Tag archive for ‘Drugs’
Shlomi Ella On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Opioid Crisis Target New York’s Guggenheim, TA University over Sackler family link

Protesters in New York and Physicians for Human Rights in Israel call on Guggenheim museum and Tel Aviv University to refuse donations from the Jewish-American Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, the More...

Yael Ella On Monday, August 27th, 2018

The ‘Holy Grail’ Of Weight-Loss: Lorcaserin is to beat the middle-aged spread, Study

Lorcaserin, currently marketed under the trade name Belviq is the first slimming pill that was found significant weight loss, safe for the heart with long-term use, researchers in the US say. A study on 12,000 More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

30% of Americans use common drugs that can cause depression and risk of suicide

More than one-third of Americans are using prescription drugs that list risk of depression or “risk of suicide” as a possible side effect. These drugs are commonplace and not associated with depression. More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Grandson of United Torah Judaism MK caught carrying 11 kg cocaine

The grandson of a member of Knesset from the United Torah Judaism party was caught carrying 11 kg of a substance suspected to be cocaine hidden inside a double lining in his suitcase at Ben Gurion Airport on More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Popular heartburn drugs linked to higher kidney damage, dementia and death risk

  Popular heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been linked to a variety of health problems, including serious kidney damage, bone fractures, and dementia. Now, a new study from Washington More...

Niall McCarthy On Monday, May 30th, 2016

The World’s Biggest Consumers Of Antibiotics

Global use of antibiotics has increased steadily in recent years, driven by rising demand across low and middle income countries. However, they should only be prescribed when there is an evidence-based need, More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Study suggests medical errors now third leading cause of death in the US

Analyzing medical death rate data over an eight-year period, Johns Hopkins patient safety experts have calculated that more than 250, 000 deaths per year are due to medical error in the U.S. Their figure More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Israeli study: Vegetables irrigated with treated wastewater expose consumers to drugs

A new study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center shows that eating vegetables and fruits grown in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Common antibiotics can cause confusion, hallucinations and agitation for weeks, study warns

  Antibiotics may be linked to a serious disruption in brain function, called delirium, and other brain problems, more than previously thought, according to a “Views and Reviews” More...

News Brief On Monday, December 14th, 2015

Nurofen owner Reckitt Benckiser ordered to stop selling ‘misleading’ painkillers

  An Australian court has ordered Nurofen’s UK owner to stop selling several versions of the popular painkiller that were identical to its standard ibuprofen pills, but nearly twice as expensive. The More...

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