Author Professor Joan Busfield, from Essex University, said the age of ‘stoicism’ was lifeless and argued that Britain was getting more like France, with its ‘long-established tradition of taking medications to heal complications’. She said: ‘I believe drugs are being overused. The population gets healthier and healthier, longevity can be raising, but we are employing more and more drugs.’ Related StoriesArtemisinin and the fight malaria: an interview with Dr. Robert Sebbag, SanofiCombatting viral and bacterial lung infections with volatile anesthetics: an interview with Dr ChakravarthyExpanded use for IntelliCap with further CE Tag for aspiration of fluidsShe believes pharmaceutical manufacturers as well as patients themselves are responsible for this somewhat.His laboratory expectations to develop medications that block neurotransmitter receptors.
Clementia gets Orphan Medicinal Item Designation from EMA for palovarotene Clementia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announced today that the European Medicines Agency has granted Orphan Medicinal Item Designation for palovarotene, the firm's lead item candidate, for the treating fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva . FOP is a uncommon, severely disabling genetic disease characterized by painful, recurrent episodes of gentle tissue swelling and new abnormal bone development. This process, referred to as heterotopic ossification , happens in muscles, ligaments and tendons, causing significant morbidities and progressive disability.