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The drug industry: Jan. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 19, 2017

Conflicts of interest with drug testing

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-patients-advocacy-conflicts-idUSKBN1512ZG

Complete, free report: Reuters

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Pharma this winter: Jan. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 12, 2017
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New year in drugs: Jan. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 6, 2017

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Holiday pharmacy: Dec. 16-Jan 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 16, 2016

Thanks to 'net detective Kevin Patton

Rising opioid deaths in US

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm655051e1.htm?s_cid=mm655051e1_x

Complete, free report, tables: MMWR

Should teens be using performance enhacing drugs?

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/early/2016/06/24/peds.2016-1300.full.pdf

Full, free essay, linked cites., graphics: Pediatrics

Lower asthma frequency in kids of moms taking fish oil

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1503734?query=pfw&jwd=000012278332&jspc=

Free abstract: New Engl. j. med.

What is the correct level of vitamin D for you?

http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/vitamin-d-whats-right-level-2016121910893?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BF20170102-Vitamins&utm_id=352316&dlv-ga-memberid=21287211&mid=21287211&ml=352316

Full, free item, links: Harvard U.

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The pharma: Dec. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 9, 2016

The pharma: Dec. 9-16

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

Psychopharmaceuticals

Warning to pregnant women and kids

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm532356.htm

Free item from FDA

NY infested with zombies: synthetic cannabinoid use

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1610300?query=TOC#t=articleBackground

Complete, free report, linked cites., tables from New Engl. j. med.

33% of opioid users report addiction to it

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/one-third-of-long-term-users-say-theyre-hooked-on-prescription-opioids/2016/12/09/e048d322-baed-11e6-91ee-1adddfe36cbe_story.html?utm_term=.545be5adcd48

Full, free essay, video, links, charts: Wash. post.

Legal

Attack the K+ channel, kill the mosquito

http://www.nature.com/articles/srep36954

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Nature

Is that real cinnamon?

http://qz.com/859171/the-cinnamon-in-your-latte-could-actually-be-a-deceptively-similar-cousin-containing-traces-of-a-toxin/

Full, free story, links, images: Quartz

Homeopathy for livestock? Not so much.

http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/early/2016/12/09/vr.103779.full

Full, free meta study, linked cites., figs.: Vet rec.

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Drugs today: Dec. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Drugs today: Dec. 1-8

Vaginal ring for HIV prevention: Where are we?

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1506110?query=TOC#t=articleBackground

Complete, free report, linked cites., video from New Engl. j. med.

Testosterone supplements and blood clots

http://www.livescience.com/57042-testosterone-blood-clot-risk.html

Full, free essay, links from LiveScience

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Pharma news: Nov. 21-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, November 21, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Pharma news: Nov. 21-30

Thanks to 'net detective Dic Charge

Sad pharm

Deaf from that antibiotic? Use impairment in research!

http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2016/11/ohsus_deaf_hearing_researchers.html

Complete, free report, links from The Oregonian

Label requirement: homeopathic drugs: "doesn't work"

https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/public_statements/996984/p114505_otc_homeopathic_drug_enforcement_policy_statement.pdf

Statement, link from Fed. trade com.

Happy pharm

100-year old antiviral coming back?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-28/antiseptic-used-in-wwi-could-hold-key-to-treating-superbugs/8062496

Complete, free report, links, images from Aust. broadcasting co.

Pepsin-resistant capsule to treat hemophilia

https://news.utexas.edu/2016/11/28/engineers-develop-first-ever-capsule-to-treat-hemophilia

Press release, image from U. Texas/A

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Phall on the pharm: Nov. 11-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 11, 2016
Updated: Friday, November 18, 2016

Phall on the pharm: Nov. 11-15

Marijuana-related

Pot-related memory loss: disappearing mitochondria?

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/11/memory-loss-cannabis-could-be-related-mitochondria?et_cid=5672272&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5672272&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Possible cardiomyopathy from marijuana use

http://www.livescience.com/56849-marijuana-use-cardiomyopathy.html

Full, free essay, links from Livescience

Down on the pharm

Opioid called "pink" banned temporarily at least

https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-27357.pdf

Full, free notice from DEA

Proton pump inhibitors not related to pneumonia

http://www.bmj.com/content/355/bmj.i5813

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs. from BMJ

3 NSAID's found safe for hearts

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/11/3-arthritis-pain-drugs-prove-equally-safe-heart?et_cid=5674894&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5674894&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item from R&D mag.

Low-dose aspirin: no particular cardiovascular benefit

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2016/11/09/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.025760

Free abstract from Circulation

Placebo power

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-power-of-placebo-how-our-brains-can-heal-our-minds-and-bodies/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20161114

Free book review from Sci. Am.

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Modern pharmaceuticals: Nov. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 4, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Modern pharmaceuticals: Nov. 4-11

Thanks to 'net detective Jon Jackson

Many researchers failing to share data

https://f1000research.com/articles/5-2629/v1

Complete, free report, images, links from F1000research

Mortality, high statin use in cardiovascular cases

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2580531

Full, free article, linked cites., tables from JAMA

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All's phine on the pharm: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 28, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 3, 2016

All's phine on the pharm: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Thanks to 'net detective Heiko-Gary Heisermann

Not such good results

"Miracle cure" for autism? Not at all.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wacky-church-fire-miracle-cure-autism/story?id=43054429

Complete, free report from ABC news

Cranberries v UTI's? Nope: another home remedy dies

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2576822

Full, free article, linked cites. from JAMA

Anti-migraine meds for kids same as placebo

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/have-kid-migraines-sugar-pills-work-well-drugs?et_cid=5651098&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5651098&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Mostly better news

How safe and effective is the male contraceptive shot?

http://press.endocrine.org/doi/pdf/10.1210/jc.2016-2141

Full, free pdf, refs, tables from J. clin endocrinol. metab.

The inventor of botox never thought of wrinkles

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-creator-of-botox-never-cared-about-wrinkles/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20161103

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Preventing post-surgical opioid addiction

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/u-m-launches-effort-prevent-surgery-related-opioid-addiction?et_cid=5646481&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5646481&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

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