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Phine pharma: Jan. 10-17

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 12, 2018
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Phresh pharma: Jan. 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 4, 2018

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Meds: Dec. 27-Jan 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thanks to web detective Paul Blumstein

Down on the pharm

Narcan spray for opioid overdose

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/01/ap-q-narcan-exec-talks-merits-spray-overdose?et_cid=6224880&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6224880&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free Q&A: Drug discov. & develop.

Diabetes drug v Alzheimer disease

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/triple-acting-diabetes-drug-reverses-memory-loss-in-alzheimer-s-disease-mouse-models/81255325/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180102

Full, free essay, link: GEN

Looking at toxic cone snails for analgesics

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51235/title/Prospecting-for-Painkillers/&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59756158&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--3Sep4ARW-dOIw0Cg3S_y3TRxn642GXtybzc6e5mk3oOsvyM434Cao77XObiEkrw47-_mujYgDQtiYecnKLDO4cWFBzg&_hsmi=59756158

Free video: Scientist

The emperor looked for eternal life

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/2000-year-old-texts-reveal-first-emperor-chinas-quest-eternal-life-180967671/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171229-daily-responsive&spMailingID=32418205&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1183521477&spReportId=MTE4MzUyMTQ3NwS2

Complete, free report, image, links: Smithsonian

Strange pharma

The green tongue outbreak: medicine backfired

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/when-cure-is-cause-180967666/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180102-daily-responsive&spMailingID=32443223&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1200248414&spReportId=MTIwMDI0ODQxNAS2

Full, free story, image, links: Smithsonian

Strange side-effects of some common drugs

https://www.goodrx.com/blog/10-of-the-craziest-medication-side-effects/

Website: Good RX

Tags:  failed pharma 

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Drugs of the day: Dec. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Heiko Heisermann and Kevin Patton

Good pharm

Gene therapy approved for rare retinal degeneration

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fda-approves-first-gene-therapy-targeting-rare-form-of-inherited-blindness/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-12-26_more-stories

Full, free essay, links: Sci. Am.

Bad pharm

The opioid epidemic

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/people-are-dying-because-of-ignorance-not-because-of-opioids/

Full, free perspective: Sci. Am.

Homeopathic water memory? Nope: all wet.

https://www.livescience.com/61273-homeopathy-chemistry-water-memory.html?utm_source=-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ls_newsletter&utm_term=20171227-

Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Rattlesnake pills sicken

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Healthday/story?id=4506563&page=1

Complete, full report, link: ABC news

Supplements reduce fractures: not so much

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2667071?redirect=true

Free abstract: JAMA

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Pharm news: Dec. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, December 11, 2017
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Spend a week on the pharm: Nov. 29-Dec. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thanks to web detective Karen McMahon

Not great news

Apple cider cures? Not so much

https://www.popsci.com/does-apple-cider-vinegar-actually-do-anything?CMPID=ene120217&spMailingID=32006561&spUserID=NDk2MTgwNDU2MzMyS0&spJobID=1180241448&spReportId=MTE4MDI0MTQ0OAS2#page-5

Full, free essay, links: Pop. sci.

One in nine drugs sold in third world: counterfeit

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/11/un-about-11-percent-drugs-poor-countries-are-fake?et_cid=6191694&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6191694&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, full report: Drug. discov. & develop.

Hope

Drug classification: legal or not?

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/when-legal-drugs-harm-and-illegal-drugs-help/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-12-05_more-stories

Observation piece: Sci. Am.

New strategies for fighting MS

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/scientists-are-seeking-new-strategies-fight-multiple-sclerosis?mode=topic&context=69

Full, free essay, links: Sci. news

New colored sunscreen

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/12/new-colored-sunscreen-blocks-visible-light?et_cid=6199128&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6199128&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item, link: R&D mag.

Vitamin D during pregnancy? More research

http://www.bmj.com/content/359/bmj.j5237?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=a73ad1ca31-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-a73ad1ca31-149927409

Complete, free article, linked cites., figs.: BMJ

THC and company

Synthetic cannabinoid a threat to police on raids

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6647a3.htm?s_cid=mm6647a3_w&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=ef9bf77727-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-ef9bf77727-149927409

Full, free story, refs.: MMWR

New cannabinoid v sleep apnea

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/11/synthetic-cannabinoid-reduces-sleep-apnea?et_cid=6193200&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6193200&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, link: Drug discov. & develop.

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Daily dose of drug (news): Nov. 15-29

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

Bad pharma

He experimented on folks illegally

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/years-before-heading-offshore-herpes-researcher-experimented-on-people-in-u-s/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-21_featured-this-week

Full, free article, links: Sci. Am.

Warning about edible THC meds

http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(17)31657-8/fulltext?utm_source=STAT%20Newsletters

Free abstract: Ann. emerg. med.

Have osteoarthritis? Be careful with this stuff

https://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm586111.htm

Free notice: FDA

OK pharma

Is coffee really good for you? Yep.

http://www.bmj.com/content/359/bmj.j5024

Full, free article, linked cites., graphics: BMJ

Importance of sex of mice in trials

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sex-matters-in-experiments-on-party-drug-mdash-in-mice/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-21_more-stories

Full, free story: Sci. Am.

Taking proton pump inhibitors not linked to Alzheimer

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/11/taking-proton-pump-inhibitors-not-linked-higher-dementia-risk?et_cid=6184092&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6184092&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free article, links: Drug discov. & develop.

Are you taking your hypertension meds. properly?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/11/20/564832694/odds-are-theyre-taking-your-blood-pressure-all-wrong

Full, free essay, links: NPR

MDMA (AKA: molly) prescriptions?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mdmas-journey-from-molly-to-medicine/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mind&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-15_more-stories

Complete, free report, links: Sci. Am.

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No harm on the pharm: Nov. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 10, 2017
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On the harm: Nov. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Drugs today: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Sunday, October 29, 2017

Fentanyl, its analogs, and mortality

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6643e1.htm?s_cid=mm6643e1_e

Complete, free report, links, graphics, refs.: MMWR

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