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Young adults who were treated with growth hormones as children may be at greater risk for stroke
People who received growth hormones as children to treat short stature or hormone deficiency should be aware that they are at an increased risk of stroke caused by burst blood vessels when they become young adults, a team of French
New sleeping pill gets FDA approval, awaits DEA clearance
A new type of prescription sleep aid has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and if given clearance from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) should be commercially available later this year.
Dialysis solutions recalled due to potential contamination
Baxter International is recalling two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5 percent Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II) because oxidized stainless steel, garment fiber and PVC particulate matter was present during the manufacturing process and seen floating in
RegenESlim appetite control capsules recalled due presence of dangerous ingredient
Certain lots of RegenESlim appetite control dietary supplements are being recalled because they contain an ingredient that may cause deadly side effects.
Injectable skin and blood infection treatment recalled
Certain lots of the injectable drug Cubicin (daptomycin), used to treat skin infections and certain blood stream infections, are being recalled because of the potential presence of glass particles in vials. The administration of glass particulate, if present in an
Lipitor diabetes lawsuits mount since FDA warning five months ago
Lawsuits against Pfizer by women who say the company’s cholesterol-lowering statin Lipitor caused them to develop type 2 diabetes have skyrocketed in recent months, shooting up from 56 to nearly 1,000 in the past five months, according to a Reuters
FDA warns of side effects from unapproved use of Expressions product as dermal filler
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning doctors that Expression brand injectable product made by Enhancement Medical should not be used as a dermal filler because the product has not been approved for this use and adverse events have
Drug companies race to win market approval for new alternative to cholesterol-lowering statins
An experimental medication aiming to replace statin drugs as a cholesterol-lowering treatment has cleared nine clinical trials in a race for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceutical’s alirocumab reportedly met the goal of lowering bad cholesterol
Lawsuit alleges Monster energy drink killed Kansas City man
A Kansas City woman has filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink alleging the beverage caused her husband’s death.