Tag Archives: Drugs

Doctor launches the first online clinic dedicated to using common drugs to slow aging

Dr. Zalzala hopes to serve the growing market of people interested in anti-aging treatments. One of the many wild medical pursuits in Silicon Valley is the effort to slow down the aging process. Sajad Zalzala is trying to make it a reality. Zalzala, a 38-year-old family medicine doctor based in the Detroit area, has just… Read More »

Michael Pollan describes promise and perils of psychedelic drugs

Donald Trump made a surprise appearance as a topic during “How to Change Your Mind,” Michael Pollan’s HubWeek talk on Tuesday based on his eponymous 2018 bestseller about psychedelic drugs. Pollan didn’t suggest offering the 45th president a hit of something, but the possibility did come up during the hourlong exploration of the history and… Read More »

HHS and FDA propose plan for importation of prescription drugs from other countries

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless today laid out a plan for the importation of prescription drugs intended for sale in other countries. Other countries pay lower prices for the same drugs, Azar said. Two pathways under the Safe importation Action Plan would get the… Read More »