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Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

...gital hospital", according to a release on Monday, issued by the out patient surgical rehabilitation chain. The digital hospital will feature inpatient beds with display screens connected to the Internet, electronic medical records storage, digital imaging and a wireless communications network permitting do...

ZYBAN, The smoking cessation drug marked for its adverse reactions

...t of this, the UK Committee on Safety of Medicines issued a statement to doctors and patients recommending change in the starting doses of Zyban and to use the drug only on compelling reasons for the patients at risk of seizures. GSK spokesmam in response to this commented that Zyban is a prescription-onl...

A sunscreen from the sea

...of development, the final international patent was issued only last January....

Alerts for safety of heart device

... US have surveyed safety warnings on heart devices issued by the Food and Drug Administration over a ten yea...acemaker or defibrillator. Fifty two warnings were issued covering nearly half a million pacemakers and nearly 120,000 defibrillators, which resulted in the r...

Statins reduce heart attacks

New guidelines issued recently could mean that as many as one in six American adults could be advised to take one of a class of prescription drugs called statins. The recommendations of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) could triple the number of Americans...

Estrogen Does Not Prevent Recurrent Strokes

...d that reasoning. The American Heart Association issued guidelines stating that women should not receive hormone replacement for the sole purpose of preventing recurrent heart attacks. This came after several studies suggested the combination therapy of estrogen and progestin actually raises the risk of r...

Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs

...vate testing laboratories. A notification is being issued for encouraging people to get these drugs tested, perhaps for a small fee, under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act....

Cinnamon combats Diabetes

...nset diabetes.An expert behind the trials has even issued the recommendation that people could benefit now by adding the spice to their food.// Adult-onset, or type II diabetes is far more prevalent than insulin-dependent diabetes, which normally begins earlier in life and requires a regimen of blood test...

FDA issues warning for Droperidol

...hould try alternatives before using it. So the FDA issued warning and ordered manufacturer Akorn Pharmaceuticals to write thousands of doctors alerting them to the problem. Apparently the drug can delay recharging of the heart between beats within minutes after a dose is administered. If the heart doesn't...

Acne Drug linked to suicide attempts

One year ago the FDA issued a statement about the potential for depression and suicide in teens taking the acne drug, Accutane. And now, reports say that the 15-year-old pilot who crashed his plane into a skyscraper was prescribed the drug. At this point, investigators don't kn...

Caution On Use of Cholesterol Drugs

...olesterol-lowering drugs as a result of guidelines issued last year, but a new study cautions that the effects of those medications in that age group aren't well understood. Under the 1993 National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines, about 15 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 79 would have/...

New Birth Control Pills increase the stroke risk

... and weight gain. Hoping for the best, pill makers issued yet another formula in the 1980s that combined low estrogen levels with the less harsh progestogens desogestrel or gestodene. Third-generation birth control pills haven't been used in the US long enough to monitor women most at risk for stroke. How...

Northfield Labs Receives FDA Comments

...on before accepting the application for filing and issued a Refusal-to-File letter to the company. " Refusals for first-time submissions are common,'' said Richard DeWoskin, chief executive officer of Northfield Laboratories Inc. " We are encouraged by the constructive information provided in CBER's initia...

Pharmaceutical companies are targeting patients

..., the year before the Food and Drug Administration issued rules for television ads on prescription drugs. Critics argue that drug ads aimed at ordinary people encourage use of expensive, sometimes unnecessary medicines, appeal to patients' emotions, undermine the doctor-patient relationship and rarely tell...

Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued new recommendations telling pediatricians to screen all children for snoring because it could be a sign of a serious illness. Children who snore loudly may// suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS). Left untreated, the disorder can lead ...

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...the death of an embryo. President Bush last summer issued regulations that would forbid federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research except for cell colonies that already existed. The result is that only about 60 cell colonies are available for federally funded research. This has prompted widespr...

Watch what you eat during summer

...f a bout of food poisoning.That's why they've just issued a few timely reminders on how best to prepare and store dishes intended for picnics and barbecues. Mostly, under these situations, one will find oneself handling raw meats and fish (for the barbecue) alongside chilled foods like salads. It's especi...

Flesh-eating virus

Health officials in Glasgow have issued an alert after two cases of a rare flesh-eating bug were diagnosed among drug users. They said the cases of necrotising fasciitis had come to light in the last week during routine checks of drug addicts.// Injecting drug users are more vulnerable to ...

WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

...read of SARS. In a press release this morning, WHO issued the following advice:? The World Health Organizat...hree global networks of experts. The new advice is issued as part of a series of measures that will change as more information about SARS becomes available. T...

SARS make Air India cut flights

...as the body representing India's commercial pilots issued directives to its members not to fly on the Bombay...ite of these measures the Indian Pilots Guild, has issued directives to its members not to operate on the Bombay-Hong Kong sector....

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