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Survey reveals over 2 million people impacted by long COVID in UK

June 24, 2021
COVID-19, UK, government, long covid, study

A recent survey from Imperial College London has revealed that over 2 million people in the UK may have suffered …


NICE guidelines on antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are misleading, study shows

October 9, 2018
Manufacturing and Production NICE, UK, addiction, antidepressants, research, study

Current NICE guidance concerning the severity of the effects of antidepressant withdrawal is misleading doctors according to research published in …


CBD dampens activity in brain regions associated with psychosis, study shows

August 30, 2018
Research and Development CBD, King's College London, Kings College London, Marijuana, psychosis, study

Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major constituents of cannabis, may be beneficial for patients with psychotic disorders due to its …


Eisai’s weight loss drug lorcaserin found safe in major study

August 28, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Eisai, lorcaserin, safety, study, weight loss

Eisai’s weight loss drug lorcaserin does not increase people’s risk of major cardiovascular events according to a study of 12,000 …


Russian trolls spread vaccine misinformation on Twitter

August 28, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Russia, misinformation, public health, study, vaccines

Twitter bots and Russian trolls post content about vaccination at significantly higher rates than normal users, a new study has …

Letters to doctors reduce opioid prescriptions, study shows

August 10, 2018
Medical Communications OxyContin, USA, fentanyl, opioid, opioid crisis, research, study

A study has shown that Doctors who received a letter from the medical examiner’s office informing them of their patient’s …


Merck says its Erbitux in combination with Folfox improves outcomes in colorectal cancer

July 4, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, China, ESMO, Merck, colorectal cancer, drug trial, research, study

Merck said late-stage trials for its Erbitux (cetuximab) in combination with Folfox significantly improved progression free survival in metastatic colorectal …

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Merck warned over missing Januvia safety study

March 13, 2012
Research and Development FDA, Januvia, Merck, study

Merck has been warned by the FDA that it must carry out a post-marketing safety study on diabetes treatments Januvia …

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