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Even damaged livers can handle life-saving medication

When you ingest a drug—whether over-the-counter Tylenol or medication prescribed by a doctor—your liver is your body’s first responder. And just like other first responders, sometimes the liver gets hurt. Doctors used to make patients with drug-induced liver injury stop taking all their medications until the liver healed, but this could be dangerous. Now, researchers […]

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Harmful medication re-exposures could be avoided with new approaches

Adverse drug events could be avoided by sharing patients’ medication histories and previous harmful medication exposures among various health-care facilities. That’s one of the key findings of a study published today in CMAJ Open. Led by Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and UBC researcher Dr. Corinne Hohl, the study’s conclusions are a wake-up call to […]

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Trump claims credit for progress in battling opioid epidemic

President Donald Trump claimed credit Wednesday for progress in battling the opioid epidemic amid debate over whether the crisis has peaked and what his administration has accomplished. Interested in Opioid Epidemic? “It’s a big problem. It’s a big addiction and we’re handling it,” Trump said as he and first lady Melania Trump left the White […]

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Pharmacist help for rare diseases

Fümany people with a rare disease and there is no finished product. With the patient-matched formulations, pharmacists make the supply safe Hand: let the capsules individually with a medicine f&uuml materials;cases It is a single is by no means destiny. A rare disease, around four million people suffer in Germany. It meets every Twentieth. "However, […]