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November 8th, 2015

Study Finds Drug Errors in 50% of Surgeries


August 14th, 2015

Early Opioid Prescription for Back Pain Doesn’t Up Risk of Chronic Use


August 14th, 2015

Diagnosing Headache: Patient, Provider Communication is Key


August 9th, 2015

Strong Support for Folate Supplements for Primary Stroke Prevention


July 31st, 2015

Antidepressants and NSAIDs Are a Dangerous Mix


July 8th, 2015

Factors associated with medication regimen complexity in older people: a cross-sectional population-based study


July 7th, 2015

Narcolepsy and Autoimmune Response: The Missing Link


July 3rd, 2015

Epilepsy Drug Could Reverse Early-Stage Dementia


June 26th, 2015

New Drug Promises Relief from Tinnitus, Epilepsy


June 24th, 2015

Inhaled Levodopa Improves Motor Function in Parkinson’s


March 20th, 2015

STATIN DRUG RECALL


January 6th, 2015

NSAIDs May Boost Risk of Venous Thromboembolism


December 23rd, 2014

Advances in the Primary Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease


December 9th, 2014

FDA Announces Voluntary Urgent Correction for INR Testing


December 4th, 2014

Sulfonylureas Tied to Higher Mortality in Diabetics


November 7th, 2014

Experts Update Stroke Prevention Guidelines


November 4th, 2014

Cardiovascular Drugs May Up Anaphylaxis Risk Via Mast Cells


October 27th, 2014

Oral Inosine a Potential Disease-Modifying Therapy for Parkinson’s


October 27th, 2014

ProSavin May Benefit Patients with Advanced Parkinson’s Disease


October 27th, 2014

Levodopa Better First Parkinson’s Drug than MAO Inhibitors or Dopamine Agonists


October 27th, 2014

Parkinson’s Drugs Linked to Impulse Control Disorders


October 21st, 2014

Nationwide Lidocaine Recall


October 15th, 2014

Wearing Dentures During the Night Increases Risk of Pneumonia


October 14th, 2014

Portola Pharma Drug Reverses Effect of Anti-Clotting Drugs in Study


October 10th, 2014

NSAIDs May Boost Risk of Venous Thromboembolism


October 3rd, 2014

Statin use may be linked to less physical activity in elderly men


September 21st, 2014

Antibiotic Recall Due to Particulate Matter


September 21st, 2014

Parkinson’s Drug Recall


September 16th, 2014

Heparin Recall Due to Human Hair


September 16th, 2014

Are VTE (Venous Thromboembolism) Prophylaxis Practices in Hospitals Logical?


September 10th, 2014

FDA Staff: Novo Nordisk Drug Liraglutide Effective for Obesity


September 9th, 2014

Wockhardt Recalls Blood Pressure Drug


September 9th, 2014

Massive Antibiotic Recall


August 17th, 2014

Alcohol Intake and Atrial Fibrillation


August 17th, 2014

Lower Treated BP Tied to Elevated Death Rates


August 15th, 2014

Voluntary Recall: Peritoneal Dialysis Solution


June 3rd, 2014

(FINALLY) STOPPING STATINS MAY BENEFIT TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS


March 30th, 2014

What is HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION)


March 17th, 2014

Trends in anemia care in older patients approaching ESRD in U.S. (1995-2010)


February 28th, 2014

Doctors are warned against Aricept for dementia care


February 22nd, 2014

Lilly’s Ramucirumab for Lung Cancer Improves Survival in Late-Stage Trial


February 21st, 2014

New Better Trick in Cardiac Catherization That is Safe


November 26th, 2013

FDA lifts some safety restrictions on GlaxoSmithKline’s Avandia


October 25th, 2013

The FDA Makes Ancient Remedies Unaffordable


October 2nd, 2013

Can’t help it, I TOLD YOU SO !!!


June 5th, 2013

FDA Gives Avandia Another Look


April 22nd, 2013

Bone Drug Lowers Levels of Bone Growth Markers


March 30th, 2013

Equation May Give Wrong LDL Status


February 27th, 2013

Study: Doctors Misdiagnose 150,000 a Year


February 12th, 2013

Commonly used painkiller ‘should be banned over heart risk’


January 16th, 2013

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: Vaccine may be on its way, researchers say


January 7th, 2013

AHA Adds Its Weight to NSAID Risk Message


January 6th, 2013

Subtle Cognitive Declines Follow Menopause


December 22nd, 2012

FDA Issues Pradaxa Valve Warning


December 14th, 2012

Survey: Poor mental health care keeping seniors at risk


November 27th, 2012

Patients Forget How to Use EpiPen After 3 Months


November 21st, 2012

Testosterone / Viagra Findings Not a Winner as ED Combination


November 19th, 2012

Advair: How Safe Is This Drug ???


November 13th, 2012

Dangerously Low Calcium with a Cancer, Osteoporosis Drug


November 13th, 2012

Forgetfulness in seniors tied to anxiety and insomnia drugs


October 7th, 2012

CDC: Meningitis Outbreak Spreads to 7 States


September 30th, 2012

Xanax and Valium Boost Dementia Risk by 50 Percent


September 23rd, 2012

FDA Reviews Possible Mirapex Heart Risk


September 23rd, 2012

2 Beta-Blockers Similar for CV Event Risk


September 22nd, 2012

Thalidomide Relieves Cough in Pulmonary Fibrosis


September 21st, 2012

Elderly With Low Vitamin B12 Risk Brain Shrinkage And Cognitive Decline


September 11th, 2012

Organic Foods May Not Be More Nutritious


September 9th, 2012

Vitamin Studies Spell Confusion for Patients


September 7th, 2012

Hopes dashed for ginkgo biloba in Alzheimer’s disease


August 30th, 2012

Smoking Cessation Lowers Risk of Brain Bleed


August 29th, 2012

CSF Markers Aid in Dementia, Parkinson’s Diagnosis


August 27th, 2012

Statin Use Tied to Possible Boost in Cataract Risk


August 20th, 2012

Bone Drug ONJ Triggered by Dental Work


August 18th, 2012

Thick Cortex Offers Clue to Better Memory


August 18th, 2012

What would you do if you saw someone collapse?


August 17th, 2012

FDA OK’s Generic Actos (pioglitazone)


August 16th, 2012

Gut Bacteria Tied to Metabolic Syndrome


August 15th, 2012

Azithromycin & Levofloxacin May Increase The Risk of Cardiovascular Death


August 12th, 2012

Study: No PSA Tests, Advanced Cancer Triples


August 12th, 2012

Statins and Risk of Treated Incident Diabetes in a Primary Care Population


August 12th, 2012

Discontinuation of Statin Therapy Due to Muscular Side Effects