Tag Archives: Drugs

Why Aren’t There More Generic Drugs?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Generic drugs are money savers. In fact the government has found that utilizing generic drugs would have translated into $ 265 billion worth of consumer savings in 2017. The question is why aren’t there more generic drugs available.First of all the manufacturer of a generic must show that’s drug is bio… Read More »

New kidney research sheds light on harms of certain drugs

Scientists have identified an enzyme that is a “master regulator” of kidney function that if excessively suppressed, can trigger renal failure. Their findings have implications for the use of existing drugs and the development of new pharmaceuticals. As reported in Nature Communications, a global research team led by the University of Bristol studied how the activity… Read More »

Cheap common drugs may help mental illness

Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a study hints. It showed the number of times patients needed hospital treatment fell by up to a fifth when they took the drugs. The researchers at University College London say their findings have “enormous potential”. But they,… Read More »