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Raritan Pharmaceuticals Recalls Products Containing Belladonna Extract

MedWatch - The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program Products Containing Belladonna Extract by Raritan Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Possible Belladonna Alkaloids AUDIENCE: Consumer, Pharmacy, Pain
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FDA approves Daratumumab (DARZALEX) for multiple myeloma

On November 21, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved daratumumab (DARZALEX, Janssen Biotech, Inc.) in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone, or bortezomib and ...
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Cox-2 inhibitors may help Desmoid tumor

Desmoid tumor is noncancerous, but locally aggressive neoplasms with high odds of  postoperative recurrence.  A report released this year in World Journal of surgical Oncology ...
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Dental amalgam fillings are a source of mercury pollution

Scientists at Karolinska Institute in Sweden early conducted a study (1) and found that dental amalgam fillings or silver fillings can release mercury and pollute ...
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Prostate cancer treatments cause sexual dysfunction

A survey released recently in Journal of Clinical Oncology says that prostate cancer treatments can cause sexual dysfunction in an overwhelming majority of cases.  Prostate ...
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Hypertension medications taken at bedtime prevent diabetes mellitus better

Ramón C. HermidaEmail authorDiana E. AyalaArtemio MojónJosé R. Fernández, Bedtime ingestion of hypertension medications reduces the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes: a randomised controlled ...
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Statin therapy effective in at-risk people, but may cause side effects

It is now a fact that people who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease may benefit from using statin therapy and reduce their risk ...
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USPSTF recommends statin use for CVD prevention

On Nov 15, 2016, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a final statement on its website to recommend statin use for men and women ...
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Chemotherapy may raise risk of leukemia, lymphoma

The recent studies have already suggested that prophylactic or preventative chemotherapy or adjuvant chemotherapy used to treat patients with early stage breast cancer may increase ...
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FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels

For Immediate Release   September 30, 2016 Release   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to infants ...
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