Monthly Archive: February 2018

Mylan teams up with Revance on biosimilar for Botox

Mylan teams up with Revance on biosimilar for Botox

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Mylan NV on Wednesday struck a licensing agreement with Revance Therapeutics Inc to develop a biosimilar of Allergan Plc’s blockbuster Botox wrinkle treatment. The deal includes an upfront payment of...

Firearm-related injuries drop during NRA conventions

Firearm-related injuries drop during NRA conventions

(Reuters Health) – Gunshot-related deaths and injuries temporarily show a dramatic decline when the National Rifle Association is holding its annual convention, according to a new analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine....

Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways

Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways

(Reuters Health) – People who smoke e-cigarettes might have an increased risk of developing pneumonia because the vapor could help bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, a small experiment suggests. Traditional cigarettes have...

Medical News Today: What causes boils on the inner thigh?

Medical News Today: What causes boils on the inner thigh?

Boils on the inner thigh can appear as red, swollen bumps. We take a look at these hair follicle infections, their risk factors, and home remedies. Source link

FDA approves Sorrento’s non-opioid painkiller patch, shares jump

FDA approves Sorrento’s non-opioid painkiller patch, shares jump

(Reuters) – Sorrento Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved ZTlido, its non-opioid painkiller patch for nerve pain related to shingles, which it plans to launch later this...

Real-time glucose monitor helps people with risky diabetes problem

Real-time glucose monitor helps people with risky diabetes problem

(Reuters Health) – Continuous glucose monitoring devices may reduce episodes of dangerously-low blood sugar in adults with type 1 diabetes who suffer from so-called hypoglycemic unawareness, researchers say. Hypoglycemia – or low blood sugar...

Doctor admits disclosing patient info to drugmaker Aegerion

Doctor admits disclosing patient info to drugmaker Aegerion

BOSTON (Reuters) – A Georgia pediatric cardiologist pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wrongfully disclosing information about his young patients to an Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc sales representative seeking to identify potential new users of an...

Medical News Today: Why am I vomiting green or yellow bile?

Medical News Today: Why am I vomiting green or yellow bile?

Throwing up bile, a yellow or greenish liquid, can happen for many reasons. Some of the causes may be serious and require urgent medical attention. Source link

Another reason to worry about overcrowded emergency rooms

Another reason to worry about overcrowded emergency rooms

(Reuters Health) – Patients are more likely to be misdiagnosed or experience treatment delays when emergency rooms are so crowded that they receive care in a hallway, a survey of physicians suggests. Privacy and...

Medical News Today: What to eat if you have multiple myeloma

Medical News Today: What to eat if you have multiple myeloma

Learn about specific nutrition strategies that can be used to treat common symptoms of multiple myeloma, such as kidney damage and anemia. Source link