Alzheimer’s Disease New Drug to Prevent Dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease New Drug to Prevent Dementia

A new type of drug may be the answer to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, the most common dementia related illness. Pharmaceutical companies in the United States and abroad have developed methods to fund  the Alzheimer’s disease research. They are competing to find ways to slow the progression of the disease which will affect 65 million people […]

FDA Says Suvorexant Increases Suicidal Thinking?

FDA Says Suvorexant Increases Suicidal Thinking?

The Food and Drug Administration reviewers announced last Monday that Merck’s sleeping pill Suvorexant was generally efficient in treating insomnia. In a study conducted in June 2012, with the participation of 2,000 patients and a follow-up study this year, the FDA staff agreed that Suvorexant is effective in putting people to sleep to stay asleep. […]

Assisted-Suicide – Are the Effects Changing Society’s Moral Beliefs?

Assisted-Suicide – Are the Effects Changing Society’s Moral Beliefs?

Vermont is the first East Coast state to pass legislation to legalize physician-assisted suicide (euthanasia) allowing doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients.  This brings an end to a 10-year battle in the state. Washington and Oregon approved their rules through referendum, and Montana through a court order.  Are the effects […]

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