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Pharma marches on: Feb. 22-March 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 23, 2017

Health and recreational pot

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1614783?query=TOC

Free perspective, linked cites., graphic: New Engl. j. med.

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President's day pharma: Feb. 16-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lethal drugs

Babies killed by certain homeopathic meds.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hundreds-of-babies-harmed-by-homeopathic-remedies-families-say/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170221

Complete, free report, links: Sci. Am.

Fentanyl OD deaths on rise

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1615145?query=TOC

Full, free perspective, linked cites., graphics: New Engl. j. med.

Reports on drug tests

Does testosterone help older men with memory? Nope.

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2603930

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

Any health benefits to dark chocolate? Yep.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/dark-chocolate/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Update%2002.17.2017%20(1)&utm_content=

Press release, recipe, refs.: Harvard U.

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Is love a drug? Feb. 9-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 10, 2017

Taxan (chemotherapy) poisoning in the nails

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2016-218980.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Intensive blood pressure control in those 74>

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2601080

Free abstract: JAMA

Ketamine v PTSD?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/02/ketamine-could-prevent-ptsd-symptoms?et_cid=5829553&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5829553&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, image: Drug discov. & develop.

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February pharma: Feb. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 2, 2017
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Mid-winter pharma: Jan. 25-Feb. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 26, 2017
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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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