Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Scientists Solve 100-Year-Old Malaria Parasite Mystery

Scientists have solved a century-old parasite mystery of the evolution of the species that cause malaria in humans. They discovered that the parasite P. malariae that causes malaria in humans originated in African apes before evolving to infect people.

Expert Explains Who the Real Sharks in the Pharmaceutical Industry Are

Dr. Yanira Cruz of the National Hispanic Council on Aging has explained that the real problem behind high drug prices is the supply chain middlemen, like Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). She says to reduce prescription drug prices, cut the middlemen out.

Nearly 800 Essential Medicines To Get Costlier In India

In India, around 800 essential medicines are going to get costlier this month, according to the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA). The medicines include paracetamol, azithromycin, ciprofloxacin, insulin, oral anti-diabetic medicines, and more.

Psychologist Explains How Childhood Emotional Neglect Diminishes Happiness

Dr. Jonice Webb, a psychologist who has written a book on Childhood Emotional Neglect, has published an article on Psychology Today, explaining how childhood emotional neglect diminishes your happiness later in life. She also explains how to cope with emotional neglect.

Russians Buying Monthly Supply of Antidepressants, Sleeping Pills, and Contraceptives

New data found that more and more Russians are buying a monthly supply of antidepressants, sleeping pills, contraceptive pills, cancer drugs, heart drugs, insulin among others since the conflict in Ukraine began. That’s because foreign brands have suspended their operations in Russia.

Retired Physician Explains Whether Drug Prices Are Going Up Or Down

Dr. Roger Stark, Senior Fellow, WPC Center for Health Care, and retired physician, has recently written a blog on prescription drug prices, explaining whether the prices are increasing or decreasing. He said some reports suggest prices are going up, while others say they are going down.

Canadian Online Pharmacy Helping Americans With No Private Insurance

SaveRxCanada, a Canadian online pharmacy operating for nearly 20 years, is helping Americans who have no private insurance by offering generic prescription drugs at affordable prices. It has the RxSelect program that provides cheaper generic drugs and offers free shipping.