The era of standardized medication is nearing its end. Personalized medication is the new buzzword. What changes await patients? And the pharma industry? For patient Lisa the new developments have been a blessing - right? We explain.
Hydration and feeding for paralyzed and unconscious hospital patient Vincent Lambert has been resumed in Reims following a court order. For over a decade, his family have been at odds over what should be done for him.
Doctors found that a bone marrow transplant has rid an HIV-positive patient of the virus that causes the deadly AIDS disease. While hailing the results, they cautioned that it is too early to say he has been cured.
For 27 years, Munira Abdulla was in a vegetative state — not to be confused with a coma! DW explains the difference and what patients in a vegetative state are actually aware of.
Cannabis has been legalized for medical use in Britain. But prices are high and many desperate patients still can't get their hands on it. The industry still has a long way to go — as do lawmakers.
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