Pharmaceutical policy
Pharmaceutical policy is a branch of health policy that deals with the development, provision and use of medications within a health care system. It embraces drugs (both brand name and generic), biolo...
TRUMP AT WORK: DRUG PRICES EXPERIENCED THEIR LARGEST DECLINE IN 46 YEARS!
As a result of my administration's efforts, drug prices experienced their largest decline in 46 years!
Trump fighting to reduce drug prices
Cleveland Clinic executive advisor Dr. Toby Cosgrove on Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan teaming up to create an independent health care company, President Trump's efforts to reduce drug prices...
Printable Meds
A technology that can print pure, ultra-precise doses of drugs onto a wide variety of surfaces could one day enable on-site printing of custom-dosed medications at pharmacies, hospitals and other loca...
FDA approves first prescription drug made by 3D printing
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Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics
Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics. Expert fear its only a matter of time before this fast evolving bugs threaten more a...
How Alcohol Abuse can be the worst teen abuse of all?
Alcohol is the most underrated abuse of all time. Abusers seldom realise they are not victims of abuse, but abusing it to the point where it becomes an addiction due to the "kick" it provides and the ...
WATCH: Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
If you've ever wanted to watch a superbug evolve before your very eyes, you're in luck. In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists have designed a simple way to observe how bacter...
Rio Olympic Games: 'Super Bacteria' Discovered In Rio's Waters As Olympics Near
A drug-resistant bacteria is growing below Rio de Janeiro's most stunning beaches. A group of Brazilian scientists have detected a drug-resistant bacteria growing off of some of Rio de Janeiro's most ...
Next time you ask the doctor for some antibiotics – consider whether you're being immoral
Antimicrobial resistance continues to be a growing concern for our future health. Whose responsibility is it to intervene?
'Nightmare' Infection Found In US For First Time
A superbug resistant to all known medications has been found in the United States for the first time, raising new concern about the dwindling effectiveness of antibiotics, the top US public health off...
Live viruses are now being used to fight infections
The treatment harnesses viruses called phages to attack and kill dangerous bacteria, including "superbugs".
New "Superbug" Gene Found In Animals And People In China
A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers...
Moving Manure Beyond Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds of manure a day. Cow manure can be a low-cost fertilizer for ...
Researchers Develop Novel Theoretical Approach To Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
It is estimated that each year in the United States 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people will die because ...
Here's What Marijuana Does to Broken Bones
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research last week says that a component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) "significantly helps heal bone fractures." It also strengthens...
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
Antibiotic resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when a microbe acquires a genetic mutation making it resistant to the effect of one or more antimicrobial agents that were once effective. This genetic mutation m...
Antibiotic resistance - Wikipedia
Orphan drug
An orphan drug is a pharmaceutical agent that has been developed specifically to treat a rare medical condition, the condition itself being referred to as an orphan disease.In the US and EU it is easi...
LegitScript
LegitScript is a verification and monitoring service for online pharmacies. It is the only such service recognised by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) as adhering to its standard...
International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
The International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) was launched officially by Stanley A. Edlavitch, David E. Lilienfeld, and Hugh A. Tilson in 1989 during the Fifth International Conference on ...
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
The United States Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (abbreviated as FFDCA, FDCA, or FD&C), is a set of laws passed by Congress in 1938 giving authority to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
EudraGMP
EudraGMP is the database of the European Community of manufacturing authorisations and of certificates of good manufacturing practice. The EudraGMP system was launched in April 2007, for use by Europe...
Kefauver Harris Amendment
The U.S. Kefauver Harris Amendment or "Drug Efficacy Amendment" is a 1962 amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.It introduced a requirement for drug manufacturers to provide proof of t...
Patient Group Directions
Patient Group Directions (PGDs) are documents (in the English National Health Service) permitting the supply of prescription-only medicines (POMs) to groups of patients, without individual prescriptio...
Researchers Develop Novel Theoretical Approach To Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
It is estimated that each year in the United States 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people will die because ...
International Society of Pharmacovigilance
The International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP), previously the European Society of Pharmacovigilance (ESOP), is an international non-profit scientific organisation, which aims to foster pharmac...
Here's What Marijuana Does to Broken Bones
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research last week says that a component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) "significantly helps heal bone fractures." It also strengthens...
Why you're likely better off with the generic drug instead of the brand name
The name might be the only real difference between generic drugs and their brand-name counterparts. We’ve all been there: stuck in the Rite Aid medicine aisle, desperately trying to quell a headache. ...