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Alzheimer’s Warning Signs by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 12:06am Alzheimer’s usually begins with a slight memory loss and confusion.  It eventually leads to irreversible mental impairment in which a person’s ability to reason, remember, learn or even imagine is destroyed. Memory Loss is Usually the First of Alzheimer’s Warning Signs We all forget things.  When we misplace things or can’t recal ... Read on »
U.S. expands warning to cover all fresh spinach by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Consumers should avoid all fresh spinach, regardless of whether it is pre-packaged, a chief U.S. food safety official warned on Saturday, saying the number of E. coli illnesses had passed 100. "We need to get a clear message to consumers," said Dr. David Acheson, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's director of food safety and security. ... Read on »
Skin Care Products Recalled- Clarcon Biological Chemistry Lab by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 10:13pm These skin care products are supposed to be skin sanitizers and skin protectants - Except they have bacteria related to unsanitary conditions. FDA notified consumers and healthcare professionals that Clarcon Biological Chemistry Laboratory is recalling some skin sanitizers and skin protectants because of high levels of disease-causing bacteria ... Read on »
Counterfeit Alli Warning from the FDA – We Should Be Using Technology for Easier Identification by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 10:24am Below is the release from the FDA and today it is a jungle out there with making sure we don’t have counterfeit products.  A while back I wrote a few posts about using Microsoft Tags for identifying items that had been recalled.  In giving this some further thought, this process could also be beneficial for finding counterfeits as well.  ... Read on »
Bill Seeks to Arm FDA with Full Drug Recall Power And More Over the Counter Regulatory Control by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 6:56am This looks like some of the areas I have been writing about in reference to recall matters and the safe shipping and documentation of drugs.  The bill would also give the FDA authority to recall and not just send warning letters out asking for recall, they would be able to actually police the efforts.  If you remember the Heparin problem, use ... Read on »
How well do institutional review boards work at protecting patient’s rights? by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Feb 2011 9:49pm One factor that struck me in the interview that Brian Deer gave recently was the fact that until rather recently, he would have had no method to obtain the ethics committee (in the US institutional review board or IRB) information on Andrew Wakefield’s research. The IRB was internal to the hospital. Without the Freedom of Information Act, ... Read on »
UW Hospital warning 53 patients about possible exposure to rare brain disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Jul 2009 11:10pm THU., JUL 23, 2009 - 7:13 PM STATE JOURNAL EXCLUSIVE: UW Hospital warning 53 patients about possible exposure to rare brain disease By DOUG ERICKSON and MARK PITSCH Wisconsin State Journal mhtml:%7B33B38F65-8D2E-434D-8F9B-8BDCD77D3066%7Dmid://00000260/!x-usc:mailto:wsj UW Hospital has told 53 patients they face an “extremely low” ris ... Read on »
How Can I Protect My Joints? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:08pm A n email from a reader who asked a great question: "You stated that cartilage can be strengthened as long as the right load is being used. Does that mean that if I currently have no knee pain, doing body weight squats regularly would be a good way to keep knee cartilage healthy? And if so, do you have any opinions on the debate over de ... Read on »
FDA Warns Consumers Not to Eat Certain ASSI Brand Frozen Oysters by FDA Posted Fri 04 Nov 2011 7:42pm Contact: Consumer 1-888-INFO-FDA Media Doug Karas, 301-796-2805 douglas.karas@fda.hhs.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 4, 2011 - FDA warns consumers not to eat certain ASSI Brand frozen oysters Oysters linked to norovirus cases in Washington state Fast Facts • The U.S. Food and Drug Admin ... Read on »
Cell Protection by Josh Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Jul 2010 1:42pm Cell Protection "Zombies. man. They creep me out." -Dennis Hopper in the Land Of The Dead. Book Excerpt: By William Thomas They are everywhere. And they are winning. Walk down virtually any metropolitan street, if you still dare, and you will discern with a jolt of alarm that no one around you is aware of each oth ... Read on »