The updated rating of the companies ranked by sales level of RX drugs in 2018 has not brought any dramatic changes as compared with the previous year. The TOP 5 companies have not changed; some just swapped their places.
FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved Vyleesi (bremelanotide) indicated for the treatment of acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women.
Sitting in front of the TV and sitting at work impacts the cardiac function in different ways.Sitting for long periods of time has been linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. A study led by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that not all types of sitting are equally unhealthy.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will improve regulation of prices at all medicines from the National List of Essential Medicines when making procurement for healthcare institutions financed from the budget starting from July 2019.
A new pharmaceutical product Lemtrada (INN Alemtuzumab) developed by Sanofi Genzyme to treat multiple sclerosis - an autoimmune disease of the nervous system that mainly affects young people between the ages of 20 and 40 got the Marketing Authorization from the State Expert Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
Many serious pathological conditions, sepsis including, are the result of inflammation processes in the body that are mainly triggered by high mobility group box chromosomal protein 1 (HMGB1) released by immune and dying cells.
The American researchers concluded that the children vaccinated against varicella (chickenpox) are not just protected from this disease but also have a lower risk to get infected with shingles as compared with unvaccinated children. The study was published in the Journal of Pediatrics.
OnMed, a Florida-based company, launches a chain of telemedicine stations in the USA.
Anyone may use the individual telemedicine kiosk and get a consultation with a highly qualified physician. The station can measure temperature, weight and some other patient’s health indicators.