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FDA adding general warning to testosterone products about potential for venous blood clots

[06/19/2014] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring manufacturers to include a general warning in the drug labeling of all approved testosterone products

Talc in anticancer drugs induce diabetes mellitus

Inactive ingredients or excipients are often used in drugs and dietary supplements without completely knowing their toxicity or safety.  A study in European Journal of ...
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Vioxx Scandal Not Over as Merck returns to Court Over Charges of Bone Harm

It has been a decade since Merck's "super-aspirin" Vioxx was withdrawn from the market after a study showed it doubled the risk of heart attacks ...
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Mammography screening doesn't lower risk of breast cancer death

Mammography screening doesn't lower risk of breast cancer death Tuesday June 10, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Doctors promote mammography screening for breast cancer because THEY believe that ...
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Hormone treatment restores bone density for yong women with menopause-like condition

U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesNATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH NewsEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) <http://www.nichd.nih.gov>For Immediate ...
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Four Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults

Whether you’re settling into your sixties or heading into your ninth decade, you should be extra careful when taking prescription and over-the-counter medicines. And if ...
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NIH, PCORI announce major award to prevent falls injuries in older people

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News National Institute on Aging (NIA) http://www.nia.nih.gov Embargoed for Release: Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 2 p.m. ...
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FDA Approves First Oral Drug for Fleas and Ticks in Dogs with Three Month Duration

Approval marks second animal drug approval under collaborative initiative with Canada June 3, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) announced today ...
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Stopping statins may benefit terminally ill patients

Contact: Sarah Averysarah.avery@duke.edu919-660-1306Duke University Medical Center  Stopping statins may benefit terminally ill patients CHICAGO – People in the late stages of cancer and other terminal illnesses are ...
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Drug Information Update - New FDA Drug Info: Drug Safety Podcasts

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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