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Posted today in FDA Alerts

Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

[Posted 12/14/2017] ISSUE: Marmex Corp is voluntarily recalling all lots of Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement, 500mg to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to contain sildenafil. The presence of the undeclared active ingredients renders them unapproved drugs for which safety and efficacy have not been established. Use...

Posted today in Medical

Health Tip: Dental Association Supports Fluoridated Water

-- Not every community in the United States adds fluoride to drinking water. Nonetheless, the American Dental Association supports the practice, saying fluoridated water: Helps prevent tooth decay. Protects all ages against cavities. Is safe and effective. Saves money. The average lifetime cost per person to fluoridate a community's supply of...

Posted today in Medical

Health Tip: Practice Mindful Eating

-- Slowing down and paying more attention to what you eat can make you appreciate food more and eat healthier. The American Heart Association suggests: Ponder: Ask yourself if you are really hungry before you eat. Appraise: Notice your food and how it smells and looks. Slow: Eat your food slowly. Savor: As you eat, take time to really taste each...

Posted 3 days ago in New Drug Approvals

FDA Approves Admelog (insulin lispro) Rapid-Acting "Follow-On" Insulin Product to Treat Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Admelog (insulin lispro injection), a rapid-acting insulin indicated to improve control in blood sugar levels in adults and pediatric patients aged 3 years and older with type 1 diabetes mellitus and adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Admelog is the first rapid-acting insulin approved as a “follow-on”...

Posted 3 days ago in New Drug Approvals

Intersect ENT Announces FDA Approval of Sinuva (mometasone furoate) Sinus Implant, a New In-Office Treatment Option for Recurrent Nasal Polyps

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2017-- Intersect ENT, Inc. (NASDAQ: XENT), a company dedicated to transforming care for patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Sinuva (mometasone furoate) Sinus Implant, a new targeted approach to treating recurrent...

Posted yesterday in Clinical Trials

Talazoparib Significantly Extends Progression-Free Survival in Phase 3 EMBRACA Trial of Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the Phase 3 EMBRACA trial in patients with germline (inherited) BRCA1/2-positive (gBRCA+) locally advanced and/or metastatic breast cancer (MBC) demonstrated superior progression-free survival (PFS) in patients treated with talazoparib, compared to patients who received physician’s choice standard of care...

Posted today in Medical

Health Highlights: Dec. 14, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: John McCain Hospitalized Due to Side Effects of Brain Cancer Treatment Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been hospitalized to recover from what are said to be the normal side effects of his latest round of treatment for brain cancer. McCain, 81, was...

Posted today in Medical

Insights Into Pain Relief From the Family That Can't Feel Pain

Six members of a family in Italy live a strangely pain-free life, and scientists want to know why. The Marsili clan "can burn themselves or experience pain-free bone fractures without feeling any pain," explained study lead researcher Dr. James Cox of University College London. The family can't even feel the burn from hot chili peppers. It's not...

Posted today in Medical

Party Tips for Teetotalers

You love social gatherings, but you're not a social drinker. Peer pressure can make it harder when you want to abstain for health or religious reasons, for instance. And while you might be OK telling one or two people about your reasons for not drinking, you probably don't want to repeat it multiple times at a party or share it with a business associate...

Posted today in Medical

Family Meals Serve Up Better Behaved Kids

Children whose families regularly eat meals together tend to have better social skills and fitness levels, researchers report. Family meals yield multiple physical and mental health benefits, according to the long-term Canadian study. "The presence of parents during mealtimes likely provides young children with firsthand social interaction, discussions...

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Drugs.com Receives eHealthcare Leadership Silver Award

We are proud to announce that Drugs.com has been awarded a Silver Award for “Best Consumer General Health Site” in the 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Jane Weber Brubaker, chair of the eHealthcare Leadership Awards, notes that “Winners range from small and large healthcare provider organizations, to business-to-business and medical device companies, but they share these […]

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Drugs.com Recognized as ‘Health Information Website Brand of the Year’ in 2017 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

The team at Drugs.com is humbled and heartened to have been recognized as the ‘Health Information Website Brand of the Year‘ in the 2017 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study. The annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study measures and compares a brand’s health over time and against key competitors. Other categories measured include travel, financial, automotive and entertainment. […]

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REMS@FDA: An Upgraded Patient Safety Program

REMS Overview Fact: Prescription drugs are complicated, and they are getting more complicated every day. Issues with complex drugs and side effects is not just a concern for the healthcare provider, it directly impacts the patient and caregiver, too. We’ve all heard the long list of adverse effects and warnings that unfold during a primetime […]

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