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Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased Opioid Utilization in Critically Ill Children

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased Opioid Utilization in Critically Ill Children

6 minutes ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Objectives: Quality improvement initiatives to decrease rates of nephrotoxic medication exposure have reduced rates of acute kidney injury in noncritically ill children. The...
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VIDEO: SpyGlass CEO gives update on IOP-lowering drug delivery platform

VIDEO: SpyGlass CEO gives update on IOP-lowering drug delivery platform

1 hour ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - In this video from Eyecelerator AAO, SpyGlass Pharma CEO Patrick Mooney discusses the company's drug delivery platform, which lowered IOP in patients with open-angle...
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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 196

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 196

1 hour ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple   |   3 articles

Research of the Week Getting fat precedes increased calorie intake, in one recent study . Using a multivitamin for 3 years improves cognitive aging in older adults. Night shift...
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Use of lower-cost drugs reduces cancer care costs while maintaining quality

Use of lower-cost drugs reduces cancer care costs while maintaining quality

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Lower-cost alternative drugs reduced total costs of care by approximately 5% while maintaining quality care among Medicare beneficiaries with cancer, according to study results...
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FDA links Listeria outbreak to cheeses sold at Whole Foods, Safeway and other retailers

3 hours ago   |   Food Safety   |   2 articles

The FDA is investigating an outbreak of infections caused by Listeria monocytogenes that are linked to certain Brie and Camembert cheeses that were sold nationwide. Old Europe...
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Price of New A.L.S. Treatment Will Be $158,000 Per Year, Maker Says

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The list price of the therapy, Relyvrio, is much higher than an economic research group recommends, but the company says most patients will pay very little themselves.
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: A breakthrough in insomnia drugs thanks to sleepy dogs! 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: A breakthrough in insomnia drugs thanks to sleepy dogs! 

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Like humans, dogs can spontaneously develop narcolepsy and I have seen some extraordinary footage of them running excitedly before suddenly collapsing into...
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Early oseltamivir associated with better flu outcomes in children

Early oseltamivir associated with better flu outcomes in children

6 hours ago   |   Healio

Early use of oseltamivir in hospitalized children with influenza led to better outcomes, according to the results of a large study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Co-author...
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The FDA Wants to Redefine What "Healthy" Foods Are - but What Does Healthy Even Mean?

The FDA Wants to Redefine What "Healthy" Foods Are - but What Does Healthy Even Mean?

8 hours ago   |   PopSugar   |   2 articles

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced a proposal to update the definition of "healthy" foods, while laying out guidelines that products would need to meet in...
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Which kills more people: opioids, guns or Covid vaccines?

Which kills more people: opioids, guns or Covid vaccines?

8 hours ago   |   Natural News   |   2 articles

It is literally preposterous to witness the US government's “war” against drugs and guns, while completely ignoring the mass deaths caused by the Covid vaccines. Just take a...
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