More »