The Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval Monday to a new drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb to treat the deadliest form of skin cancer.
The study aims to find the best treatment for Ischemia, which refers to abnormal blood flow to the heart muscle.
Purdue has received a $1.6 million grant to help medical, nursing and pharmacy students learn how to counsel people to quit smoking using “virtual patients.”
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
The new totals include confirmed, probable and suspected Ebola deaths. The WHO says there have also been six Ebola deaths in Mali, eight in Nigeria and one in the United States.
Allen County’s top health official is asking healthcare facilities and residents to take precautions in response to increased flu activity and a flu related death.
Officials were accused in a racketeering indictment of causing the deaths of 25 patients in seven states by acting with “wanton and willful disregard” of the risks.
The court ruled Thursday in the case of a Danish child-minder who says he was unfairly fired for being fat.
Ebola has sickened more than 18,600 people, the vast majority in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Of those, more than 6,900 have died.
Ireland is debating its constitutional ban on abortion again amid a case involving a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support.
Pharmacists across the area are aware of the increased possibility of a robbery now that 5,000 pain patients are without a doctor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.
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The government’s annual survey of drug use among teens shows marijuana use leveling off after recent increases and some other drug use dropping.
A federal judge has ordered an Irish drug manufacturer to halt its plans to discontinue its widely used Alzheimer’s medication.
Police are gearing up for the possibility of more pharmacy robberies now that 5,000 pain clinic patients are without a doctor. It all stems from Dr. William Hedrick closing his nine practices across the state.
Indoor tanning injuries have declined but still sent more than 1,000 people to emergency rooms in recent years.
A few of Lutheran Health Network hospitals are restricting visitors after an increase of cases in emergency rooms.
Several labs breed these mice but the main supplier to patients has been Champions Oncology, a company based in Hackensack, New Jersey.
The abrupt closing of nine Indiana Pain Centers locations has patients scrambling to get pain medication prescriptions filled while complying with strict state rules.
Forty states are healthier than Indiana, according America’s Health Rankings’ 2014 results.