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Maker Halts Distribution of Generic Zantac Due to Possible Carcinogen
Preliminary tests revealed low levels of the nitrosamine impurity NDMA in some ranitidine products
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Seniors Should Undergo Annual Cognitive Health Assessment
After MCI diagnosis, patients should be counseled on treatment options; support needed for partners
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Men Less Knowledgeable About HPV, HPV Vaccination
Most men and women did not know anal, penile, and oral cancers are caused by HPV
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

FDA: Zantac May Contain Small Amounts of Known Carcinogen
Preliminary tests found low levels of N-nitrosodimethylamine in some ranitidine products
Friday, September 13, 2019

n-3 PUFAs Do Not Lower Risk for Early Preterm Delivery
Maternal supplementation with n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids did not lower risk
Thursday, September 12, 2019

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Agency plans 30 percent reduction in number of studies that require use of mammals by 2025
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Insulin Pump Therapy Use Has Increased Since 1995
Highest rates reported among preschoolers, children, and adolescents aged younger than 15 years
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
8.5 percent of population lacked health insurance for all of 2018, up from 7.9 percent in 2017
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Use of Pain Reliever Tramadol May Up Risk for Hypoglycemia
Retrospective analysis of adverse events reported to FDA shows risk similar to that seen with methadone
Monday, September 9, 2019

New Facebook, Instagram Pop-Ups Counter Vaccine Misinformation
Social media sites aim to counter the spread of antivaccination misinformation
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Proximity to Outbreak May Affect Attitudes in Vaccine Doubters
Vaccine skeptics close to measles outbreak likely to have more positive attitudes toward vaccination
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Pediatric Flu Vaccine Guidelines Updated for 2019-20 Season
Any form of licensed, age-appropriate vaccine is acceptable, with no preferred formulation or product
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Interest in Marijuana, Cannabinoids for Pain Rising Rapidly
Physician anesthesiologists concerned about prevalent misunderstanding about marijuana, related products
Friday, August 30, 2019

FDA: Risk From Tainted Blood Pressure Drugs Very Low
Officials say actual risk to patients from tainted medications is likely lower than originally stated
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Guidelines Updated for Vaccination in Multiple Sclerosis
MS patients advised to follow all local vaccine standards except in case of specific contraindications
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Vaccine-Related Searches on Pinterest Will Show Only Public Health Organizations
Last year, Pinterest stopped showing vaccine-related search results to halt spread of misinformation
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Have Little, No Impact on Diabetes
Review indicates little to no effect on newly diagnosed diabetes, measures of glucose metabolism
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Tourist With Measles Visited Southern California Attractions
No cases of measles have been linked to the girl yet
Monday, August 26, 2019

ACIP Recommendations Updated for 2019-20 U.S. Flu Season
Age indication for Afluria Quadrivalent expanded to now include children as young as 6 months
Monday, August 26, 2019

In-Store E-Cigarette Marketing Influences Use in Young People
Retail store electronic nicotine delivery systems marketing recall tied to increased odds of initiation
Monday, August 26, 2019

Patient Confidentiality Rule Changes Aim to Fight U.S. Opioid Crisis
A patient's consent to share their information would still be required
Friday, August 23, 2019


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