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A nation of pill poppers: NHS dishes out more prescriptions than EVER before

NHS prescriptions for antidepressants DOUBLE in a decade as official figures reveal doctors are dishing out more drugs than ever Prescribing figures show the NHS cut its bill by more than £300m in 2018  Prescriptions for certain statins and antidepressants have rocketed in 10 years  High blood pressure and cholesterol cause huge numbers of prescriptions  By… Read More »

A High-Tech Pill to End Drug Injections

Here was the challenge for bioengineers: Find a way to for patients to take drugs — like insulin or monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancers and other diseases — without injections. The medicines are made of molecules too big to be absorbed through the stomach or intestines; in any event, the drugs would be quickly… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 66 | Ciitizen, Limelight Health, The Pill Club, and ADURO

On Episode 66 of Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I talk about money, money and more money. For one, Ciitizen, a health records company focusing on cancer patients, just closed a $ 17 million round. Limelight Health, which helps employers put together quotes for employee benefits, raised $ 33.5 million, and The Pill Club, an online birth… 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 »

Some Facts About Most Popular Infertility Pill Every Man Should Learn Posted By : Jeremy Babyson

Clomid (Clomiphene) is a chemical medication, which is beneficial in treating inability to conceive in females. It’s also known as clomifene. After its distribution in the market, it has aided lots of women handle their difficulties of infertility. There are a lot of reasons that may lead to infertility in women. Nonetheless, in situations where… Read More »