Concerta vs Adderall XR for ADHD

Concerta vs Adderall XR for ADHD

Concerta vs Adderall XR Concerta and Adderall XR are two very common and popular treatments for ADHD. They are both long acting forms of two similar yet different medications: one Ritalin, and one Adderall. How well do they work?  And how do they compare? If you want...

The Weekly Pharma News Update

Another week, another Pharma News Update from Health and Life. #1 Glaxo Strikes Back At Critics – But It’s a Swing and a Miss The biggest health news item over the last two weeks is what is shaping up to be yet another major health disaster.  Avandia, a...
Thoughts on Cancer Medications

Thoughts on Cancer Medications

Some of the most interesting – on a pharmacological level – medications I’ve encountered are cancer treatments. Take Tamoxifen, for instance.  This highly effective treatment for certain types of breast cancer works because it blocks the effects of...
Stelara for Psoriasis; Side Effects

Stelara for Psoriasis; Side Effects

Stelara, generic ustekinumab, is a new biologic treatment for psoriasis.  It has shown excellent ability in studies to reduce the area and severity of psoriasis plaques and needs to be given only 5 times per year.  Additionally, Stelara seems to have low incidence of...

The Weekly Pharma News Update

Health and Life is proud to start a weekly update of news items related to Pharmaceutical issues. That said, this week’s news is particularly unpleasant. #1 Glaxo, AstraZeneca Asthma Drugs Need Risk Studies We’ve written about Advair and its black box warning,...