MedMinute: New drug controls lung cancer?

MedMinute: New drug controls lung cancer?

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Local News LUBBOCK, Texas – The American Academy Of Pediatrics recommended parents ask about the presence of guns before sending their children to a new home to play. Parents should find out if there is a gun […]

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer the gift of life

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer the gift of life

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Northwest Indiana woman told she may never get pregnant again after being diagnosed with cancer is beating the odds. She says it’s all thanks to the ongoing research of drug repurposing to treat diseases with no cure. In this case, she calls it a miracle drug. While pregnant with her first […]

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer gift of life

Repurposed drug gives woman with cancer gift of life

EMBED </>More Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”http://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=3633296″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> A Northwest Indiana woman told she may never get pregnant again after being diagnosed with cancer is beating the odds. (WLS) Source link

Why Competition Won't Bring Down Drug Prices

Why Competition Won't Bring Down Drug Prices

Martin Shkreli is in prison, but Daraprim still costs $750 per pill. Heather Bresch was hauled before Congress, but EpiPens still cost three to six times more than they did in 2007. Every week we hear of a new outrageous drug price hike. In polls, some 80 percent of Americans say that government should do […]

New clues to improving chemotherapies

About half of all drugs, ranging from morphine to penicillin, come from compounds that are from — or have been derived from — nature. This includes many cancer drugs, which are toxic enough to kill cancer cells. So how do the organisms that make these toxic substances protect themselves from the harmful effects? Scientists on […]

Chinese Man With Huge Quantity Of Cancer Drug Arrested At Delhi Airport

Chinese Man With Huge Quantity Of Cancer Drug Arrested At Delhi Airport

His personal and baggage search resulted in recovery of anti-cancer medicines (File) New Delhi:  A Chinese man was arrested with a large quantity of anti-cancer medicine at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, officials said today.The accused was intercepted after his arrival from China yesterday, a statement issued by the customs department said. “His personal and […]

Cancer patient received counterfeit drug prior to death

Cancer patient received counterfeit drug prior to death

A Valley family is coming forward with their heartbreaking story of their mother, who lost her battle to lung cancer just months after being given a counterfeit drug instead of her usual cancer treatment. Betty Hunter was a vivacious, 76-year-old Arizona native who loved spending time with her family. In 2006, she was diagnosed with […]

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