U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes drugs containing saxagliptin and alogliptin may raise the …

Diabetes

Little Girl Suffers Hallucinations & Other Scary Side Effects After Taking Tamiflu

The 6-year-old's parents said she had hallucinations and tried to harm herself after taking a dose of the drug.<p>A terrifying story involving a 6-year-old girl who suffered bizarre side effects after taking Tamiflu is making headlines nation-wide. Parents of the little girl, who live in Allen, Texas …

Brainstorm Health: Universal Flu Vaccine, Merck Lung Cancer Drug, UnitedHealth Earnings

DIGITAL HEALTH<p><b>Could AI detect cardiac arrest through the phone?</b> A small, early stage study in Copenhagen suggests that artificial intelligence may be …

Cancer

Celgene in talks to buy Juno Therapeutics - WSJ

(Reuters) - Celgene Corp (CELG.O) is in talks to buy Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO.O), which is working on an experimental gene therapy drug to treat cancer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. (http://on.wsj.com/2EMlysO)<p>Shares of Juno, which has a …

Cancer

FDA to speed review of medical products used by military

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Defense launched a program on Tuesday to speed up the development of drugs that could be used by military personnel.<p>The move follows a controversy over whether the Pentagon should be allowed to authorize the emergency use of drugs …

Medicine

Hope Knight, president of Greater Jamaica Development Corp., encourages new residential development within rich transit hub

President of Greater Jamaica Development Corp. encourages new residential development within rich transit hub<p>Hope Knight took the helm of the …

Urban Design

FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to improve over the coming weeks and months.<p>FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the FDA has approved …

Scott Gottlieb

Imprimis receives FDA warning over eye medication advertising

Jan 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc accusing it of making false or misleading claims that its compounded eye medications had the agency’s approval.<p>The Dec. 21 letter to San Diego-based Imprimis was posted on the FDA’s …

Law

Could MDMA Help Soldiers Treat PTSD? A Bitcoin Millionaire Just Donated $4 Million to Find Out

Efforts to make MDMA a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) received a boost last week when a bitcoin millionaire announced that they …

How to navigate 5 areas of patient communication

Medical marketing and PR pros pride themselves on knowing—and adhering to—federal mandates around patient privacy.<p>However, there are additional …

Health Care

6-Year-Old Hallucinates, Tries to Jump Out Window after Taking Tamiflu

After a 6-year-old girl in North Texas came down with the flu, her parents made the decision to give her a flu treatment called Tamiflu. But, they …

Medicine

Doctor eases concern over Tamiflu, after child experiences serious side effect

CLEVELAND - As the most severe flu season in years rages on there is new concern about possible side effects of the children's medication Tamiflu, …

Cleveland

BODYBUILDING’S NEW FAT-LOSS DRUG?

Young children around the globe have all heard some variation of the tale of the princess who kissed the frog, transforming it into a prince. While …

Diabetes

FDA approves algorithm that predicts sudden patient deaths to help prevent them

It’s not every day that an algorithm can save your life. That may be about to get more common, however, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

Medicine

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Use of tobacco products by U.S. teens hasn't fallen since 2011, and federal officials say electronic …

Public Health

6 Herbs and Supplements for Depression – ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a number medications for the treatment of depression. If you live with depression but opt …

Psychology

Meet the Top Biotech Movers of This Past Week

Over the past week, a few biotech companies made absolutely massive runs, while others fell off a cliff. Although health care only kept pace with the …

Stocks

Alzheimer’s in the Pipeline!! | Articles Dunia Free Article Submission site

<i>Alzheimer’s still has no cure, but with the help of drugs we can help & manage the symptoms of this disease. Alzheimer’s treatment is a high risk</i> …

Dementia

DC area hospitals work to manage nationwide IV fluid shortage

WASHINGTON — Local hospitals are making adjustments to accommodate a nationwide shortage of supplies of IV fluids used to deliver drugs and treat …

Puerto Rico

U.S. FDA approves expanded use of AstraZeneca cancer drug

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has approved expanded use of AstraZeneca Plc's cancer drug Lynparza to include patients with metastatic breast cancer whose disease is associated with a mutation of the BRCA gene.<p>The drug belongs to a class of drug known as PARP …

Cancer

FDA warns 2nd company of 'significant violations' in lead test recall

CLOSE<p>Lead is a naturally occurring element in our environment. Its past and current use in several products mean we can be exposed to it from several …

Medicine

Stocks to Watch: Wal-Mart, MoneyGram, Delta, Qualcomm, Netflix, Marriott, J.B. Hunt, Xerox

Among the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday's session are Wal-Mart Stores , MoneyGram International Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., Qualcomm Inc., Netflix Inc. and Marriott International Inc..<p>Shares of Wal-Mart were up 0.4% premarket after the retail giant said it plans to …

Business

Will 2018 Be Fitbit’s Best Year Yet?

Look for a push into healthcare with its new Ionic smartwatch.<p><b>Fitbit</b> (NYSE:FIT) stock is a far cry from its high of over $50 two short months after …

Investing

Cooper Hewitt Exhibition Spotlights Design for People With Disabilities

It seems like every week a new report comes out about how, as a society, we are too consumed with our newfangled technologies for our own good. Watch …

The Arts

Endo subpoenaed for information on opioid painkillers

(Reuters) - Endo International Plc said on Thursday it was subpoenaed for documents related to its drugs that contain the opioid painkiller, oxymorphone, but added that no proceedings had been started.<p>The subpoena from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida broadly requests …

Law

Ice cream bars recalled from dozens of chain stores due to listeria concerns

A dairy company is voluntarily recalling ice cream bars sold at Kroger, Jewel, Aldi and dozens of other store chains in the U.S. and Puerto Rico due …

Portland, OR

FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by Kids

By E.J. Mundell, <i>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>(HealthDay)<p>THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to put a dent in the ongoing opioid addiction crisis, …

Pain

Bayer, J&J win reversal of $28 million verdict in Xarelto lawsuit

A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who accused Bayer and Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn of internal bleeding risks of their drug Xarelto, the companies said.<p>Judge Michael Erdos, in the Philadelphia County Court of Common …

Medicine

Recall Alert: Ice Cream Bars May Contain Listeria

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday a voluntary recall of certain ice cream bars. It was discovered that …

Dessert

Four years after incurable brain cancer diagnosis, Ottawa man resumes pursuit of master’s degree

Denis Raymond put his life on hold when he was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer more than four years ago.<p>He knew people, on average, live about …

Cancer