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Dr Miriam Stoppard: New drug brings hope of slowing sight failure

As we get older our eyesight becomes vulnerable to age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) and diabetic macular oedema (DMO). Both conditions will cause blindness if left untreated. Their main feature is the excessive growth of blood vessels which can leak in the eye which clouds vision. This is due to leakage of fluid from the abnormal… Read More »

FDA approves Lilly’s migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment – CNBC

Eli Lilly’s office in La Jolla, California. Konrad Fiedler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Eli Lilly and Co’s migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said. Emgality belongs to a new class of drugs called… Read More »

Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »