Once teenage drug users reach adulthood are they safely past the likelihood of future drug abuse? No, not according to research. A study followed 5,300 teens all the way to age 50.
Should the FDA Require Proof that High-Priced Drugs Actually Work?
An advisory committee at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently voted against fast-track approval for an experimental drug to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. You can watch the committee meeting, and learn more, in this post.
Free the Pharmacists
Covid-19 will have a lasting effect on the practice of medicine. One advancement is the rise of telemedicine, which was less common before the pandemic. Another advancement is demonstrating that pharmacists can do more than count pills and pharmacies are an idea place to provide convenient care. Why the Pharmacy?