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Committee also recommends weekly monitoring of patients’ liver function
The EMA’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has concluded its review of flupirtine-containing medicines and recommended restrictions in their use. The Committee recommended that oral flupirtine medicines and suppositories should only be used to treat acute (short-term) pain ...
The dialogue evolves as it’s no longer about volume, cost and size
Healthcare organizations expanding into emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are realizing there are no shortcuts. This is proving particularly challenging, considering the current healthcare environment, especially in the United States. Companies must change the ...
Johns Hopkins researchers see 21-fold increase in a single day
A social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day, Johns Hopkins researchers found, suggesting social media might be an effective tool to address the stubborn organ shortage in the United States. The gains were made in May 2012 ...
Researchers have identified a new virus in patients with severe brain infections in Vietnam. Further research is needed to determine whether the virus is responsible for the symptoms of disease. The virus was found in a total of 28 out of 644 patients with severe brain infections in the ...
The European Medicines Agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended a series of measures to address safety concerns with codeine-containing medicines when used for the management of pain in children. This follows the PRAC’s review of reports of children who ...
Virginia Tech scientists find psychiatric disorders may be linked to protein involved in memory formation
Researchers have discovered a pathway by which the brain controls a molecule critical to forming long-term memories and connected with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The discovery was made by a team of scientists led by Alexei Morozov, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion ...
African-American, Hispanic children significantly less likely to have received gastroenterology, psychitry or psychology care, procedure
A study from investigators at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) found that African-American or Hispanic children diagnosed with autism were significantly less likely than white children to have received subspecialty care or procedures related to conditions that often accompany autism ...
This year’s research prize awarded by Eppendorf goes to Spain
The British scientist Ben Lehner, Ph.D., ICREA Research Professor, EMBL-CRG Systems Biology Unit at the Centre de Regulació Genòmica, in Barcelona, Spain, has won the 2013 Eppendorf Young Investigator Award. Lehner, born 1978, receives the Eppendorf Award for his discoveries concerning the ...
The European Medicines Agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has concluded that the effects of the painkiller diclofenac on the heart and circulation when given systemically (by means such as capsules, tablets or injections) are similar to those of selective COX-2 ...
University of Iowa-led team creates first comprehensive guidelines to reduce staph bacteria infections after surgery
Staph infections in hospitals are a serious concern, so much so that the term Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is as commonly known as MRI. Far less known is that in many of these cases, patients are infecting themselves. In heart surgeries and knee and joint-replacement ...