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.