FDA Approves Alopecia Drug That Restores Hair Growth in Many Patients

The disease can vary in severity, but for some, it can be life-altering — a total loss of body hair, including eyelashes and eyebrows, even nose hair and hair in the ears. And, until recently, for those with alopecia areata, there was no treatment to make the hair grow back. But on Monday, the Food … Read more

Patients Taking Experimental Obesity Drug Lost More Than 50 Pounds, Maker Claims

An experimental drug has enabled people with obesity or who are overweight to lose about 22.5 percent of their body weight, about 52 pounds on average, in a large trial, the drug’s maker announced on Thursday. The company, Eli Lilly, has not yet submitted the data for publication in a peer-reviewed medical journal or presented … Read more

Laura Randa’s aim to break down mental healthcare barriers for disabled patients

Listen to the article 6 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Laura Randa calls her 20-year-old daughter, Lauren, a “rock star,” and rattles off Lauren’s many accomplishments without much prompting: She’s been a nationally competitive figure skater, was a National Merit finalist and is a student at University … Read more