2013 Drug News Round-Up: Top 20 Stories
Breast Cancer Prevention: Success and Controversy
First Breakthrough Therapies Approved in 2013
Acting F.A.S.T for Stroke Awareness
In June, a study in over 58,000 subjects published in JAMA confirmed that those treated within 90 minutes of stroke symptom onset have markedly better outcomes.
Deception: Lance Armstrong
Last January, Armstrong confessed to use of doping practices in cycling on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) -- including use of erythropoetin (EPO), anabolic steroids, blood doping, and corticosteroids. Armstrong’s name has been removed from his seven back-to-back Tour de France titles spanning from 1999 to 2005. The winner’s spot for those years will remain empty.
Drug Shortages Decline in 2013
New Flu Vaccine Options: Sorry, You're Out of Excuses
Over 1,600 Illegal Online Pharmacies Shut Down
Vitamin D: To Be or Not to Be
Reeling In Opioid Abuse
Is HealthCare.gov Fixed?
Signed Into Law: FDA Regulates Compounding Pharmacies
Heart Guidelines: Cholesterol and Blood Pressure
The Morning-After Pill Debate
Metformin: The Wonder Drug?
A Hepatitis C-Free Future?
Rx-to-OTC Switches in 2013
Blockbuster Cymbalta Goes Generic
Experts: Save Your Money - Multivitamins Offer No Health Benefit
New Drug Innovation in 2013
Finished: 2013 Drug News Round-Up: Top 20 Stories