Pharmacology

Association Of Remdesivir Treatment With Survival, Length Of Hospital Stay Among US Veterans Hospitalized With COVID-19

In an observational study using data from the Veterans Health Administration for 2,344 U.S. veterans hospitalized with COVID-19, remdesivir treatment was associated with prolonged hospitalization but wasn't associated with improved survival.  ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 12 2024 - 4:17pm

Safe: In Utero Exposure To Maternal COVID-19 Vaccination

An analysis of 2,261 and 1,940 infants ages 12 and 18 months, respectively, found that COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy had no impact on infant neurodevelopment.  ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 23 2024 - 8:45am

Estradiol Hormone Used During Menopause Linked To Cocaine Addiction

Estradiol is an estrogen hormone used medically during menopause and after hysterectomies to help reduce symptoms such as hot flashes and to prevent osteoporosis (bone loss) in women, but a new paper says it is linked to cocaine addiction. Women are more l ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 29 2024 - 11:02pm

Type 2 Diabetes Medication Tirzepatide May Help Obese Type 1 Diabetics Also

Tirzepatide facilitates weight loss in obese people with type 2 diabetes and therefore improves glucose control and also results in improved cardiovascular disease outcomes. A recent analysis  compared a group of adults with type 1 diabetes who were prescr ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 25 2024 - 10:08am

Opioid Addicts Are Less Likely To Use Legal Opioids At The End Of Their Lives

With a porous southern border, street fentanyl continues to enter the United States and be purchased by recreational drug users, all while the U.S. government continues to treat suffering cancer patients like criminals when it comes to legitimate pain medi ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2024 - 10:22am

Kratom: This Supplement Can Kill Godzilla But You Can Buy It In Gas Stations

U.S. Marshals, acting on a request from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seized yet another ridiculous "dietary supplement," and this one's a doozy. About 90,000 bottles of a bunch of garbage with the brand name RelaKzpro, which is sold ...

Article - Josh Bloom - May 2 2024 - 11:00am

Amanita Muscaria Mushrooms Are An Alternative Medicine Fad More Toxic Than Fentanyl

Online supplement marketers prey on consumers by exploiting the margins of President Bill Clinton's 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act, which exempts supplements from FDA oversight if they state in fine print, "This statement has no ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 10 2024 - 12:27pm