News tagged with drug treatment

Drug disposal can be tricky

Getting rid of a television, a gallon of kerosene or a set of tires in an environmentally friendly way can be done with relative ease in most states.

dateJul 04, 2011 in Environment
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Bristol-Myers pitches its cancer medicine pipeline

(AP) -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. executives said Monday they have more than a half-dozen drugs in testing against different cancers and could get important data on them and possibly a couple of approvals this year.

dateJun 06, 2011 in Cancer
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US approves new HIV drug

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug, Edurant, to fight HIV in combination with other antiretrovirals already on the market.

dateMay 21, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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Medicare to pay for $93,000 prostate cancer drug

(AP) -- Medicare officials said Wednesday that the program will pay the $93,000 cost of prostate cancer drug Provenge, an innovative therapy that gives men suffering from the disease an extra four months to live, on average.

dateMar 30, 2011 in Health
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