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Doctors Prescription Drug Ring Doctors Prescription Drug Ring: Feds Release List Of Doctors Illegally Selling Prescriptions On Street

A doctors prescription drug ring in Detroit allegedly ran a $5.7 million operation that peddled pain pills to patients. As federal prosecutors announce the charges, they claim the doctors pushed 1 million painkillers on the street, according to The Oakland […]

New Leukemia Drug: Ibrutinib Drug Could Replace Chemotherapy

New leukemia treatment involves a drug called ibrutinib, which is being tested on tumors that target the body’s immune system and if approved it could eventually replace chemotherapy. In research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), scientists […]

Drug Bust 100 Arrested In Multi-State Crackdown On Traffickers

Drug bust operating sees about 100 people arrested in what is described as a massive takedown of heroin and cocaine traffickers in Connecticut. Suspects were nabbed in four northeast states and Puerto Rico, culminating a 15-month probe into two smuggling […]

New HIV Drug 2012 GlaxoSmithKline Given Priority Status By FDA

A new HIV drug has been given a priority status from 2012, referred to as dolutegravir, has been confirmed by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) because they believe it could offer better results. Made by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the drug […]

Acne Drug Deaths Halt Diane-35 Sales In France

Sales of an acne drug called Diane-35 in France has been suspended following the deaths of four women who used it as a birth control pill. It is the latest health scare to erupt in France, coming after controversies involving […]

New Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin By J&J To Enter Market

A new type 2 diabetes drug by Johnson & Johnson, called Canagliflozin, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee with a vote of 10 to 5. The Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee by a […]