High Blood Pressure Medication Recall..

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  • Written by Kazia Conway
  • November 14, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced another voluntary recall of a blood pressure medication. Tests showed the drug losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide contains trace amounts of n-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), a..

Peripheral Neuropathy: An Overview

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  • Written by Adriana Torres
  • September 26, 2018

Peripheral neuropathy is a painful and potentially debilitating disease that affects more than 3 million Americans every year. Peripheral neuropathy is the result of nerve damage that leads to weakness,..

What Is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia..

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  • Written by Adriana Torres
  • September 11, 2018

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a slowly progressing disease that affects your blood cells and bone marrow. In the human body, blood cells originate in your bone marrow (a spongy..

What is the FDA Drug..

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  • Written by Kazia Conway
  • August 9, 2018

The FDA drug approval process is often at the center of criticism. Far too often, there are complaints that the agency's approval process is too burdensome. But there is also..

Bayer Phases Out Essure as..

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  • Written by Kazia Conway
  • July 31, 2018

Bayer Ceases the Sale of Essure Bayer is standing by the safety of its permanent birth control device, Essure, despite pulling it off shelves. In mid-July, the company announced its..

Valsartan Recall: FDA Finds Carcinogenic..

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  • Written by Kazia Conway
  • July 17, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a voluntary recall of a widely prescribed blood pressure medications over cancer concerns. Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. issued..

FDA Warns of Dangerous Drug..

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  • Written by Kazia Conway
  • May 31, 2018

The relatively unknown topical pain reliever, benzocaine,  has made headlines for the past week after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about a potentially deadly condition..

Bronchiolitis Obliterans: Causes, Signs, And..

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  • Written by Adriana Torres
  • February 22, 2018

Workers in manufacturing plants and factories may have unknowingly damaged their lungs because of the exposure to hazardous chemicals. What is Bronchiolitis Obliterans? Bronchiolitis Obliterans is a rare, but serious..

Invokana Lawsuit Attorney: FDA warns..

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  • Written by Jill Fowler
  • May 18, 2017

Invokana Lawsuit Update: The Food and Drug Administration announced that Johnson & Johnson is required to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, highlighting the risk of foot and..

Infantile Scoliosis linked to Depakote..

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  • Written by Jill Fowler
  • February 24, 2017

Scoliosis is a disease that can affect the spines of anyone, including infants, children, adolescents and adults. This disorder is caused by a defect that causes the spine (or the..


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