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Organon’s prolific asthma med Singulair needs new safety labeling, NY attorney general argues

Organon’s prolific asthma med Singulair needs new safety labeling, NY attorney general argues

Organon’s inherited asthma med Singulair is back in the spotlight for the wrong reasons after New York Attorney General Letitia James raised fresh concerns about the drug’s neuropsychiatric side effects—especially in kids. In a letter to FDA commissioner Robert Califf, M.D., James’ office noted that since Singulair received a black box warning in 2020, mental […]

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HC dismisses plea against doctor’s mandatory registration with DMC to practice Allopathy in Delhi – ET HealthWorld

HC dismisses plea against doctor’s mandatory registration with DMC to practice Allopathy in Delhi – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The high court here has dismissed a petition challenging a notice of Delhi Medical Council (DMC) making it mandatory that a doctor practising allopathy here has to be registered with the council. The high court said the consequence of registration by medical practitioners under the DMC Act is that the council will have

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UK and Netherlands researchers call for funding to investigate cancer treatments – PharmaTimes

UK and Netherlands researchers call for funding to investigate cancer treatments – PharmaTimes

The white paper outlines three strategic recommendations to support further research Researchers from King’s College London and Erasmus MC in the Netherlands have called for further funding support in a recently published white paper to investigate the use of radioactive cancer-targeted drugs to improve cancer treatments. The white paper, Unlocking the Full Potential of Cancer

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Sponge-on-a-string test to benefit NHS patients with oesophageal cancer – PharmaTimes

Sponge-on-a-string test to benefit NHS patients with oesophageal cancer – PharmaTimes

Eight out of ten patients who took the test were discharged without needing further testing The NHS has announced that a simple sponge-on-a-string test developed by researchers from the early cancer institute at the University of Cambridge will replace the need for endoscopy to prevent oesophageal cancer. The NHS trialled the test to help diagnose

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NMC sets up national task force to address concerns related to suicide among medical students – ET HealthWorld

NMC sets up national task force to address concerns related to suicide among medical students – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: To address concerns related to depression and suicide among medical students, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has constituted a national task force to analyse factors contributing to these challenges and propose evidence-based strategies for improving mental health. The 15-member task force comprises Dr B M Suresh, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at

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Navigating the future of healthcare – Express Healthcare

Navigating the future of healthcare – Express Healthcare

Dr Sohini Sengupta, Medical Laboratory Director, Redcliffe Labs highlights that over the last few years, we’ve been witnessing revolutionary updates that promise to redefine patient care. However, ethical considerations loom large alongside these promising developments, accentuated by the responsible integration of innovative technologies. This intricate interplay between progress and moral responsibility sets the stage for

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Roche launches Ocrevus for treatment of multiple sclerosis in India – ET HealthWorld | Pharma

Roche launches Ocrevus for treatment of multiple sclerosis in India – ET HealthWorld | Pharma

New Delhi: Roche Pharma India today announced the launch of its blockbuster breakthrough drug, Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab), for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), expanding its neurology portfolio to cater to the unmet needs of numerous patients grappling with this debilitating disease in India. The majority of individuals are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis between the ages

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Dying cancer cells release particles post-chemotherapy that can turn healthy cells cancerous: Study – ET HealthWorld

Dying cancer cells release particles post-chemotherapy that can turn healthy cells cancerous: Study – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: A study by the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Mumbai has suggested that dying cancer cells release cell-free chromatin particles after chemotherapy and radiotherapy that can turn healthy cells into cancerous ones. The study by TMC’s Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education (ACTREC) also suggests that cancer treatment protocols may need to include

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