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January 4, 2021 Audience: Consumer, Patient, Health Professional, Pharmacy January 4, 2021 — Nostrum Laboratories, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Metformin HCl Extended Release Tablets, USP 750 mg (generic equivalent to Glucophage Tablets) to the consumer level. The Metformin HCl Extended Release Tablets, USP 750 mg (generic equivalent to Glucophage Tablets) have been
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Researchers at the University of Gothenburg now suggest a possible cure for children with hard-to-treat forms of neuroblastoma using a new combination of drugs. In a new study in the journal Cancer Research, they describe how a two small molecule-based drug combination likely inhibit the tumor’s growth. Neuroblastoma is the most common form of childhood
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Nostrum Laboratories has voluntarily recalled another lot of metformin HCl extended-release tablets 750 mg dosage, expanding their initial announcement in November 2020. According to the new notice, issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this week, the recalled tablets are off-white and oblong with a debossed ID “NM7”. The lot number, NDC,
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“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer For those who spend time in a cancer treatment center, we encounter each other in a variety of
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In the few minutes before work started this morning, I gave Twitter a courtesy scroll. I knew I was planning to write a piece this morning so wanted to see what was happening in the world, take its pulse as it were. I was not expecting to see the news that Trump supporters had stormed
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A research group investigated the use of gene therapy for treating inherited hearing loss. Around the world, there are roughly 466 million people who suffer from hearing loss, 60% of which can be attributed to a genetic cause. Over 120 genes are connected to hereditary deafness, many of which are variants present only in small
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Evidence supporting the use of statins to protect against cardiotoxic chemotherapy has been strengthened with new data from a propensity-matched analysis. Among women with breast cancer treated with anthracycline chemotherapy, statins were associated with a 55% lower risk of hospitalizations or emergency room visits for heart failure (HF) at 5 years (hazard ratio [HR], 0.45;
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We’ve all had those ‘where on earth have I put the keys?’ moments, but for some of us continually struggling to process information and constant forgetfulness can be signs of brain fog… And after how stressful the past year has been, it’s no wonder that more of us than ever may be experiencing these symptoms.But
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Adding arthritis drug baricitinib to remdesivir may reduce recovery time in adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a study. Scientists and healthcare professionals are working hard to find the best treatment that might benefit patients hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2. In a previous study, researchers observed that the remdesivir, an antiviral drug, was effective in patients
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Wednesday, December 23, 2020 U.S. government orders 100 million additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine bringing total doses for U.S. to 200 million All 200 million doses expected to be delivered by July 31, 2021, allowing for 100 million people in the U.S. to be vaccinated NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Pfizer Inc.
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reltecimod Treatment for Organ Dysfunction or Failure in Patients with Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection Atox Bio Announces FDA Acceptance to File the NDA for Reltecimod to Treat Suspected Organ Dysfunction or Failure in Patients with Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection (“Flesh-Eating Disease”) DURHAM, N.C. and NESS ZIONA, Israel, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Atox Bio today announced that the U.S. Food and
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Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have discovered a new metabolic vulnerability in a highly aggressive form of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). These findings could pave the way for new treatments for patients with mutations in two key genes – KRAS and LKB1. Patients whose tumors contain both
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Exercise and a hypocaloric, Mediterranean-style diet remain first-line interventions that can benefit all patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a clinical practice update from the American Gastroenterological Association. “[W]eight loss is associated with a reduction in liver fat, which provides a potential for reversal of disease progression,” wrote Zobair M. Younossi, MD,
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Hello and happy December 32nd! Oh wait, we are being told it’s officially a new year/dawn/lease on life….to which we say, hooray, and let us hope for the best! There’s nothing we can say about 2020 that hasn’t already been memorialized in a witty meme, but here’s an attempt at some reflections on the year
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As vaccinations remain to be slowly dispersed across the country, the level of new COVID-19 situations in the United States hit a plateau over the 2-week Christmas holiday break. However, specialists state the nation must expect one more surge in mid-January as a result of vacation celebrations in addition to the number of people who
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Update on COVID-19 numbers Around the world, there have actually been more than 86 million verified cases and greater than 1.86 million associated fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins College. The United States has reported 20.9 million verified situations. Nevertheless, as a result of a lack of screening, the number of real instances might be far
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Over half of individuals birthed with 1 of 4 genetic conditions experience signs of autism, in spite of not getting approved for an official medical diagnosis, according to new study conducted at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. ” Several hereditary conditions have been linked to autism, and these conditions are progressively being identified within
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Five tips to help you manage feelings of guilt in the coronavirus pandemic When my best friend recently admitted to me that she feels terribly guilty for contracting COVID-19, I was truly surprised. She had in no way brought the virus on herself, so how could she feel guilty for being so poorly? So I
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