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Archive for December, 2014:

December 23rd, 2014

Advances in the Primary Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Advantages in the Primary Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease Although the focus of Alzheimer's disease (AD) research efforts remains on finding a treatment that slows disease progression and recovers cognitive decline, interest in primary prevention of the disease is growing, especially because there are several confounding, modifiable factors believed to be associated with ...


December 9th, 2014

FDA Announces Voluntary Urgent Correction for INR Testing

FDA Announces Voluntary Urgent Correction for INR Testing December 9, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Monday that Alere has launched an urgent voluntary correction of its INR testing monitor. The purpose of the correction is to inform customers in the United States that the Alere ...


December 4th, 2014

Diabetes: Can You Hear Me Now?

Diabetes: Can You Hear Me Now? December 4, 2014 It has been known for quite some time that uncontrolled diabetes can cause many complications including cardiovascular disease, kidney damage, impaired wound healing, and vision changes. But did you know that uncontrolled diabetes can affect a person’s hearing? According to the ...


December 4th, 2014

Sulfonylureas Tied to Higher Mortality in Diabetics

Sulfonylureas Tied to Higher Mortality in Diabetics November 23, 2014 NEW YORK - Compared with other antidiabetic drugs, sulfonylureas may increase the risk of cardiovascular events and some may be particularly risky, according to Canadian researchers. As Dr. Scot H. Simpson told Reuters Health by email, "Although there is a ...