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Leukemia Drug Prices Too Costly
2013-04-27 06:38:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More than 100 influential oncologists from over 15 different countries have joined forces to demand pharmaceutical companies reduce the prices of potentially life-saving cancer medication, some of which can cost patients in excess of $100,000 per year. In a commentary published Thursday by Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, 120 doctors and researchers specializing in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia...

2013-02-13 10:34:36

Among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa, intermittent preventive therapy for malaria with 3 or more doses of the drug regimen sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine was associated with a higher birth weight and lower risk of low birth weight than the current standard 2-dose regimen, according to a review and meta-analysis of previous studies published in the February 13 issue of JAMA. "Intermittent preventive therapy with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine to control malaria during pregnancy is used in 37...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.