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Drug problem pill-testing debate ignores

As the debate surrounding pill testing at music festivals continues to heat up, the harm associated with another drug — alcohol — appears to have disappeared from the spotlight. Over the Australia Day long weekend, 25 people were transferred to hospital from the Electric Gardens, Hardcore Till I Die and Rolling Loud music festivals in… Read More »

FDA declines to approve Alkermes opioid-based depression drug

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday declined to approve Alkermes Plc’s opioid-based depression treatment, citing the need for additional data to prove the effectiveness of the drug. The largely expected decision comes months after an advisory panel to the FDA strongly voted against the drug and raised questions on its safety… Read More »