Author: Nate Kreifels

Number Of Cancer Drugs Submitted For US Approval Is On The Rise

The Hill (6/5, Viebeck) “Healthwatch” blog reports, “The number of cancer drugs submitted for US approval is on the rise as researchers’ understanding of how to fight the condition grows.” According to Dr. Richard Pazdur, head of the FDA’s office of oncology products, “There are a large number of drugs being developed in oncology.” Pazdur… Read more »

Body-Building, Weight-Loss Products May Cause Liver Injury

HealthDay (5/23, Preidt) reports, “Body-building and weight-loss products are the types of dietary supplements most likely to cause liver injury,” according to research presented at the Digestive Disease Week meeting. “In this study, funded by the US Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network, researchers looked at 109 cases of patients who appeared to have suffered liver injury… Read more »