Monthly Archives: March 2015

FDA strengthens warning, changes prescribing instructions for Feraheme – Healio

FDA strengthens warning, changes prescribing instructions for FerahemeHealioThe FDA approved the addition of a boxed warning and updated the prescribing instructions for the anemia drug ferumoxytol, according to a press release from the agency. Featured. SABCS · ESMO · ASH

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FDA Warning on Ferumoxytol – HCPLive

FDA Warning on FerumoxytolHCPLiveThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a strong warning on a drug used to treat iron deficiency anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. Injections of ferumoxytol (Feraheme/Amag Pharmaceuticals) can cause serious allergic reactions …and more »

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Doctors Halt Squabbling And Agree How To Manage Hypertension In People … – Forbes

Forbes Doctors Halt Squabbling And Agree How To Manage Hypertension In People …ForbesThere's been a lot of drama in the hypertension field over the past few years. Initially sparked by the decision of the National Institutes of Health to end

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On campus resources help fight mental illness – Central Michigan Life

Central Michigan Life On campus resources help fight mental illnessCentral Michigan LifeFoust hall, located across from the Health Professions Building, provides many opportunities for student to receive counseling and health services. inShare0. A National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related

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Clues to ‘Brain Fog’ in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid – Doctors Lounge

News-Medical.net Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal FluidDoctors LoungeTUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with chronic fatigue syndrome show a distinct pattern of immune system proteins in their spinal fluid — a finding

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3D scans can now reveal a person’s biological age – Daily Mail

Daily Mail 3D scans can now reveal a person's biological ageDaily MailBut our biological age – which can vary significantly from our real age – often remains a mystery. Now scientists say they can accurately estimate biological age by creating

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New York doctors accused of using free shoes offer to defraud Medicaid – Reuters

New York Post New York doctors accused of using free shoes offer to defraud MedicaidReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – Twenty-three New York City doctors and medical workers have been charged with running an insurance fraud scheme in which they persuaded homeless

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UPDATE 1-BioCryst wins US contract to continue Ebola drug development – Reuters

UPDATE 1-BioCryst wins US contract to continue Ebola drug developmentReuters(Adds details, background). March 31 (Reuters) – BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it won a U.S. government contract to continue development of its potential treatment for Ebola and other viral diseases. The

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What ’60 Minutes’ Got Right And Wrong On Duke’s Polio Virus Trial Against … – Forbes

Forbes What '60 Minutes' Got Right And Wrong On Duke's Polio Virus Trial Against …ForbesAn engineered version of the poliovirus has been in development for more than 20 years as a treatment for one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers, a

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Teens with HIV fare worse when parents don’t come to clinic appointments – Reuters

Teens with HIV fare worse when parents don't come to clinic appointmentsReuters(Reuters Health) – Teens with HIV do better at keeping the virus in check when their parents or guardians come with them for clinic visits, a study from Botswana

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Those who eat apples are ‘less likely to use prescription medication’ – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Those who eat apples are 'less likely to use prescription medication'Daily MailEating an apple a day does not actually keep the doctor away – but it might stop you going to your pharmacist. Researchers looked at data on

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Medicare Physician Payment: Seeking Control – MedPage Today

MedPage Today Medicare Physician Payment: Seeking ControlMedPage Todaysavesaved. by Richard Peck Contributing Writer, MedPage Today. This is the second of a four-part series looking back, and ahead, at Medicare as the 50th anniversary of its enactment approaches. At the outset,

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A conversation about the stigma of mental illness – Chicago Tribune

New York Times A conversation about the stigma of mental illnessChicago TribuneOne in four adults, approximately 61.5 million Americans, experiences mental illness in a given year. About 13.6 million people live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major

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Morning Break: Ebola Patient Improves, Feraheme Warning – MedPage Today

MedPage Today Morning Break: Ebola Patient Improves, Feraheme WarningMedPage Todaysavesaved. by MedPage Today Staff. The healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda is now listed in fair condition, an upgrade from the last few

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Morning Break: Ebola Patient Improves, Feraheme Warning – MedPage Today

MedPage Today Morning Break: Ebola Patient Improves, Feraheme WarningMedPage Todaysavesaved. by MedPage Today Staff. The healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda is now listed in fair condition, an upgrade from the last few

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