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Research supports restrictions on opioid-containing cold medicines for children

Added: 17.07.2018 18:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Prescription cough and cold medicines containing the opioid hydrocodone were more likely to cause serious side effects in children than those containing codeine, according to a new study. The research supports recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) restrictions on prescription hydrocodone- and codeine-containing cough medicines for children and suggests that opioids in general should not be prescribed for coughs and colds in pediatric populations.

Don't eat crab meat from Venezuela, CDC and FDA warn amid multistate outbreak

Added: 17.07.2018 10:45 | 17 views | 0 comments

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease and Control said fresh crab meat from Venezuela carries a bacteria known as Vibrio parahaemolyticus, which has infected at least 12 people across the country.

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First cannabis-based drug approved in the US to treat epilepsy

Added: 16.07.2018 18:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

Epidiolex has become the first drug derived from marijuana to win FDA approval in the US, and will be used to treat two forms of childhood epilepsy

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Smallpox as bioweapon? FDA approves first treatment drug in response to fears

Added: 16.07.2018 15:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

The Food and Drug Administration approved TPOXX "should smallpox ever be used as a bioweapon," its commissioner said.

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FDA clears test to help manage antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infections and sepsis

Added: 15.07.2018 18:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in...

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Research supports restrictions on opioid-containing cold medicines for children

Added: 15.07.2018 17:44 | 2 views | 0 comments

Prescription cough and cold medicines containing the opioid hydrocodone were more likely to cause serious side effects in children than those containing codeine, according to a new study. The research supports recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) restrictions on prescription hydrocodone- and codeine-containing cough medicines for children and suggests that opioids in general should not be prescribed for coughs and colds in pediatric populations.

McDonald's salads make 61 sick

Added: 14.07.2018 5:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

Potentially affected salads are no longer for sale, FDA says

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FDA approves drug to treat smallpox, just in case

Added: 14.07.2018 5:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

Smallpox has been eradicated, but it could be used in a biological attack.

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FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

Added: 13.07.2018 22:37 | 4 views | 0 comments

U.S. regulators have approved the first treatment for smallpox — a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago — in case the virus is used in a terror attack.

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Dog heart disease linked to food, FDA says

Added: 13.07.2018 17:22 | 9 views | 0 comments

Certain types of grain-free dog food seem to be involved, FDA says.

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