"The things that we do to adjust our appearance on Zoom are wiping out generations of beauty," Curtis said.
Anatoly Braylovsky reportedly attempted to hire a Hells Angel to take out a witness in his case. His plan was foiled in a sting operation.
Experts told The New York Times the video could be harmful by spreading misleading claims about the signs and symptoms of a fentanyl overdose.
The settlement was reached just days before the case was set to go to trial, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The Sacklers, the family that founded OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, are estimated to be worth $11 billion.
President Donald Trump is trying to reset the narrative on healthcare as he gets closer to Election Day. He signed a slew of executive orders in recent weeks meant to lower drug prices, preserve coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, and protect patients from getting massive medical bills. Most of […]
Mallinckrodt crashed as much as 34% on Tuesday after the pharmaceutical company said it was exploring the possibility of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to a number of factors including litigation related to its sale of opioids. Mallinckrodt is in the midst of a $US1.6 billion settlement for its […]
Google‘s life sciences spinoff Verily will start to take on the opioid crisis. Beginning this spring, Verily will be partnering with health networks in Dayton, Ohio to create a data-driven rehab facility for those experiencing opioid addiction. The non-profit initiative will be called OneFifteen and will be headquartered in Montgomery […]
The US opioid epidemic is worsening because of rising overdose deaths linked to synthetic opioids, according to a new report from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Synthetic opioids are highly potent painkillers that can be made by pharmaceutical companies or manufactured illicitly.Fentanyl is one example. From 2016 […]
A recent report from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ranked the 10 deadliest drugs in the United States. The rankings for 2016, the most recent year data is available, show that fentanyl is the most frequently mentioned drug in relation to overdose deaths. This marks the first […]
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that US counties that receive more opioid-related pharmaceutical industry payments had more opioid-related deaths. The top three counties with the highest concentration of opioid-related deaths were Harrison County in Kentucky and Cabell County and Wayne County in West […]
The government’s leading food and drug authority recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue and can be taken without an IV. Several experts strongly opposed the approval, which came amidst an epidemic of opioid overdose deaths and addiction. The CMO of the company behind […]
Two months ago, a medication called Lucemyra became the first federally approved drug of its kind to treat a painful facet of addiction: withdrawal from opioids. But now doctors are calling out the branded medication for costing far more than a similar generic drug known as clonidine. While clonidine costs […]
With the opioid crisis in full force and doctors feeling pressure to cut back on the number of opioid painkillers they prescribe, chronic-pain patients aren’t left with many alternatives that are as effective or accessible. So the pharmaceutical industry is looking to bring more non-opioid pain medications into market, with […]
A New York Times investigation found after uncovering a chain of confidential internal communications that Purdue Pharma knew that its opioid drugs were being abused in 1996 shortly after they came on the market. In 2007, Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to “misbranding” its drug as less addictive than shorter-lasting painkillers. […]
Opioid prescriptions are continuing to drop in the US, falling about 12% between 2016 and 2017. That’s according to new data from the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, which tracks medication use and spending in the US. The use of medication assisted therapy to treat addiction has almost doubled […]
Congress is racing to avoid another government shutdown on Friday. Leaders released a 2,232-page funding bill on Wednesday to avert one. While the bill would provide funding for a slew of programs, it is also notable for what it does not include. In what now seems like a monthly tradition […]