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Vioxx and Bextra Lawsuits Could Tie Up Courts for Years

In September, 2004, pharmaceutical giant Merck voluntarily withdrew its painkilling medication Vioxx from the market. Studies show that Vioxx increases the risk of heart attack and stroke among patients who have used the drug for longer than 18 months.

The Medical Community Changes Its Mind

How many of us have taken aspirin or a similar popular product found at the drug store when we had some type of discomfort? Of course, many of us have and why shouldn't we? Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, also called NSAIDs; like aspirin and ibuprofen, have generally been considered safe and effective in making an individual feel better.As science continues to advance, there are certain times when physicians or scientists simply change their mind about some things, as they have done regarding the once thought safe NSAIDs.

High Cholesterol Prescription Medications Can Kill You

The World Health Organization declares that heart disease is the number one killer worldwide. High cholesterol is a major contributor of heart disease.

Protect Yourself Against the Flu Vaccine!

The vaccine industry insists that their vaccines against the flu serve as the key to a healthy winter. Although there has not been a serious flu epidemic for 38 years, their vaccines are prescribed to millions of people each year.

Bextra Withdrawal Could Be Just the Beginning for Pfizer

The pharmaceutical industry is a tremendously profitable one, as anyone who reads the business pages of their newspaper can see. Although it can take years to develop a new drug and bring it to market, the profits obtained from a breakthrough drug can be staggering.

7 Tips to Keep Your Fluid Down on Dialysis

As any dialysis patient will tell you, keeping your fluid gain between dialysis sessions in check is not only important to your long term health, it is a major factor in your immediate well-being.Keeping fluid level gains as low as possible between dialysis treatments will minimize the risk of congestive heart failure, pulmonary oedema, and hypertension.

Potassium and The Dialysis Patient

Any dialysis patient who has had a brush with high potassium will know only too well how dangerous this can be. We are forever being told to watch our potassium intake, so I thought I would explore the reasons for this, and what practical steps we can take to limit the risks.

Building A Medical Spa Inside Your Existing Medical Practice

The physicians conundrum: Everywhere, physicians are contemplating or engaged in expanding into the "medical spa" market. Seduced by the media buzz around this hot new phenomenon, many doctors see the medical spa as a means boosting their income and eliminating the growing grind and countless headaches of their daily practice.

What is Bextra? (FDA Recalled Drug)

Bextra, also known as valdecoxib, is a prescribed medication used to alleviate the problems associated with arthritis and other inflammation-related conditions. The drug helps reduce the pain of swelling and fever without causing stomach irritation like aspirin.

Watch Out for Misleading Pharmaceutical Advertising

In 1997, the Food and Drug Administration relaxed the rules for drug advertising on television and radio. Since that time, the airwaves have been flooded with commercials for all sorts of drugs.

Medical Billing Software Takes the Stage

Medical Billing SoftwareThe practice is running smoothly, with patients coming in and out with smiles on their faces because of the great service your practice is providing. At the end of the day, you review the office secretary's billing records and realize you are behind, again.

Hacking through the Medical Scheduling Software Jungle: Helpful Search Tips

It is the reality of the 21st century medical practice that in order to ensure the most effective office management and to provide the best service to patients, a medical office must incorporate medical scheduling software. Medical scheduling software helps to run the modern medical practice.

Medical Billing PDA: 21st Century Convenience for Medical Practices

Medical Billing PDAOne of the first things I notice about a medical office, whether it be with my dentist, my family doctor, or my optometrist, is the walls full of color-coded files containing medical histories, billing information, and tracking information for prescriptions check ups and various other things. As a patient, it is fun to trace the colored tags across the files and wonder what they mean.

4 Reasons to Feel Safe Submitting an Electronic Medical Claim

Electronic Medical ClaimFor years, both practices and patients have had to deal with submitting medical claims. Up until recently, claims were submitted manually, using HCFA 1500 forms.

Paxil Recall Lawyer Discusses Paxil Addiction

Paxil went on the market in 1992 at the height of antidepressant drug popularity. It is a member of the class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs.

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Amplifying the Voices of Women in Medicine  Scientific American

I came to medical school full of naivety and optimism. Armed with my Hippocratic oath and a freshly ironed white coat, I was to ready to fulfill my dream of ...

Traditional medicine is still in high use in sub-Saharan Africa  Quartz

Users of alternative medicine were more likely to have lower educational and socio-economic statuses.

6 CME courses to help you navigate precision medicine  American Medical Association

Precision medicine can allow physicians to predict more accurately which treatment and prevention strategies will work for their patients. But the rapid ...

Members Move Medicine: Reducing the obesity stigma  American Medical Association

On the move with: Lauren Benning, a medical student at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine who is eyeing a future in obesity medicine.

Brexit: Is NHS already finding it hard to get medicines?  BBC News

Supply shortages and rising prices for some medicines are being reported by pharmacists and GPs. The possibility of a no-deal Brexit is being blamed. So what ...

Study of traditional medicine finds high use in Sub-Saharan Africa despite modern medicine  Science Daily

Researchers who have undertaken the first systematic review of into the use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicines (TCAM) in Sub-Saharan ...

Dr. AI Will See You Now: Machines and the Future of Medicine  Healthcare Informatics

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic lately. Much has been said about its promise to improve our lives, as well as its threat to replace jobs ranging from ...

Life-or-Death Algorithms: Avoiding the Black Box of AI in Medicine  Singularity Hub

What if an algorithm is effective at diagnosing a medical condition, but you have no scientific understanding of how this link actually works?

Public health medicine specialists vote for industrial action  The Irish Times

IMO seeking release of long-delayed review of sector, and engagement with its findings.

WVU Medicine expands services with new clinic in Weston

After seven months of renovations, WVU Medicine United Hospital Center has opened its newest regional outpatient clinic in Weston.

Exercise as good as medicine in bringing blood pressure down  The Times

Exercise is as good as medicine for lowering high blood pressure, the first overview of research has concluded. Doctors should encourage their patients to get ...

3 misconceptions about what drives medicine's gender pay gap  American Medical Association

Oft-told explanations of why male physicians earn more than their female counterparts overlook some key facts.

Transplants that pushed the boundaries of medicine  MD Linx

Today, despite constant advances, transplantation medicine remains one of the most complex and challenging fields in medicine. It is still remarkable that the ...

How will AI change medicine?  Futurity: Research News

Artificial intelligence could change the way medicine works, but what will that mean for patient privacy, doctors' routines, and preventative medicine?

Quality Offensive Possessions Key to 48-Minute Stability – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC at SAC | Oklahoma City Thunder

Broadcast Information Tip-off: 9:00 p.m. CT Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network.

Surviving work and parenthood in veterinary medicine  dvm360

Balancing a career and kids is always going to be a challenge, but in veterinary medicine, with unpredictable hours, client demands and patient emergencies, ...

Surgeon stands by 'sloppy medicine' comments in HBO documentary about Aurora hospital  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mark Bauer stands behind his comments in an HBO documentary criticizing Aurora's practice of monitoring intensive care patients with doctors and nurses who ...

Clubs support WVU Medicine East's cancer comfort fund  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Two local night clubs, Taboo and Vixens, recently donated $2600 to the WVU Medicine University Healthcare Foundation to support the ...

Reimagining medicine? Novartis wraps pharma's first big global pot deal  Endpoints News

In a watershed moment for medical cannabis advocates in the United States, Swiss giant Novartis' $NVS Sandoz AG unit has tied up with Canadian medical ...

How to Get Your Kids to Take Medicine  Chicago Parent

I scoured mommy message boards and groups and talked to some moms about their best tips and tricks on giving medicine.

Silence Therapeutics advances next RNAi medicine  GlobeNewswire

Silence Therapeutics advances next RNAi medicine. Lipoprotein(a) targeting, an exciting approach to address cardiovascular disease. December 19, 2018.

King County raising awareness of medicine return drop boxes  The Seattle Times

More than 100 drop boxes have been placed throughout King County in an effort to get secure unneeded opioids.

A guide to storing medicine  Tembisan

Even as a healthy adult, you probably have some medicine in your home, for the occasional headache, allergic reaction, cold sore, or oven burn. But medication ...

Opioid Crisis in Rural America -- What's in Your Medicine Cabinet?  DTN The Progressive Farmer

This week DTN has launched a special series called Pandora's Pill Bottle to take a closer look at opioid abuse and its impact in rural America.

NAB chairman Ken Henry takes his medicine at fiery AGM  The Australian Financial Review

NAB chairman Ken Henry knew they were coming for him. And as soon as he opened the bank's annual general meeting for questions on Wednesday in ...

Practitioners, students protest changes to traditional-medicine law  Myanmar Times

Practitioners of traditional healing have criticised amendments to the Myanmar Traditional Medicine Council Bill approved in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (bicameral ...

The Sports Institute at UW Medicine Announces New Director and Name Change  PRNewswire

SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sports Institute at UW Medicine, formerly the UW Medicine Sports Health and Safety Institute, has announced that ...

Announces Academic Affiliation with Westchester Institute for Human Development | Touro College of Dental Medicine | Touro College  Touro College News

Program will give TCDM students the skills to provide effective oral health care to individuals with special needs.

Podcast: Shopping habits, chocolate fountain maths and genomic medicine | Imperial News  Imperial College London

GLAD TIDINGS - In this edition: How we shop now and in the future, the fluid dynamics of chocolate and how sequencing thousands of genomes is improving ...

No Online Sale Of Medicines Till Regulation In Place, Says High Court  NDTV News

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said its stay on sale of drugs and prescription medicines by online pharmacies will continue till rules are framed to regulate ...

Re: Rethinking medicine - patients have feelings too  The BMJ

In his book, "Medical nemesis", Ivan Illich, suggested that doctors had misappropriated patients' health. This misappropriation was understandable with the ...

Revolutionary cancer treatment sets new era in Australian medicine  2GB

A revolutionarily cancer treatment that supercharges patients' immune cells to find and destroy cancer cells is set to be offered in Australia. CAR-T therapy has ...

How ancient remedies are changing modern medicine  National Geographic

This 1620 version of The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine, first compiled some 2,100 years ago, includes a map of qi lines and acupuncture points.

How personalized medicine is transforming your health care  National Geographic

Stunning advances in gene research and data mining will predict diseases and devise treatments tailored to each of us.

WATCH: The Future of Medicine - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

An in-depth look at the cutting edge technologies changing medicine, including shining a light on maternal mortality.

Pharmaceutical industry backs Motsoaledi's medicine price hike  eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's pharmaceutical industry has backed a move by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to raise the single exit price of medicines.

Do Directors Own True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (FRA:TLA) Shares?  Simply Wall St

The big shareholder groups in True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (FRA:TLA) have power over the company. Insiders often own a large chunk of younger, ...

Can precision medicine rescue a multibillion-dollar pharma debacle?  STAT

DalCor Pharmaceuticals is carrying the torch for the idea that improving good cholesterol can prevent heart attacks and strokes for at-risk patients.

Sports medicine group to join orthopedic practice Industries  Virginia Business Magazine

The Virginia Beach-based Virginia Institute for Sports Medicine will join Richmond-based OrthoVirginia on Jan. 1. VISM specializes in the treatment of sports and ...

Brexit’s impact on medicine supplies  Practice Business

The BBC has reported on the impact of Brexit on medicines in the UK, with rising prices and shortages in supplies proving to be a problem for some GPs and ...

12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine  National Geographic

Analytics-enabled, individualized attention will not just treat disease, but increasingly, prevent it.

Macron must convince the French to take their economic medicine | TheHill  The Hill

French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious goal of creating a vibrant and competitive French economy through major economic reforms came crashing ...

If Food Is Medicine, Then Sun Basket Wants To Be The Prescription  Forbes

Can Sun Basket improve America's health, save millions for insurance companies, and make a profit at the same time? They're pretty sure the answer is yes.

General surgeon Dr. Matthew Metz joins WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital  WVU Medicine

Today (Dec. 17), WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital welcomes Matthew Metz, M.D., to its growing general surgery practice.

New regenerative medicine treatments provide relief for back/neck pain patients  WXIX

A pain in the neck” can mean a lot of things but when it comes to fixing the physical ailment, determining the exact nature of the issue is important.

Radiation treatment timing in head and neck cancers - On Medicine  BMC Blogs Network

Time is precious, as is the human life. Head and neck cancer (HNC) is a fatal disease and if not managed promptly, can lead to disastrous outcomes.

Medicine cabinet makeover - Harvard Health  Harvard Health

Experts recommend weeding through one's medicine cabinet every six months to get rid of expired or unnecessary medications. One should talk to a ...

Online medicine startups in funding frenzy as sector consolidates  Livemint

Flipkart, Amazon India, Swiggy and BigBasket are evaluating an entry into online medicine delivery, opening up possibility of acquisitions.

RGS OP 1 graduate to pursue career in rural medicine  Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

A PASSION for physics and a dream to help others spurred Rockhampton Grammar School graduate and OP 1 recipient, Sri Padma Bontula, to follow her ...

Movie review: The ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel doesn’t help the medicine go down  Monroe County Post

I did not like “Mary Poppins” when, as little kids, my brother and I were dragged - sorry, treated - to it by our parents for what they thought was going to be a fun ...

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease screening, study underway  Baylor College of Medicine News

To raise public awareness of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, experts have launched an awareness campaign to provide adult Houstonians with a free, ...

Medicine Man Technologies Announces Appointment of Joe Puglise as...  New Cannabis Ventures

DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / December 18, 2018 / Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTCQX: MDCL) (“Medicine Man Technologies” or “Company”), one of ...

Rome Orthopedics and Sports Medicine welcomes Erica Trimm  Oneida Dispatch

Rome, N.Y. — Board certified Physician Assistant Erica Trimm, PA-C, has joined the staff at Rome Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, located in Suite 102 of ...

CWRU schools of medicine, nursing receive $3 million grant  Crain's Cleveland Business

A team of nurses and physicians, including some from Case Western Reserve University, received $3 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...

Regenerative medicine: Using your body to heal itself

As life goes on, people get older and their bodies start to break down. Joints and tendons become painful making everyday life a little more difficult. While things ...

Hospitals may have to split medicines, services bill for tax  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will soon consider a proposal that makes it mandatory for hospitals to bill medicines and ...

Special Report: Nutrition as Medicine  WAVY-TV

At a recent conference, world-renowned doctors and researchers came together to present information and mounting evidence to indicate food can serve as a ...

Kindness is the best medicine, says Western study

Being kind and respectful can improve the health of primary care clinic patients, according to a recent study from the University of British Columbia and Western ...

Waterford orthopaedic consultant providing 'outstanding care' honoured by World Society of Sport and Exercise Medicine  Waterford Live

Orthopaedic consultant at Waterford's UPMC Whitfield Patrick Carton has been awarded a prestigious Honorary Fellowship by the World Society of Sport and ...

Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do Not Enroll the Patients Who Need It  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

Rethinking medicine  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4987. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

What's in your medicine cabinet? These people opened theirs.  National Geographic

The medicines we keep reveal our struggles and aspirations. A team of photographers asked people to bare their intimate health secrets.

Abuse Allegations Made in Shocking Married to Medicine Season 6 Reunion Trailer

PEOPLE has the exclusive premiere of the Married to Medicine season 6 reunion trailer, which features one of the most surprising accusations in the history of ...

Nature is a rich source of medicine – if we can protect it  The Conversation - UK

The Gila monster gave humans a treatment for diabetes. What other medical miracles are we losing by failing to protect wildlife and ecosystems?

Data supports limiting blood transfusions for moderate anemia  2 Minute Medicine

1. The authors observed in this retrospective cohort study that transfusion rates decreased among patients from 2010 and 2014. 2. Paralleling decreasing.

Medicine Hat taxes rising four per cent  Lethbridge Herald

Collin Gallant Southern Alberta Newspapers - Medicine Hat The incoming four-year Medicine Hat city budget aims to cut an operating deficit at city hall in.

High-tech alternative medicine clinic Happy Whole You opens in Pocatello  Idaho State Journal

When speaking about alternative medicine, the words “theta pods,” “Bemer,” “AOL Digital Body Analyzer,” “rapid transcranial magnetic stimulator,” “infrared ...

WVU Medicine welcomes physical medicine, rehab specialist  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center announces the opening of the Interventional Spine Care Center in Martinsburg and the addition of ...

Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency brings additional physicians to Idaho  Idaho Press-Tribune

Pocatello — The Family Medicine Residency Program at Idaho State University is working to address the shortage of primary care physicians in Idaho, ...

Postresuscitation BP rise and neurologic outcome in cardiac arrest | Critical Care Medicine  MD Linx

Internal Medicine Article: Association between elevated mean arterial blood pressure and neurologic outcome after resuscitation from cardiac arrest: Results ...

P.E.I. virtual medicine pilot project 'inspiring to behold' says CMA president

The President of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. Gigi Osler, got a first-hand look Monday at a new virtual health-care project being piloted at Western ...

Biodiesel plant moving ahead as planned  Medicine Hat News @CollinGallant. An effort to build renewable diesel refineries in Medicine Hat and Grande Prairie could see a small delay but ...

Long-term colorectal cancer risks following colonoscopy | JAMA Internal Medicine  MD Linx

Oncology Article: Long-term risk of colorectal cancer and related deaths after a colonoscopy with normal findings.

Helping the anti-parasitic medicine go down  Science Daily

An international team has developed a novel pharmaceutical formulation to administer triclabendazole -- an anti-parasitic drug used to treat a type of flatworm ...

Precision Medicine Could Have a Major Impact on Healthcare Outcomes and Costs - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS Daily

The transformation of health care continues at a rapid pace, bringing opportunities and challenges for health care providers to deliver improved clinical ...

On track: Why 'mobile first' is the future of medicine  National Health Executive

Danny Longbottom, director of local government and health at BT, explains how digital innovation is putting power in the hands of healthcare teams and patients ...

Precision Medicine Further Explored in Metastatic CRC  OncLive

Transcript: John L. Marshall, MD: We are now doing molecular profiling routinely in colon cancer, but, remember, that's a small subset. Like in lung cancer, there ...

Smoking cessation interventions for socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers | JAMA Internal Medicine  MD Linx

Family Medicine Article: Efficacy of mobile phone–delivered smoking cessation interventions for socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals: A randomized ...

Soon, NRI students can study medicine in Karnataka's govt medical colleges at 'rock bottom' fees  EdexLive

The state government of Karnataka is considering providing admission to Non-Resident Indians (NRI) students at state government medical colleges from the ...

Teenager who 'can be very confused without medicine' goes missing in Bristol  Bristol Post

A missing 16-year-old who was last seen in Bristol may be "very confused" as her mother said she has not had her medicine since Saturday morning (December ...

New medicine could give babies lifelong allergy prevention:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Scientists have developed a special medicine for pregnant women that could give their newborns lifelong immunity to hay fever, food allergies, asthma, atopic ...

Budget outlines ways to deal with NPGR losses  Medicine Hat News @CollinGallant. The City of Medicine Hat's new budget shows relatively few municipal construction projects, steady bank ...

Geffen School of Medicine presents award for excellence in basic science  UCLA Newsroom

The research of Switzer Prize winner Dr. David Sabatini has spurred the development of new classes of drugs with the potential to treat cancer and other ...

AAP recommends pediatricians screen for postpartum depression  2 Minute Medicine

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended routine screening for postpartum depression (PPD) in mothers during well-child visits at 1, 2, 4, and ...

Singer Mohammed Aslam performs at Biennale's 'Arts and Medicine' show  Times of India

Noted playback singer and stage performer Mohammed Aslam performed at the Government General Hospital, Ernakulam today as part of the weekly 'Arts and.

Employers encouraged to apply for Canada Summer Jobs program  Medicine Hat News

Medicine Hat News. Employers in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner have until Jan. 25 to submit funding applications for Canada Summer Jobs 2019. Canada's ...

Here's why laughter is the best medicine—besides actual medicine  MD Linx

Laughter is the best medicine—or at least effective medicine for a variety of ills.

Breast Cancer Risk After Recent Childbirth  Annals of Internal Medicine

Parity is widely recognized as protective for breast cancer, but breast cancer risk may be increased shortly after childbirth. Whether this risk varies with ...

Chinese Herbal Medicine Can Ease Brain Inflammation and Protect Neurons, Mice Study Reports  Parkinson's News Today

A study reports that a mix of Chinese herbal medicines reduced brain inflammation and promoted nerve cell survival in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease.

FDA Warns Chinese Drug Maker of Recalled Blood Pressure Medicine Valsartan  The Epoch Times

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a Chinese drug manufacturer of valsartan, a drug used for blood pressure and heart problems.

Tigers goalie nabs CHL honour  Medicine Hat News

Medicine Hat News. The writing was on the wall for Mads S¿gaard. A day after the Medicine Hat Tiger was named WHL goalie of the week, he was named CHL ...

FDA approves ‘precision medicine’ drug for different cancers with same mutation  Washington Post

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a drug for a wide range of cancers based on a shared mutation, rather than the tumors' locations — an ...

Top News in Internal Medicine December 19 2018 (3 of 3)  MD Linx

An advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with ...

Hat team meets, beats Regina side in Tompkins  Medicine Hat News

Medicine Hat News. It wasn't a tournament and it wasn't league play, but the Medicine Hat Mud Hens ringette team didn't hold back in a pair of exhibition games ...

New measures against fake medicines set to hit workload, warn GP leaders  Pulse

New tougher rules to stop counterfeit medicines could cause extra workload and IT upheaval for GPs, the BMA has warned.

How To Decide What Medicine To Take When You're Sick  Forbes

When all bets are off from preventing that winter cold, there are medications out there to relieve your symptoms. Each of these work on different symptoms, ...

'Cannabis is medicine': Helius Theraputics launches rebranding campaign  Newshub

"Medicinal cannabis is not about people getting high. It's about people feeling healthier."

Medicine and Dentistry: Undoing an Illogical 150-Year Divide  Forbes

It's no secret that medicine and dentistry have evolved an unnatural professional separation that is helpful to no one and often causes unnecessary suffering on ...

Health care democratization underway, according to 2nd annual Stanford Medicine Health Trends Report  Stanford Medical Center Report

An explosion in data is driving increased democratization in health care, according to the second annual Health Trends Report published today by Stanford ...

New insights into Zika's microcephaly link, dengue infection  Baylor College of Medicine News

New insights into how dengue and Zika viruses cause disease reveal shared and virus-specific mechanisms, and led to an understanding of Zika's like to ...

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