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Cancer Drug, Lomustine, Price Rises By 1400%

Lomustine is a cancer drug that treats brain tumors, lung cancer, and Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It has been around for nearly 40 years, but it...

Opioid Addiction Rise by Nearly 500%, Study Finds

Researchers find that the number of Americans diagnosed with opioid addiction is continuing to rise, but very few people are getting treated for their...

Egalet’s ‘Abuse-Deterrent’ Pain Killer Wins FDA Approval

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that they approved of an extended release pain killer called ARYMO ER by...

Alzheimer’s Drug Can Fill Cavities, Study Finds

A new drug therapy may change the way millions of people visit the dentist. An Alzheimer's drug was able to fill cavities without the need...

CDC: New York Drug Overdose Deaths Increase by 135.7%

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers are reporting a drastic increase in the number of illicit drug overdoses death. In the "Morbidity...

If Teens Are Not Doing Drugs, Then What Are They Doing?

American teens using less drugs, smoking fewer cigarettes and drinking less alcohol, which begs the question - what are teens doing instead? In 1999, 1 out of...

Nearly 20% of Americans Use Psychiatric Drugs Every Year

Psychiatric drug use is on the rise, study reports. When Kanye West was hospitalized for a psychiatric medical breakdown, mental illness was placed in the...