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What about the drugs: July 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, July 03, 2015
Updated: Friday, July 03, 2015

What about the drugs: July 2-9

Diabetes drug, weight loss, and side effects

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411892?query=featured_home&#t=articleTop&

Full, free article, linked citations, graphics from New Engl. J. Med.

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Drug discovery: Jun 25-July 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 26, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Drug discovery: Jun 25-July 2

Down on the pharm

Massive study: chocolate and health

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-chocolate-is-good-for-your-health/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150630

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Heroin prices down, heroin deaths up

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/more-heroin-deaths-anticipated-due-to-high-supply-from-afghanistan/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150630

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Problematic anesthesia for young kids

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-anesthesia-dilemma/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150630

Full, free article from Sci. Am.

Just marijuana

US relaxing some restrictions on pot research

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43418/title/Obama-Administration-Eases-Marijuana-Research-Requirements/

Full, free essay, links from The Scientist

Does marijuana legalization lead to more use in teens? Nope.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(15)00217-5/fulltext

Complete, free report, graphics, linked citations from Lancet


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Pharm news: June 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 19, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Pharm news: June 19-26

Poor pot! Useful: not so much.

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/study-scant-evidence-medical-pot-helps-many-illnesses?et_cid=4639489&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

HIV and cocaine

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/more-evidence-possible-link-between-cocaine-use-and-hiv-infection?et_cid=4637288&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Preventing opioid overdoses

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6423a2.htm?s_cid=mm6423a2_w

Complete, free report, graphics, linked citations from MMWR


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June drugs: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

June drugs: June 12-19

Do proton pump inhibitors increase MI risk?

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0124653

Full, free article, tables, linked citations from PLoS One

No evidence of memory loss with statins

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/06/statins-dont-harm-memory-after-all-suggests-million-patient-study?et_cid=4621777&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Chocolate is good for the heart!

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/06/chocolate-%E2%80%94-its-good-your-heart-new-study-says?et_cid=4629083&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Problems associated with synthetic pot

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6422a5.htm

Full, free essay, graphics, citations from MMWR

The case on lethal injections

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lets-stop-pretending-the-death-penalty-is-a-medical-procedure-editorial/?WT.mc_id=SA_IDR_20150609

Complete, free editorial from Sci. Am.


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The pharma this week: June 7-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015

The pharma this week: June 7-12

Thanks this week to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Statins

New treatment guidelines for statins

http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/19/health/time-cholesterol-statins/index.html

Full, free essay, image, links from CNN

Is there a link between statin use and diabetes?

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/06/strongest-statin-diabetes-link-yet-not-so-fast-say-some-experts?et_cid=4602641&et_rid=54713780&type=image

Complete, free report, links, image from Drug discov. & develop.

Other drugs

Vascular growth factor to treat polycystic kidney in mice

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/detecting-disease-with-intelligent-bacteria/81251341/

Complete, free report, images from Drug discov. & develop.

Viagra and similar drugs v malaria

http://www.scidev.net/global/malaria/news/viagra-weapon-health-malaria.html

Full, free essay, link from SciDev

"Female Viagra" approved by FDA panel

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/fda-panel-backs-female-libido-drug?et_cid=4608750&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

New class of cholesterol-lowering drug approved

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/09/health/cholesterol-lowering-drug-fda/index

Full, free story, video, links from CNN

Addressing counterfeit drugs

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/06/using-diamond-identify-counterfeit-drugs?et_cid=4607449&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, links from Drug discov. & develop.


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Conference drugs: May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015
Updated: Monday, June 08, 2015

Conference drugs: May 21-June 7

Anti-stroke drug works on otitis media!

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/anti-stroke-drug-effective-treatment-middle-ear-infections?et_cid=4584808&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

FDA: What about antibiotics used in livestock?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/fda-proposes-know-more-about-antibiotic-use-animals?et_cid=4582789&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Short, free item from Drug discov. & develop.


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Pharmaceutical trials: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, May 18, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Pharmaceutical trials: May 14-21

Home-brew opiates?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/talking-back/home-brew-opiates-demonstrate-the-wild-and-woolies-of-synthetic-biology/

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Ketoacidosis warning: newer Type II diabetes drugs

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm446994.htm

Press release from FDA

Orange juice to improve cognitive function in elderly?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/orange-juice-good-your-brain?et_cid=4576389&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.


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May on the pharm: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 08, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May on the pharm: May 7-14

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Amphetamines

How do amphetamines and cocaine disrupt the brain?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/researchers-discover-how-cocaine-amphetamines-disrupt-brains-normal-functioning?et_cid=4563816&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

How do amphetamines work?

http://www.dddmag.com/videos/2015/05/how-amphetamine-helps-you-focus?et_cid=4568525&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Short note, video from Drug discov. & develop.

Not such great news

Trace amounts of illegal drugs in fingerprints

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/drugs-found-fingerprints-using-imaging-mass-spectrometry?et_cid=4566172&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Pretty poison at the nail salon?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/11/nyregion/nail-salon-workers-in-nyc-face-hazardous-chemicals.html?_r=0

Full, free article from New York Times

Better news

Fish oil to help in nerve damage in mice

http://jn.physiology.org/content/jn/early/2015/04/24/jn.00224.2015.full.pdf

Manuscript from J. Neurophysiol.

Psychoactives from the tropical forest

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/healing-plants-inspire-new-compounds-psychiatric-drugs?et_cid=4565449&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

Drinks

Is bottled water better?

http://www.upworthy.com/see-what-researchers-found-when-they-tested-a-bottle-of-fiji-water-against-a-glass-of-tap-water?c=upw1&u=976fe28b526922e63b62b6e2751bfb8c57402a4a

Free video from The Upworthiest

Grounds for hope: the other good part of coffee

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/health-benefits-used-coffee-grounds?et_cid=4568724&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

Red wine v cholesterol and Type II diabetes

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/one-glass-of-red-wine-a-night-could-help-people-with-diabetes-manage-cholesterol-and-protect-their-hearts-says-study-10230016.html

Full, free essay from The Independent


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May's medicine: April 30-May 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 30, 2015
Updated: Monday, May 04, 2015

May's medicine: April 30-May 7

Thanks to 'net detective A. J. Petto

Good drugs

Looking into the value of coffee

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/new-research-health-benefits-coffee?et_cid=4547254&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

The end to chin chubbiness?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/chin-up-fda-approves-kythera-drug-for-submental-fat/81251216/?kwrd=FDA

Complete, free report from GEN

We wish these drugs didn't act that way

Anticholinergics and Alzheimer Disease

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2091745&

Free article abstract from JAMA Int. Med.

Diabetes drug common in fresh water

http://www5.uwm.edu/news/2015/04/24/diabetes-drug-found-in-freshwater-is-potential-source-of-intersex-fish/#.VUI2udJVhBe

Press release from Univ. Wisc.-Milwaukee


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Pharma: April 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 23, 2015
Updated: Monday, April 27, 2015

Pharma: April 23-30

Thanks to 'net detective AJ Petto

More on the Dr. Oz kerfuffle

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/opinion/sunday/dr-oz-is-no-wizard-but-no-quack-either.html?ref=opinion&_r=0

Full, free item from NY Times

Complex issue: neonatal withdrawal syndrome

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1500439#t=article

Complete, free article, linked citations, graphics from New Engl. j. Med.

Drugs to treat alcoholic hepatitis strike out

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/04/alcoholic-hepatitis-treatments-fail-keep-patients-alive?et_cid=4531549&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.


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