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Los Angeles Times

Immunotherapy drug opens a new era of precision medicine for cancer
Los Angeles Times
With little fanfare, the Food and Drug Administration did something this week that it's never done before: The agency approved a single prescription drug, pembrolizumab (marketed by Merck as Keytruda) for treatment of solid tumors in any organ so long ...

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U.S. News & World Report

Colonel Fighting Extradition Will Get New Medicine in Jail
U.S. News & World Report
To explain why Montano's blood sugar wasn't tested for several days, prosecutors wrote that Montano's oral diabetes medicine doesn't require daily measurements. They also said Montano wasn't correctly using a device to collect waste after bladder ...

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OCRegister

With tough medicine, NATO needs some sugar from Trump
OCRegister
Trump's insistence on playing up the threats to stability posed by Islamic terrorism, and on Europe's immigration crisis, could have worked as tough medicine, forcing NATO allies to accept that they face a perfect storm of problems fundamentally unlike ...
NATO, Meet Donald TrumpThe Atlantic

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Washington Examiner

DEA chief: 'Marijuana is not medicine'
Washington Examiner
Drug Enforcement Administration acting Chief Chuck Rosenberg reiterated an Obama-era stance Thursday that "marijuana is not medicine." "If it turns out that there is something in smoked marijuana that helps people, that's awesome," he said, speaking at ...

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Aleteia EN

Maybe laughter really is the best medicine!
Aleteia EN
The case of Norman Cousins has always fascinated me. Long editor of the (alas) defunct Saturday Review, Cousins was told he had but a few months to live from an especially virulent variety of arthritis. He promptly scrapped his gloomy doctor, found ...



Economic Times

Kapil Mishra claims Rs 300 crore scam in medicine purchase
Economic Times
"The government bought medicines worth crores of rupees six months in advance, even when hospitals said they don't need them. Three godowns were built to store the medicines, which have been wasted," said Mishra, who has been suspended from the ...

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Vox

The lap band for weight loss is a tale of medicine gone wrong
Vox
“That's one of the reasons you need long-term outcome data [in medicine],” Mitchell said. In the best study we have on just how problematic lap band surgeries can be, published in JAMA in May, researchers from the University of Michigan looked at 16 ...



Leafly

DEA Chief Repeats Claim That 'Marijuana Is Not Medicine' | Leafly
Leafly
Marijuana is not medicine," according to Chuck Rosenberg, the DEA's acting chief, who made the comment Thursday during a speech at the Cleveland Clinic.
Head of the DEA Says 'Marijuana is Not Medicine'Out Magazine
DEA Chief Still Doesn't Believe Marijuana Is Medicine - Merry JaneMERRY JANE
DEA Administrator Says 'Marijuana Is Not Medicine' – Oregon ...Oregon Cannabis Connection
Washington Examiner
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UCSF News Services

Catherine Lucey, MD Appointed as Executive Vice Dean
UCSF News Services
Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, announced the appointment of Catherine Lucey, MD, as the Executive Vice Dean for the School of Medicine. She will continue to serve in her important role as Vice Dean for Education. "Catherine's dedication supports the ...



EurekAlert (press release)

Penn Medicine's Irene Hurford receives Exemplary Psychiatrist ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Irene Hurford, MD, an assistant professor in the department of Psychiatry, has received a 2017 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on ...

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