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J&J, Bayer’s Xarelto scores FDA nod to treat acutely ill patients during and after hospitalization

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer’s Xarelto, once king of the warfarin alternative market, is now chasing chasing Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Eliquis. But with a new approved indication in the books—its eighth—it’s not backing down. The FDA on Monday approved Xarelto to help prevent blood clots for acutely ill patients without a high risk of bleeding during… Read More »

Can psychedelics treat anorexia, depression? U.S. scientists get millions to find out

Since childhood, Rachael Petersen had lived with an unexplainable sense of grief that no drug or talk therapy could entirely ease. So in 2017 she volunteered for a small clinical trial at Johns Hopkins University that was testing psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, for chronic depression. “I was so depressed,” Petersen, 29, said… Read More »

How to treat temporary hearing loss

Temporary hearing loss can affect anyone, but it’s most likely to impact people who have been exposed to recent loud noises or have a bad cold and ear infection. Most of the time, the hearing loss will go away quickly (in a day or two). If it doesn’t, you should seek medical care. Is it one ear… Read More »

Emgality Approved to Treat Episodic Cluster Headache in Adults – Medical Bag

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm; Lilly) for injection for the treatment of episodic cluster headache in adults. The approval was based on the results from a phase 3 double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that included 106 patients diagnosed with episodic cluster headaches. Patients were randomized to receive either once-monthly Emgality 300mg administered… Read More »