Pharmacology

October 11th, 2017 A study ranking the safety and effectiveness of four drugs taken to enhance concentration, memory, alertness and moods, found that donepezil was most likely to effectively improve cognition in patients with Alzheimer's dementia. However, patients...

September 6th, 2017 According to a Science Magazine report, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated 3.4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), better known as the illegal drug ecstasy, a "breakthrough therapy" for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),...

May 17th, 2017 There is good evidence that some formulations of topical analgesics are useful in acute pain conditions, with a 'strong message' that the exact formulation used is critically important in acute conditions, found a Cochrane Review. Cochrane...

May 10th, 2017 The EpiPen auto-injector retained substantial epinephrine for years after their expiration dates in a small study from California, with more than half of pens tested containing at least 90% of their stated amount of adrenaline. MedPage Today reports...
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