Tag Archives: medicine

Fake drugs: How bad is Africa’s counterfeit medicine problem? – BBC News

The proliferation of fake medicines in Africa is a public health crisis that can no longer be ignored, according to a UK charity. There’s a meeting of seven African countries, in Togo, this week, to combat the problem. Congo, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, Ghana and The Gambia will discuss measures to clamp down on trafficking… Read More »

New FDA-approved cystic fibrosis medicine, Trikafta®, among other specialty drugs available through AllianceRx Walgreens Prime – Yahoo Finance

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, one of the largest specialty and home delivery pharmacies in the U.S., is pleased to include Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor), a new breakthrough therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF), among other specialty medications available through its pharmacy. (PRNewsfoto/AllianceRx Walgreens Prime) More Cystic fibrosis is a rare,… Read More »

What Is Light Therapy? From Ancient Medicine to Kanye’s Sunday Service

Amongst the incredible natural healing treatments we have today, one always leaves us in awe and mystery. We’re talking about Light Therapy. Color Light Therapy or phototherapy is a technique of restoring imbalance in human physiology by means of applying color light to the body. However, the treatment helps the body do a number of… Read More »

Anti-hepatitis medicine surprises: New effective treatment of hep C not only combats the virus, but is also effective against complications – Science Daily

Hepatitis C is a serious disease, but the biggest threat to someone’s health is not the virus itself. Rather, it is the diseases that can result from it such as reduced liver functioning, scar tissue in the liver and potentially cirrhosis. A new study shows that the antiviral treatment which has been used to fight… Read More »