An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to authorize its experimental pill for COVID-19, setting the stage for a likely launch this winter of a promising treatment that can be taken at home.
LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has signed a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow other manufacturers to make its experimental COVID-19 pill, a move that could make the treatment available to more than half of the world’s population.
It is one of a handful of pills that have recently been shown to significantly cut hospitalizations and deaths among people infected with COVID-19.
A second man has agreed a plea deal for supplying the drugs that led to Mac Miller's fatal overdose in September 2018.
Pfizer says its experimental pill for COVID-19 cut rates of hospitalization and death by nearly 90% among patients with mild-to-moderate infections.
LONDON (AP) — Britain granted conditional authorization on Thursday to the first pill shown to successfully treat COVID-19 so far. It also is the first country to OK the treatment from drugmaker Merck, although it wasn't immediately clear how quickly the pill would be available.
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As people get older, their pillbox often gets larger. Many people take multiple pills each day, some of them prescribed many years ago. This raises the risk of not only harmful drug interactions but also dangerous side effects. Prescriptions need to be updated regularly, because your body may react differently to drugs if your weight or your metabolism changes.
Shaun Ryder has been left in excruciating pain because of two cysts on his testicles.
The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and walks. Five hundred dogs will test a pill that could slow the aging process.
Scientists and medical researchers in the cabin will turn Qantas' brand-new Boeing Dreamliner into a high-altitude laboratory as the company attempts the world's longest flight.
Judge James Jones said at that sentencing that “this is the worst case I have ever seen. It was purely a pill mill,” said Katherine Hayek, a spokesperson for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
An analysis reveals the pharmacies that ordered the most hydrocodone and oxycodone as the epidemic raged across the nation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2012, as the death toll from the nation's opioid crisis mounted, drug companies shipped out enough of the powerful and addictive painkillers for every man, woman and child in the U.S. to have nearly a 20-day supply.
"It's sort of ground zero everywhere" for the opioid addiction epidemic, one official says.
An explosive investigative series from The Washington Post revealed 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pain pills were distributed across th…