Tag Archives: Drugs

Medical News Today: 3 common drugs can reduce severe mental health symptoms

A new study revealed that three common drugs normally used to treat cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also aid in the treatment of some serious mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia. Could we repurpose common drugs to treat mental health conditions? Scientists at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm,… Read More »

Bluetooth-Powered Smart Electronic Pill Releases Drugs on Demand

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers at MIT, Draper, an engineering firm, and Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed an electronic wireless device that can stay inside the gut for long periods of time while releasing drugs into the body and measuring various parameters. The device has Bluetooth connectivity built in, and it can share its… Read More »

German health minister calls for faster adoption of biosimilar drugs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s health minister Jens Spahn has called for faster adoption of cheaper copies of biotech drugs to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases to reign in rising public healthcare costs. “Where there is a more affordable alternative at the same quality, we have to use it,” Spahn, who is vying to succeed German… Read More »