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FDA Approves Final Trials of MDMA as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

On 29 November 2016, the Food and Drug Administration opened the door to new exploration of treating post-traumatic stress disorder using the mood-altering drug methylenedioxymethamphetamine (usually shortened to MDMA and known colloquially as Ecstasy or Molly). MDMA is currently classified…

Darvocet and Darvon Recall: Due to Risk of Heart Problem

The popular painkillers Darvocet and Darvon have been recalled by the FDA after it was determined that all medications containing the painkiller propxyphene pose an unreasonable risk of heart problems.  On Friday, the FDA determined that new clinical data, which…