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New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson’s Drug

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The drug levodopa is a leading treatment for Parkinson’s disease, but for most patients the medication also brings debilitating side effects. Now, scientists say animal studies are pointing to a compound that might reduce

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new small study is adding evidence to the theory that insulin resistance may play a leading role in some people’s depression. The study found that a medication normally used

Leading Doctors’ Group Wants to Ban Prescription Drug Ads

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Direct-to-consumer advertising for prescription drugs and medical devices drives up health care costs and should be banned, the American Medical Association said Tuesday. Currently, ads for drugs to treat diabetes, depression, impotence and more