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Doctors Recommend Different Treatments for Patients Than for Themselves by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A patient who can't decide between two available treatments asks his doctor: "What should I do?" Another patient, torn between the same two treatments, asks: "Doctor, what w ... Read on »
FDA approves new treatment for large brain aneurysms by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A patient who can't decide between two available treatments asks his doctor: "What should I do?" Another patient, torn between the same two treatments, asks: "Doctor, wha ... Read on »
Expansion of HIV/AIDS Vaccine Program Announced by GeoVax Labs, Inc. by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB/OTCBB: GOVX), announced today that it is expanding its preventative HIV/AIDS vaccine development effort in collaboration with the ... Read on »
FDA Permits Marketing of First Test to Help Diagnose Dengue Fever by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the first test to help diagnose people with signs and symptoms of dengue fever or dengue hem ... Read on »
FDA approves Horizant to treat restless legs syndrome by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Horizant Extended Release Tablets (gabapentin enacarbil), a once-daily treatment for moderate-to-severe restless l ... Read on »
FDA approves new treatment for rare form of thyroid cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Horizant Extended Release Tablets (gabapentin enacarbil), a once-daily treatment for moderate-to-severe restles ... Read on »
Newborn Possibilities Fund Awards Grant to Georgia Health Sciences University Foundation to... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- The Newborn Possibilities Fund, a grantmaking program established by Cord Blood Registry (CBR), today announced it will provide its first-ever grant to th ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Treatment for a Type of Late-Stage Skin Cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Yervoy (ipilimumab) to treat patients with late-stage (metastatic) melanoma, the most dangerous type o ... Read on »
FDA approves Zostavax vaccine to prevent shingles in individuals 50 to 59 years of age by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the use of Zostavax, a live attenuated virus vaccine, for the prevention of shingles in individuals 50 to 59 years o ... Read on »
American Heart Association Meeting Report- Metabolic Abnormalities in Obese Teens May Relate to... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Obese teens may feel healthy, but blood tests show they have inflammation, insulin resistance, and high homocysteine levels, researchers report at the Ame ... Read on »
Inaugural White Coat Grady Gala: Honoring Healthcare Heroes by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Presented by Delta Air Lines Saturday, March 19, 2011 | 6:30pm Georgia Aquarium 255 Baker St. NW | Atlanta, GA | 30313 Join Grady Health Foundation as the ... Read on »
FDA approves Benlysta to treat lupus by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Benlysta (belimumab) to treat patients with active, autoantibody-positive lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) who ar ... Read on »
FDA modifies boxed warning for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug Letairis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today (March 4) announced that monthly liver enzyme tests are no longer required for those taking Letairis tablets (ambrisentan), us ... Read on »
FDA expands use of banding system for weight loss by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the use of Allergan’s LAP-BAND Adjustable Gastric Banding System, a device implanted around the upper part of the stoma ... Read on »
FDA approves new drug to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved roflumilast, a pill taken daily to decrease the frequency of flare-ups (exacerbations) or worsening of symptoms from severe ... Read on »
The More Times a Woman Gives Birth, the Higher Her Risk of Rare but Aggressive 'Triple-Negative'... by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Full-term pregnancy has long been associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer, but a new study finds that the more times a woman gives birth, the higher ... Read on »
FDA Approves EDARBI (azilsartan medoxomil) for the Treatment of Hypertension by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Full-term pregnancy has long been associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer, but a new study finds that the more times a woman gives birth, the high ... Read on »
Lasers ID Deadly Skin Cancer Better than Doctors by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy High-resolution images from a laser-based tool developed at Duke University could help doctors better diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The improved d ... Read on »
Fresenius Medical Care Receives FDA Clearance for 2008K@home™ Dialysis Machine by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy (BUSINESS WIRE)--Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS), the world’s leading company devoted to patient-oriented renal therapy, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Admin ... Read on »
FDA approves product to prevent bleeding in people with rare genetic defect by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week approved Corifact, the first product intended to prevent bleeding in people with the rare genetic defect congenital Factor XI ... Read on »