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A drug used to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis found ineffective

CONTACT: NHLBI Communications, 301-496-4236, <e-mail:NHLBI_news@nhlbi.nih.gov>COMMON TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC, PROGRESSIVE LUNG DISEASE FOUND TO BE INEFFECTIVEA drug used to treat patients with mild to moderate

FDA requiring lower starting dose for sleep drug Lunesta

FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 15, 2014Media Inquiries: Sandy Walsh, 301-796-4669, sandy.walsh@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA requiring lower starting dose for sleep drug Lunesta Risk of impairment the morning after use ...
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Pradaxa (dabigatran): Drug Safety Communication - Lower Risk for Stroke and Death, but Higher Risk for GI Bleeding Compared to Warfarin

Pradaxa (dabigatran): Drug Safety Communication - Lower Risk for Stroke and Death, but Higher Risk for GI Bleeding Compared to Warfarin     AUDIENCE: Cardiology, Patient, Pulmonology, Internal ...
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How Long Should You Take Certain Osteoporosis Drugs?

Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have taken a close look at the long-term benefit of bisphosphonates, a class of medications widely prescribed ...
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New cancer immunotherapy could be effective against a range of cancers

U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesNATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH NewsNational Cancer Institute (NCI) <http://www.cancer.gov/>For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 8, 2014CONTACT: NCI Office of Media ...
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New Tool Helps Women Assess Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancers

New Tool Helps Women Assess Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancers Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 05/08/2014 05:34 PM ...
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FDA approves Zontivity to reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke in high-risk patients

FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 8, 2014Media Inquiries: Sandy Walsh, 301-796-4669, sandy.walsh@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA approves Zontivity to reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke in high-risk patients  The ...
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Can an aspirin a day help you ward off a heart attack or stroke?

Can an aspirin a day help you ward off a heart attack or stroke? That depends. Scientific evidence shows that taking an aspirin daily can help prevent ...
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FDA: No more than than 325 mg of acetaminophen should be used

FDA reminds health care professionals to stop dispensing prescription combination drug products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen FDA is reminding health care professionals to ...
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Some antibiotics riskier than others

Wednesday May 7, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study published in Annals of Family Medicine suggests that using antibiotics azithromycin and levofloxacin may increase risk of ...
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