Drugs

FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin

FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin

1 hour ago   |   Healio

The FDA approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product to improve glycemic control for children and adults with diabetes, part of an effort to provide...
Read more ...

Off-label and unlicensed drug treatments in Neonatal Intensive Care Units: a systematic review

11 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine   |   2 articles

Newborns are particularly susceptible to off-label and unlicensed drug treatments, especially in the intensive care setting, inferring from dosing regimens and indications...
Read more ...

FDA accepts application for faricimab for wet AMD, DME

FDA accepts application for faricimab for wet AMD, DME

15 hours ago   |   Healio

The FDA has accepted Genentech's biologics license application under priority review for faricimab to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular...
Read more ...

Levosimendan Versus Milrinone and Release of Myocardial Biomarkers After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Post Hoc Analysis of Clinical Trial Data

Levosimendan Versus Milrinone and Release of Myocardial Biomarkers After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Post Hoc Analysis of Clinical Trial Data

15 hours ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

OBJECTIVES: We compared the effect of two inodilators, levosimendan and milrinone, on the plasma levels of myocardial injury biomarkers, that is, high-sensitivity troponin T...
Read more ...

Among first-line UTI agents, TMP/SMX associated with higher risk for adverse drug events

Among first-line UTI agents, TMP/SMX associated with higher risk for adverse drug events

19 hours ago   |   Healio

Between two first-line agents for uncomplicated UTIs, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole was associated with a higher risk for several adverse drug events compared with...
Read more ...

Use of hearts from donors dying from overdose does not impact transplant survival

Use of hearts from donors dying from overdose does not impact transplant survival

1 day ago   |   Healio

Using hearts from donors who died from a drug overdose does not reduce transplant recipient survival, so making more of those hearts available could decrease heart transplant...
Read more ...

Only higher-dose tramadol outperforms placebo for improved pain, function in knee, hip OA

Only higher-dose tramadol outperforms placebo for improved pain, function in knee, hip OA

1 day ago   |   Healio

A daily 300 mg dose of tramadol - but not 100 or 200 mg doses - surpassed placebo in improving pain and function related to hip or knee osteoarthritis, but was linked to...
Read more ...

‘Social prescribing' may help lonely older adults to avoid harmful sedatives and painkillers

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Lonely, older adults are nearly twice as likely to use opioids to ease pain and two-and-a-half times more likely to use sedatives and anti-anxiety medications, putting...
Read more ...

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children of Mothers with Epilepsy Taking Antiepileptic Drugs

1 day ago   |   Journal Watch

No differences in cognitive outcomes were seen at 2 years of age between children of women with epilepsy and those of healthy women.
Read more ...

Drug firm fined for huge price rise that hit NHS

1 day ago   |   BBC

Advanz pushed up the price of thyroid tablet packs more than 10-fold, says the competition watchdog.
Read more ...


Register you to post on Health Mag

Free Registration

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...