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Hormone replacement therapy increases breast cancer risk, death risk

Thursday June 27 ,2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Hormone replacement therapy based on estrogen plus progestin increases the risk of breast cancer and mortality, according to a

FDA Approves Denosumab for Treatment of Giant Cell Turmor of Bone

On June 13, 2013, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved denosumab (Xgeva injection, for subcutaneous use, Amgen Inc.) for the treatment of adults ...
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Caffeine-containing medicines increases risk of hemorrhagic stroke

Monday June 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study released in the journal Stroke suggests taking caffeine-containing medicines can increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke.  Byung-Joo ...
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Statins cause musculoskeletal conditions, injuries

Sunday June 9, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Using cholesterol-lowering statins may cause more than muscle pain.  A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that use ...
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Breo Ellipta Approved for COPD Treatment

The Division of Drug Information (DDI) is CDER's focal point for public inquiries. We serve the public by providing information on human drug products and ...
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How you get treated for colorectal cancer affects survival

By Jimmy Downs Tuesday May 7, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- The same chemotherapy drugs when administered in a different way can lead to a very different survival ...
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Is There Reason to Worry About New “Most Lethal” Bird Flu Strain?

Editor's note: Vitamin C can also help as a preventative or a treatment against flu. Vitamin C has been found to be better than tamiflu, which should be used in the early stage of the flu to have an effect whereas vitamin C can provide an effect at any time during the illness....
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FDA warns pregnant women to not use certain migraine prevention medicines

Drug Information Update- FDA Drug Safety Communication: Valproate Anti-seizure Products Contraindicated for Migraine Prevention in Pregnant Women due to Decreased IQ Scores in Exposed Children...
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Despite Doctor’s Order, School Bans Girl for Not Getting Chickenpox Vaccine

By Dr. Mercola A story that should serve as a wakeup call to all American parents is currently making headline news: A Staten Island kindergartner has ...
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Why Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India

Editor's comment: An authoritative organization says that hormone replacement therapy and medical radiation are two major risk factors for breast cancer....
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