Tag Archives: Disease

Global Health: ‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa

A drug that protects children in wealthy countries against painful and sometimes lethal bouts of sickle-cell disease has been proven safe for use in Africa, where the condition is far more common, scientists reported on Saturday. More research remains to be done, experts said, but knowing that hydroxyurea — a cheap, effective and easy-to-take pill… Read More »

FDA Approves Yupelri (revefenacin) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

FDA Approves Yupelri (revefenacin) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Print this page DUBLIN, Ireland, HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBPH) (“Theravance Biopharma”) and Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) (“Mylan”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the  New Drug Application (NDA) for… Read More »

9 proven ways to prevent heart disease

Heart disease prevention is something more women should be thinking more about, as a new study has found increasing numbers have heart attacks in future – Anna Magee reports When you think about clogged coronary arteries and heart attacks, what comes to mind? Fat old guys? Think again. Heart disease is a real risk not… Read More »