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Can a new generation of weight-loss drugs finally help patients win at the losing game?

In 1992, a University of Rochester pharmacologist named Michael Weintraub published a study on a drug combination that appeared to produce never-before-seen weight loss. By week 34, his subjects — 121 volunteers — lost, on average, 30 pounds. What’s more, they rated the fenfluramine-plus-phentermine regimen not only more helpful than placebo, but also not terribly “bothersome.” The tiny study… Read More »

Cancer BREAKTHROUGH: New drugs could beat killer disease within 10 YEARS

The revelations come from experts behind a new London centre dedicated to tackling the problem. As scientists across the globe battle to beat cancer, Professor Paul Workman, the chief executive of the Institute for Cancer Research (ICR) yesterday branded drug resistance “the biggest challenge that we face in cancer treatment”. He hailed the research centre,… Read More »

Learn How to Pass a Test for Drugs Fast: Passing a Urine Drug Test and Other Information

There are many people trying to find their place in this world. We might think of it as an existential crisis, and everyone gets to experience it. Finding meaning in whatever we do is an inherently human thing. It might be difficult or even impossible, but we try anyway. There are many questions that we… Read More »

Why so Many Cancer Drugs Are Made From Periwinkle

Many modern drugs are derived from purified and concentrated plant compounds (although compared to 20 years ago, few drug companies expend time and money looking at medicinal plant chemistry these days). Rosy periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus), for example, a perennial plant native to Madagascar, is the basis for a number of commonly used cancer drugs that… Read More »

As obesity rates in America soar, new weight loss drugs are in the offing that offer hope

The average American is getting shorter and fatter, and on the verge of matching the medical definition for obesity, according to a report this week from the Centers for Disease Control. The six new drugs to treat obesity set to release in the U.S. by 2026 can’t come soon enough. These weight-loss drugs could improve… Read More »

Antibiotic resistance PLUS how to fix a cold fast without drugs

Antibiotic resistance could kill a staggering 90,000 people in the UK in the next 30 years, experts have warned.  Editor Anna Magee reports and finds proven ways to cure a cold fast You may think that superbugs only affect old people in hospitals, but if experts’ predictions about the soaring rise in antibiotic resistance are… Read More »

How has Glasgow responded to an outbreak of HIV among people who inject drugs?

Intensive efforts to reach people who inject drugs who have acquired HIV in a recent transmission outbreak in the city have resulted in high levels of antiretroviral treatment and viral suppression in a predominantly homeless population, clinicians and nurse specialists from Glasgow’s Brownlee Centre for Infectious Diseases reported in a poster discussion session dedicated to… Read More »

Anxiety Treatment With Drugs

Free Website Content » Health » Stress Articles By: Jamie Snodgrass AnxietyDo you often find yourself stressed out because of certain misfortunes of the past or uncertainty of future? How frequently do you feel a pang of an unpleasant emotion in anticipation of some ill- defined calamity? If very often it is time for you… Read More »